Presentation on theme: "Curriculum Information Evening Thursday 6 th Dec 2012 Consultation completed in Nov – final options forms issued in Jan 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Curriculum Information Evening Thursday 6 th Dec 2012 Consultation completed in Nov – final options forms issued in Jan 2013
S4 Structure for 2013/14 Maths Nat 3/4/5 English Nat 3/4/5 PE (Core) RE (Core) PSE/ PLP (core) Choice 1 Nat 3/4/5 Choice 2 Nat 3/4/5 Choice 3 Nat 3/4/5 Choice 4 Nat 3/4/5 Choice 5 Nat 3/4/
How many hours will my child spend on his/her course? NAT 3120 hours NAT hours NAT 5160 hours Through S3/4 students will on average have studied 180+ hours per Learning Option
New Qualifications Existing Qualifications Advanced Higher Higher National 5Standard Grade Credit Intermediate 2 National 4Standard Grade General Intermediate 1 National 3Standard Grade Foundation Access 3
Evidence for learning will be taken from a range of contexts to check progression and that learning is secure. Evidence will be different depending on the subject, activity and learner. Evidence will come from day to day learning as well as from specific assessment tasks, tests and examinations.
Not based on one piece of evidence Solo work in class Contribution to a group or class task Oral responses Written responses Redrafted work Practical tasks Project based work
Some subjects will have a formal assessment or examination that can take place in the classroom or Games Hall during the March Assessment Week. Others subjects will carry out assessments at other times during the year/term. Students will have the opportunity to experience both practical and formal assessments in preparation for their SQA assessments in S4.
Physical Education – Practical assessment Art- Written paper in class followed by a practical assessment Computing- Assessment linked to a project carried out in class Maths-Numeracy assessment for all English- Response to literature in class/Hall Modern languages- Assessment in class
“A profile of a learners’ best achievements will be produced by P7 & S3.”
Positive statement of a young person’s latest and best achievements Drawn from dialogue and ongoing assessment information What is the S3 Profile?
To recognise the progress and achievements of young people To challenge, motivate and support To build learner’s skills to reflect on their own learning To help develop self-esteem and confidence Purpose of the S3 Profile
Personal Statement Maths LanguageExpressive ArtsHealth and Wellbeing What is in a Profile?
Sciences Social Subjects TechnologiesLearning across the CurriculumAchievements and Qualifications/Awards What is in a Profile?
Profiling V Reporting ProfileReport Learner’s statement Positive record of achievement Strengths Areas for development Next steps
Pupil’s e-portfolios will be hosted on the GLOW Education site. GLOW is an intranet site developed with Scottish Government exclusively for the use of schools. Content does not appear on the web and cannot be searched for by any search engine such as Google. Materials can only be viewed by accessing the GLOW site and entering a unique username and password. Parents and Carers will be able to view their child’s e-portfolio remotely using the pupil username/password. Is it Safe?