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HELLO YEAR 9. SWISS PARTNERSHIP INFORMATION, ADVICE AND GUIDANCE (IAG)

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1 HELLO YEAR 9

2 SWISS PARTNERSHIP INFORMATION, ADVICE AND GUIDANCE (IAG)

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4 CHOICES POST 14 GCSEs GCSEs DIPLOMAS DIPLOMAS BTECs BTECs YOUNG APPRENTICESHIPS YOUNG APPRENTICESHIPS FOUNDATION LEARNING TIER FOUNDATION LEARNING TIER OTHER OTHER

5 GCSEs What's compulsory? What's compulsory? Some subjects are compulsory because they cover essential knowledge and skills that everyone needs for the future. Some subjects are compulsory because they cover essential knowledge and skills that everyone needs for the future. The subjects you'll have to take exams in are: The subjects you'll have to take exams in are: English English maths maths science science

6 THERE ARE SOME OTHER SUBJECTS THAT YOU HAVE TO STUDY BUT MAY NOT LEAD TO EXAMS Careers Education Careers Education Citizenship Citizenship Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Physical Education (PE) Physical Education (PE) Religious Studies Religious Studies Sex and Relationships Education Sex and Relationships Education Work-Related Learning Work-Related Learning Some schools have other compulsory subjects - check with your teachers. Some schools have other compulsory subjects - check with your teachers.

7 OTHER GCSEs Arts (including art and design, music, dance, drama and media arts) Arts (including art and design, music, dance, drama and media arts) Design and Technology Design and Technology Humanities (history and geography) Humanities (history and geography) Modern Foreign Languages Modern Foreign Languages Business Studies Business Studies Engineering Engineering Health and Social Care Health and Social Care Leisure and Tourism Leisure and Tourism Skills for Working Life and Life Skills Skills for Working Life and Life Skills Manufacturing Manufacturing Social Sciences Social Sciences Check what’s offered at your school Check what’s offered at your school

8 DIPLOMAs Principal Learning in a work related context – Focuses on developing the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes relevant to the sector learners have chosen. Principal Learning in a work related context – Focuses on developing the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes relevant to the sector learners have chosen. Generic Learning – Focuses on the learner developing and applying the broad skills and knowledge necessary for learning, employment and personal development. Generic Learning – Focuses on the learner developing and applying the broad skills and knowledge necessary for learning, employment and personal development. Additional and Specialist Learning – learners can choose from a range of options that allow them to specialise or take up relevant complementary learning. Additional and Specialist Learning – learners can choose from a range of options that allow them to specialise or take up relevant complementary learning.

9 DIPLOMAs What might it look like on a pupils timetable? Example SHD yr 10 L1/2 What might it look like on a pupils timetable? Example SHD yr 10 L1/2 A/SL or Option Choice (eg Geography) and Generic Skills in school or at Suffolk One on a Monday A/SL or Option Choice (eg Geography) and Generic Skills in school or at Suffolk One on a Monday Health and Social Development Principal Learning on Tuesday offsite at Suffolk One Health and Social Development Principal Learning on Tuesday offsite at Suffolk One Core Subjects at School during 3 days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Includes Science, English, Mathematics, PE, RE and PSHE Core Subjects at School during 3 days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Includes Science, English, Mathematics, PE, RE and PSHE

10 What subjects will be available and when in the SWISS consortium? Creative and Media 2IT 3 Construction and the Built Environment 4 Society, Health and Development 5 Hair and Beauty Studies 6 Environmental and Land- based Studies 7 Travel and Tourism 20111Engineering 2 Manufacturing and Product Design 3Hospitality 4 Business, Administration and Finance 5 Public Services 6 Sport and Leisure

11 DIPLOMAs At 14 to 16 – 2 days following either of the models below depending on the chosen line of Diploma 2 days off site - Suffolk One, Suffolk New College or Otley College 2 days off site - Suffolk One, Suffolk New College or Otley College 1 day off site for principal learning and 1 day on a specified site for Generic Learning 1 day off site for principal learning and 1 day on a specified site for Generic Learning

12 OFF-SITE Transport available Transport available Mix with other students from the SWISS Partnership Mix with other students from the SWISS Partnership Non-uniform Non-uniform

13 BTECs Some schools offer BTEC First qualifications equivalent to Level 2 – GCSEs at A*-C Some schools offer BTEC First qualifications equivalent to Level 2 – GCSEs at A*-C Subjects include Sport, Leisure, Food Technology – check with your school Subjects include Sport, Leisure, Food Technology – check with your school

14 YOUNG APPRENTICESHIP Some schools offer Young Apprenticeship Schemes Some schools offer Young Apprenticeship Schemes Examples include Food and Drink Manufacturing, Construction, Hair and Beauty – check with your school Examples include Food and Drink Manufacturing, Construction, Hair and Beauty – check with your school May be off-site May be off-site

15 FOUNDATION LEARNING TIER (FLT) FLT will provide a set of stepping stones to improve participation and achievement FLT will provide a set of stepping stones to improve participation and achievement Unit and qualifications at entry level 1,2 and 3 and level 1 Unit and qualifications at entry level 1,2 and 3 and level 1 Personalised learning programme Personalised learning programme Small manageable chunks Small manageable chunks Accredited Accredited

16 OTHER Some schools offer other courses such as Learning For life, PAVE Course – check with your school Some schools offer other courses such as Learning For life, PAVE Course – check with your school May be off-site May be off-site

17 GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT Once you’ve found out which options are available at your school, it’s time to find a balance of subjects and qualifications that’s right for you. Once you’ve found out which options are available at your school, it’s time to find a balance of subjects and qualifications that’s right for you. Remember that it’s a good idea to keep your options open by choosing a wide range of subjects. Remember that it’s a good idea to keep your options open by choosing a wide range of subjects. You’ll also need to make sure that you can fit everything into your timetable - and that you’ve considered whether there are any subjects that will be especially useful for your future plans. You’ll also need to make sure that you can fit everything into your timetable - and that you’ve considered whether there are any subjects that will be especially useful for your future plans. Your teachers, parents/carers, careers co-ordinator or Connexions personal adviser will be able to give you advice on getting the balance right. Your teachers, parents/carers, careers co-ordinator or Connexions personal adviser will be able to give you advice on getting the balance right.

18 THE CHOICE IS YOURS MAKE THE RIGHT ONE

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