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2 Year 9 Progression Evening 20 th January 2015 Time to Choose Your Pathway to success!!! Ms Haynes Principal

3 Purpose of this Presentation The Future The Option Process Pathways Qualifications Choosing Options Do's and Don'ts Where to get advice Next Steps Mount Carmel College for Girls

4 2022 Mount Carmel College for Girls

5 2019 Mount Carmel College for Girls

6 2017 Mount Carmel College for Girls

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8 2015 Mount Carmel College for Girls

9 Year 9 Progression Timeline PSCHE Lessons - December – January 2015 Year 9 Reports Analysis – December - January 2015 Taster Fortnight 5 th January – 16 th January 2015 Y9 Options Assembly – 8 th January 2015 Y9 Options Evening – 20 th January 2015 Y9 Options Interviews – 2 nd February - 13 th February 2015 Y9 Parents Evening - 4 th March 2015 Final Option Choices Deadline - 11 th March 2015 Mount Carmel College for Girls

10 Pathways GCSE D-G GCSE A*-C A levels Level 2 Vocational Course BTEC National Level 3 Apprenticeship Employment Higher Education Further Education Key Stage 3 IB Mount Carmel College for Girls Level 1 Vocational Course

11 Core GCSEs- Compulsory English Language & Literature Mathematics Additional Science Religious Education (RE) NO EXAMINATIONS Personal Social Health & Careers Education (PSHCE) Core Physical Education (PE) Mount Carmel College for Girls

12 GCSEs - Options Art and Design Drama French Geography Graphics History ICT Media Studies Music PE Product Design Spanish Textiles Triple Science  A* - G  Linear Exams  Controlled Test  Practical Exams  Prescribed Assessment Mount Carmel College for Girls

13 Vocational Options (BTEC or Cambridge Nationals) Business Music Performance Arts ICT Sport  Level 2 (A* - C)  Level 1 (D – G)  Pass, Merit, Distinction  75 % Assignments  25% External Examination  Practical  Vocationally related Mount Carmel College for Girls

14 Government Changes EBACC – English Baccalaureate Progress 8, Attainment 8 GCSE Grading 1-9 (4-5 = C grade) Changes to the Curriculum (English and Maths) NO Coursework All Linear Exams New A Levels (No AS Level) New Assessment YOU must achieve a grade C in English & Maths or you will continue in Sixth Form Tracking your destination New Sixth Form opportunities Mount Carmel College for Girls

15 Who takes all GCSEs?  Your aim is to achieve at least 8 GCSE grades C or above (A*, A, B or C) including English and Maths.  To study A Level at 6th Form you must achieve grades Cs and above, some Bs are required for Maths, Science and Humanities A Level subjects.  You are prepared to revise and study for your exams.  You complete homework on time.  You are an independent learner.  You will prepare and complete all controlled assessments on time.  You will attend after-school clubs.  You are considering university. Mount Carmel College for Girls

16 Vocational qualifications are suitable for : o Someone who knows what area of study interests them. o Likes to learn in a more practical way. o Is good at coursework. o Is not confident in exams. o You are considering a Level 3 Vocational courses at Post 16. o You can still go to university. Mount Carmel College for Girls

17 What level should I choose? Levels LEVEL OF STUDY Mostly Level 2a, 3C, 3B, 3A, 4C Choose 3 x Vocational Courses Mostly 4C, 4B, 4A, 5C, 5BChoose a mixture of GCSEs and Vocational courses Mostly 5A, 6C, 6B, 6A, 7s, 8sChoose ALL GCSEs Mount Carmel College for Girls

18 Subject Restrictions Triple Science – Level 6 and above Music – Play an instrument or sing, audition required Drama – Read the booklet carefully, required skills Media Studies – Level 5 and above in English Level 1 or Option A courses – by teacher selection only Mount Carmel College for Girls

19 Interviews with Mr Jackson and Mr McDonough o Discuss progress, behaviour, attendance and attitude to learning. o Decide on the best pathway. o Consider possible option choices. o Set clear targets to help you progress. o Discuss future progression and career aspirations Mount Carmel College for Girls

20 Do’s  Do speak to your parents/carer  Do speak to other students  Do ask for advice, and questions  Do make decisions based on interest, strengths and enjoyment  Do research subjects, careers  Do continue to work hard in Year 9  Do read your Pathway Booklet carefully when you receive it. Mount Carmel College for Girls

21 Don’ts o Don’t choose a subject because you like the teacher o Don’t choose a subject because your friends are o Don’t choose a subject because it sounds good o Don’t choose a subject because you think it will be easy Mount Carmel College for Girls

22 English, Mathematics, Additional Science, Religious Education, PSHCE and PE 3 GCSEs e.g. History, Drama, and Spanish 2 GCSEs e.g. Triple Science, Geography and French 1 GCSE and 2 BTEC e.g. Product Design, BTEC Business and BTEC Sport

23 Completing the Options Form Mount Carmel College for Girls

24 Information Advice & Guidance Senior Staff Heads of Department Head of Years Form Tutor Subject Teacher Support Staff LRC Internet Mount Carmel College for Girls

25 Key Staff Senior Staff Ms Haynes Principal Mr Lobo VP Year 9 Mr C Jackson AP Curriculum Mr McDonough AP Curriculum Mr Pantelides IAG/PSCHE Ms Duffy SEN/EAL Y9 Head of Years: Ms Ayoade/Ms Snowdon Form Tutors Ms C McKenzie 9AF Ms Quirke 9EB Mr Gray 9MA Ms Petrica 9RP Mount Carmel College for Girls

26 Useful Links National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx Skills.org.uk My World of Work

27 GOOD LUCK!! THE CHOICE IS YOURS!! Mount Carmel College for Girls


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