Presentation on theme: "St Ambrose End of Broad General Education & New National Qualifications INFORMATION FOR PARENTS 17 th June 2013."— Presentation transcript:
St Ambrose End of Broad General Education & New National Qualifications INFORMATION FOR PARENTS 17 th June 2013
What is the Broad General Education? 4 Working from S1-S3 4 Experiences and Outcomes 4 Level 2,3,4 4 Totality of Curriculum-Ethos/life, Curriculum, IDL,Personal achievements
4 Tracking reports 4 Reports in S3 4 Parents’ Reporting Evening 17 th June 4 Feedback written and oral 4 Discussions with teachers and peers 4 S3 Portfolio and Profile 4 Target setting in classes 4 Class Assessments – SQA exemplification How do pupils know their progress in the BGE?
4 Junior Phase is complete 4 Enter into Senior Phase-S4, 5, 6 4 After Christmas, teachers moved into skills and work forNational 4s and National 5s 4 All skills work in BGE leads to Nationals 3,4,5 and beyond to Highers and Advanced Highers in S5/6 4 National Certification 4 Wider Achievement and vocational Opportunties Where does the BGE lead?
What support is there for you in this transition? 4 S2>S3 Deeper Learning Decisions-revisit through interviews beginning 10 th June 4 Check progress and ensure that decisions were appropriate 4 Evaluate how we support you as teachers and managers of your school. 4 National in a Nutshell 4 Education Scotland Website 4 SQA Website 4 School Communications 4 S3 Mock Interview Programme
What are Nationals 4 and 5? 4 National 4s-what do they involve? –Internal Units-all must be passed –Assessed by your teachers –There has to be ‘evidence of learning’ such as e- portfolios, presentations, diaries, portfolio etc –In some courses there is an ’Added Value Unit’ must be completed-an extra assignment 4 National 5s-what do they involve? –Internal Units must be passed –There has to be ‘evidence of learning’ such as e- portfolios, presentations, diaries, portfolio etc –Assessed by your teachers –Pass external course exam –Course Assessments may include assignments e.g. projects, reports, folio of work etc – See Nutshell docs
Examples of Pathways Health and Well-Being S3H & FTHospPers. Dev PE Duke of Ed. Bronze L/skills Bronze S4H & FT Nat 4/5 Hosp Nat 4/5 Pers. Dev Nat 4/5 PE Nat 4/5 Duke of Ed. Silver L/skills Silver S5 Lifestyle & Consumer Technology Higher Comm. Involve ment PE Nat5/H SLA
Examples of Pathways Expressive Arts S3Art and DesignMusic S4Art and Design Nat 4/5Music Nat 4/5 S5Art and Design Nat 5/H Music Nat 5/H
Examples of Pathways Languages, Maths, RE S3EnglishSpanishMathsRE S4English Nat 3/4/5 Spanish Nat 4/5 Maths Nat 3/4/5 RE S5English Nat 4/5/H Spanish Nat 5/H Maths Nat4/5/H RE RMPS Higher
Examples of Pathways Vocational S3Enterprise & Employability S4Enterprise & Employability Nat4/5 Hairdressing Nat4/5 Early Education & Childcare Nat4/5 S5Hairdressing Nat4/Nat5 Early Education & Childcare Nat5/H Health & Beauty Nat5/H
Great Expectations What is expected of pupils in the Senior Phase?
Independent learning, for example: 4 taking decisions 4 initiating and organising tasks 4 asking questions and finding information 4 demonstrating self-reliance 4 being clear about one’s own learning needs 4 effective self-management 4 having opportunities to reflect on and understand what has been learned.
…continued To take responsibility for learning that will be furthered in the Senior Phase, for example: 4 taking personal control of own learning 4 influencing and contributing to planning own learning 4 developing an increased awareness of oneself as a learner 4 seeking out learning opportunities linked to own interests and aspirations 4 a willingness to take on challenges 4 making informed choices and decisions 4 monitoring own progress and, as appropriate, modifying strategies. 4 Planning for a future positive destination