Presentation on theme: "Studying In The Sixth Form GCE ‘A’ Level Courses."— Presentation transcript:
Studying In The Sixth Form GCE ‘A’ Level Courses
AS and A2 Levels 4 AS subjects in Year 12 (Most have 2 modules per subject) 3 A2 subjects in Year 13 (Most have 2 further modules) A handful of exceptions to the above A handful of exceptions to the above Opportunity to do Extended Project Qualif.
Course Content Students should make themselves aware of: Examination Board (OCR, AQA, EDEXCEL) Download specification Scheme of Work Methods of Assessment Practicals / Orals / Research / Coursework Practicals / Orals / Research / Coursework Unit weightings
Managing your learning Ownership of learning and results What grade am I working towards? Minimum Expected Grades - MEGs Aspirational Grades - AGs Working with teachers Asking the right questions Using feedback
AS and A2 Levels AS exams Year 12 Year 12 A2 exams Year 13 Year 13 Grade A = 60 UCAS points Grade B = 50 UCAS points Grade C = 40 UCAS points Grade D = 30 UCAS points Grade E = 20 UCAS points Grade A* = 140 UCAS points Grade A = 120 UCAS points Grade B = 100 UCAS points Grade C = 80 UCAS points Grade D = 60 UCAS points Grade E = 40 UCAS points
Year 12 Assessment Calendar November 7 th Academic Review December 4 th Main Parents’ Evening January 6 th Mock examinations start February 9 th School reports issued March 13 th Academic Review May/June Public examination period Mid-June Begin Year 13 work. Start of UCAS process. August 13th Results published