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Calderglen High School S2 Options Programme Information Evening 28 th January 2014.

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1 Calderglen High School S2 Options Programme Information Evening 28 th January 2014

2 Preparation For Options Personal Social and Health Education Personal Skills/Qualities Equal opportunities Job Profiles Plan IT Plus

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6 General information Information for parents and carers Second Year

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8 Preparation For Options Assemblies Faculty Input S2 Reports Predictions for Pupil Support Parents Evening Pupil Support Teacher Interviews

9 Timeline 20 th JanuaryPre Interview Option Form issued 22 nd JanuaryS2 Reports Issued 28 th JanuaryOptions Evening 30 th JanuaryConsultation Evening 5 th Feb- 21 st FebruaryPupil Support Interviews 28 th FebruaryPost Interview Option Form returned

10 Curriculum for Excellence LEVELSTAGE (Approx.) EarlyPreSchool, Primary 1 1Primary 4 2Primary 7 3Secondary 1,2 4Secondary 3 Senior PhaseSecondary 4 – 6, College National 3 equivalent toFoundation National 4 equivalent to General National 5 equivalent toCredit Higher Advanced Higher

11 S3 Curriculum - AIMS 1. Broad General Education – working at Fourth Level 2. Personalisation and Choice 3. Clear opportunities for Inter Disciplinary Learning 4. Firm foundation for the Senior Phase

12 S3 Curriculum – Broad General Education LanguageEnglish MathematicsMaths Modern LanguagesFrench or Gaidhlig Social Studies History or Geography or Mod Stud or RMPS Science Biology or Chemistry or Physics Expressive ArtsArt or Music or Drama or Dance or PE Technologies Admin/IT or Business/Fin or Computing or Design/Man or Graphic Comm or Craft Skills or Heath/Food Tech Religious/Moral EducationRMPS (core) Health and WellbeingP.E. (core), PSE (core)

13 S3 Curriculum – Choice LanguageEnglish MathematicsMaths Modern LanguagesFrench or Gaidhlig Social Studies History or Geography or Mod Stud or RMPS Sciences Biology or Chemistry or Physics Religious/Moral EducationRMPS (core) Health and WellbeingP.E. (core), PSE (core) Expressive ArtsArt or Music or Drama or Dance or PE Technologies Admin/IT or Business/Fin or Computing or Design/Man or Graphic Comm or Craft Skills or Health/Food Tech

14 S3 Curriculum- Choice English4 periods Maths4 periods French or Gaidhlig3 periods A Social Subject choice3 periods A Science Subject choice3 periods 3 further choices (3x3)9 periods P.E. (core)2 periods R.M.P.S. (core)1 period P.S.E. (core)1 period TOTAL30 periods

15 S3 Curriculum - AIMS 1. Broad General Education – working at Fourth Level 2. Personalisation and Choice 3. Clear opportunities for Inter Disciplinary Learning 4. Firm foundation for the Senior Phase

16 Masterclass Menu Menu of around 14 ‘Masterclasses’. Masterclasses timetabled for 2 periods per week. S3 pupils will select one Masterclass for Jun/Dec and another for Jan/Jun. Many will cover ‘Technology’ or ‘Expressive Arts’. Pupils missing either of these from main choice will be directed to an appropriate Masterclass to complete their Broad General Education. Masterclasses give opportunity for Interdisciplinary Learning and some are accredited. Pupils will select from the Masterclass Menu in May, once their main subject choice has been confirmed.

17 S3 Curriculum - AIMS 1. Broad General Education – working at Fourth Level 2. Personalisation and Choice 3. Clear opportunities for Inter Disciplinary Learning 4. Firm foundation for the Senior Phase

18 Fourth level work as part of BGE – but also begin looking at work for Nat 4 and Nat 5 courses in S4. There will be a reduction in subjects studied in S4 from the 8 in S3, possible to 7, possibly to 6. Pupils will be discouraged from picking ‘fresh’ subjects for S4. S3 Curriculum – Firm Foundation

19 Procedure Pre interview option form completed at home and ready for 5 th February. Interview with Pupil Support Teacher 5 th February– 21 st February. Pupils given Post interview option form for parents to sign. Post interview option form signed and returned by 28 th February.

20 Pre-interview Option Form Table A row 1Select one Social Subject (see note 5) History (2 nd choice Geography) Table A row 2Select one Science Subject ( see note 3) Biology (National 4)(2 nd choice Physics)

21 Pre-interview Option Form Table B Select three subjects Design and Manufacture Administration and IT What’s With Work (see Note 6) (2 nd choice Practical Woodworking)

22 Provisional S3 Curriculum English 4 periods Maths4 periods French 3 periods History 3 periods Biology 43 periods Design + Man.3 periods Administration and IT 3 periods What’s With Work3 periods Masterclass Choice2 periods P.E. (core)2 periods R.M.P.S. (core)1 period P.S.E. (core)1 period TOTAL32 periods

23 What do you do? Your child’s report (January) Consultation Evening (4.30 – th January) Family discussion Complete and sign the Pre-interview Option Form (by 5 th February) Sign and return the Post-interview Option Form. (by 28 th February)

24 What do I do? Collate the data from 230 Option Forms. Construct classes and a timetable allowing the majority to follow chosen curriculum. Liaise with Pupils, Parents and Pupil Support over individual snags. THANKS FOR LISTENING


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