Presentation on theme: "Key Stage 4 Choices at Dunraven A beginner’s guide."— Presentation transcript:
Key Stage 4 Choices at Dunraven A beginner’s guide
Key Stage 4 Choices at Dunraven Programmes of study in Years 10 and 11: the subjects that students will have to study and those which they can select. Recommended pathways: how students/families will be guided to select subjects appropriately Timeline of process: what can families expect and when
CORE subjects English Language English Literature Maths Science – students to be recommended: – Triple Award – Double Award – BTEC 1 x GCSE 3 x GCSEs 2 x GCSEs 2 x BTECs Also studied: RE Games (PE) ICT
ENGLISH BACCALAUREATE Modern Foreign Language Humanities French Spanish Geography History To gain E Bacc status, students must choose at least one language and at least one humanity
THE DUNRAVEN BACCALAUREATE Modern Foreign Language Humanities French Spanish Geography History Arts Art Drama Dance Media Music Choose one from
SUBJECTS AVAILABLE AT DUNRAVEN (GCSE unless otherwise stated) Art Business Studies (BTEC) French Computing Dance Drama Food Technology Geography History ICT Media Studies Music Philosophy & Ethics PE Product Design Sociology Spanish Sport (BTEC)
VOCATIONAL SUBJECTS In previous years, students have studied for a qualification in: Child care Construction Graphic Design Hairdressing Mechanics Music Production
Programmes of Study: examples Student 1 Core: English Lit + English Lang + Maths + Triple Science E Bacc: History + French Extras: approx 2 extra subjects (incl an Arts subject) Student 2 Core: English Lit + English Lang + Maths + Double Science E Bacc: Geography + Spanish Extras: approx 2 extra subjects (incl an Arts subject) Students aspiring to a Russell Group University (including Oxford or Cambridge) may have a programme of study like Students 1 or 2
Programmes of study: examples (cont) Some students may benefit from having some extra English and Maths lessons in their time- table. This will help them to work towards securing a grade C or above in these crucial Core subjects. The following examples (students 3,4 and 5) would all have some extra English and Maths lessons on their time-table.
Programmes of Study: examples Student 3 Core: English Lit + English Lang + Maths + Double Science E Bacc: History + Spanish Extras: approx 1 extra subject Student 4 Core: English Lit + English Lang + Maths + Double Science Extras: approx 3 extra subjects Student 5 Core: English Lit + English Lang + Maths + BTEC Extras: approx 3 extra subjects OR college course
Key Stage 4 Choices at Dunraven Terms 1 and 2 (Autumn): – Commitment to Learning – Progress Grades (current performance levels) – Impact of commitment to learning on attainment in English and Maths (impact on subject choices)
Key Stage 4 Choices at Dunraven Terms 3 and 4 (Spring): – Subject specific information from Directors of Learning (assemblies and lessons) – Careers Information – Information booklet to families, plus recommended programme of study – Parents’ Evening: March 18 th 2013 – Completion of Choices (subject selection) form
Key Stage 4 Choices at Dunraven Terms 5 and 6 (Summer): – Whole school timetable constructed – Receipt of confirmation letter regarding Key Stage 4 subject choices – Queries dealt with; solutions, where possible, found
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