Presentation on theme: "North Bristol Post 16 Centre Results day and what to expect."— Presentation transcript:
North Bristol Post 16 Centre Results day and what to expect
Key dates… Last day of AS teachingFri 9 May AS exams start (Y13 retakes)Mon 12 May Y13 last day of A2 teachingFri 23 May Final BTEC DeadlineFri 23 May Leavers assemblyFri 23 May Student finance deadlineFri 30 May Half term26 – 30 May A2 exams startMon 2 June Gap year fair @ BGSWeds 25 June Return text books/resourcesEarly July Last day of academic yearTues 22 July A level results **Thurs 14 August** Results surgeryFri 15 August
Some subjects may continue revision sessions during the exam time but only during lesson time
Taking an AS resit? Study leave arrangements for Y13 before 23 May: When is the exam?What study leave can they have? MorningPeriod 5 only the previous day AfternoonPeriod 1 – 4 on that day STUDENTS MUST LET TEACHERS KNOW THAT THEY WILL NOT BE THERE
Results day Thursday August 14th from 9:00am Post 16 Atrium at Redland Green School or G001 in Charnwood Must collect results in person – results will not be given over the phone or via email Post 16 team will be around to provide support Post examination surgery
Last decision received on or before... Means their reply date is... 31 March 20147 May 2014 8 May 20145 June 2014 26 June 2014 17 July 201424 July 2014 Reply dates These are based on when students received their last decision in from their University/college. They must check Track to see their personal deadline. UCAS next steps
Results day UCAS ‘Track’ may allow students to see if they have met the entry requirements for their chosen courses but not grades. Available (hopefully) by midnight Remember UCAS ID number Remember telephone number for admission tutors of firm and insurance offer
UCAS Extra An Extra choice! Available between February to end June To use Extra applicants need to have: already made five choices received decisions from all these choices; and either had no offers or declined Course vacancies available on UCAS Offers can be accepted or rejected No offers = Clearing
Scenarios: 1.Accepted by Firm Choice 2.Accepted by Firm Choice and exceed offer 3.Receive changed course offer 4.Accepted by Insurance Choice 5.Don’t meet conditions of any offers Outcomes: 1.Receive Confirmation letter (post) 2.Receive Confirmation letter (post) or apply through ‘Adjustment’ 3.Accept/decline alternative course 4.Receive Confirmation letter (post) 5.Automatic entry into Clearing If students get their grades… Check UCAS Track regularly!
UCAS ‘Adjustment’: Results have met and exceeded conditions of conditional firm choice and Paid full application fee Open 14 th – 31 August 5 day window to register and secure an alternative Remain accepted at original choice CELEBRATE! If students do better than expected… Check UCAS Track regularly!
Don’t panic or make rash decisions The university may still accept students No offers = automatic entry into Clearing Be available to speak to universities/admissions tutors Take careful note of UMS scores Appointments with Post 16 team Students will not be allowed to return to Year 14 Consider retakes (caution needed!) If things don’t go to plan… Check UCAS Track regularly!
UCAS applying as ex student Welcome to attend Futures 18 (30 June) Apply through own learning community Get the new buzzword to register on UCAS (see Mrs Morris) Tutor reference updated Support with statement before 22 July (end of year) Regular contact with tutor and Mrs Morris
Gap Year Fair, Bristol (4 to 6pm) Wednesday 25 June… Bristol Grammar School An excellent opportunity to meet some of the best gap year providers in the country. Need gap year advice? The experts on the stands will be able to answer all your questions. No charge for admission & no booking required Parents welcome
Gap year students Finalise university plans/next steps before going overseas Planning – so much choice / which organisation / how long… Is it right for you? How will you benefit? How will you spend your time? Cost! Safety Insurance / visas / health Futures 18 w/c Monday 30 June
Apprenticeships and employment Lots of opportunities… Have you met Kerry Chester for careers advice Have you got a CV? Useful web sites: –www.apprenticeships.org.uk/ –Register for Careers Mail Directions –www.bristolpost.co.uk/jobs –Employer web sites
Gap year students Returning your books All books should be returned to the LRC by 27 June Deposits may be collected from the Main School Finance Office between 7 and 17 July