Presentation on theme: "Year 9 into 10 Options Evening 2016-17. RATIONALE BEHIND THE MODEL 1.Curriculum design that ‘guides’ all students towards at least 1 subject in the Ebacc."— Presentation transcript:
RATIONALE BEHIND THE MODEL 1.Curriculum design that ‘guides’ all students towards at least 1 subject in the Ebacc suite - a group of ‘high value’ qualifications that are highly rated by Sixth Forms, employers and Universities. 2. The model allows students to follow a highly academic pathway or compliment their Ebacc choice with more practical subjects. 3. Progress 8 and the end of A* to G grades. 4. An increased number of lessons in English, Maths and Science to ensure that students are prepared for GCSE’s that have grown in content. 5.‘Fat Maths’, English Literature, Double/Triple Science
What will your timetable look like? English (language and literature) 6Option 23 Maths5Option 33 Science (Double or triple sciences) 5Option 43 Option 1 (guided Ebacc)3Physical Education2 Eng lang Eng lit Maths Sci Opt 1 Ebacc Opt 1 Ebacc Opt 1 Ebacc Opt 2 Opt 3 Opt 4 PE
Choices (plus a reserve) Guided Ebacc Option: 1 of: Geography History Spanish Computer Science
Options 2, 3 and 4 3 from the following list plus a reserve. Don’t choose the same as Option 1!! Geography, History, Spanish, Computer Science, Art, Music, Drama, Resistant Materials, Graphics, Textiles, Food Technology, PE, RE, Business Studies, Health and Social Care, ICT, Dance, Sociology/Psychology
Which Options should you choose? Career aspirations: Sixth Form?, University?, Apprenticeship? Do you stick with your pre-options from this year or try something new? Academic, Practical or a mixture of the two? Take up Spanish again from Year 8? Which subjects do you enjoy? Which subjects are you doing well in?
Option Form return deadline To your Group Tutor no later than: Wednesday 16 th December 2015