Presentation on theme: "Year 8 into 9 Options Evening 2016-17. RATIONALE BEHIND THE MODEL 1.Curriculum design that meets the requirements of The Ebacc, a group of ‘high value’"— Presentation transcript:
RATIONALE BEHIND THE MODEL 1.Curriculum design that meets the requirements of The Ebacc, a group of ‘high value’ qualifications. English, Maths, Science plus two from History, Geography, Spanish and Computer Science. This group of subjects are highly rated by Employers and Universities 2. Progress 8 and the end of A*-G grades 3. An increased number of lessons in English, Maths and Science to ensure that students are prepared for GCSE’s that have grown in content. 4. Ensure pupils have the opportunity to continue specialising in subjects they excel in and have enjoyed in year 8, increasing mastery in preparation for GCSE in Year 10, but not actual GCSE content at this stage.
What will your timetable look like? English (language and literature) 6Pre Option 13 Maths5Pre Option 23 Science (Double or single sciences x3) 5Spanish2 Guided Pre Option (Ebacc)3Physical Education2 PSHE/Careers Guidance1 En Ma Sci Spanish Guided Pre Opt Pre Opt 1 Pre Opt 2 PE PSHE/ Careers Guidan -ce
Choices Guided Pre Opt: 1 of Geography, History, Computer Science Pre Opt 1: 1 of Art, Music, Drama, Resistant Materials, Textiles, Food Technology. Pre Opt 2: 1 of any of the above (other than subjects already chosen) plus 1 reserve from the above (in case some subjects do not run due to small numbers)
Which Options should you choose? Career aspirations? Sixth Form? Apprenticeship? University? Which subjects do you enjoy? Which subjects are you doing well in? Is your attitude to learning positive in all of your subjects? Remember, it might be useful to take subjects that you would like to take at GCSE, so that you can increase your mastery of those subjects for Year 10.
Option Form hand in deadline To your Group Tutor no later than: Wednesday 16 th December 2015