Senior Phase Options Evening

Report
Senior Phase Options Evening
11 February 2015
Outline of Evening
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Introductions
Overview- Mrs Mohamed
Course Choice Process- Ms Gordon
Progression routes- Mrs Mohamed
Pupil Perspective- Heather Smith S4, Kirsten Hume S5
Important Considerations- Mrs Williamson
College course- Shelley MacKenzie, NesCol
Conclusion- Mrs Mohamed
Staff available for individual questions at the end of evening
The Senior Phase S4-S6
• A three year plan
• A range of subjects – School & College
• Units and Courses
• Courses at different levels
• Offers challenges and success for all
• One record of qualifications achieved, this
record is updated over time by SQA
Course Choice Process
Senior Phase
A
B
Advanced Higher
Maths
Higher
English
Accounting
Business
Management
Computing Science
Design &
Manufacture
Graphic
Communication
Media
PE
English (may be City
Campus provision)
Maths
Art & Design
Geography*
History
Modern Studies
Psychology (S6 only)
S5 Enhancement
National
English
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
History
Music
Fit for Fifth
App Creation and
Web Design
Maths
Geography*
PE
Hospitality
Biology
Chemistry
Skills for Work
Engineering (Nat 5)
Work Experience
C
D
E
F
Physics (may be City
Campus provision)
Maths
Chemistry
History
Modern Studies
French*
PE
Chemistry
Modern Studies
Engineering Science
Graphic
Communication
Business
Management
Administration & IT
RMPS (S6 only)
Biology
Creative Industries
Woodwork
Sociology
Practical Cake Craft
Fit for Fifth
Photography
Mandarin
PE
German*
History
Modern Studies
Business
Management
Graphic
Communication
Art & Design
French*
Administration & IT
Accounting
Computing Science
Design &
Manufacture
Engineering Science
Early Education &
Childcare SFW
English**
Mandarin
Modern Studies
Maths**
Engineering Science
RMPS
English
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
German*
Work Experience
Art & Design
Music
Physics
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Moving into S4
6 National courses (Maths and English for all)
Balanced curriculum
Think about progression to S5 and beyond.
Class teachers will discuss possible levels for
S4 (classes may be bi-level)
PSE / RME
Date
02.02.15
Process
S3 Briefing at the HWB day
11.02.15
Information Evening for New  SMT to give a presentation
S4
Issue survey monkey
 Pupils discuss choices at home
instructions for new S4
and with Guidance teacher.
12.02.15
Actions
 Guidance teachers will issue the
course choice booklet and
choice form. They will go
through the course choice
process with pupils.
25.2.15
S3 Parent’s evening
 Parents meet with teachers
26.2.15
Survey monkey for new S4
goes live
Survey Monkey closes
 Pupils to enter choices at home
3.3.15
 Pupils should have their choices
entered
Column
Subject
Level
National
A
National
B
National
C
National
D
National 4
E
ENGLISH
National 5
National 5 over 2 years
National 4
F
MATHS
National 5
National 5 over 2 years
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Moving into S5
5 full courses (can include 1 work experience)
Choose 1 enhancement
PSE and study
Class teachers will make recommendations
Subject
Level
English
Nat 5
Predicted C
Grade
Maths
Nat 4
Pass
Chemistry Biology
Nat 5
Nat 5
B
B
Geography
Nat 5
A
French
Nat 5
B
Higher
National
Recommended
level if Not
approved
Higher
National
Higher
Higher
National
National
C
Higher
National
Higher
National
D
Higher
National
Higher
National
E
Higher
National
Higher
National
F
Higher
National
Higher
National
Column
A
Subject
Level
*Teacher
Approved
Signature
B
Date
Process
Actions
Tuesday 27th and
Wednesday 28th
January
Friday 6th February
Issue course choice
booklets and course
choice sheet
National reports
issued
Student Options
Sheets Completed
Guidance teachers to
explain the process
Monday 26th
January
Friday 20th February
Wednesday 11th
Information evening
February
Friday 20th February S5 Course Choice
Sheets to Guidance
teachers
Pupils gather
recommendations from
staff for subjects they wish
to do
SMT to give presentations
Pupils hand completed
Options forms to Guidance
teachers
Learner Pathway 1
N5 English
N5 Maths
N5 Physics
N5 Chemistry
N5 French
N5 Art
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A
A
A
A
A
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Higher English
Higher Maths
Higher Physics
Higher Chemistry
Higher French
Possible sixth higher? Higher Biology
Learner Pathway 2
N5 English
N5 Maths
N5 Biology
N5 Art
N5 PE
N5 History
C
Higher English
B
B
A
C
C
Higher Maths
Higher Biology
Higher Art
N5 Modern Studies
Learner Pathway 3
N4 English
N4 Maths
N4 Chemistry
N4 Physics
N4 Design & Manufacture
N4 Art
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
N5 English
N5 Chemistry
N5 D&M
N5 Art
5th column Work Experience or this Learner may choose to
go to North East College to study a NC course which can
lead on to HNC, HND and degree level courses.
Pupil Perspective- Heather
S4
Currently doing
N5- Maths
N5- English
N5- Biology
N5- Chemistry
N5- Art & Design
N5- History
Pupil Perspective- Kirsten
Currently in S5
S4 Subjects
S5 Subjects
N4 Maths
N5 Maths
N5 English
Higher English
N5 Admin & IT
N5 Business Management
Higher Business Management
N5 Modern Studies
Higher Modern Studies
N5 Art & Design
Higher Art & Design
Important Considerations
• Process
• Seek advice- myworldofwork.co.uk
• Talk
Staff available at the end for
individual questions

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