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Year 8 Options Making the right choices. What choices can I make? How should I choose? What happens on Option Evening? What do I do to make an option choice?. Year 8 Options Evening Wednesday 15 th February 2012. From 6:30pm to 8:00pm - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Year 8 Options Making the right choices

    What choices can I make?

    How should I choose?

    What happens on Option Evening?

    What do I do to make an option choice?

  • Year 8 Options Evening Wednesday 15th February 2012

    From 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    All students in Year 8 are expected to attend IN FULL SCHOOL UNIFORM with an adult.

  • Year 8 Options Evening Wednesday 15th February 2012All need to go to central talk here in the Performance Hall.

    It is done 3 times:TimeSurnames of Learner 6.30 7.00pmA - G 7.00- 7.30pmH - M 7.30 8.00pmN - Z

    Details are in the letter inviting parents.

    Everyone needs to be here ready to begin at 6.30pm - its not like an Open Evening - everything is timed.

  • Year 8 Options Evening Wednesday 15th February 2012

    For the time you and your parents are not in the Performance Hall you have 4 x 15 minute slots to go to four different subject Options Meetings.

    They will be in rooms on the GROUND and FIRST floors only.

  • Year 9 Courses from September 2012All Year 8 students will begin GCSE courses in September 2012.Subjects that remain non-optional

    EnglishMathematicsScience MFLR.E.P.E

  • The English Baccalaureate

    A combination of GCSE qualifications includes:-

    English GCSEMathematics GCSEDual/ Triple Science GCSEHistory or Geography GCSEAny MFL GCSE

  • Pathways

    Three GCSE routeOptional Vocational Courses (Year 10)Additional English and/or Maths support

    Four GCSE routeTriple Science2nd or 3rd MFLDiploma option (Year 10)

    LEVEL 5 in English and Maths?ABOVEBELOW

  • Joe Bloggs W1Geography I.C.T GraphicsGraphics Vehicle Maintenance I want to work as an engineerP

  • These are only for people who are mature and sensible enough to be trusted to go to placements away from school, some are as much as 4 or 5 miles away.

    These courses will begin in Year 10.

    We expect to be able to offer courses in:ConstructionCateringHair & BeautyMotor Vehicles

    Off-site Vocational CoursesBlue Pathway

  • Joe Bloggs W1Textiles I.C.T Sociology Triple ScienceChild Dev Drama SpanishComputingPI want to work in computers or teaching

  • Making the right choice...What do I enjoy?What looks interesting to me?What might I do in the future? What do the right people think?

  • Which teacher do I like?Which subject looks easiest?Which subjects are my friends doing? What do the wrong people think?

    Making the wrong choice...

  • Next steps

    Read through Options Booklet (also available on website www.walkden.uk.com)

    Speak to people about the right choice for you

    RETURN Options forms by THURSDAY 1st March 2012

    Options Counseling Interviews if needed.

    Year 8 Options Evening

  • Dates for your Diary

    February 15th OPTIONS INFORMATION EVENINGFebruary 17th Data Capture 2February 19th26th HALF TERM HOLIDAY

    March 1st OPTION FORM RETURN DEADLINEMarch-AprilGuidance Meetings (where needed)June 1st Data Capture 3

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