Y8 GCSE Options 2018-2021 - A guide to support students with making choices that will ensure their next steps towards being a successful learner ...

 
Y8 GCSE Options 2018-2021 - A guide to support students with making choices that will ensure their next steps towards being a successful learner ...
Y8 GCSE Options 2018-2021

A guide to support students with making choices
that will ensure their next steps towards being a
      successful learner and world citizen.

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Y9 GCSE Options 2018-2021

Your first steps towards determining your own future:

You are swiftly approaching the first point in your school career to date in which you are asked to take
ownership of your learning by deciding which subjects you wish to continue through to GCSE. Your choices are
hugely important: the subjects you choose will influence your future prospects for Higher Education, training
and employment. You will, in fact, be taking your first steps in determining the rest of your life. It is vital that
you are as well informed about your choices and their impact in later life as possible.

This booklet is designed to provide information about the subjects you will study in years 9, 10 and 11. There
are a number of subjects that are compulsory and that all students must study, but you will also need to make
decisions about the four other options you may wish to take for your GCSE examinations. you must think very
carefully about your options and gathering as much information as possible is vital at this stage. This booklet is
a good start, but you should also:

        1. Talk to your teachers: do they feel you would enjoy and/or do well? What is the nature of the
           work like? Is this a subject you would be happy to continue with for a further three years?

        2. Talk to your Form Tutor: which subjects are you doing well in and stand a good chance of future
           success? Do the subjects you are considering fit your post-16 education plans?

        3. Talk to your Head of Year: which is the correct path for you? Academic (mostly GCSE) or
           Vocational (mostly BTEC)? How well are you performing in the subjects you are considering for
           study?

        4. Talk to your Parents: talk through your future intentions with them – do they have ideas about
           what would be a useful subject for you to realise your future ambitions?

        5. Talk to current GCSE pupils: perhaps the best people to talk to are current GCSE students – they
           can give you a student-voice evaluation of the positives and considerations for all GCSE options.

GCSE or BTEC? Points to consider:

Which is the right course for you? Which qualification will get you on the path towards your Post-16
destination? In general, your intended Post-16 destination will dictate your choices:

    •   GCSEs - Academic route: this is for students who wish to progress on to study A-Levels, with the
        ultimate ambition of entering university and qualifying as a graduate.
    •   Students who are considering the Academic route should be working on at least a Grade 2 in their
        intended GCSE subjects and/or English and Maths by the end of Y8.

    •   BTEC – Vocational route: this is for students who wish to progress on to GNVQs, NVQs, and other
        employment specific training for their Post-16 destination.
    •   There are no specific entry requirements for students who wish to take the Vocational Route.

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Positive and negative reasons for making a GCSE choice:

               Positive reasons to choose a subject:                  Negative reasons to choose a subject:

          You find it interesting enough to study for a                       You like the teacher
                        further three years                   (after all, you may not get that teacher for GCSE)

                                                                       You think it will be an easy option
        You are achieving well, with high grades and a           (all GCSEs are challenging – there are no easy
             good Attitude to Learning (ATL 3+)                                     options!)

                                                                You know someone who has taken it and they
        You like the way in which learning takes place in      like it (but remember, they are not you and will
                          that subject                                        enjoy different things)

                                                               Your parents want you to do it (they don’t have
        It is necessary for your future Post-16 destination   to do the work for the next three years – you do.
                              ambitions                                This is your choice, not theirs!)

                                                                           Your friends are doing it
    It will combine well with your other option choices           (your friends may have different Post-16
               to give you a variety of subjects                   destinations than you do – show some
                                                                               independence).

Compulsory GCSE subjects for students sitting exams in Summer 2021:

Some subjects are compulsory; this means that you must take them. This is the same for all students, in all
Secondary schools, throughout the country.

Compulsory subjects include:

    •     GSCE English Language,
    •     GCSE English Literature,
    •     GCSE Maths,
    •     GCSE Science (either Combined Science or Triple Award – see below),
    •     GCSE Spanish,
    •     Core PE (note: this is not an examined subject unless selected as a GCSE option),
    •     PSHCE (note: this is not an examined subject – this is part of your Pastoral Education)

In addition, all students are required to choose one of the following subjects:

    •     GCSE History

          or

    •     GCSE Geography.

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Y9 GCSE Options 2018-2021: contents

Section 1: Compulsory GCSE subjects

   •   GCSE English Literature – page 5
   •   GCSE English Language – Page 6
   •   GCSE Mathematics – Page 7
   •   GCSE Spanish – Page 8
   •   GCSE Combined Science – Page 9
   •   Either GCSE History – Page 10
   •   Or GCSE Geography – Page 11

Section 2: optional GCSE/BTEC subjects

   •   GCSE Art and Design – Page 12
   •   GCSE Design Technology (Resistant Material, Product Design) – Page 13
   •   GCSE Design Technology (Textiles, Product Design) – Page 14
   •   GCSE Photography – Page 15
   •   GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition – Page 16
   •   GCSE Religious Studies – Page 17
   •   GCSE Sociology – Page 18
   •   GSCE Computer Science – Page 19
   •   GCSE Physical Education (PE) – Page 20
   •   BTEC Music – Page 21

Section 3: BTEC GCSE Alternative subjects

   •   BTEC Home Cooking Skills (in place of GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition) – Page 22
   •   BTEC Physical Education (in place of GCSE PE) – Page 23
   •   BTEC CIDA (Certificate in Digital Applications) – Page 24
   •   BTEC Health and Social Care (in place of GCSE Sociology) – Page 25

Options return form:

   •   To be completed and returned to Form Tutors by Wednesday 23/03/18 – page 26

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GCSE English Literature

Studying English literature enables students to develop a
love of their literary history and heritage, allowing them
to appreciate and value the world in which they live.
Having a wealth of literary knowledge and understanding
will enable all students to value and appreciate diversity
and culture, helping them to develop into well rounded
citizens. Acquiring skills, such as critical and analytical
thinking and confident communication will equip students
with valuable skills and assets that will benefit them in
higher education and beyond. With English literature,
students can embark on career paths such as: journalism,
law, teaching, politics, media and public relations.

What will I learn in English Literature?

Students of English Language will students will explore and analyse fours works from British literary greats. In
Year 11 students will complete two papers, consisting of the following components:

     Paper 1: Shakespeare and the Nineteenth                    Paper 2: Modern Text and Poetry
                   Century Novel
 Section A: William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’.           Section A: JB Priestley’s ‘An Inspector Calls’.

 Section B: Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’        Section B: Power and Conflict Anthology.
                         OR
            Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’.

    •   GCSE English Literature is assessed through two written exams. Paper 1 is 1 hour and 45 mins long, and
        Paper 2 is 2 hours and 15 minutes long.
    •   The GCSE is 100% exam based: this means that there is no coursework to supplement your grade.

                                                How would I learn in English Literature?

                                                This compulsory course is specifically designed to allow all
                                                students to appreciate the depth and power of the English
                                                literary heritage where they are encouraged to read widely for
                                                pleasure. This course will enable all students to access and read
                                                a wide range of literature fluently, obtaining a secure
                                                understanding through in depth, critical and evaluative analysis
                                                where they will be able to confidently discuss and explain their
                                                understanding and ideas. Through reading an expansive range
                                                of literature, students will develop and refine the art of writing
                                                accurately, effectively and analytically about their reading,
                                                acquiring and using a wide vocabulary they need to criticise and
                                                analyse what they read.

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GCSE English Language

The world of English opens many doors in life. When
mastered, a secure command of the spoken and written
word is a skill and art that will never be forgotten. English
language is an invaluable tool and resource that will be
needed in every learner’s future, no matter what career
path they decide to take. GSCE English language will help
students to become: independent, creative, think
critically and logically and communicate ideas with
extreme confidence. With English language, students can
embark on career paths such as: journalism, law,
teaching, politics, media and public relations.

What will I learn in English Language?

Students of English Language will students will explore and analyse a range of texts, including: fiction,
non-fiction and literary non-fiction, from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. In Year 11 students will
complete two papers, consisting of the following components:

    Paper 1: Explorations in Creative Reading and           Paper 2: Writer’s Viewpoints and Perspectives
                       Writing
  Section A: Reading –Students will analyse and           Section A: Reading –Students will compare,
  answer both short and long essay questions on           analyse and answer both short and long essay
  either a twentieth century or a twenty-first            questions on a non-fiction nineteenth century text
  century text.                                           and either a twentieth century or a twenty-first
                                                          century text.

  Section B: Writing-Students will construct a Section B: Writing-Students will construct a non-
  creative piece of writing that is linked to the fiction piece of writing that is linked to the reading
  reading extract.                                extracts.

•GCSE English Language is assessed through two written exams, each lasting 1 hour 45 minutes.
•The GCSE is 100% exam based: this means that there is no coursework to supplement your grade.

           How would I learn in English Language?

   English language is a subject that is fuelled by
   discussion, where the emphasis is placed upon
   students being able to discuss their understanding of a
   writer’s purpose and use of language, and the effect
   that this has on the reader.

   Students will be provided with many opportunities to
   develop higher-order reading and critical thinking skills
   that will encourage genuine enquiry into different
   topics and themes. By studying a range of literary and
   non-literary texts, students will be able to use and
   apply their knowledge, gained from wide and critical
   reading, to inform and improve their writing where
   they write effectively and coherently using Standard
   English appropriately and accurately.

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GCSE Mathematics
                Why study GCSE Mathematics?

Maths, like its good friend English, is a core subject at school,
which we must all study. All universities and employers will
want you to have a grade 4 in maths at GCSE.

Studying maths helps us find patterns and structure in our
lives. Practically, maths helps us put a price on things, create
graphics , build websites, build skyscrapers and generally
understand how things work or predict how they might change
over time and under different conditions.

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pathology, finance, business, consultancy, teaching, IT, games
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development, scientific research, programming, the civil
service, design, construction and astrophysics to name a few…

What would I learn in GCSE Mathematics:

Breakdown of course by unit title or equivalent – edit table accordingly:

                                                    Topic Areas
  Number
  Algebra
  Ratio, Proportion and Rates of Change
  Geometry and Measures
  Statistics and Probability

     •   100% Exam Based. Three Papers (Paper 1 Non-Calculator, Paper 2 and Paper 3 Calculator)

                                                              How would I learn in Mathematics)?
                                              Maths is one of the best subjects to develop your analytical,
                                              research and problem-solving skills. Not only will studying
                                              maths help give you the knowledge to tackle scientific,
                                              mechanical, coding and abstract problems, it will also help you
                                              develop logic to tackle everyday issues like planning projects,
                                              managing budgets and even debating effectively. We will
                                              make sure in lessons to develop these skills by talking about
                                              practical applications and through investigations.
                                              If you want to get ahead in maths why not get a revision guide
                                              and workbook and start studying this summer?

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GCSE Spanish
Why study GCSE Spanish?

Spanish is the second most spoken language by native
speakers in the world. More than 400 million Spanish
speakers in 21 countries have Spanish as its national
language; other places such as the USA have adopted and
integrated Spanish into culture and everyday life. Spanish has
emerged as the most important language for the UK in an
analysis made by the British Council

A career in languages is vital preparation for an increasing list
of careers that extends beyond the options of the typical                                    nts can
associations with translating, interpreting and teaching. . The                                    recogn
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importance of foreign languages is evident in areas such as                   The core textbooks and online
importing, exporting, and the stock-market. Other                               resource for GCSE Spanish
professions where languages are an advantage are: a flight
attendant, the police, nursing, a scientific researcher, a
photographer and in hotel management. A language is also
increasingly valuable in the successful progression to
university in a wide range of disciplines.
What would I learn in GCSE Spanish?
This course follows the AQA Board of Examinations Code 8698 and extends across three main themes.

     Theme 1: Identity and culture         Theme 2: Local, national, international    Theme 3: Current and future
                                                 and global areas of interest            study and employment
 Topic 1: Me, my family and friends •      Topic 1: Home, town, neighbourhood        Topic 1: My studies
 Relationships with family and friends     and region                                Topic 2: Life at school/college
 Marriage/partnership                      Topic 2: Social issues •                  Topic 3: Education post-16
 Topic 2: Technology in everyday life •    Charity/voluntary work •                  Topic 4: Jobs, career choices and
 Social media • Mobile technology
                                           Healthy/unhealthy living                  ambitions
 Topic 3: Free-time activities • Music •
 Cinema and TV • Food and eating out •     Topic 3: Global issues • The
 Sport                                     environment • Poverty/homelessness
                                           Topic 4: Travel and tourism

    •
    •    GCSE Spanish is assessed through four exams, Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking
    •    The GCSE is 100% exam based with no coursework and each skill is worth 25% of the final grade.

                                                                How would I learn in GCSE Spanish?
                                                   Students will learn to express themselves in the target
                                                   language across the following key skills: Listening, Reading,
                                                   Writing, Speaking and Translation. Questions across all of
                                                   the language skills are set in common contexts, addressing
                                                   a range of relevant contemporary and cultural themes.
                                                   Students will be using authentic materials, such as
                                                   film,audio and literary texts to build vocabulary and will be
                                                   expected to speak and respond spontaneously to questions
                                                   across a range of topics.

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GCSE Combined Science

  Why study GCSE Combined Science

  Science is a core subject which helps us understand the
  world and its many wonders. Qualifications in Science
  provide endless opportunities in a wide range of fields.
  All universities and colleges are more likely to consider
  students with good grades at Science GCSE since the
  skills and knowledge acquired are valuable in a variety of
  careers. The possibilities in Science are endless,
  especially considering the fact that modern Science and
  technology are rapidly changing and developing. We will
  be preparing our students at Starbank to become future                        The core textbooks for
  Science leaders and innovators.                                               GCSE Combined Science
  What will I learn in GCSE Combined Science?

                   Biology                           Chemistry                               Physics
     1. Cell biology                     8. Atomic structure and the periodic    18. Forces
     2. Organisation                     table                                   19. Energy
     3. Infection and response           9. Bonding, structure, and the          20. Waves
                                         properties of matter
     4. Bioenergetics                                                            21. Electricity
                                         10. Quantitative chemistry
     5. Homeostasis and response                                                 22. Magnetism and electromagnetism
     6. Inheritance, variation and       11. Chemical changes
                                                                                 23. Particle model of matter
     evolution                           12. Energy changes                      24. Atomic structure
     7. Ecology                          13. The rate and extent of chemical
                                         change
                                         14. Organic chemistry
                                         15. Chemical analysis
                                         16. Chemistry of the atmosphere
                                         17. Using resources
                                         15. Chemical analysis

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  All students will sit either Higher or Foundation written exams at the end of year 11 with individual papers
  lasting 1 hour 15 minutes. There will be two papers per Science, 6 exams in total. Each paper counts
  towards approximately 17% of the final grade. Students receive 2 GCSE grades for combined science.

                                             How would I learn in GCSE Combined Science?

                                             Being one of the core subjects, all students will be undertaking a
                                             Science GCSE. They will be completing units in Chemistry, Biology
                                             and Physics from the AQA trilogy schemes from year 9 through to
                                             year 11. Exceptional students will be offered separate Sciences
                                             from year 10 onwards.

                                             Students will be developing their knowledge and understanding of
                                             scientific ideas. They will interpret, evaluate, make judgements and
                                             draw conclusions on a range of experimental procedures while
                                             developing their own skills and techniques.

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GCSE History

Why study History?
GCSE History covers a variety of topics. We learn about
how today’s world has been shaped, and this will deepen
your understanding of life around you.
Studying History leads to a diverse range of further study
opportunities and careers. It is the skills you develop
when you ‘think like a historian’ that make History a well-
respected and attractive subject to universities and
employers. Law, politics, civil service, business,
marketing, finance, accountancy, journalism, economics,
teaching, crime investigation, social work, archaeology                          The core textbooks for
and heritage offer a snapshot of the many career avenues                             GCSE History.
that studying History can lead you down.

   What would I learn in GCSE History?

   History Students will complete 5 units, consisting of the following topics:

           Thematic study and historic environment         *Crime and punishment in Britain, c1000–present.
                                                           *Whitechapel, c1870–c1900: crime, policing and
                                                           the inner city.
             Period study and British depth study          *Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88.
                                                           *The American West, c1835–c1895
                       Modern depth study                  *Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39

       •     GCSE History is assessed through three written exams. These range in length from 1 hour 15 mins
             to 1 hour 45 mins.
       •     The GCSE is 100% exam based: this means that there is no coursework to supplement your grade.

                                                        How would I learn in GCSE History?
                                                        GCSE History is taught through analysis of historical
                                                        sources and critical evaluation of the views of
                                                        historians. This will in turn provoke debate and the
                                                        opportunity to discuss and share ideas with others.
                                                        History is a rigorous academic subject, and as such
                                                        involves a good degree of writing. Students are
                                                        expected to produce extended written answers as
                                                        GCSE exam practice on a regular basis and to retain
                                                        significant amounts of subject specific content.

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GCSE Geography
Why study GCSE Geography?

The study of geography stimulates an interest about
places, people and the environment. It helps young
people make sense of a complex and dynamically
changing world and how society, the economy and
environment combine to bring about change.

At University level, Geography graduates become some of
the most sought after graduates by employers due to the
holistic overview the subject offers on many of the world’s
current issues- at a global scale and locally. The Russell             At GCSE we teach the Edexcel B 9-1
Group Universities and key employers recognise                         Specification. Revision resources are
Geography as ‘one of the key facilitating subjects for entry        supplied by Pearson and Hodder Education
to degree level study.’
What would I learn in Geography?

GCSE Geography consist of three units consisting of the following components:

     Global Geographical Issues            UK Geographical Issues            People and Environmental
             (Paper 1)                           (Paper 2)                  Issues- Making Geographical
                                                                                 Decisions (Paper 3)
  Topic 1: Hazardous Earth            Topic 4: The UK’s evolving          Topic 7: People and the
                                      physical landscape                  biosphere
  Topic 2: Development Dynamics       Topic 5: The UK’s evolving          Topic 8: Forests under threat
                                      human landscape
  Topic 3: Challenges of an           Topic 6: Geographical               Topic 9: Consuming energy
  Urbanising World                    investigations (one physical and    resources
                                      one human fieldwork trip)
                                                                       Topic 10: Making a geographical
 •    The GCSE is 100% exam based with three examinations.             decision
 •    Global Geographical Issues and UK Geographical Issues are both 90 minute examinations
      worth 94 marks and 37.5% of the qualification respectively.
 •    People and Environmental Issues- Making Geographical Decisions is a 90 minute exam worth
      64 marks and 25% of the qualification.
 •    Two fieldwork trips are compulsory to the teaching of the course.
                                               How would I learn in Geography?

                                               The specification content is framed by geographical enquiry
                                               questions that encourage an investigative approach to each of
                                               the key ideas. As part of the enquiry process, students are
                                               encouraged to use integrated geographical skills, including
                                               appropriate mathematics and statistics, in order to explore
                                               geographical issues.

                                               All three examinations include multiple-choice questions; short
                                               open responses; calculations and extended writing tasks that
                                               focus on spelling, punctuation and grammar.

                                               Students are desired to have a good level in English and Maths at
                                               KS3 on entry to GCSE Geography.
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GCSE Art and Design-Fine Art

  Why study GCSE Art and Design, Fine Art?

  Learners need to find an outlet to express themselves.
  Art and Design gives learners a positive outlet to express
  themselves. Through studying Art and Design learners
  are developing their communication skills,
  independence, creativity, problem solving, learning to
  work with others. Art and Design will create many
  different avenues for learners to go down in the future.
  Learners can explore fields such as; Architecture,
  Fashion, Construction, Web designers, Vehicle design,
  Product design, Film, Photography and Promotions. All
  these career paths require some form of creativity.

  What would I learn in GCSE Art and Design, Fine Art?

                             Unit                                                   Content
   Unit 1- Initial project                               The first initial project is based on a pre-selected starting
                                                         point. Learners will be guided through how to create an
                                                         “insightful and meaningful” response to a starting point.

   Unit 2-Mock Exam Project                              Learners will be given two starting points to select from.
                                                         Learners will have the opportunity to make a response to the
                                                         starting point and will be able to create a final outcome in a 5
                                                         hour mock exam.
   Unit 4- Art and Design Portfolio                      Learners will make a more independent decision on what
                                                         their starting point will be. This project will count for 60% of
                                                         the overall grade. Learners will have approximately 45 hours
                                                         contact time to complete the unit. This unit will be marked
                                                         out of 120 and will be marked internally but moderated
                                                         externally.
   Unit 4- Art and Design OCR-set Task                   Learners will be given the exam paper in January 2019. They
                                                         will select a starting point from the exam paper and create a
                                                         portfolio based around their selected starting point. Learners
                                                         will create the final outcome in a 10 hour exam. This unit will
                                                         count for 40% of the overall grade. This unit will be
                                                         marked out of 80 and will be marked internally
                                                         and moderated externally

                                                    How would I learn in GCSE Art and Design. Fine Art?
        Method of Assessment:
                                         The GCSE Art and Design course aims to allow learners to make a
Students will be assessed against the
                                         meaningful and insightful response to a select starting point. It will allow
OCR assessment objectives.
                                         the learner to explore different materials and allow them to make
    •     Assessment Objective 1         independent choices on which materials will be most appropriate to
          (AO1) - Develop                what they intend on achieving. The course provides learners with an
    •     Assessment Objective 2         outlet to express themselves visually. Throughout the course learners will
          (AO2) - Refine                 develop observational skills and how to record ideas through a range of
    •     Assessment Objective 3         materials and processes. They will also work with 2D and 3D relief
          (AO3) - Record                 techniques and learn to carry out independent study researching artists
    •     Assessment Objective 4         and their relevance and influence on their work.
          (AO4) - Present
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GCSE Design Technology (RM/ textiles/product design)

          Why study GCSE Design Technology?

Design Technology can offer the student, an opportunity
to explore their creative potential in designing and
manufacturing every day products in a range of
materials. It allows the development, of useful life skills
and building independence.

 Areas explored within design technology, will allow
students a sound base for future enjoyment of the
subject, in to adult hood or even give students a strong
base for which, to base a professional career on.
                                                                           The core textbooks for

                                                                          GCSE Design Technology
What would I learn in GCSE Design Technology)?

    •    AO1: Explore- Stakeholders of the set task/ design issues
    •    AO2: Create- In a number of ways and 5 different materials areas.
    •    AO3: Evaluate- own work and that of others and stakeholders.

        (NEA) Coursework 50% 40hours in class                             Exam 50% 2 hours
  Set task from the Exam board- set in September         Controlled exam set by the exam board in June
  year 11.                                               year 11.
  -Identifying problems                                  -Core principles
  -Learn from existing/ relating products                -In-depth- specialised material area.
  -Implications of wider design and making issues.
  -Design thinking and communication
  -Material testing and technical understanding
  -Manufacturing/ creating viable design solutions.

    •    X5 In depth materials areas: Man-made and natural timbers/ textiles/ polymers(plastics)/
         metals/ papers and boards.

                                                           How would I learn in GCSE DT?

                                                           Year 9: Basic skills and knowledge building of the
                                                                   core elements and the x5 materials areas.
                                                                   Both practical and theory based.

                                                           Year 10: Mock NEA Coursework and set task- as
                                                                    well as continued practical skills building
                                                                    in a chosen area of study from the x5
                                                                    different materials areas.

                                                           Year 11: Set NEA practical task in a materials area
                                                                  of choice.

                                                              Set 2 hour written exam- both core and In depth
                                                                          material areas covered.

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GCSE (Art Route) Textiles/3D product design (DT led)

        Why study GCSE textiles/3D Product design?

Textiles/3D Product Design can offer the student, an
opportunity to explore their creative potential in
designing and manufacturing every day products in a
range of materials. It allows the development, of useful
life skills and building independence.

 Areas explored within Textiles/3D product design, will
allow students a sound base for future enjoyment of the
subject, in to adult hood or even give students a strong
base for which, to base a professional career on.

What would I learn in GCSE Textiles/3D product design?

    •    AO1: Develop ideas through investigations.
    •    AO2: Refine work through materials experiments and selecting and rejecting.
    •    AO3: Recording ideas to help progress work.
    •    AO4: Present work in a meaningful way related to visual language.

      (NEA) Coursework 60% in class portfolio                   Exam 40% 10 hour+ prep time.
 Ongoing portfolio building from September Year       Controlled exam set by the exam board in June
 11 based on a given theme.                           year 11.
 -Identifying problems                                -Identifying problems
 -Implications of wider design and making issues.     -Researching the possible solutions.
 -Design thinking and communication                   -Design thinking and communication
 -Material testing and technical understanding        -Material testing and technical understanding
 -creating final pieces to the related theme.         -creating final pieces to the related theme.
 -Manufacturing/ creating viable design solutions.    -Presenting/ analysing and evaluating work.
 -Presenting/ analysing and evaluating work.

    •    X5 In depth materials areas: Man-made and natural timbers/ textiles/ polymers(plastics)/
         metals/ papers and boards.
    •    (This course is delivered alongside the GCSE DT course as an alternative route.)

                                                      How would I learn in GCSE Textiles/3D Product design?

                                                      Year 9: Basic skills and knowledge building of the core
                                                      elements and the x5 materials areas. Both practical and
                                                      theory based following the GCSE DT course.

                                                      Year 10: Mock NEA Coursework as well as continued
                                                      practical skills building in a self- chosen area of study
                                                      from the x5 different materials areas.

                                                      Year 11: Set NEA practical task in a materials area of
                                                      choice.

                                                      Set 10 hour practical exam- and preparatory studies.

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GCSE Art and Design- Photography

  Why study GCSE Art and Design, Photography?

  ‘With the ever-changing world that we live in, never before has
  technology been to prevalent and important. Through studying
  Photography learners are developing their communication skills,
  independence, creativity, problem solving, learning to work with
  others. Art and Design will create many different avenues for learners
  to go down in the future. Learners can explore fields such as;
  Videographer, Cinematographer, Film, Photography and Promotions.
  All these career paths require some form of creativity.

 What would I learn in GCSE Art and Design, Photography?

   Unit 1- Surrealism                  The first initial project based on a pre-selected starting point. Learners will be guided
                                       through how to create “Insightful and meaningful” response to a starting point.

   Unit 2- Text                        The second Project will be based on the starting point of “Text”. This project will be more
                                       self-lead as students will be more confident on how to create a successful project.

   Unit 3-Mock Exam Project            Learners will be given two starting points to select from. Learners will have the
                                       opportunity to make a response to the starting point and the project will be able to
                                       create a final outcome in a 5 hour mock exam.

   Unit 4- Art and Design              Learners will make a more independent decision on what their starting point will be. This
   Portfolio                           project will count for 60% of the overall grade. Learners will have approximately 45
                                       hours contact time to complete the unit. This unit will be marked out of 120 and will be
                                       marked internally but moderated externally

   Unit 4- Art and Design OCR-         Learners will be given the exam paper in January 2019. Learners will select a starting
   set Task                            point from he exam paper and create a portfolio based around their selected starting
                                       point. Learners will create the final outcome in a 10-hour exam. This unit will count for
                                       40% of the overall grade. This unit will be marked out of 80 and will be marked internally
                                       and moderated externally.

                                                            How would I learn in GCSE Art and Design, Photograph?
Method of Assessment:
   Eye-catching image to illustrate your subject.
Students will be assessed against the OCR         The GCSE Photography course aims to engage learners to
assessment objectives.                            become effective and independent learners through developing
                                                  their critical and reflective thinking and enquiring minds. The
 • Assessment Objective 1 (AO1) - Develop         course allows students to develop creative skills, through
 • Assessment Objective 2 (AO2) - Refine          learning to use imagination and intuition when exploring and
 • Assessment Objective 3 (AO3) - Record          creating photographic and digital art. Throughout their journey
 • Assessment Objective 4 (AO4) - Present         students will become confident in taking risks and learning from
                                                  their mistakes when exploring and experimenting with ideas,
                                                  materials, tools and techniques. Students will develop
                                                  competence, with increasing independence, in refining and
                                                  developing ideas and proposals, and personal outcomes or
                                                  solutions. They will learn how to actively engage with the
                                                  experience of working with a broad range of media, materials
                                                  and techniques including, where appropriate, traditional and
                                                  new media and technologies.
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GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition.

Why study GCSE Food preparation and nutrition?

A course in food allows students to become more self-
sufficient when they are adults. It allows them to be
creative and inventive with their own tastes and develop
healthy eating habits, as well as developing their
knowledge and skills in food preparation, to keep them
safe and healthy with future domestic cooking.

It also gives them a good base of skills and
understanding, for them to build on in the future if they
wish to take food preparation to a professional level,
thus aiding their future employability within the food
industry.                                                                         The core textbooks for

What would I learn in GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition:                GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition.

    •    Unit A: Nutrition: Looking at healthy eating, nutritional needs of different groups of people, nutrient contents of
         the food groups and energy balance.
    •    Unit B: Food provenance and food choice: Exploring food sources and supply, food processing and production,
         technological advances and emerging new food types and factors influencing food choice.
    •    Unit C: Cooking and food preparation: Students will plan and make a range of dishes exploring food science,
         sensory qualities of food, food provenance as well as food safety. Cooking practical’s are performed by students
         weekly or fortnightly throughout the course.
    •    Unit D: Skills requirements: Develop a range of preparation, cooking styles and methods through practical tasks
         over the three years eg: doughs, raising agents, sauces, knife skills etc.

              NEA 1: Food Science               NEA 2: Food planning and                 Final written exam
               Investigation (15%)                preparation task (35%)                   1 ½ hour- (50%)
        Set by the exam board –              Set by the exam board January        Set by the exam board June of
        September of year 11                 of year 11.                          year 11.
        -Planning the set investigation      -Planning the task                   -Range of marked questions
                                                                                  styles
        -Practical investigation             -3 hour/ 3 dish practical            -x2/3 long answer essay style
                                             assessment.                          questions
        -Analysis of the practical task      -Analysis of the task                -variety of short answer
                                                                                  questions
      -Evaluation of the practical task. -Evaluation of the task
 Eye-catching image to illustrate your subject.
                                                          How would I learn in GCSE Food Preparation and
                                                                            Nutrition)?

                                                              •    Weekly/fortnightly skills practical’s in year 9.
                                                              •    Mock and actual NEA tasks and exams in year
                                                                   10/11
                                                              •    Taught theoretical sessions covering the main
                                                                   units of the course- with a range of learning
                                                                   activities

                                                             **Please note all ingredients for practical sessions
                                                             need to provided throughout the course- this
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                                                             financial cost needs to be considered when choosing
                                                             this course.
GCSE Religious Studies

Why study GCSE Religious Studies?

The world we live in is changing rapidly. Technology and
transport advances have allowed humans to move all
over the globe, creating a rich diversity of beliefs and
behaviours, of different ways to make sense of the world
around us and live as ethical human beings.

GCSE Religious Studies encourages students to look at
the world around them and to make sense of how
people think and act, through the development of key
skills such as empathy, critical thinking and social
analysis. It is critical for any future career that will                     The core textbooks for
involve working with other people.                                           GCSE Religious Studies

What would I learn in GCSE Religious Studies?

Students of Religious Studies will complete four units, consisting of the following components:

                  Focus on Christianity                                       Focus on Islam
  Part 1: Beliefs and Teachings                            Part 3: Beliefs and Teachings
          Practices                                                Practices
  Part 2: Relationships and Families                       Part 4: Relationships and Families
          Religion and Life                                        Religion and Life
          The Existence of God and Revelation                      The Existence of God and Revelation
          Religion, Peace and Conflict                             Religion, Peace and Conflict
          Religion, Crime and Punishment                           Religion, Crime and Punishment
          Religion, Human Rights and Social Justice                Religion, Human Rights and Social Justice

     •   GCSE RE is assessed through two written exams, each lasting 90 minutes.
     •   The GCSE is 100% exam based: this means that there is no coursework to supplement your grade.

                                                      How would I learn in GCSE Religious Studies?

                                                      A great deal of Religious Studies content is taught
                                                      through discussion and exploration of your views in
                                                      comparison to those of others – be prepared to talk, and
                                                      sometimes to argue!

                                                      Religious Studies is an academic subject, and as such
                                                      involves a good degree of writing. Students are expected
                                                      to produce extended written answers as GCSE exam
                                                      practice.

                                                      Students should be scoring at least a Grade 2 in English
                                                      to consider GCSE Religious Studies.

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GCSE Sociology

                                                                   Why study GCSE Sociology?

                                                 Sociology is the scientific study of human culture,
                                                 relationships and behaviour. Sociologists observe, study
                                                 and predict how and why human beings act as
                                                 individuals and as in groups.

                                                 Sociologists employ a range of alternative perspectives
                                                 to examine the world from different perspectives; using
                                                 a toolkit of different ways of thinking to analyse group
                                                 behaviour. You will learn how to ‘read’ people’s actions
                                                 and learn new ways to make sense of Society at large!

                                                 If you want to learn how and why humans ‘work’, this is
                                                 the subject for you!
 What would I learn in GCSE Sociology?

 Students of GCSE Sociology will study the following units:

                    Sociological Method                                      Applied Sociology
   Part 1: The Sociological approach                          1.    The function and purpose of the family
           Social Structure                                   2.    Education – how do you train a society
           Social Processes                                   3.    Crime and Deviance
           Social Issues                                      4.    Social Stratification
   Part 2: Sociological Research Methods                      5.    Wealth and Poverty
           P.E.T Methods
           Conducting Sociological Research

      •   GCSE RE is assessed through two written exams, each lasting 1 hour and 45 minutes
      •   The GCSE is 100% exam based: this means that there is no coursework to supplement your grade.

   How would I learn in GCSE Religious Studies?

Sociology is a Social Science. This means that the
learning is expressed through a combination of
short and long-length extended writing and
Scientific research methodologies.

There is a quantity of material to read and there will
be an expectation that students engage in flipped
learning: that they read material before they enter
the lesson, in order to access the learning.

Students will also plan, conduct, evaluate and
review their own Sociological experiments,
describing their outcomes as extended writing
pieces.

This course will allow students to continue on to A-
Level Sociology at Post-16 education.
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GCSE Computer Science

Why study GCSE Computer Science?
  s
Technology is everywhere within our modern society.
Everything from mobile phones, smart TVs, games
consoles, traffic lights, theme parks to sport depend on
technology. GCSE Computer Science will give you an in-
depth understanding of how computer technology works
and a look at what goes on 'behind the scenes'. The
course will help you develop critical thinking, analysis
and problem solving skills. It is an interesting way to
develop these skills, which can be transferred to other
subjects, especially mathematics and other sciences and
even applied in day-to-day life.

For studying the subject at A level or University this GCSE
What  would
provides      I learn
         a solid      in GCSEand
                  foundation  Computer   Science?
                                 underpinning    of
Computer
    • Unit Science  Knowledge.
             1: Computer   Systems : The first unit is focusing on Computer systems which involves: Systems
         Architecture, Memory , Storage, Wired and wireless networks, Network topologies, protocols and layers, System
         security, System software, Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns.
    •    Unit 2 Algorithms & programming: The second unit is focusing on computational thinking, algorithms and
         programming which involves: Algorithms, Programming techniques, Producing robust programs, Computational
         logic, Translators and facilities of languages, Data representation.
    •    Unit 3 Programming Project: The final unit is a Programming project set out by OCR every year and will involve:
         Programming techniques, Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Evaluation and conclusions.

           Unit 1: Computer Systems              Unit 2: Algorithms &             NEA: Programming Project
                  (40%) EXAM 1               programming (40%) EXAM 2            Controlled Conditions (20%)
        Set by the examining board -       Set by the examining board -        Set by the examining board -
        May of year 11                     May of year 11.                     Controlled assessment Year 11
        -80 Marks                          -80 Marks                           -40 Marks
        -1 hour and 30 minutes             -1 hour and 30 minutes              -20 Hours
        -Written paper                     -Written paper                      -Controlled Conditions Exam
                40% of total GCSE                  40% of total GCSE                   20% of total GCSE
                            How would I learn in GCSE Computer Science?

                                •   Computer science is taught predominantly through Theory based lessons
                                    with a strong emphasis on Computer Architecture, Computational
                                    Thinking, Computational logic and Mathematical skills.
                                •   This is required in order to prepare for the formal written exams which
                                    make up 80% of the course.
                                •   A higher level programming language will be taught with a strong
                                    emphasis on independent learning for the remaining 20 % of the course.
                                •   Mock tasks and exams in year 9, 10 and 11.

                                ** Due to the majority of this course being assessed externally it is essential
                                that students are motivated to work independently and have exceptional
                                Mathematical / Computational ability. Computing teachers will advise on
                                suitable students for all Computer Science / ICT / CIDA courses.

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GCSE Physical Education (PE)

                                                          Course Description:

                                                          The GCSE PE course aims to allow the learners to
                                                          understand the combination of physical performance and
                                                          academic challenge provides an exciting opportunity for
                                                          students. They also learn about physical education through
                                                          a range of different contexts and the impact it has on
                                                          everyday lives. It encourage the learner to immerse
                                                          themselves in the world of sports and PE with the chance
                                                          to perform or coach a sport (through the non-exam
                                                          assessment component), and delve into the how and why
                                                          of physical activity and sport.

                                                          Students have the opportunity to develop a practical set of
                                                          key skills, including dealing with pressure, split second
                                                          decision-making, interpreting and analysing data, and
                                                          more.

Subject Content:

Unit 1- Physical Factors Affecting Performance: Learners will start to explore the way in which the parts of the
human body work and function during physical activity and physiological adaptations that can occur due to diet
and training. They will also develop their knowledge and understanding of the principles of training, why we
train in different ways and how training plans can be made to optimise results.

Unit 2-Socio-cultural Issues and Sports Psychology: Learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of
the benefits of participating in physical activities and sports to their health, fitness and wellbeing. The physical,
emotional and social aspects will be understood as well as the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle.

Learners will also develop their knowledge and understanding of ethical and socio-cultural issues in physical
activities and sports.

Unit 3 – Performance within Physical Education:

    •   Part 1: Performance of three sports or activities, one team, one individual and one free choice from
        either list on DfE list.
    •   Part 2: Performance analysis of a sport or activity from the approved DfE list.

Why study this subject?

Learners will have the opportunity to develop a wide-ranging
set of key skills, including communication using appropriate
language, dealing with pressure, split-second decision
making, interpreting and analysing data, as well as analysing
and evaluating performance so improvements can be made.
The specifications also encourage the development of strong
literacy and numeracy skills. The acquisition of such a diverse
range of skills is of great benefit to your students as they
continue their education.

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BTEC Music

Why study (BTEC Music)?

With a BTEC Tech Award in Music, students are able to
explore, challenge and realise their potential. During the
course, students can see whether the industry is one they
want to be in, where they could go, and gain the knowledge
and skills they need to succeed in their next steps. After
completing the course, students can continue on to further
vocational and academic study at level 2 and level 3, as well
as apprenticeships and traineeships. What’s more, the
transferable skills students master during their studies such
as self-reflection, communication, teamwork and problem
solving will also support their progress.

                                                                      The core textbook for            (BTEC
                                                                                     Music)
 What would I learn in (BTEC Music)?

 Students of BTEC Music will complete three components, consisting of the following:

                   Components 1 & 2                                         Component 3
  Explore musical styles and techniques.                Explore a brief and produce responses and ideas.
  Gain an understanding of roles in the industry.       Respond as a composer, performer or producer.
  Explore different styles and genres of music.         Develop response choice for performance.
  Take part in practical workshops.                     Practise musical skills.
  Learn about the roles in the music industry.          Put skills into practice.
  Develop a range of skills.                            Review and reflect approach to a brief.
  Reflect on progress, and areas for improvement.       Present your final response (solo or in a group).
  Apply skills and techniques in a music                Choose an area of the industry that excites them
  performance, creation or production.                  (composer, performer, or producer).

     •   Components 1 & 2 are internally assessed and contribute 30% each (total 60%) to your final mark.
     •   Component 3 is externally assessed and contributes 40% towards your final mark.

                                                            How would I learn in (BTEC Music)?
                                                            With the new BTEC Tech Award in
                                                            Music, you will learn about the various
                                                            music products, develop valuable skills
                                                            and techniques in music creation,
                                                            performance and production, and
                                                            explore potential careers in the
                                                            industry.

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My Skills: BTEC (Jamie Oliver) Home Cooking Skills L1/2.
Why study BTEC Home cooking skills?

A course in food allows students to become more self-
sufficient when they are adults. It allows them to be
creative and inventive with their own tastes and develop
healthy eating habits, as well as developing their
knowledge and skills in food preparation, to keep them
safe and healthy with future domestic cooking.

It also gives them a good base of skills and
understanding, for them to build on in the future if they
wish to take food preparation to a professional level,
thus aiding their future employability within the food                       BTEC Course website:
industry.
                                                                      www.jamieshomecookingskills.com.

 What would I learn in BTEC (Jamie Oliver) Home Cooking Skills (L1/2)

 Level 1: Focuses on giving young people the skills to prepare delicious and nutritious home-
 cooked food - using fresh ingredients - as well as an understanding of the value of passing on
 cooking knowledge
 Level 2 (Equivalent of ½ GCSE) Develops the student's ability to plan and prepare a series of
 nutritious home-cooked meals for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner, and helps them
 understand how to cook economically

      Portfolio of practical and theoretical skills               Final assessment- Year 10/11

   Ongoing evidence throughout year 9/10/11
   -Regular skills based practical’s throughout        Level 1: Plan and prepare x2 course meal.
   yr9/10/11
   -Evaluations of practical’s                         Level 2:Plan and prepare x3 course meal.
   -Theoretical studies of nutrition, food             Evaluation of practical task.
   provenance, safe food preparation and planning
   meals for the home.

                                                            How would I learn in BTEC Home Cooking skills?

                                                            •     Weekly/fortnightly skills practical’s in year 9.
                                                            •     Mock and actual assessment tasks
                                                            •     Taught theoretical sessions covering the main
                                                                  units of the course- with a range of learning
                                                                  activities

                                                            **Please note all ingredients for practical sessions
                                                            need to provided throughout the course- this
                                                            financial cost needs to be considered when choosing
                                                            this course.
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My Skills: BTEC Physical Education (PE)

Course Description:

Through this BTEC course you will learn
independently through completing projects,
tasks and assignments that are realistic to the
work place within the sports industry. You will
develop skills such as ICT skills, problem solving,
working with others, independent learning,
organisational skills and meeting deadlines, all of
which are essential qualities for successful
performance in working life. Students have the
opportunity to develop a practical set of key
skills, including dealing with pressure, split
second decision-making, interpreting and
analysing data, and more.

Subject Content:

Unit 1- Fitness for Sport and Exercise 25% externally assessed – 1hr online test – 50 marks
Learners will start to gain an appreciation and understanding of the different fitness components,
training principles, training methods and fitness tests to improve performance. Physical and skill-related
components, including aerobic endurance, body composition and power, are related to positive health
and wellbeing
.
Unit 2-Practical Sports Performance 3 Assignments

This unit focuses on developing and improving your own practical sports performance. This is achieved
through your active participation in practical activities and reflection on your own performance and that
of other sports performers.
This unit introduces you to a variety of different sports and, through participating in different sports, it
is expected that you will develop knowledge of the associated rules, regulations, scoring systems, skills,
techniques and tactics.

Unit 3 – The Mind and Sports Performance 3 Assignments
Why do some sports people produce their best performances under the greatest pressure whilst others
fall apart? Performance in sport is the outcome of a combination of various physiological, sociological
and psychological factors. Physiological and sociological factors will affect the potential that the
individual has to reach the top level in sport. However, of equal importance is having the right
psychological approach to achieve success and remain at the top.
This unit looks at the concepts that influence the mind in sporting situations and, most importantly,
explores the effects that they can have on sports performance.

Unit 6 – Leading Sports Activities 3 Assignments
This unit introduces you to sports leadership, enabling you to start on the ladder of leadership and
coaching, through delivering components of sports sessions and whole activity sessions. You will be
ntroduced to the basics of sports leadership and then will be required to plan, deliver and evaluate your
ability to lead a sports activity session or component of a session.

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ICT
                         CiDA
                           CiDA
                              – Certificate
                                – Certificate
                                            inin
                                               Digital
                                                 Digital
                                                       Applications
                                                         Applications

 Why study ICT CiDA?

 The Certificate in Digital Applications (CiDA) Level 2 can
 act as a stepping stone for a student’s future college
 study of Level 3 ICT/Computing Qualifications. This
 exciting yet professional course is aimed at creative
 learners with a passion for digital content. Although an
 established well recognised course, being taught in
 schools for over 10 years, the progressive new elements
 to this ICT/Computing qualification contains a higher
 level of computing knowledge.

What would I learn in ICT CiDA?

       There are two parts to the assessment. The assessment for Unit 1 represents 25% of the total
       mark for the qualification. It is assessed through an external practical examination marked by
       Edexcel. The assessment for the Optional Unit represents 75% of the total assessment. It is an
       internally assessed project under controlled conditions. Your teacher will decide on the optional
       Unit.

          Unit 1: Developing Web Products (25%)                     Optional Units - students study either:
                                                                          Unit 2 Creative Multimedia
                                                                         Unit 3: Artwork and Imaging
      Set by the examining board -                            Set by the examining board -
      Summer of year 10 / 11                                  Autumn Year 10 / Summer Year 11.
      -1 hour Practical Exam                                  -Internally Assessed Controlled Conditions
                            25%                                                       75%

                                                    How would I learn in ICT CiDA?

                                                        CiDA includes a website build requiring the student to
                                                        learn a HTML language. Students will explore
                                                        independently through the CiDA web resource the
                                                        online project, using peer and teacher feedback to
                                                        review and develop their products. There are a
                                                        number of websites that students can access at home
                                                        to help improve their knowledge and understanding
                                                        of ICT. These include: the CiDA website, SAM Learning,
                                                        Bitesize, Teach-ICT and watching online shows like
                                                        BBC Click. Students should be encouraged to learn the
         "The whole limit in the system is that
                                                        software used on the course, and become familiar
         there aren't enough people who are
                                                        with the tools and skills needed. Initial programs used
         trained and have these skills today“.
          Mark Zuckerberg talking about the             will be Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, as well as
           shortage of web based Computing              Microsoft Office.
                 Students worldwide.
                                                        ** Computing teachers will advise on suitable
                                                        students for all Computer Science / ICT / CIDA courses.

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BTEC Heath and Social Care

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Options return form – Submit to Form Tutor by 13/03/18

                                            Personal Details
My name: __________________________________             My form: __________________________________

Choice one: Humanities option:

   1) You must select EITHER History OR Geography – your choice here will be guaranteed.
   2) Place a tick in the box next to your choice.

        •   GCSE History

        •   GCSE Geography

Choice two: GCSE optiona:

   3) You must select FOUR other subjects.
   4) Place a number between 1-4 in the box next to your choice, to indicate your preference
   5) You will be allocated subjects based on your preferences: once allocated, your subjects are not
      transferable. You will not be able to swap subjects once placed – so choose something you want to
      study for three years!
   6) Some subjects, as indicated, offer a BTEC alternative: should teachers feel it to be the best option for
      success, then students may be placed in BTEC choices to match preferences, rather than GCSE.

                                                                                             Preference
                       Subject                              Alternative Option
                                                                                                 1-4
        •   GCSE Art and Design

        •   GCSE Design Technology (Resistant
            Material, Product Design)
        •   GCSE Design Technology (Textiles,
            Product Design)
        •   GCSE Photography
                                                              •   BTEC Home Cooking
        •   GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition
                                                                  Skills
        •   GCSE Religious Studies
                                                              •   BTEC Health and
        •   GCSE Sociology
                                                                  Social Care
                                                              •   BTEC CIDA
        •   GSCE Computer Science
                                                              •   BTEC Physical
        •   GCSE Physical Education (PE)
                                                                  Education
        •   BTEC Music

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