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Year 11 Information Evening  22nd of September 2011           

In the business of learning   


Year 11 Information Evening • The future for your children........ The future for your children • Clip


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“In the business of learning”


• Revision Programme and controlled assessment  d ll d dates. • Examination dates • Year Year 11 parents evening and ARD  11 parents evening and ARD 8th November 2012 & 17th January 2013

“In the business of learning”


• Examination boards.  E i i b d •

An example www.edexcel.org.uk

• School based revision materials •

www.heathschool.org.uk

• PHSE programme includes: Revision techniques, stress management, life skills. q , g ,

• Learn 4 Life Programme 


• Student support in school • Connexions Service  • Post 16 provision Post 16 provision • Further Education pathway, Apprenticeships and the  world of work


The world in which we live in? •

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY


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• Thank Thank you for attending, your kids will thank  you for attending, your kids will thank you for it one day!


YEAR 11 KEY DATES 2012/13 DEPARTMENT/SUBJECT AREDEADLINES/IMPORTANT DATES

exam boards

CORE  Mathematics

November GCSE examinations. (9th and 14th ). February examinations. Summer examinations

EDEXCEL

English 

January GCSE examinations (10th Jan).  June GCSE examinations (4 June).  Internal Controlled  Assessment deadline 14 February 2013

WJEC

Science

GCSE examination January for seperate sciences. Summer examinations

AQA

coursework all units deadline, June 2013

OCR

TECHNOLOGY Food Technology

23rd March 2013

AQA

Graphic Products

23rd March 2013

AQA

Textiles

23rd March 2013

AQA

Resistant materials

23rd March 2013

AQA

Electronic Products

23rd March 2013

AQA

Physical Education

 April/May for moderation

EDEXCEL

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS Art

15‐19th April coursework. May 2013 external examination

AQA

Drama

17th December 2013 coursework: 28th March 2013 external examination

Dance

 January exam board visit, 1st  of March coursework deadline

AQA& EDEXCEL

Music

Coursework completion date 9th April 2012

EDEXCEL

Spanish

Speaking: 8/10/12     Writing: 19/11/12        Speaking: 21/1/13

WJEC

French

Writing: 15/10/12    Speaking: 12/11/12

WJEC

November Controlled Assessment. Summer examinations

OCR

Geography

September and November 2012 controlled assessment. Summer examinations

OCR

RS

summer examinations

WJEC

Psychology

summer examinations

AQA

ICT

15th May: CIDA coursework deadline and GCSE ICT controlled assessment. June GCSE:ICT  examination

EDEXCEL

MFL

HUMANITIES History

film studies

EDEXCEL

child development

AQA

Business Studies

AQA


Local Colleges and Sixth Forms  Riverside College Halton - www.riversidecollege.ac.uk Kingsway Campus, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7QQ 0151 257 2020 Open evenings: Thursday 15th November 5-7pm (Kingsway and Astmoor Campuses) Apprenticeships: Monday 11th March – 5-7pm (Kingsway) Engineering and Construction: Wednesday 13th March – 5-7pm (Kingsway and Astmoor) Hairdressing, Beauty and Catering: Thursday 14th March – 5-7pm (Kingsway) Business, Computing and IT: Wednesday 20th March - 5-7pm (Kingsway)  Cronton Sixth Form - www.cronton.ac.uk Cronton Campus, Cronton Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 5WA 0151 424 1515 Open evenings: Thursday 11th October, Tuesday 6th November, Thursday 7th February: 5-8pm.  St Chad’s Sixth Form - www.st-chads.co.uk Grangeway, Runcorn, WA7 5YH 01928 564106 Open evening: Thursday 4th October from 4:30pm  Saints Peter & Paul Catholic College - www.saintspeterandpaul.halton.sch.uk Highfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 7DW 0151 424 2139 Open evening: Wednesday 17th October: 7pm  OBA (Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy) - www.ob-ac.co.uk Barnfield Avenue, Murdishaw, Runcorn WA7 6EP 01928 711643 Open evening: Thursday 18th October: 6:30pm  Mid Cheshire College - www.midchesh.ac.uk Hartford Campus, Chester Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1LJ 01606 74444 Open evenings: Hartford Campus: Monday 8th October and Wednesday 28th November: 6-8:30pm Winsford Campus: Tuesday 30th October: 6-8pm and Saturday 16th March: 10am-12 noon  Warrington Collegiate - www.warr.ac.uk Winwick Road, Warrington, WA2 8QA 01925 494 494 Open evenings: Monday 29th October: 5-8pm, Saturday 24th November: 10am-1pm, Thursday 24th January: 5-8pm, Tuesday 19th March: 5-8pm, Wednesday 15th May: 5-8pm, Thursday 13th June: 58pm.  Priestley College - www.priestley.ac.uk Loushers Lane, Warrington, WA4 6RD 01925 633591 Open evenings: Wednesday 17th October: 5:30-8:30pm, Thursday 18th October: 5:30-8:30pm, Thursday 8th November: 5:30-8:30pm, Saturday 10th November: 10am-1pm  Reaseheath College - www.reaseheath.ac.uk Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6DF 01270 625 131 Open events: Saturdays – 6th October, 3rd November, 1st December, 12th January, 9th February, 16th March, 20th April: 10am start. Tuesday 11th June: 6pm. Register by calling 01270 613242.


 Sir John Deane’s - www.sjd.ac.uk Monarch Drive, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 8AF 01606 810020 Open evenings: Thursday 4th October and Thursday 11th October: 5:30pm and 9:00pm  Carmel College - www.carmel.ac.uk Prescot Road, St Helens, Merseyside WA10 3AG 01744 452200 Open evening: Wednesday 24th October: 6:30pm  Liverpool Community College - www.liv-coll.ac.uk Course Enquiries 0151 252 3000 Campuses on Myrtle Street, Bankfield Road, Clarence Street, Duke Street and Vauxhall Road. Open evening: 18th October: 6pm. All campuses apart from Bankfield  St Helens College - www.sthelens.ac.uk Brook Street Campus Technology Centre Newton Campus St Helens College St Helens College St Helens College Brook Street Waterside campus Crow Lane East St Helens Pocket Nook Street Newton-Le-Willows WA10 1PZ St Helens, WA9 1TT WA12 9TT 01744 733766 01744 623580 01744 623767 Open evenings: 26th September, 17th October, 29th November, 16th January: 5:30-8:30pm  West Cheshire College - www.west-cheshire.ac.uk Chester Campus Ellesmere Port Campus Technology Campus Eaton Road Ellesmere Port, Capenhurst Lane Handbridge Chester Capenhurst Chester, CH4 7ER CH65 7BF Near Chester, CH1 6ER General Enquiries: 01244 677677 Course Information Hotline: 01244 670600 / 0151 356 7800 Open evening: Ellesmere Port Campus: 14th November 4-8pm  Riverside College Foundation Studies - www.rchfs.co.uk Jane Baker or Dave Pinnington 0151 257 2020

 Careers/Job Information To find essential information on the career/s you are interested in including:    

The work The hours Potential income Entry requirements

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Training and development The skills and knowledge you need Where to find more Information

Look on: www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk  Apprenticeships Register on the below websites to search and apply for local and national apprenticeship and training opportunities.

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

www.connexionslive.com

 University The University Central Admissions Service www.ucas.ac.uk All the Information you need on going to university including entry requirements and a course search.


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