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  1. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College WelcomeYear 10Information Advice & Guidance Evening Wednesday 19th October 2011

  2. Engage Enable Empower Welcome Mrs BurrowesIntroductions Mr JohnstonCare, Guidance and Support Mr HockenhullEnglish Mrs HarmerMaths Mrs MackleScience Mr RichardsonStudy Support Mr Johnston Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College

  3. Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Success in the education of children depends, at least in some part, on the involvement of their parents. If a child sees that their parents are enthusiastic about education, they are far more likely to view their schooling in a positive light, and be more receptive to learning. Engage Enable Empower

  4. Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Care Guidance and Support Engage Enable Empower

  5. Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College KS 4 Care Guidance & Support TeamMrs Pawlowski Director of C.G.S.Mr Hockenhull Assist Director of C.G.S. Mr Grant Assist. Director CGS - InclusionMr OwenLead Learning Mentor Engage Enable Empower

  6. Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Form Tutors 10 Alpha Mr Penney 10 Beta Mrs Poulton 10 Gamma Ms Burton 10 Delta Mrs Hulme 10 Kappa Miss Fairclough 10 Theta Mr Cox 10 Sigma Miss Taylor 10 Omega Ms Evans Engage Enable Empower

  7. Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Barriers and Intervention Engage Enable Empower

  8. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College GCSE ENGLISH IN YEAR 10

  9. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Pathways at a glance…

  10. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College

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  12. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College WHY SIT THE EXAM IN YEAR 10? • It makes sense! • It increases confidence. • Of our present Year 11 who took the exam in May 2011, 61% of the pupils gained grades A*-C! • These pupils are now able to concentrate on their GCSE Literature component as well as their other exams.

  13. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Year 10 GCSE Maths

  14. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Linear Edexcel

  15. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Two Papers 50% per paper 2 x 1hr 30 minute papers

  16. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College • There will be several opportunities for students to sit these exams • Pupils will be entered for the exam when we feel they are fully prepared

  17. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College • Attaining a GCSE in Maths is essential for Level 3 study and most jobs. • The competition for all post 16 options is fierce and we need to equip our students adequately. • This system gives us the flexibility to meet every students needs individually.

  18. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College There are many revision resources available to pupils via the school’s VLE. Useful websites: www.mymaths.co.uk www.edexcel.org.uk

  19. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Science in Y10

  20. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration”

  21. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Course Routes

  22. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Assessment Core Additional

  23. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Moodle

  24. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Study Support

  25. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College VLE

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  27. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College The Bigger Picture • The last year that does not have to stay in education beyond 17 • Preparing young people to take their place in a rapidly changing world • * by 2020 there will be 3 million fewer low skilled jobs than today • * by 2020 40% of all jobs will require a degree • * by 2014 UK will need 324000more scientists and engineers • * the top 10 jobs today did not exist 6 years ago

  28. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Qualifications for the future As the culmination of five years of secondary school, GCSE (or equivalent) study is crucially importance in laying solid foundations for a bright future. GCSEs lay the essential groundwork for A-level and university courses. Achieving the highest possible grades will boost a student’s chances of being accepted onto the university course of their choice. In addition, employers look to GCSEs as a key measure of a candidate’s capability.

  29. Engage Enable Empower Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College Qualifications for the future Research by The Daily Telegraph found that Imperial College London’s faculty of medicine said applicants needed three As and two Bs in GCSE biology, chemistry, English language, mathematics and physics. Sheffield University’s medical school said students needed six As in GCSEs, while Kent said students needed five passes at C or above, including English, for all its courses. The science facility at St Andrews said students needed the equivalent of B grades in English and maths. Warwick said all applicants needed a C or above in GCSE English language, as well as maths or a science subject, although many courses demanded grades “above this university minimum”. Leeds said students applying for dentistry needed six GCSEs, including Cs in English, maths, chemistry and biology.

  30. Engage Enable Empower Thank youForm Tutors and other members of staff available now if you wish to speak to them Thornleigh Salesian College - A Sports College