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Year 11 IAG session. Aims: To understand what different qualifications mean To understand 6 th Form pathways To understand what you need for different courses/an intro to what Uni’s look for To have the opportunity to speak to a member of staff about your specific plan

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Year 11 iag session
Year 11 IAG session.

Aims:

  • To understand what different qualifications mean

  • To understand 6th Form pathways

  • To understand what you need for different courses/an intro to what Uni’s look for

  • To have the opportunity to speak to a member of staff about your specific plan

  • To have some time to research your own options


Year 11 iag session

Different pathways

Level 4

University or

work related choices

Level 3

GCE

A levels

BTEC Level 3

(Sport, Business, Health and Social Care, Leisure and Tourism)

Sixth Form

Level 2

GCSE

A*-C

BTEC Level 2

(Business, Art, H&S Care)

Swakeleys

Level 1

GCSE

D-G

BTEC

Level 1

‘Traditional’ route

Vocational Route

Majority examination

100% coursework assessed


Pathways
Pathways

Pathways in 6th Form

  • 4 Pathways to ensure that all students achieve their potential

  • The Pathways are based on GCSE APS

    IMPORTANT:

  • All pathways are in negotiation with Mr Hull on interview and on recommendations from subject staff prior to that interview.


Pathway 1
Pathway 1

Pathway 1

Aimed at the A*/A grade students

Yr 12 4 AS and General Studies

Yr 13 4 A2 and EPQ

Students will qualify for this pathway if they achieve APS (GCSE) of 6.4+


Pathway 2
Pathway 2

Pathway 2

Aimed at the A/B/C grade students

Yr 12 4 AS and General Studies

Yr 13 3 or 4 A2

Students will qualify for this pathway if they achieve APS (GCSE) of 5.8-6.39


Pathway 3
Pathway 3

Pathway 3

Aimed at the B/C/D grade students

Yr 12 1 AS and 3 Level 3 qualifications

Yr 13 1 A2 and 2 or 3 Level 3 qualifications

Students will qualify for this pathway if they achieve APS (GCSE) of 5-5.79


Pathway 4
Pathway 4

Pathway 4

Aimed at the vocational students from KS4

A combination of Level 3 qualifications over the 2 years

Students will qualify for this pathway if they achieve APS (GCSE) of 5 and below.


Year 11 iag session

THE RUSSELL GROUP: Oldest 24 Universities

Eg : Birmingham expects 7A*s at GCSE (as well as top A levels) to do Medicine

Eg: Imperial requires A* in Maths to do Computer Science

Eg: Economics requires A* in A Level Maths (many Russell Group Uni’s)

NB: if you want to do Law at Uni- you should NOT choose Law at A Level!!

You need to research this carefully BEFORE selecting your A Levels.


Year 11 iag session

THE 1994 Group: Newer Univerisites established to promote excellence in research and teaching

Many of these Unis will require AAA!

NB: if you want to do Law at Uni- you should NOT choose Law at A Level!!

You need to research this carefully BEFORE selecting your A Levels.


Year 11 iag session

Keep up to date & follow: excellence in research and teaching

@Swakeleysschool

@swak6thform


Year 11 iag session

Pick a course from the drop down menu, then see the order of Uni’s for that course.

http://www.theguardian.com/education/universityguide


Year 11 iag session

This is great to see the subjects available and then you can look into the requirements for various Uni’s.



Year 11 iag session

RESEARCH TIME! for those interested.

  • Go to our website, 6th form page, then the Higher Education page.

  • Use each of the links:

  • UCAS

  • The Guardian

  • Apprenticeships

  • Find out more about your area of interest!

  • You will be looking for UNDERGRADUATE courses if searching Uni courses.