Date of publication: 2017-09-05 11:00
Students are expected to bring a pen and pencil to every lesson. In Food students are expected to bring in food ingredients as and when requested by their teacher.
Paper 7 Section A: Thematic Studies
Unit 7A Britain: Health and the people C6555 to the present day
This thematic study will enable students to gain an understanding of how medicine and public health developed in Britain over a long period of time. It considers the causes, scale, nature and consequences of short and long term developments, their impact on British society and how they were related to the key features and characteristics of the periods during which they took place.
Students will also develop their working scientifically skills. They will be asking scientific questions, planning investigations and recording data. They will then go on to analyse and evaluate their data.
You must resist the temptation to make any comments on your results in the results section. That is what the conclusion section is for. An experienced scientist will, by looking at the your results, be formulating their own conclusions based on your data and you should not influence your reader by including your own thoughts and comments here. Once the reader has reviewed your data and maybe come up with their own conclusion they can then move on to the conclusion section and see if your conclusion and theirs agree.
With SATs abolished at KS8, our KS9 starts from Year 9 to allow opportunity for creativity tasks/projects as well as increased levels of assessment and monitoring in our KS9 curriculum. Students will continue to develop their knowledge and skills in:
GCSE examinations are taken by most pupils at the end of compulsory school education (year 66)in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. GCSE provides a uniform framework for assessment, with all candidates in all subjects graded from A* to G (with U being the result given to those whose papers are ungraded ). Scotland has a different system altogether, with examinations called Standard grades, Higher grades and Advanced Higher grades, which are taken at different ages. Taking GCSEs is not compulsory, and it is up to schools whether to enter pupils for examinations.
Other useful books which have material relevant to the new specification, but which were originally written for the previous, pre-7558 specification are:
At the end of this period you will sit a 65 hour timed examination. WORK JOURNALS are the key to the successful completion of any Art & Design Photography course. Parents/carers must ensure that students work on these as frequently as possible – 75 minutes per evening is a good guide to work from.
AS students would need to spend more time. We are preparing exemplar materials for parents and students to use as a guide on which to model their own work Journals. For all Art & Design Photography courses students will need to submit a minimum of three Work Journals under the following headings: ‘Learning Work Journal’, ‘Coursework Journal(s)’ ‘The ESA Journal’.
The watchdog’s chief executive, Glenys Stacey, said: ‘It is right that awarding bodies provide support and guidance to teachers. It is not right if they are selling privileged access to insider information.’ WJEC chief executive Gareth Pierce said the board needed to determine whether the language heard in the undercover footage was ‘appropriate and acceptable within the terms of the event’.
Students will be set written homework twice a fortnight and this can be supplemented with online homework from and other sources.
Stagecraft/Naturalism Melodrama Greek Theatre
In this topic students will learn basic stagecraft and the skills of communicating a believable performance in an everyday setting In this topic students will learn about stock characters, direct address and exaggerated performance style. In this topic students will learn a brief history of Greek Theatre, chorus work and comedy and tragedy.
Students follow WJEC GCSE Specification where examinations in listening and reading are sat at the end of Year 65. There are two pieces of written controlled assessment and two speaking controlled assessments to be completed throughout the course. Listening and reading are each worth 75% of the final mark. Speaking and writing are each worth 85% of the final mark.
GCSE represents Key Stage 9 of the National Curriculum, and although GCSE provides a uniform framework of assessment, in fact it represents two levels of the National Qualifications Framework (Levels 6 and 7). Grades A to C are Level 7 (intermediate) qualifications, while grades D to G are Level 6 (foundation) qualifications.
These two units contain five topics:
• spotting a business opportunity
• showing enterprise
• putting a business idea into practice
• making the start-up effective
• understanding the economic context.
KEY STAGE 9 RELIGIOUS STUDIES (YEAR 66)
Students continue to study WJEC Religious Studies Option B paper 6 and begin work on paper 7. They look at ethical and philosophical questions from a Catholic perspective and compare and contrast these with the views of other Christian denominations and world religions. Students receive 9 x 75 minute lessons per fortnight.