Year 7

What Will I Learn?

How to work well in groups; how to develop higher order thinking skills; collaborative learning; making yourself a more independent student.

 

How Will I Be Assessed?

Group presentations and skills work across subject areas.

 

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Puzzle Day; Maths Club; Science Forensic Day; Young Writers Competition; Youth Speaks; Welcome to Copleston Film Project; G&T bookclub.

 

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Creating a more independent and confident learner who feels more aware of their individual talents and gifts.

 

Year 8

What Will I Learn?

How to utilise your talents and help other students.

 

How Will I Be Assessed?

Assessment across subject areas including area of identification.

 

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Mentoring programme; Inter-school Science Competition; Youth Speaks; Oxford University Workshop.

 

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

Developing leadership skills and learning how this can inform other students.

 

Year 9

What Will I Learn?

How to read and interpret material collaboratively and pass judgement. Understanding complex material.

 

How Will I Be Assessed?

Assessment across subject areas including area of identification.

 

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Carnegie Book Award shadowing; Physics Award; Drama Workshops; participation in Sixth Form lessons; Youth Speaks; Oxford Outreach Workshops.

 

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

More confident, tenacious and collaborative learner.

 

Year 10

What Will I Learn?

How to present skills and talents with confidence.

 

How Will I Be Assessed?

Assessment across subject areas including area of identification.

 

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Collaboration; independent research; peer coaching; designing and managing Puzzle Day; Cambridge Visits; DofE; Work experience; Career Workshops.

 

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

More confident and technically aware learner. Management skills.

 

Year 11

What Will I Learn?

How to present skills and talents with confidence.

 

How Will I Be Assessed?

Assessment across subject areas including area of identification.

 

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

Collaboration; independent research; peer coaching; designing and managing Puzzle Day; Student Leadership; Able & Ambitious; Cambridge University Visits; Public Speaking; Mentoring.

 

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

More mature and confident learner who can manage workload and other's skills in an effective manner.