Category «Curriculum»

Understanding UCAS Points

A LEVEL GRADES AND UCAS POINTS Student career opportunities usually require students to have a certain number of UCAS points (points awarded to qualifications). The following shows the A Level grades and their equivalent UCAS tariff: A* = 56 UCAS points A = 48 UCAS points B = 40 UCAS points C = 32 UCAS points D …

Career Research Links

Here are some excellent resources to help students to research careers, next steps, apprenticeships and school leaver programmes. Apprenticeship Guide offering a guide to apprenticeships in England. http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/ https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship All About Careers offers free advice and guidance to young people interested in a range of careers. Also suitable for students, graduates and school leavers …

Inspire Career Magazine

Please find attached the first edition of our Salesian Inspire Termly Career Magazine.  To our students,  we hope you are inspired to think about your career aspirations. Issue 1   For further information, or if you are business that would like to engage with us in delivering our Careers, Education and Guidance programme, please contact …

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information is vital in providing young people and their parents with information about career routes and salaries.  It helps young people explore key aspects about a particular area, including:   The sectors, industries and businesses that operate there   The jobs that exist   The number and type of job vacancies   The sectors and industries that are …

Science

Our goal is to nurture a passion for Science in all students, by sharing our enthusiasm and love of the subject. Key Stage 3 Science Students study Science for 6 x 50-minute lessons per fortnight during Key Stage3. Science is a valuable subject to study as it gives an insight into the world around us …

Religious Education

Key Stage 3 RE Students study RE for 5 lessons per fortnight during Key Stage 3. The study of religion is invaluable as most people in the world choose to live their life by a religious code. Understanding the spiritual, moral and ethical perspectives and traditions of others encourages tolerance and peace. In accordance with …

Physical Education

The Salesian PE Department is committed to providing a balanced and effective PE curriculum, coupled with a full range of extra-curricular clubs. Students are encouraged and expected to participate in a wide range of sports activities, taught and coached by our expert staff. You can keep track of all of our activities and fixtures at …

Music

Music is really important to us at Salesian. It is studied by all of Year 7, 8 and 9, with the option to take it as a GCSE and A Level subject. In addition, we have a thriving extra-curricular timetable, and peripatetic instrumental lessons offered at the school. Key Stage 3 Music Students study Music …

History

Studying History ensures we all have an idea of where we have come from – and where we might be going! In History, students are able to develop their understanding of historical terms and concepts while also exploring the significance of events, individuals and societies of the past. They also learn how to effectively communicate …

Geography

The study of Geography is essential if we are to understand our place in the world. Geographers learn about societies, economies and cultures, and the environmental factors that shape their lives – and ours. @SalesianGeo Key Stage 3 Geography Students are timetabled 3 lessons of Geography per fortnight during Key Stage 3. Year 7 Students …