Step by Step Guide


Step 1: The Curriculum Guidance Process is launched2350 The Grange 010 through assembly and via a letter to parents. Students and parents can explore the Curriculum Guidance Portal together.

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Step 2: In PSHE lessons, students will explore the Curriculum Guidance Portal. Students will be asked to complete an Interview Preparation Form which will help them to reflect on their strengths and achievements and consider which subjects they would like to 2350 The Grange 077explore at Curriculum Guidance Evening.

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Step 3: Students and parents and will be invited to attend the Year 9 Parents' Evening. This will be an opportunity for parents to receive feedback on their child's learning to date.

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Step 4Curriculum Guidance Evening will be held in January. This is an excellent opportunity to talk to teachers and current Year 10 and 11 students about the different subjects on offer.2350 The Grange 1022350 The Grange 054

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Step 5: Students and parents should make their choices by 25 January using this form.

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Step 6: Students will be given an interview time to meet with a senior member of staff to discuss their option choices. 

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Step 7: Students will attend their interview and finalise their choices. 

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Step 8: A letter will be sent to parents informing them of the subjects chosen at the interview. Parents will be asked to confirm these choices in order to finalise the options process.

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Step 9: Students will start their GCSE curriculum in Year 10.

Key Dates

From Monday, 7 January

A letter is sent home to parents outlining the Process.

Wednesday, 16 January

Students have an assembly about the process. In PSHE, students go through the Curriculum Guidance Portal and fill in Interview Preparation Forms.

From Monday, 21 January

Students and parents receive an invitation to Curriculum Guidance Evening and details of the interview date, time and place.

Thursday 24 January, 6.00-7.30 pm

Curriculum Guidance Evening: parents and students have the opportunity to talk to teachers about the subjects in which they are interested.

By Friday 25 January

All students submit their Interview Preparation Form and their Choices Form.

From Monday 28 January

Interviews begin. Every student is interviewed by a senior member of staff.