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Year 11 Enrichment
What is Enrichment? l Enrichment provides an opportunity for students to follow a flexible programme totalling 180 hours of activities. On offer is a wide range of qualifications and experiences… l It is not a GCSE It is a full option i. e. 5 hours every week Each student has a personal tutor who offers support and guidance throughout the year, monitoring progress towards individual goals. Logbooks are used by students to track and evaluate their own progress. l l
What is Enrichment? You choose. .
Peer Mentoring and Leadership Awards l Peer Mentoring at AHS l l Helping Year 7 classes Helping with after school clubs l Peer mentoring at local primary schools or nurseries l Sports Leadership Qualification
Duke Of Edinburgh Bronze Award
What is a Higher Project or an EPQ? l l It is either an extension from your studies or it may explore an area of personal interest or activity outside your main programme of study. It offers you the chance to: l Get deeply involved in a topic that is of personal interest to you l Connect different subject areas l Develop important skills
AQA Higher or Extended Projects l Extended Project (Grades A* to E at A Level) (28 to 8 UCAS points) l Higher Project (Grades A* to C at GCSE level)
Why do a project? l It offers you the chance to develop, and give evidence of the skills that Universities are looking for. This includes: l research l critical thinking l extended writing l problem-solving l creativity l In addition Universities look for evidence of: l enthusiasm for a chosen subject l Reflective and independent learners
The structure of a project: l There are three main parts to a project: l The product - an extended essay or an artefact (art, song, film, investigation) l The production log l The presentation
Are you interested? Selection process for Enrichment l Students who wish to be considered for Enrichment must write a letter of application (to Dr Bryant by 5 February 2021), stating how they would use this option time to maximize their talents, learn new transferable skills, and achieve their full potential. l The selection process for Enrichment involves a combination of different criteria and factors: including the student’s average ATL grade, current progress towards student’s target grades in other subjects, recommendations from coaches and quality of ideas discussed in their letter of application.
Are you…? Self-motivated l Interested in choosing your own programme of awards l Confident you can manage your own time l On track to get your academic grades l A student who has an excellent 0123 record l Then apply for Enrichment. l For any further information email: [email protected] org. uk l