Transition and Summer Tasks We know that this past few months is not what any of us planned for or expected. We also know that this has been a strange time for you to navigate with so many unanswered questions. We cannot change this strange situation but what we can do is prepare you as best we can for the next stage of your journey so that you ready for the months ahead. We want to help prepare you for all that is coming next academic year. There is a big jump from GCSEs to Post 16; in terms of the amount of work expected to be completed, how independent this work must be, and how challenging it is. In order to prepare you for transition from GCSE to Post 16, your teachers have created a series of Summer Tasks for you to complete over Summer and bring to your first lesson in September to be assessed. Please note that it is a requirement for these to be completed for each subject you study. In addition, the Post 16 team have included some additional resources for you to look at and complete in order to prepare yourself as much as possible. These are optional, but are recommended so that you can hit the ground running in September. Here is what we would like you to do and why. All files are in our Post 16 Document Library. Links to individual folders are below Summer TaskCOMPULSORY Each subject has devised a series of tasks to be completed over Summer and brought to lessons in September. In addition, subjects have included reading lists and further course information. Futures lessons - OPTIONAL What is it like to study…? These PowerPoint slides give an idea about what it is like to study a subject. Particularly useful if you’re still unsure about your options. Subject Progression Grids - OPTIONAL What else can I do to prepare…? Additional resources for subject families to help prepare you for these courses. Post 16 Skills GridOPTIONAL What might I need to be able to do in Post 16…? A guide to some of the skills that you will need in your Post 16 courses
Transition and Summer Tasks We know that this past few months is not what any of us planned for or expected. We also know that this has been a strange time for you to navigate with so many unanswered questions. We cannot change this strange situation but what we can do is prepare you as best we can for the next stage of your journey so that you ready for the months ahead. We want to help prepare you for all that is coming next academic year. There is a big jump from GCSEs to Post 16; in terms of the amount of work expected to be completed, how independent this work must be, and how challenging it is. In order to prepare you for transition from GCSE to Post 16, your teachers have created a series of Summer Tasks for you to complete over Summer and bring to your first lesson in September to be assessed. Please note that it is a requirement for these to be completed for each subject you study. In addition, the Post 16 team have included some additional resources for you to look at and complete in order to prepare yourself as much as possible. These are optional, but are recommended so that you can hit the ground running in September. Here is what we would like you to do and why. All files are in our Post 16 Document Library. Links to individual folders are below Summer TaskCOMPULSORY Each subject has devised a series of tasks to be completed over Summer and brought to lessons in September. In addition, subjects have included reading lists and further course information. Futures lessons - OPTIONAL What is it like to study…? These PowerPoint slides give an idea about what it is like to study a subject. Particularly useful if you’re still unsure about your options. Subject Progression Grids - OPTIONAL What else can I do to prepare…? Additional resources for subject families to help prepare you for these courses. Post 16 Skills GridOPTIONAL What might I need to be able to do in Post 16…? A guide to some of the skills that you will need in your Post 16 courses