IB Exhibition - Sha Tin College by ewghwehws

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									The Senior School at
  Sha Tin College

  Post 16 Exhibition
 September 26th 2011



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   Internationally recognised
           pathways
1. International Baccalaureate
   Diploma
2. Applied learning pathway



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     What programmes are there?
• The IB Diploma:
  – Students must have 5 ‘C’ Grades at GCSE
  – open to all students who fulfill requirements



• Applied Learning pathway (BTECs)
  – Students must have 5 Grades at GCSE
  – open to all students who fulfill requirements

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The IB Hexagon




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               The IB Diploma
• Every student must study:
  – Group 1 – Language A
  – Group 2 – Second Language
  – Group 3 – Individuals and Societies
  – Group 4 – Sciences
  – Group 5 - Mathematics
• Group 6:
  – either an Arts subject or an Elective

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             The IB Diploma
• Three courses are studied at HIGHER level.
• Three courses are studied at STANDARD level.
• All students must complete CAS, Theory of
  Knowledge and the Extended Essay.




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        Subjects offered: Group 1
• Literature A                          HL+SL
• Language and Literature A              HL +SL
(Both courses offered in English and Chinese)


• Self Taught Literature A            SL only
(in the past students have studied French, Hindi, Korean,
   Japanese, German, Danish and many more)


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      Subjects offered: Group 2
• Language B – Mandarin, French, Spanish.
  HL+SL, Japanese SL
• Ab initio languages – Japanese, Italian SL

• The Language faculty will give you more
  information about which Chinese course is
  most suitable for you.


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         Subjects offered: Group 3
•   Business and Management. HL+SL
•   Economics. HL+SL
•   Environmental systems and Societies. SL
•   Geography. HL+SL
•   History. HL+SL
•   Philosophy. HL+SL
•   Psychology. HL+SL


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         Subjects offered: Group 4
•   Biology. HL+SL
•   Chemistry. HL+SL
•   Design Technology. HL+SL
•   Environmental systems and Societies. SL
•   Physics. HL+SL
•   Sports, Exercise and Health Science. SL



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       Subjects offered: Group 5
• Mathematics Studies SL
• Mathematics SL.
• Mathematics HL

• The Mathematics faculty will give you more
  information about which course is most
  suitable for you
• Computer Science (as an elective)
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         Subjects offered: Group 6
•   Film. HL+SL
•   Music. HL+SL
•   Theatre Arts. HL+SL
•   Visual Arts. HL+SL

• Students are expected to study a Group 6 subject
  unless they can justify that another subject from
  Groups 2, 3 or 4 is required for Higher Education

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        Applied learning pathway
•   Different learning style from the IB Diploma
•   Closely aligned to the world of work
•   No examinations – portfolio of work
•   Able to specialise
•   Available for all students – we will support
    students in choosing this pathway



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                                 BTECs

1. Internationally recognised qualification
2. Provides an alternative pathway to
   university
3. Recognised by universities and
   employers around the world




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                         BTEC programme
• We will be offering the BTEC Level 3 National
  extended diploma
• This is equivalent to 3 A levels
• Courses offered
  – Business and Product Design
  – Sport (Development, coaching and fitness)
  – Art and Design (Media)
  – Performing Arts


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                   International Diploma (ID)

   Two/Three                                   Work Foundation
  subjects at A                                 programme/life
level/vocational                                   readiness
   equivalent                                     programme

                   1                   2




                       International
                         Diploma




                   4                   3
 Project – based
     around
community/school
                                           Global Citizenship
 entrepreneurial
     activity

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Breakout sessions
Applied Learning: Room 120




  7:15 – 7:45 pm




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          Breakout sessions
Choosing an appropriate   Choosing an appropriate
language pathway for IB   level of IB Mathematics:
  Chinese: Room 122               Room 121

        6:45                      7:00

        7:15                      7:30

        7:45                      8:00

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