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Blackfen School for Girls

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Key Stage 4 Course Selection Process

Key dates, events and deadlines for Year 9 Parents/carers and students

November – December 2021 

  • Students: Year 9 Assembly - Lights, Camera, Action! 
  • Parents/Carers: Watch on-line Year 9 Assembly in Microsoft Teams. 
  • Students: Receive guidance booklet ‘Year 9 preparation for Key Stage 4 course selection’
  • Students: Complete specific pages in ‘Kudos’ which are signed off by Parents/Carers.  
  • Parents/Carers: Take time to browse education and career options in ‘Kudos’.   

January – March 2022 

  • Students: Small-group careers interviews in school with ‘Prospects’ careers adviser.  
  • Students: Year 9 Assembly - ‘Key Stage 4 course selection’. 
  • Students: Key Stage 4 course selection Spotlights – Information about selected Key Stage 4 courses. 
  • Students/Parents/Carers: 10.2.22 - Year 9 Information Evening about Key Stage 4 courses. 
  • Students/Parents/Carers: Watch on-line presentations in Microsoft Teams - ‘Year 9 Key Stage 4 course selection Assembly’ and the ‘Subject Leader guides to Key Stage 4 courses’
  • Students/Parents/Carers: 24.2.22: Year 9 Parents Evening: Red Community, Blue Community, Green Community 1 – 4. 

March 2022  

  • Students/Parents/Carers: 3.3.22 - Year 9 Parents Evening: Yellow Community, Purple Community, Green Community 5 – 9. 
  • Parents/Carers: Wednesday 9th March 2022 - Submit on-line Key Stage 4 course selection form. 
  • Students: Week beginning 14th March 2022 - Interviews in school with a member of the Leadership Team to confirm course selection.  

Further information

16.11.21: The Year 9 Assembly - Lights! Camera! Action! - is saved in Year 9 TEAMS which students can access on their phone, iPad, or PC by following the instructions in the letter sent to parents/carers.