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Learner Pathways 2019-20

At each stage of their secondary school learner journey, Perth Grammar pupils have the opportunity to personalise their curriculum according to their interests and aptitudes. As they move through the Broad General Education (S1-3) and into the Senior Phase (S4-6), there is an increasing focus on guiding pupils onto a learner pathway that is suited to their future career ambitions.  Whether this is a vocational or academic pathway, we do everything we can to open up opportunities for them to achieve the qualifications and achievements that they need to be successful. 

P7 into S1 Wider Achievement Electives: the S1 Wider Achievement information is being shared with Primary Schools this week.  P7 pupils can read the booklet here,  discuss their choices with their teacher  and then complete the online form or the paper copy in class.  Online choices are recorded automatically.  Paper copies will be returned to Perth Grammar by the class teacher.  Please make your choices in time for the Induction days on 6th and 7th of June.

S1 into S2 Wider Achievement – S1 pupils have now chosen their Wider Achievement electives.  The online form is now closed. Thank you for your help in getting this done quickly.  Pupils will be informed of their choices at the start of the new timetable on Monday 27th May.

S2 into S3

The 2019-20 Learner Pathways booklet with full descriptors of each course is available here together however the online choice form is now closed.   The final deadline for completion of the online form was 5th February.  Pupils have been allocated to courses and almost all have been allocated their first choice.  Guidance teachers will have discussions with the small number who have not to find alternative solutions.  If you still need to make or change a choice, please see your Guidance teacher.  Those pupils who expressed interest in the Perth College Taster courses will receive further information about how to apply.

S3 into S4

The final deadline for choices was Tuesday 19th February.  The online choice form has closed and all pupils courses have been allocated to courses.  Almost all pupils have been allocated their first choice of course.  Guidance teachers have been working hard to find alternatives for those who wanted to change or who were unable to get their first choice and this process will be ongoing until the change of timetable on 27th May.  A few changes have been made to the choice columns to solve a number of issues. 

The 2019-20 Learner Pathways Prospectus with full descriptors of each course and an updated choice form is available here.

S4/5 into S5/6

The final deadline for choices was Tuesday 19th February.  The online choice form has closed and all pupils courses have been entered.  Almost all pupils have been allocated their first choice of course.  Guidance teachers have been working hard to find alternatives for those who wanted to change or who were unable to get their first choice and this process will be ongoing until the change of timetable on 27th May.  A few changes have been made to the choice columns to solve a number of issues. 

The 2019-20 Learner Pathways Prospectus with full descriptors of each course and an updated choice form is available here.

 College Applications for pupils moving into S3, S4, S5 & S6

A few pupils have still to complete their applications for college courses.  They should do so as a matter of urgency to avoid disappointment. The full prospectus for School-College courses can be found here.

Further information is also available here on which Universities and Colleges accept which Foundation Apprenticeship qualifications. This is a useful ready reckoner for those thinking about taking one of these new courses.

All applications for School-College courses are now made online.  Use this link to get to the form:

https://www.perth.uhi.ac.uk/school-college-partnership/apply-for-a-course/ 

Once you have completed it, an alert will be sent to your Guidance teacher to complete a reference for you.  Once the process is complete, the college will then contact you to invite you for interview.  If successful, they will then contact you again to offer you a place.