S4, S5 and S6 Options for Session 18/19
Current S3, S4 and S5 pupils were issued with their Options Form for entering S4, S5 and S6 in session 18/19 at assemblies on Tuesday 20th February. Electronic copies of the relevant forms are available at the links below.
|S3 into S4 Options Form||S4/5 into S5/6 Options Form|
A parental information session for parents of current S3, S4 and S5 to explain the process was held on Wednesday 21st February. The presentation made at this can be viewed at this link. The NESCol presentation can be viewed here.
Information sheets relating to each subject at the level available for each is available by clicking on the level below.
All certified courses are benchmarked according to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework. An information sheet which explains SCQF is available at the link here. A further information sheet which shows the equivalence of historically offered Scottish qualifications is available here.
|Faculty||Subject||SCQF Level 3/4||SCQF Level 5||SCQF Level 6||SCQF Level 7|
|ASL||Personal Development Award||PDA L3 L4|
|Ready for Work||Nat 2 / Nat 3|
|Administration & IT||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher|
|Business Management||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher|
|Computing Science||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Digital Passport||NPA L6|
|Steps to Work Award||Group Award L4|
|Website Enterprise||NPA L5|
|Design||Art and Design||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Design and Manufacture||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher|
|Graphic Communication||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Practical Woodworking||Nat 4||Nat 5|
|English||English||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher*||Adv. H|
|Health||Hospitality: Practical Cookery||Nat 4||Nat 5|
|P.E.||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher|
|Sports Development||NPA L6|
|Mathematics||Mathematics||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Mathematics – Applications||Nat 4||Nat 5|
|MFL||French||Nat 3 / Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|German||Nat 3 / Nat 4||Nat 5|
|Spanish||Nat 3 / Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Performing Arts||Drama||Nat 4||Nat 5|
|Media||Nat 4||Nat 5|
|Music||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Music Technology||Nat 4||Nat 5|
|Science||Biology||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Chemistry||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Physics||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Science||Nat 3 / Nat 4|
|Social Subjects||Geography||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|History||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|Modern Studies||Nat 4||Nat 5||Higher||Adv. H|
|People & Society||Nat 3 / Nat 4|
*Higher English may be studied over either one or two years. English faculty staff will advise current S4 pupils of the most suitable course duration for them on an individual basis.
Information on North East Scotland College (NESCol) courses which can be followed in addition to school courses can be found here.
Information on the Young Applicants in Schools Scheme (YASS) courses which can be followed by S6 pupils in addition to school courses can be found here.