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Oct 26 - 30 2020

October Half-Term Holiday

Dec 18 2020 - Jan 04 2021

Christmas Holidays

Feb 15 - 19 2021

February Half -Term Holiday

Mar 17 2021

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Mar 26 2021 - Apr 09 2021

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May 03 2021

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Occupational Studies

COURSE CONTENT

This course is for learners of all abilities and provides a more flexible and ‘hands-on’ approach to learning in practical and occupational settings. This qualification has been uniquely structured with this in mind as learners will have the opportunity to learn for work, through work and about work with a real outcome that will deliver skills for life.

ASSESSMENT

Coursework is the major part of the Occupational Studies course: you will be marked on the practical tasks you complete and you should be able to recall knowledge of these tasks.

AwardEquivalent GCSE Grade
Level 2 Distinction*A*
Level 2 DistinctionA
Level 2 MeritB
Level 2 PassC
Level 1 DistinctionD
Level 1 MeritE
Level 1 PassF

WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR

A student who

  • enjoys working in a practical setting
  • can recall knowledge for assessments
  • works well with others

CAREERS EDUCATION, INFORMATION, ADVICE AND GUIDANCE

This course is good preparation for careers in a range of industries and further educational courses.

In recent years some options taken in this course have included Contemporary Cuisine, Electrical Wiring, Sports Leaders and Childcare. 

Availability will depend on numbers choosing specific units.