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Aug 31 2021

Year 8 Induction Day (No Transport)

Sep 01 2021

Year 8 & Year 12 Students

Sep 02 2021

All students return

Oct 25 - 29 2021

October Mid Term Holiday

Dec 20 2021 - Jan 04 2022

Christmas Holiday (school ends for pupils @ 11.45)

Feb 14 - 18 2022

February Mid-Term Holiday

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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.