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Applied Learning

“Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day. Give a person a fishing rod, and they can feed themselves for a lifetime.”

 

We believe:

 

"Give a person the template to make a fishing rod, and they can feed their community; teach a person to think creatively, to apply accumulated knowledge to solve problems, to work effectively with other people and to manage their own personal development, and they will create an innovative and sustainable food production for their community and for generations to come. They may even, one day, sell fish back to you!”

Overview

The certificate of personal effectiveness (CoPE) and the Wider Key Skills are nationally recognised qualifications; these qualifications offer imaginative ways of accrediting young people’s activities.

They promote and allow the recording of a wide range of personal qualities, abilities and achievements of young people as well as introducing them to a range of new activities and challenges. 

Out of school trips and visits are arranged to further develop student skills, interest and involvement thus requiring a certain level of individual maturity, responsibility and self-discipline from all participants.

Staff

Mrs S. Hancock   
Team Leader

Mrs F. Buxton   
Teacher

Mrs J. Bennett   
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

 

 

Year 10

KS4 YR10 Course Outline

The Wider Key Skills comprise of three individual areas of study culminating in three separate qualifications. The areas of study are:
•    Improve Own Learning and Performance
•    Working with Others
•    Problem Solving

KS4 YR10 Assessment Details

An individual portfolio of evidence will be built to demonstrate student competence comprising of a variety of written, photographic and filmed materials to meet the qualification standards. 

How Will Students Learn?

All students are individually assessed to determine their preferred learning style; the findings of this assessment in conjunction with their learning needs are used to inform the teaching. The curriculum is designed to meet the learning needs of all individuals to engage and stretch their abilities.

Other Skills They Will Develop

Improve own learning and performance enables students to develop their independence and be more self-motivated in their learning. They will learn the importance of targets, action points and tackling tasks within a given timescale and how to critically reflect.

Problem solving students will gain knowledge and experience in how to recognise problems, create possible solutions and then attempt to solve them; a skill very much sort after in the solution focussed environments we work.

Working with others is a critical skill; developing effective team working ethics is an essential ingredient to a successful team. Learning therefore, how to work in collaboration to achieve a shared objective not only within their peer group but with outside organisations is an invaluable asset to any young person.

KS4 YR10 Equipment Needed

Students must come prepared with a full pencil case and a willingness to learn even in situations that move them out of their comfort zones.

KS4 YR10 Homework

Homework is set when required for specific research tasks.

Extra Opportunities

Out of school trips and visits are arranged to further develop student skills, interest and involvement thus requiring a certain level of individual maturity, responsibility and self-discipline from all participants.

KS4 YR10 Useful Publications/Websites

KS4 YR10 How can you support your son/daughter’s progress?

Please ensure all forms that are sent home are fully completed with all information required, signed and returned on time in order for the school to process Health and Safety information effectively.

Possible Option Routes

Wider Key Skills are nationally recognised qualifications that equip students for either entering the world of work, further education or apprenticeships.

 

Year 11

Applied Learning
Certificate of Personal Effectiveness (CoPE) Level 1/2

Examination Board and Syllabus No: ASDAN

KS4 YR11 Course Outline

You have twelve options to choose from. (Please see front of CoPE booklet). Modules are split into sections either A, B or C.

To gain a Level 1 qualification you must complete 12 credits within sections A, B or C and to gain a Level 2 qualification you must complete at least six credits from section B or C. You also need to achieve the Six core skills which are:

  • Improve Own Learning and Performance
  • Working With Others
  • Problem Solving
  • Research
  • Presentation
  • Discussion

KS4 YR11 Assessment Details

The CoPE qualification comprises of 12 different modules such as:

  • Citizenship and Community
  • Sport and Leisure
  • Independent living
  • Expressive arts

The students will be guided as they work their way through the varied challenges to achieve the required amount of credits. The majority of evidence gathered in KS3 can be utilised and mapped into the CoPE qualification.

How Will Students Learn?

All students are individually assessed to determine their preferred learning style; the findings of this assessment in conjunction with their learning needs are used to inform the teaching. The curriculum is designed to meet the learning needs of all individuals to engage and stretch their abilities.

Other Skills They Will Develop:

Please see the Wider Key Skills section. Students will also have the opportunity to develop their skills in research, presentation and discussion.

KS4 YR11 Homework

Homework is set when required for specific tasks.

Extra Opportunities

Out of school trips and visits are arranged to further develop student skills, interest and involvement thus requiring a certain level of individual maturity, responsibility and self-discipline from all participants.

Specific Gifted and Talented Programmes

This qualification may be used by other departments to further challenge all gifted and talented students.

KS4 YR11 Useful Publications/Websites

Career Opportunities

The Certificate of Personal Effectiveness is a nationally recognised qualification that equips students for either entering the world of work, further education or apprenticeships.

KS4 YR11 How can you support your son/daughter’s progress?

Please ensure all forms that are sent home are fully completed with all information required, signed and returned on time in order for the school to process Health and Safety information effectively.

KS4 YR10

Equipment Needed

 

KS4 YR11

Course Outline

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