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Year 10 & 11 Vocational Studies

 

Year 10 – BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Vocational Studies

Year 11 – BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Vocational Studies

 

Units

Assessment

Units

Assessment

Autumn

Self-assessment students evaluate their strengths, areas they need to develop in preparation for post-16 choices. 

Continuous assessment throughout the term, students compile a portfolio of evidence, which contributes to their final assessment mark

Career progression.  Students will complete their personal statements.  Students will reflect upon what choices they have made for college and work and will produce an alternative package for themselves if their original plans do not go ahead.  As part of this unit students will speak to a careers advice expert and will participate in mock interviews to build up their skills and confidence.  This unit will run during the whole of the autumn term

Students will take part in a credited  week work experience placement at the beginning of the autumn term

Continuous assessment throughout the term, students compile a portfolio of evidence, which contributes to their final assessment mark

  • During the course of the term students will take part in cooking lessons to learn basic food preparation skills
  • Additionally students will partake in PE lessons to develop individual and team skills through a variety of sporting activities
  • Student will participate in art activities to develop their presentation skills and individual and team working

Continuous assessment throughout the term, students compile a portfolio of evidence, which contributes to their final assessment mark

  • During the course of the term students will take part in cooking lessons to learn basic food preparation skills
  • Additionally students will partake in PE lessons to develop individual and team skills through a variety of sporting activities
  • Student will participate in art activities to develop their presentation skills and individual and team working
 

Spring

Students will study a unit which looks at the health and safety of the individual and others in the workplace.  This unit runs during the whole of the spring term

Assessment through practical work, off-site visits and continuous assessment throughout the term, students compile a portfolio of evidence, which contributes to their final assessment mark

Students will take part in a module which focuses on serving food and drink, which is linked to their preparation of basic food. 

Students will serve a group of people at a social event and will be credited for their team work, individual performance and cooking skills

  • During the course of the term students will take part in cooking lessons to learn basic food preparation skills
  • Additionally students will partake in PE lessons to develop individual and team skills through a variety of sporting activities
  • Student will participate in art activities to develop their presentation skills and individual and team working

 

Continuous assessment throughout the term, students compile a portfolio of evidence, which contributes to their final assessment mark

  • During the course of the term students will take part in cooking lessons to learn basic food preparation skills
  • Additionally students will partake in PE lessons to develop individual and team skills through a variety of sporting activities
  • Student will participate in art activities to develop their presentation skills and individual and team working

 

Summer

Students visit a range of post-16 providers: Cottenham Village College, College of West Anglia (Milton), Cambridge Regional College and West Suffolk College (Bury St. Edmund’s) to prepare for their potential college placements.  Students will also begin preparing their Personal Statements and the UCAS online college application forms

Assessment is by outcome and the completion of the whole college application process by the end of the autumn term in year 11

Students will participate in the creation of activities for children, making sure that they are suitable for a particular age group

Continuous assessment throughout the term, students compile a portfolio of evidence, which contributes to their final assessment mark

  • During the course of the term students will take part in cooking lessons to learn basic food preparation skills
  • Additionally students will partake in PE lessons to develop individual and team skills through a variety of sporting activitiesContinuous assessment throughout the term, students compile a portfolio of evidence, which contributes to their final assessment mark