There is no set timetable for learners in their 2nd and 3rd years with us as these learners spend a lot of time on work experience. For these learners, learning and teaching is provided through a menu system which enables learners to access lessons and tasks when they are in the building even if this is a different day to other learners in their same year with us; this is another way that we can ensure learning is personalised for individuals. All qualifications continue in English and maths despite being on work placement for much of the time.
In Maths pupils will be accessing a variety of learning. Our GCSE pupils will be focusing on types of number – factors and multiples; primes, squares and cubes, products and prime factors. They will also study equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages. Students will have the opportunity to practice a variety of GCSE based questions around these topics. Our Functional Skills students will learn about averages – mean, median and mode using tables and graphs. Our Entry Level students will be concentrating on financial maths problems in real life scenarios in class and the will be put these skills into action during our travel training and leisure and community sessions.
Critical Thinking Skills-What questions should we ask about this social media post?
Free Speech vs Hate Speech-What do you think we mean by the terms ‘free speech’ and ‘hate speech’?
Social Justice-What do you think we mean by the term ‘social justice’?
- Article 6 – I should be supported to live and grow
- Article 28 – I have the right to an education
- Article 29 – I have the right to an education which develops my personality, respect for others, rights and the environment.
- Article 23 – If I have a disability, I have the right to special care and education
- Article 17 – I have the right to get information in lots of ways so long as it is safe
- Article 36 – I have the right to be kept safe from things that could harm my development.
Entry Level 2 learners will gather evidence to complete Unit 11: Communicating with others. This is where they will use the communication skills gathered to put on an event for an enterprise project. Using a variety of techniques to communicate being written, verbal or face to face. Learners will have the opportunity to peer and self-assess their communication skills in different scenarios.
Level 1 Learners will gather evidence to complete Unit 1: Developing a personal progression plan. They will provide a presentation to explain why creating a personal progression plan is important and why they have chosen their particular CPD options. Learners completed progression plan’s will include a timescale of when certain aspects of the course need to be completed and self-assess WWW and EBI’s.
This term Wavee 2, Entry Level 3 learners will be gathering evidence to complete Unit 14: Communicating with other people. This is where they will have the opportunity to put into practice the communication skills developed from last term. To do this they will communicate with other peers to put on a school fayre while working closely with the DT department to discuss enterprise projects. This will provide evidence of verbal and none verbal communication skills in a variety of situations.
Level 1 Vocational learners will be gathering evidence to complete Unit A1: Being organized. This is where they will have the opportunity to use skills developed to organise a school fayre a and create their own planner to diarise events. Evidence will also consist of priority lists, time schedules, resources needed and scenarios of communication to arrange the event.
Entry Level 2 Learners will gather evidence to complete Unit 1: Job recruitment process, where they will use skills gained to search for appropriate job roles and provide evidence of the recruitment process by completing application forms and CV writing. They will also explain how to prepare for an interview.
Level 1 Learners will gather evidence to complete Unit 2: Selecting and applying for a job. This is where learners will use their skills to explore appropriate job opportunities. They will complete the process of applying for specific job roles based on their skills and qualities. Evidence of this will be completed application forms or CV’s. Role play of interview questions and a description of how to prepare for an interview.
This term Wavee 2, Entry Level 2 learners will be gathering evidence for Unit 3: Carry out job related tasks. This is where they will begin to carry out different work-related tasks within their work experience using skills and qualities identified in the previous term. Learners will complete an interview for their work experience this and will evaluate their own performance of the interview and the work they will carry out.
Level 1 Award Learners will gather evidence on Unit 2: Selecting and applying for a job, this will enable them to use the skills gained to search for an appropriate job role for and complete the recruitment process. They will have evidence of completing application forms or CV’s and writing covering letters. They will also provide a statement of why the role they have chosen is appropriate and how it matches their skills and qualities.
Level 1 Extended Award Learners will gather evidence for Unit 13: Contributing to teamwork in the workplace, where they will have the opportunity to complete a work experience placement and use the experience to explain how they have worked well in a team. They will also discuss how they used organizational skills to complete tasks. Self-evaluation will also take place for learners to consider their strengths and areas for development.
Zoe Ross, Donna Lewis & Michelle Puente
Stephanie, Debbie, Sam
|Basic Skills||Lesson 1||Lesson 2||Break||Lesson 3||Lesson 4||Dinner||Lesson 5||Lesson 6|
|Monday||Tutor Time||English – J Waldron||Maths – J Waldron||BTEC Vocational – M Puente||BTEC Vocational – M Puente||Work Experience/CPD – M Puente||Work Experience/CPD – M Puente|
|Tuesday||Tutor Time||English – J Waldron||Maths – J Waldron||PHSE – Z Ross||Rights for Respect – Z Ross||Gym/Leisure & Community – Z Ross||Gym/Leisure & Community – Z Ross|
|Wednesday||Tutor Time||English – J Waldron||Maths – J Waldron||BTEC Vocational – M Puente||BTEC Vocational – M Puente||ICT – J Smith/J Waldron||ICT – J Smith/J Waldron|
|Thursday||Tutor Time||BTEC Workskills – M Puente||BTEC |
Workskills – M Puente
|Preparing for Adulthood – Z Ross||Preparing for Adulthood – Z Ross||English – J Waldron||Maths – J Waldron|
|Friday||Tutor Time||English – J Waldron||Maths – J Waldron||CPD/Work Experience – M Puente||CPD/Work Experience – M Puente||CPD/Work Experience – M Puente||CPD/Work Experience – M Puente|