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Work Skills

Practical working skills which are used within work experience areas are practiced in Work Skills and include, but are not limited to:

  • Administration
  • Advertising
  • Maintenance
  • IT and communications
  • Networking
  • Time Management
  • Budgeting

Life Skills

To build confidence in students and develop their independent living skills, Life Skills helps students to be self-sufficient and self-reliant. It helps them to prepare for helping around the home, and when they move out of home to live independently.

This topic area creates awareness for responsibility for self and includes:

  • Cooking
  • Personal Finance
  • Cleaning
  • Housing
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Personal Safety
  • Sex Education
  • Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • Personal Health including Mental Health
  • Driving (written) test

Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education for Sixth Form focuses on the following main areas:

  • Leadership and Team Work
  • Respect
  • Confidence
  • Personal Development
  • Independence

Outdoor Qualifications:

  • NCFE Award in Personal Development in the Outdoor Industry
  • RYA Sailing level 1 & 2
  • RYA Powerboat Level 1 & 2
  • BCU Kayaking and Canoeing Level 1 & 2
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze/Silver

Sports Studies

Sports studies is an option which can be taught during Post-16, where students learn about the sports industry and the workings of the sporting world including: disabled sport, international sports, sports injury, and more. These topics help to prepare students who may wish to pathway onto Sports or Fitness related courses.

RP in-house awards are given for each topic completed.

Workshop

Students have the opportunity to learn and practice skills on-site where experience can be gained within a fully functioning workshop. As students build in confidence, these skills can be taken into further work experience placements.

Accreditations