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Curriculum Statement

Faculty: Vocational Learning | Subject: Enterprise

Subject Overview: Enterprise

 

YEAR 8

Key Topics

Key Information

The students will explore the concept of Enterprise and understand how having a ‘can do’ attitude will help them throughout their life.

Students will undertake a number of business projects or pursue an Arts leader pathway. Projects include producing Jack in the Box toys and Christmas cards for sale.

They will also explore businesses and discover ways of developing them.

In the Arts pathway students will undertake the Bronze arts leaders awards

Homework Tasks

Student homework is will be based on the projects that they are working on, this will initially be research based and then completing tasks to meet the demands of the group

Assessment

Students are assessed on their independence whilst learning. They will be given opportunities to take part in group work to demonstrate their team skills and produce presentations to deliver individually

Key Skills

  • ICT – Using Microsoft word, Tables, Calculator, basic keyboard skills.
  • Numeracy – costing sheets.
  • Literacy – spellings, setting out a word document.
  • Time management
  • Creativity
  • Reviewing performance
  • Problem solving
  • Internet research
  • Independent enquiry
  • Research

 

YEAR 9

Key Topics

Key Information

Students will take part in a number of activities to prepare them for a working life, these include

1 Preparing CV and covering letters

2 Exploring career opportunities

3 First aid course

4 Community Work and Gardening project.

As well as doing this students will also analyse their own team working performance

Students will plan these activities and evaluate their own performance against SMART targets

Homework Tasks

Student homework is will be based on the projects that they are working on, this will initially be research based and then completing tasks to meet the demands of the group

Key Skills

  • ICT – Using Microsoft word, Tables, Calculator, basic keyboard skills.
  • Numeracy – costing sheets.
  • Literacy – spellings, setting out a word document.
  • Time management
  • Creativity
  • Reviewing performance
  • Problem solving
  • Internet research
  • Independent enquiry
  • Research

 

School Prospectus

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