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Title: Art and Design


1
Art and Design
  • Exam Board AQALevel AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionOn this course you will be
    introduced to a variety of experiences exploring
    a range of two and three-dimensional media,
    processes and techniques.  You explore relevant 
    images, artefacts and resources relating to a
    range of art, craft and design, from the past and
    from recent times. Responses to these examples
    must be shown through practical and critical
    activities which demonstrate your understanding
    of different styles, genres and traditions.  You
    will be required to work in at least two of the
    following areas of art, craft and design. They
    may explore overlapping areas and combinations of
    areas. Fine Art, Graphic Design, Textiles,
    three-Dimensional Design and Photography.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to experiment and explore different
    areas of creativity.
  • To be focused and use studio time to deliver
    portfolio work.
  • To be committed to the practice of art and design.

2
Biology
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/A Level
  • Course DescriptionBiology provides a wide
    breadth of knowledge, which touches on many
    varied aspects of a range of topics.  Biology is
    a science undergoing rapid advances in
    technology.  The study of Biology therefore
    encourages an appreciation of modern issues and
    their implications.  The course at John Cabot has
    been chosen to include as many aspects of modern
    Biology as possible, while maintaining a broad
    view of all the other major aspects of the
    subject.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to manage your time effectively.
  • To be able to manage your revision time
    effectively, devising a suitable timetable and
    creating good revision notes or resources.
  • To be able to collaborate with others and work
    towards common goals.

3
Business (A Level)
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS and A2
  • Course Description
  • AS Units are 'Planning and Financing a Business
    and 'Managing a Business'
  • At AS level students are introduced to small
    businesses, reasons for entrepreneurs setting up
    businesses and ways of managing a successful
    business.
  • A2 Units 'Strategies for Success and 'The
    Business Environment and Managing change'.
  • At A2 students start analysing larger business
    organisations and start taking into consideration
    the external factors such as changes in the
    economic environment how they influence these
    businesses on a day to day basis.
  • Business plays an important role in the world
    today and students will gain an awareness of
    current affairs and an understanding of how the
    world of business and finance works. It provides
    a strong foundation for further study at
    University or College and opens many doors in the
    areas of accounting, economics, advertising and
    general business management.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to analyse and evaluate a business
    problem using relevant business theory and
    financial techniques
  • To be able to research a topic effectively and
    put forward a persuasive and cohesive solution to
    any given business problem
  • To be able to plan work effectively by taking
    into the account the demands of the task and the
    time available to complete it

4
Business (BTEC)
  • Exam board Edexcel
  • Level BTEC National Award in Business
  • This is a vocational qualification that offers
    students a more practical approach towards
    learning. This is a two year course that consists
    of six units and the learning process is centred
    around the core themes of What is a business?
    How should it be managed? What information is
    needed and how does the business communicate?
    Other important aspects are marketing and
    personnel functions. Students learn by completing
    projects and assignments that are based on
    realistic workplace situations, activities and
    demands and this enables them to create a
    portfolio of work which is internally assessed
    and graded. This qualification is equivalent to
    one A-level and has no external examinations.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to research a topic effectively and
    apply relevant business theory to a variety of
    business organisations, using sound analytical
    and evaluative skills.
  • To be able to work independently and consistently
    meet coursework deadlines
  • To be thoroughly prepared for each lesson by
    taking a comprehensive set of notes and
    transferring this information effectively to
    their assignments

5
Chemistry
  • Exam Board OCR (Salters)?
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionThe AS course begins with
    topics dealing with the use and development of
    fuels. More efficient fuels and uses of fuels is
    particularly relevant with todays concerns over
    global warming. Students will also be studying
    the nature of matter by enhancing their GCSE
    knowledge of atomic structure and being
    introduced to the technique of spectroscopy. In
    the final module we will be finding out about how
    a typical metal and non-metal are extracted from
    the compounds in which they occur in nature. We
    will also be investigating the nature of polymers
    and finding out how their properties can be
    tailored to make them suitable for a particular
    use.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To think logically
  • To connect different ideas together
  • To manipulate equipment with care and precision

6
Computing
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionAn exciting introduction into
    programming techniques, transferable into any
    language. Students will look at how modern
    computer technology works. They will study the
    history of computer development and how concepts
    from as far back as the 1800s are still used
    today.
  • Exam/Coursework ratio 100/0 AS, 60/40 (A2)
  • Essential skills for success
  • Maths and logic skills
  • Being able to use codes, diagrams and logic to
    solve problems
  • Good skills in project and time management

7
Dance
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS / A2 Level
  • Course Description
  • The course provides the opportunity to acquire
    experience of performance and choreography and to
    engage in critical thinking about dance.
  • The dancer as a performer
  • The process and craft of choreography
  • The significance of dances
  • The process of solo choreography
  • The development of physical and interpretative
    skills
  • The development of performance skills within a
    duo/trio
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to research, choreograph, analyse and
    evaluate specific dance genres.
  • To be able to collaborate with others and work
    towards common goals.
  • To be a reflective learner who can seek advice
    and help from teachers, parents and peers.

8
English Language
  • Exam Board AQA Specification A
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • This course introduces students to the study of
    Linguistics this is looking at language through
    a microscope. We explore why certain words have
    particular effects and also at the way that
    language can be used manipulate the response of
    an audience. Students are expected to analyse
    contemporary texts as well as texts from the
    past. The course focuses on the way that language
    is used in both writing and speech and provides
    an insight into the psychology behind the
    language we use everyday from early language
    acquisition in children to variations in language
    around the World and within the British Isles.
  • Essential skills for success
  • A successful English Language Student needs to be
    able to
  • Write fluently with a high level of technical
    accuracy
  • Read a wide range of challenging contemporary
    texts these are often journalistic in nature
    although some will be literary
  • Appreciate layers of meaning within texts and be
    prepared to look for alternative interpretations
  • Carry out independent research and use a
    framework to analyse data

9
English Literature
  • Exam Board AQA - Specification A
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • The study of Literature at A Level provides an
    opportunity to develop skills in close and wide
    reading across a range of genres and contexts
    both the AS and the A2 course require students to
    compare and analyse texts in close detail, whilst
    also bringing in references to the wider reading
    they have done beyond those extracts. Both years
    include one examination and coursework (worth
    approximately 40). The AS course currently
    centres around the study of Victorian Literature,
    whilst the A2 course is entitled 'Love Through
    the Ages' and offers plenty of scope for reading
    and writing about texts from a vast range of
    authors and time-periods. Students will be
    expected to read a variety of modern and
    traditional literature and undertake personal
    study outside of lessons.
  • Essential skills for success
  • A successful English Literature student needs to
    be able to
  • analyse and compare texts in detail
  • read independently and widely
  • write with fluency and technical accuracy
  • appreciate different interpretations and express
    informed personal opinions
  • understand the importance of context and
    background across a range of Literature.

10
French
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionStudents will develop the
    skills they learned at GCSE Level the focus being
    to develop their knowledge understanding of
    France and Francophone countries and its
    historical role in the development of Europe as
    well as its role in the modern world.  In the
    first year we cover topics such as The media,
    popular culture, healthy living and lifestyle and
    the family and relationships.  At A2 students
    develop their Language skills and further develop
    their ideas and understanding within the
    following areas The environment, multicultural
    society and contemporary social issues. In
    addition, students will study two cultural
    topics.
  • Essential skills for success
  • Develop understanding of the language in a
    variety of contexts and genres.
  • Communicate confidently, clearly and effectively
    in the language for a range of purposes.
  • Acquire knowledge, skills and understanding for
    practical use, further study and/or employment.

11
Forensic Science
  • Exam Board Edexcel
  • Level BTEC National Award Applied Science
    (Forensic Science)
  • Course DescriptionThis course consists of 6
    units over 2 years.
  • 2 of the core units are general science based and
    will give students a good grounding in lab work
    and practical science techniques, The other units
    are Forensic based and range from collection and
    analysis of evidence to criminal psychology.
  • The course is equivalent to one A Level and is
    awarded the same UCAS points for entry into
    University. There are no exams, all work is
    accessed via a Portfolio of work.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to plan and carry out research and
    practical based studies, analysing and evaluating
    their relevance and reliability
  • To be able to manage time effectively and
    prioritize assignments and mange deadlines
  • To be able to research find relevant sources and
    reference correctly.

12
Further Mathematics
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level A Level - this is not offered at AS.
  • Course DescriptionFurther Mathematics is taken
    in conjunction with the Advanced Level
    Mathematics course.  As the name suggests, it
    requires further study not only at a greater
    depth in some areas but also of a greater variety
    of areas of Mathematics.  There are various
    combinations of modules which can be taken but it
    is reasonable to assume that you will study all
    four units of Core Mathematics, three further
    Pure units and the five applied mathematics
    modules will include Mechanics, Discrete
    Mathematics and Statistics.
  • Essential skills for success
  • The ability to think logically.
  • Have a systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Show a resilience when faced with faced with new
    and more challenging concepts.

13
Geography
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionA comprehensive range of
    topics are covered during the 2 years
    demonstrating the broad span of the subject.
    Elements of both Physical and Human Geography are
    studied in detail to show the interrelationship
    between human activity and the physical
    environment. The course examines topical issues
    such as the impact of urban change, the causes
    and consequences of migration, the impact of
    natural hazards such as earthquakes and, most
    topically, global warming.
  • Essential skills for success
  • Ask questions to extend my thinking.
  • Question my own and others assumptions.
  • Support conclusions using reasoned arguments and
    evidence.

14
Geology
  • Exam Board WJEC
  • Level AS / A2 Level
  • Course Description
  • The course seeks to develop a scientific insight
    into the natural environment, to deepen an
    understanding and appreciation of landscape and
    scenery and to address a broad range of
    environmental issues.  The fundamental aspects of
    Geology e.g. mineral rock types, palaeontology
    and plate tectonics are blended with more applied
    topics such as Hydrogeology, engineering geology,
    hazard prediction and control and waste
    disposal.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to plan and carry out research
    analysing and evaluating information, judging its
    relevance and value.
  • To be focused and selective in the notes you take
    using summaries, key points, graphs and
    quotations.
  • To be able to collaborate with others and work
    towards common goals.

15
German
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionStudents sit exams in
    Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. At A
    Level, students develop an understanding of
    spoken written German beyond GCSE, and learn to
    communicate effectively in German. They develop a
    knowledge of the culture, heritage and
    contemporary society of Germany other
    German-speaking countries. The following are some
    of the topics covered in the AS Course Media
    Advertising, the Arts aspects of cultural life,
    daily life. The following are some of the topics
    covered in the A2 Course Social issues, the
    Environment, Education, Law Order, Politics
    (incl. the united Germany, immigrants in Germany)
    and technology
  • Essential skills for success
  • Review previous work prior to lessons and taught
    work immediately after lessons to aid retention
    of knowledge.
  • Work towards goals, showing initiative,
    commitment and perseverance
  • Connect my own and others ideas and experiences
    in inventive ways

16
Health and Social Care
  • Exam Board Edexcel
  • Level BTEC National Award
  • Course Description
  • You will learn about effective communication in
    health and social care settings, equality and
    rights, and about health and safety and security.
    You will visit two work placements as part of
    your personal and professional development, and
    learn about development through life stages.
  • You will be assessed through course work
    continually throughout the course as you work on
    the units of study.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To effectively manage and organize yourself and
    show initiative.
  • To be a reflective learner and seek advice and
    help from teachers, parents and my friends.
  • To be able to work as part of a team and make a
    contribution.

17
History
  • Exam Board Ed-Excel
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionHistory A Level at John Cabot
    has been designed around a modern mostly C20th
    theme. In Year 12 we study two areas Germany
    1919-45 which includes a detailed investigation
    of Weimar politics and society in the 1920s, and
    the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. Year
    12 is also an opportunity for students to study
    the changing nature of Women in British Society
    in the late 19th and earl 20th century. In Year
    13, students will carry out an investigation into
    the development of the Cold War in Europe between
    the years 1941 and 1990. They will also examine
    the development of Civil Rights in America . This
    involves studying the struggle of ethnic
    minorities such as African-Americans, Native
    Americans and Hispanics to achieve equality in
    society.
  • Essential skills for success
  • Be able to discuss and share views with others,
  • Be able to read and research then you may wish to
    consider,
  • Be competent at essay writing and analyzing
    documents.

18
ICT
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionThe course encourages students
    to think about the advantages and disadvantages
    of ICT and how it is used in society, from
    hospitals to schools to the home. We look at the
    impact of the internet and its relationship to
    the world. Practical work involves projects
    consisting of spreadsheet and databases, graphics
    and presentation.
  • Essential skills for success
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Note taking and project management skills
  • Able to share and present ideas well

19
Law
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionIn this course you will learn
    about how the laws of this country are made. You
    will also learn about how the justice system
    works, how people are trained and the type of
    work done by both lay people and lawyers in the
    courts. There will also be a study of 5 non-fatal
    offences and the law of negligence, together with
    the connected aspects of sentencing and damages.
    In A2 students study homicide, the criminal
    defences, the law of tort including nuisance,
    occupiers liability and negligence. The last
    module introduces concepts such as morality,
    justice and fault in relation to the law
  • Essential Skills
  • To be able to plan and write clear essays
    explaining how the law fits a given situation
  • To be able to select information, write notes,
    summaries, diagrams
  • To evaluate the law and assess the need for
    reform
  • To keep up to date to changes in the law reported
    in the media

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Mathematics
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionCore Mathematics includes
    algebra, trigonometry and calculus. Mechanics
    involves applying maths.  Statistics, a
    continuation of the statistics you would have
    studied at GCSE, is also useful in biology,
    geography and psychology. Discrete mathematics is
    a relatively new branch of mathematics which
    involves applying maths to decision-making
    process in industry and commerce.
  • Essential skills for success
  • The ability to think logically.
  • Have a systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Show a resilience when faced with faced with new
    and more challenging concepts.

21
Media Studies
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionStudents will learn to analyse
    a variety of media especially Television and
    Film, and learn about ownership of the media and
    the impact of the internet and digital
    technologies. They will learn the camera and
    editing skills necessary to produce a polished
    piece of video (the opening to a film) or the
    photography and Desk Top Publishing skills to be
    able to create parts of a music magazine. Related
    degrees that students go on to study are in Media
    Studies and Business and Marketing.
  • Essential Skills for Success
  • The ability to analyse techniques of Television
    and Film Production
  • Research and team working skills
  • The ability to link key media concepts to
    technical description of media texts

22
Music
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionThe A Level course in Music is
    a logical continuation from GCSE as it involves a
    combination of performing, composing and analysis
    skills. 40 of the course is dedicated to
    performing, either playing an instrument (around
    grade 6 standard) or working with ICT to create a
    virtual performance. 30 is composing music to a
    brief set by the exam board. The remaining 30 is
    covered in an examination where you will be
    tested on your aural awareness and musical
    analysis skills. You will study a variety of
    music from a range of styles.
  • Essential Skills for Success
  • You must be able to read music confidently
  • You need to have sound instrumental skills
  • You will need to be committed to rehearsals and
    concerts

23
Philosophy
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS / A2 Level
  • Course Description
  • The course seeks to develop a philosophical
    insight into understanding how we gain knowledge,
    by looking at the key philosophies of rationalism
    and empiricism. We will also explore ideas about
    how we gain knowledge of the external world
    through realism, representative realism, and
    idealism. We will be deepening understanding of
    political philosophy by examining ideas about why
    should we be governed and tolerance, in
    particular the works of John Stuart Mill. 
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to plan and carry out research
    analysing and evaluating information, judging its
    relevance and value.
  • To interpret and analyse philosophical insights
    and assess the relevance and effectiveness of
    these arguments.
  • To be focused and selective in the notes you take
    using summaries, key points and quotations.
  • To be able to collaborate with others and work
    towards common goals.

24
Physics
  • Exam Board Edexcel
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course Description
  • The Physics A Level taught at John Cabot is an
    up-to-date and innovative course based on the
    Salters-Horners Physics specification.  Theory is
    supported through practical investigation and is
    placed into context.  Students develop a breadth
    of skill and understanding that enable them to
    explain concepts ranging from the fine structure
    of the atom through to the evolution and fate of
    the universe.
  • Essential skills for success
  • You will need a high level of mathematics in
    order that you feel confident approaching
    questions.
  • The ability to model and visualize situations in
    the mind is vital when thinking about physics
    concepts
  • It is important that you have high level
    reasoning and problem solving skills, allowing
    you to apply your knowledge to a variety of
    situations

25
Photography (Art Design)
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionOn this course you will be
    introduced to a variety of experiences exploring
    a range of photographic techniques. Photography
    is defined as embracing images created by digital
    as well as chemical (silver halide) means, and by
    a combination of the two. You will explore
    relevant images, artefacts and resources relating
    to Photography and a wider range of art, craft
    and design, from the past and from recent times,
    including European and non-European examples.
    This should be integral to the investigating and
    making process. Their responses to these examples
    must be shown through practical and critical
    activities which demonstrate the candidates.
    understanding of different styles, genres and
    traditions.
  • Essential skills for success
  • Be able to organize themselves and show
    initiative, creativity and commitment (planning
    shoots outside of school, borrowing equipment
    etc).
  • Be able to experiment with equipment (SLR's,
    tripods, studio lighting etc) and technology
    (Photoshop etc) and ask for support and help.
  • Be able to evaluate their work and use this to
    set new targets.

26
Physical Education
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionThe award is split into
    theoretical and practical units at both AS and
    A2, with either a AS or an A Level grade being
    awarded. To begin this course students need to
    have achieved a Grade B in GCSE PE and B/C grades
    in Science.
  • The course looks at current contemporary sporting
    topics, including the use of drugs, technology
    and the increased commercialisation of sport.
    Students will study theoretical topics alongside
    practical ones, as well as applying these
    together for practical moderation and theoretical
    examination. Students will develop their
    understanding and knowledge of the opportunities
    for and the effects of leading a healthy and
    active lifestyle through applied exercise
    physiology and skill acquisition, looking at
    opportunities for participation.
  • As they progress on to the second year students
    will look at how elite performers optimise their
    performance and will evaluate contemporary issues
    within sport that impact upon them. Across the
    two years students will take on and be assessed
    in different roles and their ability as a
    performer, coach and umpire. This knowledge will
    also be applied in an examination.
  • Further study after successful completion of the
    course includes Sports Exercise Science, Sports
    Coaching, Sport and Physical Education,
    Physiotherapy, Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation
    and Massage, Sport Development and Management.
  • The course will equip students should they wish
    to pursue an immediate career within the world of
    Sport. Possible roles include fitness
    instructors, teachers, sports psychologists,
    physiotherapist, and sports coaches would all be
    accessible following the completion of an A Level
    in PE.
  • Essential skills for success
  • Students will develop skills in umpiring,
    coaching, leadership, presentation, analysis and
    evaluation. Whilst developing and enhancing their
    knowledge of the science behind sport and
    physical education

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PE BTEC National Award in Sport
  • Exam Board EDEXCEL
  • Level BTEC Level 3
  • Course DescriptionThis 6 unit BTEC will give you
    the opportunity to gain the equivalent of an A2
    level qualification. You will need 5 A-C grades
    or equivalent at GCSE preferably with a level 2
    sporting qualification and sciences. Good
    communications skills and an enthusiasm for sport
    are also key qualities
  • The Units studied are detailed below. Study is
    done through a balance of practical work, written
    assignment, research projects, video analysis and
    various uses of media.
  • Body in Action
  • Health safety
  • Training Fitness
  • Sports Coaching
  • Fitness Testing for Sports Performance
  • Practical Sports Performance
  • This course will allow you to progress into
    studying a variety of related subjects such as
    Sports Coaching, Sports Development, Physical
    Education, Sports Management, Strength
    Conditioning and Sports Science. Careers can be
    varied including Leisure management, Sports
    Coaching Conditioning, Teaching and Sports
    Development
  • Essential skills for success
  • Plan, deliver and reflect upon coaching practice
  • Research skills using a variety of media and
    presentation,
  • Communication skills.

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Product Design
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionThe Course is intended to
    reflect the diverse activities of professional
    designers and covers experiences with a wide
    range of materials. Students are encouraged to
    develop their capacity to design and make
    products in a manner, which simulates the best of
    industrial practices.  This is in turn supported
    by giving students the opportunity to explore
    both good and bad design, in both modern and
    historical contexts.
  • Essential skills for success
  • To be able to plan and carry out research
    analysing and evaluating design, judging its
    relevance and value with reference to form Vs
    Function.
  • To be focused and selective in the notes you take
    using summaries, key points, graphs and
    quotations.
  • To be able to use IT in an e-portfolio context as
    well as a presentation tool.

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Psychology
  • Exam Board AQA A
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course Description
  • The AS consists of two modules Unit 1 Here we
    will investigate human memory and discuss the
    importance of attachments in childhood. Research
    skills will also be developed. Unit 2 In this
    module we will study what causes stress and
    mental illness. This section also discusses the
    way humans influence each other, for example
    conformity to peer pressure.
  • At A2 you will study and learn about the
    psychology of addiction, psychopathology and
    perception to name but a few topics. Subject
    matter is contemporary, diverse and most of all
    exciting to learn!
  • Essential skills for success
  • The ability to apply knowledge and understanding
    rather than just acquiring knowledge, thereby
    developing students transferable skills of
    analysis, evaluation and critical thinking.
  • Further to this, psychology students will also
    develop strong transferable essay writing skills
    and skills of statistical analysis.

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Sociology
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionSociology is the scientific
    study of society the study of people in social
    groups. It is a living subject dealing with
    problems that face modern society and challenges
    many of the common sense notions that people may
    have concerning issues such as gender, ethnicity,
    sexuality and class.  Students study a diverse
    range of topics which include Families and
    Households, Education, Sociological Methods and
    Crime and Deviance, all of which are assessed by
    external exam.
  • Essential Skills for Success
  • To be able to analyse and evaluate information,
    judging its relevance and value in order to reach
    conclusions.
  • To be able to be focused and selective in the
    notes taken using summaries, key points, graphs,
    charts and quotations.
  • To be able to review previous work prior to
    lessons and taught work immediately after lessons
    to aid retention of knowledge.

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Spanish
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionStudents will develop their
    language skills and develop their knowledge
    understanding of Spain and Hispanic world and its
    historical role in the development of Europe as
    well as its role in the modern world. In the
    first year we cover topics such as The family
    and relationships, media, leisure and healthy
    living, mass media and pop culture. At A2
    students develop their Language skills and
    further develop their ideas and understanding
    within the following areas environment,
    immigration and multi-culturalism, the
    distribution of wealth, crime and the scientific
    and technological progress
  • Essential skills for success
  • Review previous work prior to lessons and taught
    work immediately after lessons to aid retention
    of knowledge.
  • Work towards goals, showing initiative,
    commitment and perseverance
  • Connect my own and others ideas and experiences
    in inventive ways

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Textiles Fashion Design
  • Exam Board OCR
  • Level AS/ A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionThe Course is a creative
    experiment into the world of textiles and fashion
    designing. The course covers a wide range of
    experiences through working with an array of
    materials and art mediums creating surface
    structures. Students are encouraged to develop
    their capacity to be creative and experiment with
    their ideas. Students will get the opportunity to
    go on field trips to exhibitions such as The
    Knitting Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace
    Clothes Show Live in order to gain experience of
    real contemporary designers.
  • Essential skills for success
  • Textiles, Art or Photography GCSE
  • A willingness to be experimental
  • A general interest in design

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Travel and Tourism
  • Exam Board AQA
  • Level AS and A2 Level
  • Course DescriptionThe qualification provides
    candidates with the essential skills, knowledge
    and understanding of the sector and develops
    career opportunities in the travel and tourism
    industry. Successful completion also enables
    entry to Further and Higher Education. The
    specific focus of the course enables candidates
    to develop knowledge and understanding of travel
    and tourism industry and development of tourism
    destinations. Knowledge and understanding of
    business theory of marketing and customer service
    are also examined in detail.
  • Assessment
  • 66 portfolio of evidence
  • 33 external examinations
  • Essential skills for success
  • Collaborate with others and work towards common
    goals.
  • Explore issues, events or problems from different
    perspectives.
  • Communicate my learning in relevant ways for
    different audiences.
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