The offer at KS5 allows students to take one of three pathways that all have a clear route into specific specialisms:

(1) Engineering

(2) Business

(3) Fashion (with Art & Design)

Students will be allocated a total of 8 hours of taught time for their specialist area and then a further 8 periods for the two further options they take from the option list below.

Four hours of specific project based learning time will be split between their specialist pathway (2 hours), Option A (1 hour) and Option B (1 hour).

 

Specialist Subjects

Within the course you will complete 8 units, all of which are graded Pass, Merit and Distinction. Many of the unit tasks are a mixture of these grades. You will be provided with appropriate resources and facilities throughout the course.

Within the Fashion and Textiles Department we are committed to helping you realise your true working potential in a professional and friendly manner.

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Within the course you will complete 12 units totalling 120 credits, all of which are graded Pass, Merit and Distinction. Many of the unit tasks are a mixture of these grades. You will be provided with appropriate resources and facilities throughout the course.

Within the Business Department we are committed to helping you realise your true working potential in a professional and friendly manner.

To view the Assessment & Unit Structure please click on the button below.

Options Subjects:

At Key Stage 5 students will learn:
  • Law Making and the Legal System
  • The Concept of Liability
  • Contract Law
  • Criminal Law (Offences against the Person)
  • Criminal Law (Offences against Property) and Tort
Hyperlink to appropriate exam spec: AQA Specification
Hyperlink to appropriate past/specimen papers: AQA Past Papers
Hyperlink to appropriate BBC bitesize page or other website(s): E-Law Resources Website
Teacher Name
Maths at Key Stage 5 students will learn:
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Trigonometry
  • Series
  • Exponentials and Logarithms
  • Numerical Methods
  • Vectors
  • Mechanics
Hyperlink to appropriate exam spec: AQA Specification
Hyperlink to appropriate past/specimen papers: AQA Past papers
Teacher Name
 Dr Stubbs
Accounting at Key Stage 5 students will learn: In the first year (AS) you’ll have two study modules: ‘Introduction to financial accounting’ and ‘Financial and management accounting’. In the first module you’ll learn about key accounting records like ledgers, balance sheets and profit & loss accounts. Your second module includes accounting for sole traders and for limited companies, final accounts, budgetary controls and the impact of technology on accounting.Year two (A2) builds on that firm foundation with two more study modules, which are a more in-depth study of financial accounting and then of management accounting. In financial accounting you’ll investigate sources of finance, partnership and limited company accounts, plus accounting standards. Then in management accounting you’ll move on to manufacturing accounts, costing, capital investments, budgeting and social accounting.
Hyperlink to appropriate exam spec: AQA Specification
Hyperlink to appropriate past/specimen papers: AQA Past Papers
Hyperlink to appropriate BBC bitesize page or other website(s): The Student Room Revision Website
Teacher Name
Victoria Sharkey
Gareth O’Leary
Maths at Key Stage 5 students will learn:
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Trigonometry
  • Series
  • Exponentials & Logarithms
  • Numerical Methods
  • Vectors
  • Mechanics
Hyperlink to appropriate exam spec: AQA Specification
Hyperlink to appropriate past/specimen papers: AQA Past Papers & Mark Scheme
Hyperlink to appropriate BBC bitesize page or other website(s): MEI A-Level WebsiteMaths Quiz Website
Teacher Name
 Dr Stubbs
Photography at Key Stage 5 students will learn: Students will explore, research and acquire techniques and develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in a range of photographic media. The exploration of relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to traditional and/or digital photography will support the development of their work. Students will learn to use digital techniques to produce images as well as more traditional methods.This can be achieved by working toward the extension and development of particular themes, ideas or issues. Drawing skills can be understood and developed as appropriate to the ways of recording and communicating intentions, ideas and emotions in the context of Photography.
Hyperlink to appropriate exam spec: OCR Course Specification (Overall course spec)
Hyperlink to appropriate past/specimen papers: OCR Examiners ReportOCR Sample Assessment
Hyperlink to appropriate BBC bitesize page or other website(s): Studio@Deyes Pinterest
Teacher Name
 Emma Tansey
Art & Design at Key Stage 5 students will learn: Students will be given the opportunity to explore a theme of their own choice or can be guided based on their specific skills. Ideas will be researched and explored creating links with existing work as well as particular artists and art movements. Students will experiment with an extensive range of materials and machinery to broaden their own skills as well as the opportunity to focus and develop a chosen aspect. The individual response to a theme will evidence the student’s thought process as well as their development from their chosen starting point.
Hyperlink to appropriate exam spec: OCR Course Specification (Overall course spec)
Hyperlink to appropriate past/specimen papers: OCR Examiners ReportOCR Assessment Material
Hyperlink to appropriate BBC bitesize page or other website(s): Studio@Deyes Pinterest
Teacher Name
 Emma Tansey

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