Qualifications and Accreditation
All students in the sixth form work towards accreditations and awards based on their individual prior attainment and qualifications gained in Key stage 4.
Students will have access to a personalised curriculum which will prepare them for their future.
Students are taught in distinct groups according to ability, curriculum need and social group. We believe that this is vitally important for students to gain the breadth of study they need before they leave the sixth form for their next destination.
Students work towards completing credits that make up different units. These credits are based upon the timescale it will take an individual to complete the learning outcomes.
All students complete a range of units over 3 years or less if appropriate, to enable them to gain an accreditation in one or more of the following areas depending upon the level that they are working at;
NOCN Award in English at Levels 1,2 or 3
Units include: planning for progress in English, Reading text for meaning, taking part in a discussion and writing skills
NOCN Award in Mathematics at Level 1, 2 or 3
Units include: Number, Addition, Shape and Space, Money and time and Mathematics in everyday contexts
NOCN Diploma in Independent living at Level 1, 2 or 3
Units include: Household cleaning, Kitchen hygiene, Everyday food and drink preparation, Household shopping, Personal care and hygiene, Health and fitness, Getting about safely, Accessing leisure facilities, Making choices, Personal awareness, Exploring dance, Exploring art, Pet care and Understating rights and responsibilities.
NOCN diploma in Personal Progress
Units include: Developing writing skills, Developing self awareness, Getting on with other people, Developing community participation skills, Developing reading skills, Developing communication, Being healthy, Looking after your own home, Number skills, Being part of things, Engaging with people and Travel within the community
NOCN certificate in Personal Progress
Units include: Developing communication, Being healthy, Looking after your own home, Number skills, Being part of things, Engaging with people and Travel within the community.
NOCN Award in Personal Progress
Units include: Engaging with people around us, Being part of things and Travel within the community