Employment and Enterprise

Employment and Enterprise is the new name given to the Vocational department. The Employment and Enterprise department look to prepare you for a more successful future through the study of both academic and work-related subjects; providing students with the skills that will enable success in the workplace. The Employment and Enterprise department boasts specialist computer suites as well as teaching rooms that are designed for tutorial style, student-led learning sessions.

Subjects include:

  • Business Studies GCSE
  • Business Studies A-Level
  • Cambridge National in Enterprise and Marketing
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate in Business
  • Child Development GCSE
  • Cambridge National in Health and Social Care

The department teach a mixture of qualifications, including Cambridge Nationals, BTEC’s, GCSE’s and A-Levels.  Cambridge Nationals and BTEC’s are nationally recognised qualifications, tailored towards real life experience and can guide you towards specific jobs or further education courses.  Just like other GCSE’s and A-Levels, our vocational courses offer a more flexible, hands-on approach to learning, giving you an insight into the world of work as well as providing a practical element; allowing the students to learn by participating in projects.

 

Staff Names Staff  Titles
Mr S Hector Head of Employment and Enterprise
Mr L Cooke Business Studies / Assistant Headteacher
Mrs B Curran Health and Social Care / Child Development
Miss A Snelling Business Studies / Second in Sixth Form (maternity leave)
Mr C MacLeod Business Studies

 

Employment and Enterprise

Health and Social Care trip to the Hunterian Museum Year 9 students Trade based learning