Vocational Education

Vocational pathways are available at both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 and are for those students who enjoy a more practical approach to learning. All courses have been designed to develop students’ interest in the world of work and to begin to acquire skills in the different sectors of industry and business.

The Curriculum

Business and IT Courses

Our business courses are work-related qualifications for those interested in a wide range of careers such as Accounting, Retail, Human Resources, Marketing, and Administration.

Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 Tech Award in Enterprise

This programme has been designed to provide a broad educational basis for further training and further education or for moving into appropriate employment within the business and administration sectors.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Business

The aim of this course is to prepare students who wish to embark on a career within the field of business or, for those who prefer, it counts towards entry into Higher Education (HND/BA). The units are assessed and graded, and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded, i.e. Pass, Merit or Distinction. All units are internally assessed.


Mr G Henderson – Subject Leader

Miss G Bell

Mrs J Ryland

Ms Coles

Mr S Maye