Post 16 & College

Post 16

Walsall College

As part of the Post 16 curriculum, all students attend Walsall College one morning per week to access V6 Preparation Course.

The course is modular based and as the title suggest, it is a preparation for young people who want to move onto college upon leaving school.  Modules include a Community Project, an Enterprise Project and a project about starting college itself.

This part of the curriculum provides them with not only access to the projects above, but college life as a whole.

Links to Work

As part of the Post 16 Curriculum, pupils have the opportunity, if they wish, to access a work placement at Links to Work in Willenhall.  This is done one morning per week, with staff support if needed.

Links to Work is work preparation based upon giving students who may need extra support, the opportunity to gain the skills they require before entering the world of work.

The placement included experience of:

  • Basic Health and Safety Awareness
  • Packing
  • Labelling
  • Quality Checking
  • Assembly Work
  • Bagging
  • Dismantling of Components
  • Palletising Work

Key Stage 4

Walsall College

All pupils in Key Stage 4 access a City and Guilds Employability and Personal Development Course at Walsall College one morning per week over two years.

This course enables them to achieve awards and certificates in relation to the following options:

  • Health & Safety at Work
  • Catering
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Care
  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Bricklaying

The course also enables them to experience college life in terms of life and social skills needed in another educational setting.

Post 16 Curriculum

Course

ASDAN Towards Independence Units
ASDAN Employability Entry Level 1-3
English Functional Skills Entry Level 1-3
Maths Functional Skills Entry Level 1-3
OCR Life and Living Skills Entry Level 1-3
Arts Award
Independence Training
PSHE
Food Studies
Music

 

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