|No of Units: 10||Awarding Board: Pearson||Course Code:601/8562/4|
This is a Level 1 course equivalent to GCSE grades 1 – 3. It is a practical course assessed by coursework. Students will be invited on to this course and it takes up 2 of the 4 timetable blocks.
10 units are covered and these will be chosen from the list below:
All Units Are Internally Assessed And Are In The Form Of A Coursework Portfolio.
The Land Based Studies course aims to give students an understanding of the wide range of opportunities for employment available in the Land Based sector. It takes up two of the four subject choices and takes one day a week. Most of the teaching takes place out of school. The course runs on a 3 week cycle where week 1 is spent on a farm, week 2 at Grizedale Forest and then week 3 at a variety of locations including a garden centre, school grounds and other Land Based sectors.
Work within estate management, game keeping, horticulture, forestry or farm industry.
For further information contact: Mrs. S. Nicholl or Mr. M. Harris