Extended Education Centre - Post 16 Curriculum

The Post 16 curriculum comprises the following areas of learning:

Cross Curricular Skills:

Communication

Using Mathematics

Using ICT

Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities:

Managing Information

Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making

Being Creative

Self-Management

Working with Others

Learning for Life and Work:

Education for Employability

Local and Global Citizenship

Personal Development

Home Economics

Accreditation

 

From Key Stage 4 pupils are accorded the opportunity to have their achievements recognised and celebrated through internal assessment and in some cases externally accredited assessment.

 

Where appropriate, pupils attend a Vocational Training course at South Eastern Regional College (Lisburn Campus) on day per week. Here the pupils have the opportunity to study Skills for Work and Life.

 

Core Skills - Health and Safety etc taught via painting and decorating.

Catering

Office Administration

 

Some pupils participate in a collaborative course with 6th Form pupils from Forthill College in an Occupational Studies award and another group of pupils participation in a Horticulture course with pupils from Beechlawn School in Hillsborough.