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Social Sciences

 We are a forward thinking Social Science Faculty aiming to prepare our students and staff for a rapidly changing world by equipping them with critical thinking skills, intellectual curiosity and creative decision making. We want our learners and staff to experience meaningful personal growth every day that will enable them to make a difference in the world we live in. We will do this through high expectations, encouragement, support and by working together!

 

Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Development of Students

 

 

In the Social Sciences Faculty, we develop students Socially by:

  • Developing personal qualities and using social skills

  • Participating, co-operating and resolving conflicts

  • Understanding how communities and societies function

 

We develop students Morally by:

  • Developing and expressing personal views or values.

  • Investigating moral values and ethical issues.

  • Moral codes and models of moral virtue.

  • Recognising right and wrong and applying it.

  • Understanding the consequences of actions.

 

We develop students Spiritually by:

  • Developing personal values and beliefs

  • Experiencing fascination, awe and wonder

  • Exploring the values and beliefs of others

  • Understanding human feelings and emotions

  • Using imagination and creativity in learning

 

We develop students Culturally by:

  • Exploring, understanding and respecting diversity

  • Participating and responding to cultural activities

  • Understanding and appreciating cultural influences

 

How do we adapt our curriculum for students with SEND?

Tailor made individual ‘Learning Support Plans’ are used to support learners were needs are identified. These are developed with the learner and involve weekly target setting and review of completed targets. They focus on curriculum content as well as study skills and revision techniques.

Child Development

OCR Cambridge Nationals Level 2

 

WHAT WILL THIS COURSE ENABLE ME TO DO?

This qualification is equivalent to a GCSE in both size and rigor. It is for learners aged 14-16 who wish to develop applied knowledge and practical skills in Child Development. It is designed with both practical and theoretical elements, which will prepare students for further qualifications in Child Care, Health and Social Care, Psychology, Sociology and Biology. Researching, planning, observing and evaluating skills are developed, which are transferable skills and would be of use in further studies in a number of areas.

 

WHAT WILL THE COURSE CONTAIN?

All students will study three mandatory units:

* Health and well-being for child development Students will develop the essential knowledge and understanding in child development, covering reproduction, parental responsibility, antenatal care, birth, postnatal checks, postnatal provision, conditions for development, childhood illness and safety. You may have the opportunity to hire a ‘RealCare baby simulator’. OCR Written paper: 1 hour 15 minutes (50%)

* Understanding the equipment and nutritional needs of children from birth to five years Students will gain knowledge of the equipment needs of babies and young children and understanding of the factors to be considered when choosing appropriate equipment to meet all these needs. This topic also covers nutrition and hygiene practises and nutritional requirements. Centre assessed/OCR moderated task (25%)

* Understand the development norms of a child from birth to five years Students will gain knowledge of, and skills in, developing activities to observe development norms in children up to the age of five. This topic will include researching, planning and carrying out activities with a child and observing and evaluating these activities, as well as comparing the child to the expected development norms. Centre assessed/OCR moderated task (25%)

 

QUALITIES I WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THIS COURSE?

* Hardworking and organised

* Enjoy research and coursework

* Be able to engage with children

* Ability to work with others in pairs or groups

* Ability to meet regular deadlines

GCSE Citizenship

WHAT WILL THIS COURSE ENABLE ME TO DO?

The course is about you and your future as a young adult. It will develop your understanding of current, topical Citizenship issues involving a wide range of social, ethical and political events facing you and society, now and in the future. Citizenship will help you gain confidence, develop an ability to become involved in decision making and play an active role in moving events, local, national and international forward. Citizenship is about being actively involved and will be of great value to all students in the future in developing skills of knowledge and understanding, gathering and presenting research, discussing and participating. Citizenship will also add value to those of you considering taking Geography, Sociology and Law as well as Philosophy and Ethics in the future.

 

WHAT WILL THE COURSE CONTAIN?

The course ‘Citizenship Today’ will involve:

— Asking questions and finding the answers

— Active research

— Working with others

— Developing skills of participation and working for others

— Be involved in decision making

This will be developed through the main themes of:

Theme A : Living together in the UK

* How have communities developed in the UK? — What is identity?

* What are democratic values and where do they come from? — How does local democracy work?

Theme B: Democracy at work in the UK

* Who runs the country? — How does government manage public money?

* How does Parliament work? — How is power shared between Westminster and the country?

Theme C: Law and Justice

* What is the law for and how does it affect us? — How does the justice system work?

* Is crime increasing in society?

Theme D: Power and Influence

* What power and influence can citizens have? — What role and influence should the media have?

* Does the UK have power and influence in the wider world?

Theme E: Taking Citizenship Action

Students must carry out an in-depth, critical investigation leading to citizenship action. The investigation and action can be based on any aspect or issue that has come from the course content and should be designed to have an impact locally, nationally or globally. There are many types of investigation and action that students can take that use different methods and citizenship skills. For example: Should young people in Maldon have the vote? How does the Government support charities? How are students at Plume Academy affected by ‘The Media’? How does local Government spending support young people in Maldon? A local, national or global issue can be chosen.

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The final GCSE Assessment will be based on two exams of 1hour 45minutes which are each worth 50% of the overall grade.

 

QUALITIES I WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THIS COURSE?

* The ability to listen and consider others’ views

* Form your own opinion — An open mind! - a desire to make a difference

* Be well organised — Be able to work in small groups

* Keep up to date with local, national and international news

Health and Social Care

Our Curriculum Offer for Key Stage 4:

Exam Board information: A BTEC First Award in Health & Social Care is equivalent to one GCSE grade. It is a two year programme where learners study four units that focus on different aspects of Health & Social Care. Three of the units are assessed through several pieces of coursework while one unit is assessed by a formal exam. For further information please click here for the BTEC First Awards page for Health & Social Care

 

Year 10 Autumn Term:

Communication in health and social care.

Year 10 Spring Term:

Communication in health and social care.

Year 10 Summer Term:

Individual rights in health and social care.

Year 11 Autumn Term:

Individual rights in health and social care.

Year 11 Spring Term:

Ensuring safe environments in health and social care.

Year 11 Summer Term

Cultural diversity in health and social care

Our Curriculum Offer for Key Stage 5:

Exam Board information: The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Health & Social Care is equivalent to one A-level grade. It prepares the learners for further study or to start a career in Health & Social Care by studying a range of different aspects of the care industry. Learners will undertake work placements in Health and Social Care settings. Each unit of the course is assessed through coursework. For more information please click here for the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma page for Health & Social Care.

 

Year 12 Autumn Term:

Developing Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Year 12 Spring Term:

Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care

Year 12 Summer Term:

Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care

Year 13 Autumn Term:

Caring for Children and Young People

Year 13 Spring Term:

Working in the Health and Social Care Sector

Year 13 Summer Term

Exploring Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care

Trips, Visits and Events offered to students at Key Stage 5:

Learners will visit a range of Health & Social Care settings during the course.

Law

Our Curriculum Offer for Key Stage 5:

Exam Board information:  A Level Law is delivered in accordance with the exam board  AQA. The Unit 1 and 2 exams will be in May of the first year (1 hour and a half each). The Unit 3 (1 and a half hours) and 4 (2 hours) exams will be in June of the second year. For more information, click here to access the AQA website.

 

Year 12 Autumn Term:

Unit 1: Delegated legislation, judicial precedent and criminal courts and lay people.

Year 12 Spring Term:

Unit 2: Criminal liability and Introduction to Negligence

Year 12 Summer Term:

Unit 3: Criminal Law: Non-fatal offences, murder and manslaughter.

Year 13 Autumn Term:

Unit 3: Murder, manslaughter, intoxication, insanity, automatism, consent and self-defence.

Year 13 Spring Term:

Unit 4: Criminal Law: Offences against property.

Year 13 Summer Term

Unit 4: Concepts of Law: Law and morality, judicial creativity and balancing conflicting interests.

Trips, Visits and Events offered to students at Key Stage 5:

Chelmsford Crown Court

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Interactive Media

 

WHO THE COURSE IS FOR AND WHAT IT ENTAILS?

“Interactive media” refers to products people have to interact with to work. On the computer it would be websites, games and audio files on your favourite streaming site. You could use Films, animations on interactive DVD’s or through your phone. On the course you will be making your own usable interactive media and building skills to continue making it in the future.

This course focuses on the technical skills, trades, crafts and technologies that support the entertainment, film, television, theatre, visual arts and digital communication industries. These are vibrant industries that face a skills shortage.

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Interactive Media is equivalent of a GCSE qualification.

 

WHAT WILL THE COURSE CONTAIN?

This qualification shows learners how to:

* Work to professional design briefs

* Use image editing software like Photoshop, Maya and Illustrator

* Video editing software like After Effects, Premier Pro

* Create a website

* Design a computer game

* Use photography and film

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Units will be delivered as projects and will introduce skills which are applied to work-related scenarios. You will cover four units:

1. Originate ideas in response to an interactive media design brief

2. Understand and explore a variety of interactive media products and processes

3. Plan and produce a creative interactive media product

4. Investigate the creative use of moving images through interactive media

 

Three units are internally assessed and moderated by the examination board. One unit will require students to sit a ten-hour practical exam that is externally assessed.

 

WHAT WILL THE COURSE ENABLE ME TO DO LATER?

This course will allow you to access further education courses at A Level or at Level 3 BTEC National Diploma. These include Interactive Media, Photography, Graphic Design (Communication).

GCSE Media Studies 

WHAT WILL THIS COURSE ENABLE ME TO DO?

The course is designed to raise your awareness of the diverse range of media texts that we come into contact with each day. As you progress you will be able to appreciate their distinctive features and their impact on audiences. It will help you recognise the ways that producers represent people, ideas and events to different kinds of audiences. You will also develop practical and creative skills during your coursework. You will be able to continue studying the subject at A Level and it would be a stepping stone to employment in media industries. 

WHAT WILL THE COURSE CONTAIN?

The course will involve the study of a range of texts, the institution that produced them and the audience that they were intended for. Year 10 focuses on learning key skills for analysis and media theories through a variety of topics such as advertising, film and television. Students will apply these key ideas in a practical way, completing group presentations or creating their own media texts. For example, in the Advertising topic students research television adverts and their persuasive techniques in the form of a small group presentation and create their own perfume/aftershave print advert. Year 11 focuses on exam topics, which change yearly, and preparation for the exam. Coursework is completed across both Year 10 and Year 11. 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Candidates are required to submit a media production. This is chosen from a set of briefs set by WJEC. Students will need to apply knowledge and understanding of key concepts. The coursework is worth 60% of the final grade. There are also two final written exams that are worth 40% of the final grade. 

QUALITIES I WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THIS COURSE?

* A genuine enthusiasm for a broad range of media texts such as television, newspapers, film

* An ability and willingness to share views on texts that you have studied

* You will need to be willing to analyse texts and your analysis should reveal a confident knowledge of audience, genre and narrative

* You will need to be organised and be able to meet deadlines

* The creative work will demand a high level of commitment and students will need to be confident and informed in order to produce original texts of their own

 

Students do not need to have any prior experience with Photoshop or film editing software to succeed in the practical aspects of the course.

GCSE Psychology

 

WHAT WILL THIS COURSE ENABLE ME TO DO?

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. The course will develop your understanding of how we think and how we behave. The course looks at the role of biological, social, developmental and cognitive factors in explaining why we respond to things around us in certain ways. You will also learn about the mental health conditions and the treatments and therapies available. You are able to continue studying Psychology in more depth at A Level at Plume College.

WHAT WILL THE COURSE CONTAIN?

The course will involve studying theories and explanations of behaviour, understanding research which has been conducted and making conclusions about them. You will be using a lot of information to make informed conclusions and debate the credibility of the evidence we use. You will also carry out your own scientific investigations of psychological processes.

 

You will be studying the following topics on the course:

Year 1: Cognition and Behaviour

* Memory – How we store memories and how we forget things

* Perception – How we see the world we live in and how illusions trick us

* Development – How we develop our thought processes and understanding

* Research methods – How Psychologists test theories

Year 2: Social Context and Behaviour

* Social influence – The influence of other people on our behaviour

* Language, thought and communication – Theories of development of language and thoughts

* Brain and neuropsychology – The structure of the brain and how it works

* Psychological problems – Psychopathology; the study of mental health issues

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will complete 2 written papers, one lasting for an hour and forty-five minutes worth 50% of the overall grade. These include multiple choice questions, short answer questions and extended writing questions. There is no coursework element. All papers are graded Level 9-1.

 

QUALITIES I WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THIS COURSE?

You should have a genuine interest in scientific explanations of behaviour, and an interest in learning new and alternative theories. You should also have the ability to consider the strengths and weaknesses of these explanations. This will involve written work, using statistical methods, working independently to produce your own research and meet the deadlines given throughout the course.

 

Personal Development

Our Vision for Personal Development:

Purposefully working together, individually growing stronger

Striving to make the world a better place for all

Healthy, confident and responsible citizens

Excellence in all we do

 

Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Development of Students

 

In Personal Development lessons, we develop students socially by:

• Developing personal qualities and using social skills

• Participating, co-operating and resolving conflicts

• Understanding how communities and societies function

 

We develop students morally by:

• Developing and expressing personal views or values.

• Investigating moral values and ethical issues.

• Moral codes and models of moral virtue.

• Recognising right and wrong and applying it.

• Understanding the consequences of actions.

 

We develop students spiritually by:

• Developing personal values and beliefs

• Experiencing fascination, awe and wonder

• Exploring the values and beliefs of others

• Understanding human feelings and emotions

• Using imagination and creativity in learning

 

We develop students culturally by:

• Exploring, understanding and respecting diversity

• Participating and responding to cultural activities

• Understanding and appreciating cultural influences

How do we adapt our curriculum for students with SEND

• Students work in integrated groups in all of our lessons

• We set suitable learning objectives which are challenging yet manageable and achievable to promote self-esteem and enable all students to achieve

• We adapt the curriculum to remove barriers so that all pupils can achieve the lesson objectives

• We include ICT to present virtual decision-making scenarios where role-play may be difficult for some pupils

• We maximise opportunities to initiate and direct projects with support as appropriate

• We incorporate the skills of additional adults to support students

 

Personal Development

Our Curriculum Offer for Key Stage 3:

Throughout KS3 and KS4 aspects of Personal Development are taught by Learning Group Leaders in two of their tutorial sessions each week.  At KS3 students also have one lesson of Personal Development a week.  In Year 7, lessons are delivered by Learning Group Leaders which helps to support a smooth transition into the Academy.  In Years 8 and 9 students are taught by staff from the Personal Development Team.

Personal Development at Plume is a mix of Personal, Social and Health Education alongside Citizenship. The work covered in Key Stage 3 lays the foundations for students to develop their understanding and awareness of some of the challenges and decisions that they may have to face in the future. The curriculum aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding as well as their communication skills alongside their active participation.

The lessons incorporate group work and discussions, therefore enabling our students to not only develop their personal skills but also their responsibilities when interacting and working alongside others.  Each student is given the opportunity to respond to current issues and become an Active Citizen of the world. They also are given opportunities to participate in a number of local, national and international charitable and community events.

 

Trips, Visits and Events offered to students at Key Stage 3:

• Children in Need Charity Fair (Year 8)

• Children in Need Fundraising events (all year groups)

• Operation Christmas Child  (Year 7)

• First Aid Education  (Year 9)

• Safe this Summer- Personal and Community Safety Day  (Year 7)

 

Our Curriculum Offer for Key Stage 4:

GCSE Citizenship

 

We offer GCSE in Citizenship Studies as an option subject.

Exam Board information:  Edexcel  Specification (2CS01)

The Citizenship Programme of Study actively engages students in their community, enabling them to take part fully in citizenship activities.  Citizenship develops students’ understanding of the issues surrounding citizenship in the 21st century. The key subject aims are:-

• for students to engage with topical citizenship issues and contribute to debates on challenges facing society involving a wide range of political, social and ethical ideas

• to study issues and problems that are local, national and global

• to develop and apply understanding of key citizenship concepts  of justice, democracy, rights and responsibilities, identities and diversity

•  to deepen their understanding of society and how communities change over time

• to use an enquiring, critical approach to distinguish facts, opinion and bias, build arguments and make informed judgements

• to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to take action with others, in order to address citizenship issues in their communities

 

Plume students find this course to be varied and interesting with links to Geography, Law, Sociology, Religious Education and Media. Students are encouraged to be creative in their approach to their coursework, often involving art and drama and technology. This is a course enjoyed by all who like to be different in their studies in order to ‘make a difference!’

 

 

 

 

The controlled assessment task mark and exam marks will give the final grade. Marks will be weighted as follows:

Exam:

The examination time is one hour.  Students will answer questions which focus on the areas studied in class.

 

Controlled assessment:

Students select a key issue to focus on from the content area and are assessed under controlled conditions through a single internally assessed externally-moderated assessment consisting of one structured task.

 

Trips, Visits and Events offered to students at Key Stage 4:

We have a variety of visits and talks from specialists throughout the two years of the GCSE course. Most recently students have interviewed the local Mayor and been involved in meeting with members of the local council and charities – this being dependent on their choice of Controlled Assessment.

GCSE Philosophy and Ethics

WHAT WILL THIS COURSE ENABLE ME TO DO?

This course is designed to broaden your understanding of the world around you by exploring various ethical issues alongside the beliefs and practices of both Christianity and Islam.  Through this you will learn the skills needed to research, understand, discuss and argue a wide range of issues and religious beliefs. By exploring ethical issues, and expressing various views using reasoned arguments, students can enhance their capacity and desire to make a positive contribution to debates and decisions in society.

 

WHAT WILL THE COURSE CONTAIN?

The course is the AQA GCSE “Religious Studies A” which is studied throughout Years 9, 10 and 11, forone hour per week. It comprises of two units:

Unit 1 – Thematic Studies

This involves the study of the relevance of religion to the ethical issues of crime and punishment, war and peace, relationships and families, and the beginning and ending of life, with reference to Christianity and one of the other major world religions [this part of the course began in Year 9]. In the examination students must illustrate their answers with real examples in relation to the issues raised, and to make appropriate references to religious stories, teachings and practices that they have studied.

Unit 2 – The Study of Religions: Beliefs, Teachings and Practices

This involves an exploration of two world religions, Christianity and Islam. Students will explore the key beliefs held in these faiths, the origin of such key beliefs and how they are expressed through worship. They will also consider the impact religious teachings have on individuals, communities and societies.

In the examination students must illustrate their answers with real examples of religious acts and appropriate reference to religious scripture.

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

There will be two examinations in the summer term of Year 11 (May/June). Both exams are 1hr 45mins and worth 50% of your final GCSE grade. There is no coursework for this subject.

 

QUALITIES I WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THIS COURSE?

• An open mind

• Knowledge of your own viewpoint

• Appreciation of others’ views

• An ability to use evidence to support different views

 

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A RELIGIOUS BELIEVER

GCSE Sociology

 

WHAT WILL THIS COURSE ENABLE ME TO DO?

Sociology helps students develop a wide range of knowledge and understanding about society and the world around us. You learn about what sociologists study and understand society’s structures, processes and issues. Sociology is exciting, interesting and relevant to students' lives!

Sociology is the study of society and human behaviour and considers the role of different institutions such as the school, the family and the criminal justice system. It will develop skills such as debating, evaluating and constructing an argument which will prepare you well for progressing to A Levels at Plume College as well as in employment and careers such as teaching, law, police work, social work etc.

 

WHAT WILL THE COURSE CONTAIN?

Sociology is the study of society and the many things that we have experience of. This course encourages students to take a questioning approach to evidence and issues, thus developing their critical, evaluative skills. It often requires discussion and debate. However, you will need to be able to construct an argument to support your point of view as well as be able to listen to and appreciate other people’s points of view. It encourages you to think about things in a different way and not necessarily take for granted the ideas you may have. You will engage with a range of sociological questions by applying theories and research from a selection of key texts.

In Unit 1 you will focus on:

* The sociology of families

* The sociology of education

* Relevant areas of social theory and methodology

In Unit 2 you will study:

* The sociology of crime and deviance

* The sociology of social stratification

* Relevant areas of social theory and methodology

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will complete 2 exam papers at the end of Year 11 each lasting one hour and forty-five minutes. There is no coursework. The course is graded Level 9-1.

 

QUALITIES I WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THIS COURSE?

Students should have an interest in the world around them and in explaining and questioning why things happen. They should enjoy discussing academic arguments and social issues but also be prepared to support their arguments through research and clearly structured written work.

Travel and Tourism

Our Curriculum Offer for Key Stage 5:

Exam Board information:  A Level Travel and Tourism. Exam Board: WJEC. Unit 1 exam will be in May of the first year (1 ½ hours – 40% of AS / 20% of A2) and Unit 2 coursework (60% of AS / 30% of A2) will be completed during the Autumn and Spring term. The Unit 5 exam (2 hours - 20% of A2) will be in June of the second year and Unit 6 coursework (30% of A2) will be completed during the Autumn and Spring Term.

 

Year 12 Autumn Term:

Unit 1: Development and structure of travel and tourism industry.

Unit 2: Coursework on 2 European destinations – focus on key features, transport options and current / future trends affecting appeal.

Year 12 Spring Term:

Unit 1: Impacts of tourism, ecotourism, sustainable tourism and internal and external pressures.

Unit 2: Coursework on European destinations – overviews of a range of different types of destinations.

Year 12 Summer Term:

Unit 6: Coursework on a current issue affecting the travel and tourism industry – methodology and resources.

Year 13 Autumn Term:

Unit 6: Coursework on a current issue affecting the travel and tourism industry - views and attitudes of stakeholders and data analysis of trends.

Year 13 Spring Term:

Unit 5: LEDCs and MEDCs, application of tourism impacts / sustainable tourism to case studies

Unit 6: Coursework on a current issue affecting the travel and tourism industry –current and future impacts of issue.

Year 13 Summer Term:

Unit 5: Agents, objectives and impacts of tourism development.

Trips, Visits and Events offered to students at Key Stage 5:

Day trip to London

Visit to Tourist Information Centre, Maldon and other local tourism organisations

Visit to Crowne Plaze Hotel (Five Lakes)

Residential trip to a European destination

Residential trip to USA

Leisure Studies

Our Curriculum Offer for Key Stage 5:

Exam Board information:  A Level Leisure Studies. Exam Board: OCR. Unit 3 exam will be in May of the first year (1 ½ hours – 33.3% of AS / 16.6% of A2). Units 1 and 2 are both coursework (66.6% of AS / 33.3% of A2) and will be completed during the Autumn and Spring term. The Unit 5 exam (1 ½ hours – 16.6% of A2) will be in June of the second year. Units 4 and 6 are both coursework (66.6% of A2) and will be completed during the Autumn and Spring Term of the second year.

 

Year 12 Autumn Term:

Unit 1: Coursework on exploring leisure – range, scale, importance and sectors.

Unit 2: Coursework on customer service - principles and needs of internal and external customers.

Year 12 Spring Term:

Unit 1: Coursework on exploring leisure – access, participation, barriers and role of media.

Unit 2: Coursework on customer service – customer service skills and assessing quality.

Unit 3: Marketing, health & safety, budgets, measurement of quality and business systems

Year 12 Summer Term:

Unit 4: Coursework on event management – choosing, planning and marketing.

Year 13 Autumn Term:

Unit 4: Coursework on event management – carrying out event, including finance, health & safety, risk assessment and team working.

Unit 6: Coursework on leisure in the outdoors – development, types and organisations in outdoor leisure.

Year 13 Spring Term:

Unit 4: Coursework on event management – evaluation and feedback.

Unit 5: Employment opportunities in leisure, HR, recruitment, induction and training.

Unit 6: Coursework on leisure in the outdoors – planning and participation in an outdoor leisure activity.

Year 13 Summer Term:

Unit 5: Staff motivation, performance management, termination, influence of technology on HR.

Trips, Visits and Events offered to students at Key Stage 5:

Residential trip to USA

Day trip to London

Visit to local leisure organisations