There are 3 main pathways to the Key Stage 4 curriculum, some of the aforementioned accredited courses are specific to each site, and young people have access to all 3 pathways.  We are committed to building a Key Stage 4 curriculum to meet individual learner needs.

Pathway 1: Academic GCSE Pathway.

  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Mathematics; Numeracy
  • Applied Science
  • Biology
  • Skills challenge
  • Art
  • Religious Education – Short Course
  • P.E – Short Course

Pathway 2: Vocational Accredited Pathway.

  • BTEC Sweet Personal and Social Education (2023/24)
  • ASDAN Certificate of Personal Effectiveness
  • Enterprise, Vocational, Voluntary, Community, Curriculum (new 2023/24)
  • The Prince’s Trust

Pathway 3: Bespoke Learning Pathway.

All learners have the opportunity to engage with enrichment courses delivered through the 14 – 19 Network.

Autumn 2023:

  • Catering
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Health and Social Care
  • ICT and Travel and Tourism
  • Motor Vehicle
  • PSE
  • Animal Care
  • Sport and Leisure
  • Music (Agored Units)
  • Visual Art & Photography

The service continues to develop collaborative partnerships with a variety of local quality assured organisations, some of whom offer recognised accredited courses. 

Further information can be provided by the EOTAS Service Lead. A directory of our approved EOTAS partners is provided below (June 2021)

Work experience placements are available subject to availability and a quality assured health and safety vetting process.

Whole service performance indicators include capped 9, literacy measure and numeracy measure.  Greater emphasis is placed on the social, emotional and well-being progression of individual young people.  Thorough planning ensures all young people are matched with appropriate employment, education or training opportunities when they transition to post 16 destinations.