Alternative Provison

Reaseheath

Qualification

Cskills Awards Level 1 Certificate in Multi-trade Construction Activities (QAN – 600/9069/8)

Reaseheath College is one of the UK’s leading specialist land-based colleges based in Nantwich, Cheshire. Key Stage 4 Pupils have the opportunity to study Construction on the Vocational Opportunities Programme.

Careers and Aspirations

· This provision gives pupils an insight into the wide range of careers that area available for those wanting to work in construction including Labourer, Property Maintenance Operative, Handyman, Bricklayer, Plasterer, Joiner, Painter, Tiler.

· Jobs in construction are well paid and offer good career paths into team leadership and management

Many of our pupils go on to study at Reaseheath post 16.


ingestre

Qualification

British Horse Society Stage 1 Ride

British Horse Sociey Stage 1 Care

Ingestre Stables is one of the leading equestrian establishments in the UK and is A British Horse Society Training and Examination Centre. Training is specifically structured to produce employees for the horse industry. All standards are as per BHS qualifications and work towards assessment techniques.

Careers and Aspirations

· This provision gives pupils an insight into the wide range of careers that area available for those wanting a career in the equestrian industry including Groom, Stable Hand, Coach, Professional Rider.

· Pupils can go on to study further BHS Awards following their chosen career path.

RODBASTON Campus - South Staffordshire college

Qualification

Level 1 Animal Care

Rodbaston Campus is set within a beautiful estate and gardens. There is a working farm, Animal Zone and Equine Centre.

Pupils study for the Level 1 Animal Care. This course combines practical work with specialist knowledge of animal behaviour, animal science, animal welfare, breed development, nutrition, anatomy and physiology. Pupils have access to a working farm, Equestrian Centre and the Animal Zone which is a fully working zoo.

Careers and Aspirations

· This provision gives pupils an insight into the wide range of careers that area available for those wanting to work with animals such as Vet, Veterinary Assistant, Animal Welfare Officer, Zoo Keeper, Wildlife rescue and conservation worker, Petshop Assistant

· Pupils with an interest in caring and looking after animals gain valuable hands-on experience and develop the confidence and practical skills needed

Many of our pupils go on to study at Rodbaston post 16.


Military Preparation school

Qualifications

BTEC Level 2 Teamwork and Personal Development in the Community City and Guilds Level 2 in Employability Skills City and Guilds Level 1 in Employability Skills

The Military Preparation School focuses on two main objectives: qualification attainment and developing the skill set required for positive progression to further education, apprenticeships and employment. Military Preparation School tutors have all served previously in the Armed Forces and all are role models to our students.

Pupils attend for two days per week and their time is split between 50% classroom work studying for the above academic qualifications and 50% of the course is Physical Training. Learners take part in various engaging and active activities such as; military training days, personal fitness assessments, obstacle course, intersection competitions, community projects, award ceremonies and an overnight exercise.

Careers and Aspirations

· This provision gives pupils valuable work experience necessary for a career in the Public Services including Armed Forces, Police / Fire Service / Paramedics, Sports / Fitness, NHS and Coastguard. Graduates of the programme who decide to join the Armed Forces are more likely to be successful than direct entrants. Students who decide to pursue other career options have the core skills to support their success.

· Pupils may also choose to study post 16 at Military Preparation College


J P Alternative EDucation

Qualifications

YMCA LEVEL 1 Body Image and Its Relationship To Wellbeing

John Muir Bush craft Award

Paddle power 1 and 2

The Julian Porter Outdoor Education Programme provides alternative, often non-competitive, avenues for achievement, as well as opportunities to develop independence and self-reliance.

Our pupils take part in a range of activities from rock climbing to hiking, mountain biking to kayaking, and even bush craft to cooking.

The inclusive programme allows every young person to take part at their own pace. Taking part in new challenges and overcoming fears allows pupil to develop resilience, confidence and to learn new skills.

Careers and Aspirations

· This provision gives pupils valuable work experience necessary for careers in the Sports and Fitness Industries. Raised fitness levels are beneficial for those seeking a career in the Armed Forces, Police or Fire Service.

· This provision encourages pupils to take on new challenges helping to raise self-esteem and aspirations. It promotes direct learning using safe practice in challenging environments. It also promotes a healthy lifestyle and an appreciation for areas of outstanding natural beauty.