Keystage 5 Options

Students will undertake programmes of study designed to further enhance their understanding of the wider world, the world of work, Independent Living Skills and Personal Safety.  They will study towards Functional Skills accreditation in English and Maths, and LASER Quality Mark programmes, ASDAN towards Independence Programmes, NCFE Creative Craft, and Sports Leaders Qualification.

KS5 students will choose 2 accredited Vocational Options to study each year from a rolling programme that includes: Animal Care, Art, Hospitality and the Café Programme, Car Maintenance, Construction, Hair and Beauty, Fitness for Life, Sports leaders, Media Studies and Photography, Craft and Textiles, Childcare, Enterprise and Workskills, Health and Social Care, Business Studies, Performing Arts and Horticulture. The programmes are all intended to promote and enhance employability and life skills. These programmes will mostly be accredited through LASER Quality Mark Programmes.

KS5 students will also study RE/Citizenship and PHSE programmes at an appropriate level which will be accredited through LASER Quality Mark.

In addition to the discrete curriculum students are given the opportunity to consolidate concepts, independence and skills through work in the community, work experience and Supported Internships where appropriate.  Students are given the opportunity to speak with an Independent Careers Advice and Guidance counsellor about their next steps beyond school, and practice their interview skills through annual interviews with members of SLT and the governing body. 

For more in depth information about St. George’s Keystage 5 Options (6th Form) Please click here.