Learning For Life & Work

Aims:

  • Learning for Life and Work allows pupils to develop as individuals and contributors to society, the economy and the environment.
  • By studying Learning for Life and Work pupils will develop the skills they require to think independently, make informed choices and take appropriate action in relation to personal, social, economic and employment issues.

 


Key Stage 3 LLW

 

Learning for Life and work allows pupils to develop their thinking skills and enables them to reflect and evaluate their own learning and work effectively with others.
Learning for Life and Work also gives pupils the opportunity to develop a range of skills and develop their employability potential and key transferable skills.

Learning for Life and Work is delivered in Years 8 & 9 one hour per week. In year 10 careers is delivered one hour per week to allow pupils to make informed subject choices and to prepare them for the future world of work.

Key Stage 4 LLW

St Genevieve’s High School offers GCSE Learning for Life and Work to Year 11 and year 12 pupils. The specification chosen is the modular specification.
The course offers opportunities to build on the skills and capabilities developed through the delivery of the Key Stage Three curriculum in Northern Ireland.
This specification provides continuity; coherence and progression from Key Stage Three Learning for Life and Work. It also provides a worthwhile course, in terms of general education and lifelong learning.

 

SUBJECT

 LEARNING FOR LIFE AND WORK 

AIMS

 This course aims to encourage students to:

  • Develop as individuals and contributors to society, the economy and the environment.
  • Explore the challenges and opportunities that personal, social, cultural, political and economic issues raise in society.
  • Develop an understanding of the variety of attitudes, needs and perspectives that exist in their own and other communities, both locally and globally.
  • Pupils will develop the skills they require to think independently, make informed decisions and take appropriate courses of action.
 Examination Group  CCEA
 Method of Assessment

 Unit 1: Controlled Assessment Task (Report 1) (30%)
 (The first controlled assessment task is completed in year 11)

 Unit 2: Controlled Assessment Task (Report 2) (30%)
 (The second Controlled Assessment Task is completed in year 12)

 Unit 3: Local and Global Citizenship exam (13.3%)
 (This is a 45 minute exam and is externally assessed)

 Unit 4: Personal Development exam (13.3%)
 (This is a 45 minute exam and is externally assessed)

 Unit 5: Employability exam (13.3%)
 (This is a 45 minute exam and is externally assessed)

 Grading System

  A*-G (GCSE)

  (One Tier of entry) 

 Course Outline  The course is made up of 3 modules:
  • Personal Development
  • Local and Global Citizenship
  • Employability
 Study within this subject area will include health and drugs education,
 relationships and financial responsibility.  Pupils will explore issues of
 equality and social justice, democracy and diversity in society.
 They will also look at  local and global economy and the impact of
 globalisation on employment.

 


 

Contact Us

Trench House
87 Stewartstown Road
Belfast
Co.Antrim
N. Ireland
BT11 9JP

TEL: 02890925670

FAX: 02890925675

E-mail: info@stgenevieves.belfast.ni.sch.uk

Connect With Us

We're on Social Networks. Follow us & get in touch.