Enterprise Media & Technology
|Mr R Corby||Director of Learning for Enterprise, Media and Technology|
|Mr B Tawana||Assistant Principal and Teacher of Business & Enterprise|
|Mr H Murkin||Teacher of Mathematics and Computing|
|Mrs A Moffat||Teacher of Design Technology|
|Mr M Barison||Teacher of Food Technology and Catering & Hospitality|
|Mrs R Brown||Teacher of Spanish and Travel & Tourism|
|Mr B Arrowsmith||Teacher of Travel and Tourism|
|Mr T Heron||Technology Technician|
The Enterprise, Media and Technology Faculty curriculum seeks to meet the aims and scope of the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 National Curriculum in the subject areas of Computing and Design & Technology. Further details of these can be found here:
The school curriculum seeks to provide outstanding personal development by supporting, promoting and instilling the values of APHS - Ambition, Pride, Happiness and Success.
|Ambition||To develop the knowledge, practical skills and understanding required to be successful in STEMM industries, as well as replicate work processes and produce outcomes that are considered to be industry standard.|
|Pride||Through encountering real-life scenarios and working hard to overcome them, students should produce work of a high personal standard and feel proud of their accomplishments.|
|Happiness||Students should enjoy working on a broad and highly relevant curriculum that meets their local needs and develops skills for possible future employment.|
|Success||To gain a variety of GCSE and Vocational Qualifications at the highest possible level. To offer a broad portfolio of qualifications to prepare them for the future.|
Key Stage 3 is delivered in Year 7, 8 and 9 across three years. Students will then undertake their options process during year 9, after which Key Stage 4 is formally delivered in Year 10 and 11 across two years.
At Key Stage 4, the faculty provides the following curriculum offer:
- NCFE Level 1/2 Certificate in Interactive Media
- OCR GCSE Computer Science
- WJEC Eduqas Level 2 Vocational Award in Catering and Hospitality
- AQA GCSE Design and Technology
- Edexcel Pearson Level 2 BTEC Award in Travel and Tourism
- Edexcel Pearson Level 2 BTEC Tech Award in Enterprise
The Enterprise, Media and Technology faculty makes a significant contribution to the Open Element of the Progress 8 Performance Measure.
- 100% pass rate Computer Science
- 89% of students achieved at least a Grade 4 in Design and Technology
- 100% pass rate in Catering and Hospitality
The first assessment for BTEC Travel and Tourism and BTEC Enterprise is due to take place in Summer 2020.