The Bridging Course at KS5

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If you require any further information about the curriculum we are following in this subject, please contact the Head of Department.

Course ID
OCR 05322 & 603/1238/5
Faculty
Computing, Social Sciences
Department
Business Studies, Computing
Level
Key Stage 5 ('A' Level)
Head of Faculty
J. David, M. Duraku
Head of Department
J. Dottin, M. Duraku

This is a full-time one-year course suitable for students who wish to gain entry to a Level 3 course at school or college the following year.

In addition, students will have an opportunity to study for the GCSE Maths and English course (unless Level 4 has already been achieved). Students will follow two vocational courses leading to a Level 2 Diploma: Creative Media and Business.

Curriculum Termly Breakdown by Year

Year 12 Business Studies

Term Unit of Work Assessment
Autumn 1 Unit 3 – Financial Forecasting for businesses
Unit 4 – People in Organisations
Unit 3 – summative assessments, Q&A, Coursework – internal assessment and feedback.
Autumn 2 Unit 2 – Business Organisations
Unit 9 – Personal Selling
Unit 2 – summative assessments, Q&A, Coursework – internal assessment and feedback.
Spring 1 Unit 9 – Personal Selling
Unit 2 – Business Organisations
Unit 5 – The Marketing Plan
Unit 1 – Business Purposes
Unit 1 – summative assessments, Q&A, Coursework – internal assessment and
feedback.
Unit 5, Unit 9, Unit 2 and Unit 1 will have a combination of learning.
Spring 2 Unit 5 – The Marketing Plan Strategies via role play, presentation, the standard written work.
Summer 1 Unit 1 – Business Purposes Strategies via role play, presentation, the standard written work showing knowledge, understanding and analysis of key concepts.
Summer 2 Unit 5 – The Marketing Plan
Unit 1 – Business Purposes
Strategies via role play, presentation, the standard written work showing knowledge, understanding and analysis of key concepts.

 

Year 12 Creative Media

Term Unit of Work Assessment
Autumn 1 C1 Learning Outcome A: Investigate media products, audiences and purpose.
C1 Learning Outcome B: Explore how media products are created to provide meaning and engage audiences.
Mock Essay
Mock Essay
Autumn 2 C1 Learning Outcome A & B: Review of both outcomes including practical workshops where production techniques are practiced. Teacher Observations and Written Essay.
Spring 1 C2 Learning Outcome A: Develop media production skills and techniques.
C2 Learning Outcome B: Apply Media Production Skills and techniques.
Teacher observations, practical work.
Spring 2 C2 Learning Outcome C: Apply Media Production Skills and techniques.
C3 External exam preparation.
Teacher observations, practical work.
Summer 1 C3 External exam BTEC External Assessment.

 

Extended Learning

Year 12 Business Studies

Websites Read Visit or Watch Extra
OCR Specification BTEC Level 2 First Business Student Book YouTube: BBC Dragon’s Den – Reggae Reggae Sauce; The Hippy Billionaire; The Apprentice. Encourage volunteering at some establishment or finding part-time employment. Being involved in some sport or other hobbies.

 

Year 12 Creative Media

Websites Read Visit or Watch Extra
Studio Binder; BBFC.   Youtube: Studiobinder;
Piximperfect; The Media
Insider
Media Club Thursday Lunch; Magazine Club Tuesday After School.