School Links Programmes 2022/2023

SCHOOL LINKS PROGRAMMES 2022-23

Havant & South Downs College 14- 16 School Links Programme is a part time provision that aims to bridge the gap between school and vocational of programmes that focus on specific vocational areas with some qualifications 4 League Tables. We work closely with mainstream and special schools as well as local authorities inventive variety for students to choose from. As part of our College strategy, we focus on providing students with opportunities through a range of vocational and academic areas as well as the support they need to succeed. These also include Functional skills in English and Maths. Our 14-16 provision will allow students to make informed decisions about which courses suit their academic and career aspirations for the future.

The school links programme will allow students to understand how their education equips them with the behaviour and attitude necessary to develop their education and to look for opportunities for further training/ employment and for their adult life. Students will also receive high quality impartial careers guidance available from our Advice and Guidance team and receive college taster sessions moving forward. Our Back on Track process is also adopted in line with our full-time students. To continue to work with our partners we aim to provide support and guidance to make sure that students make real progress towards their chosen career path. All students work in an FE setting, where they are inspired to make the most of success in accordance with our College policies. Paul Carter Assistant Principal

CONTENTS STUDENT JOURNEY FUNCTIONAL SKILLS ANIMAL CARE HAIR & BEAUTY 4

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CATERING & HOSPITALITY MOTOR VEHICLE SPORT AND PUBLIC SERVICES

We are very proud of our programme for 14-16 pupils, whether they join us from one of our many partner schools or are being home-educated. By providing a supportive and inspiring learning environment at our South Downs campus, the 14-16 course programmes provide nationally-recognised qualifications which combine practical skills development and academic content, highly valued by employers and effective at fast tracking students in their future careers.

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HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

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HOW TO APPLY

They are invaluable partnerships between

pupils, schools, home and the college.

Mike Gaston Principal & CEO

General Information Taster sessions and group tours are appropriate decisions. Each student will be interviewed in the same format as a full-time mainstream student; this will also include an assessment in English and Maths where applicable.

Kit and equipment needs

Students will need to be equipped for each lesson and attend with appropriate stationery. Where stated at the interview, students may also need to attend College in specific clothing (Personal Protective Equipment). Sports clothing is also required for practical sports sessions. Mentoring students Partners are encouraged to accompany learners in College for entry level and Level 1 programmes or have a member Assistants are welcome for individual students and would need to be assessed through College policies beforehand. College standards All students must always sign the College standards agreement and wear their identification badge whilst on College premises. Learners will not be asked to leave College if they fail to produce their ID card, however, failure to comply will lead to disciplinary action. Back on track process is in place to manage student disciplinary issues. The programme

Assessment information Assessment across all courses is

modular* and students will be expected to complete a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates completion of all tasks and assignments at the correct level of study. These portfolios are assessed both internally and externally. In some cases there is scope for distance/remote learning via our Google suite.

*Some courses may contain an examination.

has a designated Progress Mentor who will liaise with Course Leads Schools/Parents.

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College at any time due to safeguarding. Students are permitted to leave with written permission from a parent/ guardian. Failure to comply with this will lead to Back on Track action. There are many social areas for all students during limited break times. College closure days School will be informed of the College’s closures via our website and School Link Coordinator. Partners will also be notified in the event of adverse weather. Costings Education providers will be invoiced in two instalments. The cost to our partners and schools is £1100 for the year. Billing 2022 and the second instalment will be paid on 24th February 2023. Each partner must sign the College Service Level Agreement.

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Functional skills ENGLISH AND MATHS PROGRAMME Day: Wednesday9.30am-1.30pm

programme which consists of English and Maths. This is not a GCSE programme. Students will attend 3 hours per week in order to complete these qualifications. Sessions are carried out on a Wednesday only. The cost to our partners and schools is £495

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animal care C&G LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN LAND- BASED STUDIES (ANIMAL CARE) Day: Tuesday 9.30am-1.30pm Duration: 32 weeks

This is a two-year course so it will only be open to students who are starting Year 10 in September 2021.

This will introduce some of the key themes within the animal care industry, enabling students to develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to care for small animals. Students will participate in handling and health checking animals on site. They will learn how to provide appropriate accommodation to include environmental enrichment. Students will also cover grooming, feeding and the safe transportation of animals. Please note that students will be required to have an up-to-date tetanus vaccination before starting on this course. The units taught are: Year One Health & Safety and Animal Health Year Two Feeding Animals & Animals in the Wild

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Hair and Beauty

HSDC COLLEGE CERTIFICATE IN HAIR AND BEAUTY Day: Tuesday & Thursday 9am-1pm Duration: 32 weeks

Students have one hair session and one beauty session on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Progression : Onto a full time course in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy or onto a Hairdressing Apprenticeship in this important andpotentially lucrative industry. Students will gain a broad understanding of the hair and beauty sector, including learning about the structure of hair and skin, exploring styling techniques, face painting, manicures and make-up.

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Catering and hospitality HSDC COLLEGE CERTIFICATE IN CATERING AND PATISSERIE Day: Thursdays 9am-1pm Duration: 32 weeks This qualification is designed for learners with an interest in food and cookery. It will provide learners with experience using dierent cooking skills and methods to enable them to use these within further education or apprenticeships. It will give them a basic understanding of the skills required for a career in food. Progression: There is a clear progression route onto L2/L3 provision at HSDC or Apprenticeship in Hospitality and Catering. Year 10 students can progress onto NVQ Level 1 from School.

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motor vehicle ABC LEVEL 1 AWARD IN MOTOR VEHICLE

Day: Thursdays 9.30am-1.30pm Duration: 1 year course, 28 weeks

For students starting their first year at College, we recommend the one-year

units comprising Health and Safety, Spark Ignition Power Units and Braking Systems. Progression : Enrolling into one of the Motor Vehicle or Engineering courses full time (South Downs campus)

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Sport and Public Services BTEC LEVEL 1 AWARD IN SPORT & ACTIVE LEISURE

Day: Tuesdays 9.30am-1.30pm Duration: 1 year course, 32 weeks

The Sport and Leisure qualification is tailored towards participation in a wide range of sports, with learners taking part in exercise and fitness testing, planning an improvement programme, developing knowledge about how the body works and learning about work in the sport and leisure industry. Progression : Students can progress into year 11 studies and earn a BTEC Certificate in Sport & Active Leisure. Leaving students could enroll onto a full time Sport and Leisure course at College or an Apprenticeship in this growing industry.

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health, social care and early Years NCFE CACHE LEVEL 1 DIPLOMA IN INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE AND CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S SETTINGS Year 10/11

Day: Tuesdays 9.30am-1.30pm Duration: 1 year course, 32 weeks

This course gives you the opportunity to study how people grow and develop over the course of their lives, from infancy to

this, such as major life changing events like marriage or parenthood.

You will learn how people adapt to these changes as well as the types of support available to help them. You will also learn services, and about ‘care values’ and their importance in making sure that the people who use these services get the care they need. You will be able to demonstrate these care values practically. You will develop skills in interpreting data about someone’s state of health in order to design a plan that will allow them to improve their health and wellbeing. Progression : Learners can progress onto L2/L3 provision at HSDC in the Health and Social care or early years department leading to possible progression to university or social work.

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APPLICATION PROCESS

Please complete an application form for each learner who wishes to apply. This will trigger a formal interview with a student advisor followed by an assessment. Providing learners are suitable for the qualification, they will September 2022. Course managers will make decisions on each student’s application. Please contact Karen Pressley for an application form and for any further assistance via email karen.pressley@hsdc.ac.uk or call 023 9387 9999.

Key Dates INTERVIEWS May 2022-August 2022 ACCEPTANCE OF PLACE NO LATER THAN 26 August 2022

ENROLMENT / COURSES START 12 September 2022

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