CURRICULUM

Our curriculum is designed to make sure that students have the opportunities that they need to be successful. Our aim is that young people will achieve their potential to make informed and responsible decisions throughout their lives.

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LLW Princes Trust

Pupils will study three modules within LLW at Cullybackey College.

These are:

  • Personal Development
  • Citizenship
  • Education for Employability

The LLW curriculum helps young people to develop the fundamental skills, knowledge, qualities and dispositions that are pre-requisites for life and work. It informs the development of the young person as an individual, a contributor to society and as a contributor to the economy and the environment.

Subject:

LLW & Princes Trust

Levels Taught:

KS3
GCSE/KS4
Post 16

Staff:

Mrs K Armstrong – (HoD)
Mr T McCracken
Mr M Surgenor

KS3:
(Subject/Topic Content)

PD

1. Managing Change.
2. Aspects of Health.
3. Financial Capability.

Employability

3. Employability and Me.
4. Being Enterprising.
5. Working in the Local and Global Economy.

Citizenship

5. Our Identity.
6. Cultural Diversity.

Year 9

Employability

1. Entrepreneurship
2. First Steps
3. The Ripple effect

Citizenship

3. Understanding Exclusion
4. Towards Equality
5. Exploring Justice and Poverty

PD

5. Health and Well Being
6. Drugs and Alcohol.

Year 10

Employability

1. Work Smart
2. The New Age of Employment

Employability/Citizenship

1. Reap the Rewards
2. Democracy
3. Northern Ireland Assembly

Personal Development

1. Relationships and Sexuality

GCSE/KS4:
(Subject/Topic Content)

Year 11

GCSE CITIZENSHIP

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Government and Civil Society
  • Democratic Institutions
  • Democracy and Active Participation
  • The Role of NGOs

GCSE PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Personal Health and Well Being
  • Emotion and Reactions to Life Experiences
  • Relationships and Sexuality
  • Personal Safety and Well-being
  • Responsible parenting
  • Making informed financial Decisions

Prince’s Trust XL Programme Level two:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Participating in Sport
  • Managing Money
  • Work Experience

Year 12

GCSE EMPLOYABILITY

  • The Impact of Globalisation on Employment.
  • Preparing for Employment: Recruitment and Selection.
  • Rights and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees.
  • Social Responsibility of Businesses
  • Exploring Self Employment
  • Personal Career Management

At KS4 pupils have the opportunity to study Princes trust XL programme.

Year 11

  • Presentation Skills
  • Managing Money
  • Participating in Sport

Year 12

  • Work experience
  • Undertaking an
  • Enterprise Project

Post 16:
(Subject/Topic Content)


Year 13 – AS COPE

Three challenges will be undertaken these are:

  • Research and Presentation Skills
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Career Planning

Pupils will develop their skills in the following areas:

  • Working with Others
  • Improving own learning and performance
  • Problem solving
  • Planning and carrying out research
  • Communicating through discussion
  • Planning and giving an oral presentation

The aims of the qualification are to enable candidates:

  • To develop and demonstrate a range of personal, key and employability skills leading to personal effectiveness.
  • To broaden their experience and manage learning through enrichment activities.
  • To receive formal recognition and accreditation for the above.

Post 16:
(Subject/Topic Content)

CCEA
Careers service NI
University of Ulster
Queens University