Further Education Qualifications 2017-18

The FE curriculum focuses on preparing students for life beyond school. All qualifications and accreditations provide external verification of achievement.  FE students are placed on one of five pathways according to prior attainment, in 2017/18 there was: 1 student on pathway B; 3 students on pathway 1; 1 student on pathway 2 and 1 year 12 student on pathway 3. 

Summary of progress against personalised EHCP outcomes

  • Evidence confirms the vast majority of FE leavers achieved or made good progress toward challenging personalised EHCP targets (see EOKS Summary of Progress Folders).

Pathway B Accreditation and Qualifications Students (n=1)

In the last two years Pathway B students, have obtained more, qualifications and awards than at any time in the history of the school. 

  • 100% (1) student on Pathway B was awarded with 7 ASDAN: Towards Independence Accreditations.  Including accreditations for Mathematics (Numeracy and Money) and English (Communication skills). 

  • For the first time students on Pathway B have achieved accreditation in Towards Independence for the module Wider World, helping to prepare students for life beyond school.

  • 100% (1) student on Pathway B achieved an ASDAN Diploma in Personal Progress. Credits gained in KS 4 and FE resulted in student leaving with a total of 40 credits.

  • 100% (1) of student achieved an Arts Award at Explore level.

  • The student has progressed to Further Education College: Beaumont College 

Pathway 1 Accreditation and Qualifications Students (n=3)

  • 66% (2) of the students achieved 6 ASDAN: Towards Independence Accreditations, including accreditation in Mathematics (Developing Number and Money skills) and English (Communication skills). 

  • 33% (1) student achieved 8 ASDAN: Towards Independence Accreditations, including accreditation in Mathematics, (Developing Number and Money skills) and English (Communication skills).

  • For the first time students have achieved accreditation in Towards Independence for the module Wider World, helping to prepare students for life beyond school.

  • 100% (3) of the students achieved a Certificate in ASDAN Personal Social Development (PSD) Entry level 1 with, a total credit value of 18. This maintains the high level of qualifications gained by our year 14 students. This is the highest credit value achievable for pathway 1 year 14 students.

  • 33% (1) student achieved a Certificate in ASDAN Personal Progress (Entry Level 1).

  • For the first time 33% (1) student achieved a Bronze (Level 1) Award and 67% (2) achieved an Arts Award: Explore (Entry Level 3).

  • 100% (3) of the students achieved a Sports Leader UK: Play Maker UK Award.

  • 2 Students went on to Further Education obtaining places at local colleges:
    2 (67%) students progressed Further Education College: Myerscough College
    1 (33%) student continued their learning, developing skills for adult life by obtaining employment at Blackpool Victoria Hospital and FCL recycling. This is an amazing achievement, and this is the first time a Pathway B student has entered the world of work.

Pathway 2 Accreditation and Qualifications Students (n=1)

  • 100% (1) student achieved 2 ASDAN: Towards Independence Accreditations.

  • For the first time a student has achieved independently an accreditation ‘Towards Independence for the module Wider World’, helping to prepare students for life beyond school.

  • 100% (1) of the students on Pathway 2 achieved a Certificate in ASDAN Personal Social Development (PSD) Entry level 2 with, a total credit value of 18. This maintains the high level of qualifications gained by our year 14 students. This is the highest credit value achievable for pathway 2 year 14 students.

  • For the first time 100% (1) of the students on Pathway 2 achieved the Arts Award at Bronze (Level 1).

  • 100% (1) of the students on Pathway 2 achieved a Sports Leader UK: Play Maker UK Award.

  • The student progressed to Further Education College: Myerscough College and was successfully assisted to transfer to supported living arrangements whilst in his final year.

Pathway 3 Accreditation and Qualifications Students (n=1)

  • 100% (1) of the students on Pathway 3 achieved 2 ASDAN: Towards Independence Accreditations.

  • For the first time students have achieved an accreditation ‘Towards Independence for the module Wider World’, helping to prepare students for life beyond school.

  • 100% (1) of the students on Pathway 3 achieved a Certificate in ASDAN Personal Social Development (PSD) Entry level 3 with, a total credit value of 13. This maintains the high level of qualifications gained by our year 14 students (since summer 2014).

  • For the first time 100% (1) of the students on Pathway 3 achieved the Arts Award at Bronze (Level 1).

  • 100% (1) of the students on Pathway 3 achieved a Sports Leader UK: Play Maker UK Award.

  • The student has progressed to Further Education College: Myerscough College BTEC Level 1 Diploma course in the sports department. This is the first time a student has progressed to this level of course on leaving Red Marsh.

FE students’ outstanding achievements are also confirmed by:

  • 100% (6) FE leavers achieved their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

  • 17% (1) student achieved V30 and 83% (5) of the students achieved V10 inspired certificates for their citizenship skills; displaying by their commitment to carry out volunteering work for the community.

  • All students developed the skills to successfully complete individualised work experience placements. This enabled 17% (1 ) student to gain employment and 17% (1) student to gain access to a employability course

  • 83% (5) gained the skills to continue their learning at local FE colleges and 17% (1) also used their skills to move into independent living. (See data and website for destinations).

  • Sports Leadership UK certificate were achieved by students who displayed leadership potential, 83% (5) of the FE leavers this qualification

  • Students’ progress towards their Personalised Learning Intention Targets (PLITs)

  • There was 100% retention of our KS4 pupils into our FE department.

  • The level of qualifications gained by pupils in the Further Education department has been maintained or has risen since 2014/15 when attainment was identified by Ofsted as outstanding. For example, this is the first year 50% (3) FE students have achieved an Arts Award at Bronze level 1. 

Retention Rates 2017 - 2018 

100% (6) of the 2015 -16 cohort completed their programme of study 

Due to the nature of our school population FE performance table data is not relevant and does not demonstrate our pupils achievements 

Please click here to access the Department for Education's Performance Tables for our school. 

 

Further Education Qualifications 2016-17

The FE curriculum focuses on preparing students for life beyond school. All qualifications and accreditations provide external verification of achievement.  

Pathway A Accreditations

100% (1) student on Pathway A was awarded with ASDAN Towards Independence accreditations in Mathematics and English  

Pathway A Qualifications

100% (1) student on pathway A achieved an ASDAN Diploma in Personal Progress. This included application of mathematics and English. 

Pathway B 

No pathway B students in End Of Key Stage 5 cohort  

Pathway 1 Accreditations

67% (4) of the students on Pathway 1 achieved 5 ASDAN: Towards Independence Accreditations, including accreditation in Mathematics (Money), (Developing Number skills) and English (Communication skills).  

33% (2) of the students on Pathway 1 achieved 7 ASDAN: Towards Independence Accreditations, including accreditation in Mathematics (Money), (Developing Number skills) and English (Communication skills).  

100% (6) of the students on Pathway 1 achieved a Certificate in ASDAN Personal Social Development (PSD). This included the application of maths and English

Pathway 1 Qualifications

100% (6) of the students on Pathway 1 achieved a Certificate in ASDAN Personal Social Development (PSD). This included the application of maths and English 

For the first time 100% (2) of the students in this cohort gained Entry Level 1 Adult Literacy qualification.  

Pathway 2 and Pathway 3 

No pathway 2 or 3 students in End Of Key Stage 5 cohort

 In addition students outstanding PSD is confirmed by:

  • 100% (7) students achieved V10 inspired certificates for their citizenship skills; displayed by their commitment to carry out volunteer work
  • 100% (7) students developed the skills to successfully complete individualised work experience placements in the community.
  • Sports Leadership UK, Play Maker certificates were achieved by students who displayed leadership potential.  
  • 100% (7) students achieved their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award 
  • For the first time 100% (6) of the students on Pathway 1 achieved an Arts Award : Explore

 

 Retention Rates 2016 -2017 

100% (7) of the 2014 -15 cohort completed their programme of study 

Please click here to access the Department for Education's Performance Tables for our school. 

 

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