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Qualification ASDAN Level 1 or 2 This is not a GCSE equivalent course

Course Outline This is a course designed to help students develop and demonstrate a range of skills, including core and wider key skills. The areas covered by the COPE are:

  • Communication
  • Citizenship and Community
  • Sport and Leisure
  • Independent Living
  • The Environment 
  • Vocational Preparation 
  • Health and Fitness
  • Work related Learning
  • Science and Technology
  • International Links
  • Expressive Arts
  • Beliefs and Values

Skills Required

  • A willingness to listen to the views and opinions of others.
  • Basic ICT skills
  • The ability to communicate both verbally and in written form

Assessment Method The course is assessed by a portfolio of evidence. The school will decide on appropriate areas to offer students as well as considering additional areas linked to interest and expertise. There will be obvious links between both courses that are offered.

Post 16 Opportunities and careers The life skills developed whilst studying this course will ensure students are better prepared to enter Further Education or employment with training

COPE enables candidates to develop and demonstrate personal and employability skills, broaden their experience and manage their learning in a variety of real life contexts.

“I have really enjoyed this course, I have learnt new skills and it has also boosted my self confidence” Oliver, Year 11

Coast and Vale Learning Trust

About Coast and Vale Learning Trust

The Coast and Vale Learning Trust in Scarborough aims to improve education in the locality through establishing coherent and collaborative practice across schools and other educational institutions in the area.

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