Everything Else Key Stage 4

Students in Year 10 teaching groups complete the “Financial Education” GCSE course and qualification.

In Year 11 they focus more on the transition into College life and the skills required when they enter society as adults.

Year 10 Curriculum OverviewThemesUnit content
Term 1Unit 2 of “Financial Education” GCSE coursePractices of Managing Money. This unit is made up of 11 topics.
1. Financial planning and money management.
2. Different plans for different people.
3. Planning for now and the future.
4. Budgeting.
5. What can affect a budget? 6. Personal budgets and spending choices.
Term 2Unit 2 of “Financial Education” GCSE course (continued)Practices of Managing Money. This unit is made up of 11 topics (continued)
7. Using tools to manage money.
8. Pay and tax.
9. The real cost of spending. 10. Borrowing products.
11. The implications of borrowing.
Unit 2 Exam.
Term 3Unit 3 of “Financial Education” GCSE courseFinancial Capability, Work and Enterprise. This unit is made up of 7 topics.
1. Introduction.
2. Enterprise and entrepreneurs.
3. Business banking and budgeting.
4. How fraud, theft and taxation affect business.
5. People and business.
6. How businesses affect society.
7. How peoples’ economic choices affect society.
Unit 3 exam.
Year 11 Curriculum OverviewThemesUnit content
Term 1CollegeHow will this be different?
Routines
Friends
Work/life balance
Part time jobs
Term 2Unit 3 of “Financial Education” GCSE courseFinancial Capability, Work and Enterprise. This unit is made up of 7 topics.
1. Introduction.
2. Enterprise and entrepreneurs.
3. Business banking and budgeting.
4. How fraud, theft and taxation affect business.
5. People and business.
6. How businesses affect society.
7. How peoples’ economic choices affect society.
Unit 3 exam.
Term 3n/an/a
Careers KS4
Students’ receive targeted Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) through their Everything Else curriculum. At KS4 this progresses to become practical and aspirational planning for post-sixteen education and training. All students have the opportunity to complete a week’s work experience and we are proud to maintain this as part of our curriculum. Students will work closely with independent advice from Connexions Trafford to support their choices. Students will use the UCAS systems to support their applications and receive advice from their tutors in drafting and completing applications. Throughout this time, students have access to the same engaging variety of speakers, events and activities in a similar ethos to the KS3 CEIAG curriculum as part of their Everything Else course.