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Park High School

Park High School

Travel & Tourism

 Welcome to the Travel & Tourism Department

"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." - Saint Augustine

Head of Department:

Miss S Chamberlain

e-mail: schamberlain4.310@parkhighstanmore.or.uk

Members of the Department:

Miss Chamberlain

Key Stage 4

Year 9 

Autumn Spring Summer

The UK Travel & Tourism Sector

The UK Travel & Tourism Destinations

The UK Travel & Tourism Destinations

 

KS4 Assessment:

All students who follow this course will be given home learning weekly.  Wider reading is always useful either from the websites offered, the text book or as directed by their classroom teacher.

Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

Year 10 

Unit 1: The Travel and Tourism Sector

Unit 2: UK Travel and Tourism Destinations

Half of the course has been completed in Year 10. In Year 11 we will be completing our coursework modules (75%) and sitting the final exam (25%) in May/June at the end of Year 11.

KS4 Assessment:

All students who follow this course will be given home learning weekly.  Wider reading is always useful either from the websites offered, the text book or as directed by their classroom teacher.

Half of the course has been completed in Year 10. In Year 11 we will be completing our coursework modules (75%) and sitting the final exam (25%) in May/June, which will consist of all elements taught throughout the course.

Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

Year 11 

Unit 3: The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK

Unit 4: International Travel and Tourism Destinations

Half of the course has been completed in Year 10. In Year 11 we will be completing our coursework modules (75%) and sitting the final exam (25%) in May/June.

KS4 Assessment:

All students who follow this course will be given home learning weekly.  Wider reading is always useful either from the websites offered, the text book or as directed by their classroom teacher.

Half of the course has been completed in Year 10. In Year 11 we will be completing our coursework modules (75%) and sitting the final exam (25%) in May/June, which will consist of all elements taught throughout the course.

Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

Examination Board :

RQF

Course Specification:

Pearson 600/6512/6

BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Travel and Tourism

Qualification obtained:

BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award

in Travel and Tourism

Useful Websites:

qualifications.pearson.com

www.nationalrail.co.uk

www.theaa.com/route-planner/index

www.skyscanner.net

www.maps.google.co.uk

www.visitbritain.co.uk

www.visitengland.com

www.visitwales.com

www.visitscotland.com 

www.discovernorthernireland.com

www.nationalrail.co.uk 

www.nationalexpress.com

www.avis.co.uk

www.hotels.com

www.britishairways.com

www.butlins.com

www.easyjet.com

www.thomascook.com

www.travelmole.com

www.visitbritain.com

www.tripomatic.com

www.plnnr.com

www.skyscanner.net

Useful Reading Material:

Core: Pearson BTEC First Travel and Tourism

BTEC First in Travel and Tourism Student book

BTEC First Travel Atlas (2006) by Columbus Travel Publishing

Butlin's: 75 Years of Fun by Shirley Lewis and Sylvia Endacott

Complete A–Z Travel and Leisure Handbook by Ray Youell

Additional information:

Coursework catch-up sessions are available when required by the students.

Address Park High School, Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 1PL

Headteacher Mr Emlyn Lumley

Phone 0208 952 2803

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