What is it?
Functional skills are qualifcations based on 100% internally assessed tests in English, Maths and ICT. Students can achieve at Entry Level 1, 2 or 3. Occasionally we have students who will also work towards Level 1 in an area.
Who is it for?
- Learners who may find it difficult to access GCSE qualifications
- Learners with learning difficulties
- Adult returners.
Which students at Welcombe Hills do Functional Skills?
Pupils following the formal curriculum undertake Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT qualifications.
Pupils folloiwng the semi-formal curriculum who have the capability to undertake a Functional Skills qualification at Entry Level 1 in one or more areas are also expected to do so.