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Skills for Living

As part of our KS4 Curriculum we study Employability (Life Skills). Employability Skills qualifications are designed to support a pupil successfully gaining a job, progressing in a chosen field, preparing the student for further study and supporting the development of techniques required for successful independent living.

Modules studied are;

  • Effective skills, qualities and attitudes for learning and work
  • Career planning and making applications
  • Interview skills
  • Searching for a job
  • Working as part of a team
  • Managing personal finance
  • Introduction to alcohol awareness
  • Introduction to drug awareness

We also run a Skills for Life – Independent Living programme.  Pupils study the following modules;

  • Session one
  • Healthy living and food hygiene
  • Cooking together
  • Leaving home/care – information and support
  • Session two
  • Budgeting skills
  • Cooking together
  • Healthy lifestyle choices
  • Drugs & alcohol
  • Online safety
  • Coping with loneliness
  • Session three
  • Independent living – tenancy information
  • Cooking together
  • Education and employment opportunities
  • Session four
  • Debt advice
  • Cooking together
  • Sexual health and positive relationships
  • Session five
  • Celebration session
  • Cooking together


Hailey Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7PB

Tel: 01992 465208