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Welsh Baccalaureate

All students in Years, 9, 10 and 11 follow the National Welsh Baccalaureate programme (Graded A*-C at GCSE) through the Integrated Curriculum. In Year 12 and 13 all students follow the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate programme which is graded A* - E at A level.

Through the Skills Challenge Certificate component of the qualification learners are able to develop and demonstrate an understanding of and proficiency in essential and employability skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Digital Literacy, Planning and Organisation, Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, and Personal Effectiveness. The emphasis is on applied and purposeful learning and to provide opportunities for assessment in a range of real life context through Challenges: 

  Focussed Skills Weighting
Enterprise and Employability Challenge Develop enterprising skills and attributes and enhance employability 20%
Global Citizenship Challenge Understand and respond appropriately to a global issue 15%
Community challenge Identify, develop and participate in opportunities that will benefit the local community 15%
Individual Project Independent, research based activity 50%