Uplands School

Uplands School
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Opportunities to gain external exams/accreditation

At Uplands our students have opportunities to gain high quality nationally recognised qualifications and awards which support the development of independence. These include the OCR Life and Living Qualifications, literacy and numeracy qualifications. Qualifications are available at Entry Level One, Entry Level Two and Entry Level 3.

Oxford Cambridge and RSA (OCR) Examinations: Life and Living Skills: This is a credit based qualification from the Qualifications and Credit Framework that develops skills, knowledge and understanding. This qualification, which is divided into units, has been designed to encourage progression through its own structure. Students may progress upwards or laterally through the accumulation of units in a broad range of life and learning areas. The qualification is very flexible and students who have spikey profiles (strengths and needs that vary and mean learning can be inconsistent and at different rates)  may, through the rules of combination achieve an overall level through taking units at different levels.

Spiritual, Moral, Social Cultural Education is an important part of personal development and students have opportunities to gain modules as part of their qualifications.