The department is well resourced in terms of rooms and ICT facilities. Staff are well qualified and experienced.
AQA Applied A level in Travel and Tourism – single award. There are six units of study; two are assessed via an exam and four by assignment.
The course includes links with the Drama department for role play and local travel tourism providers such as City Airport and the Radisson Hotel.
Visits in Year 12 to Dublin and in Year 13 to Barcelona provide a solid basis for the students to experience first hand the planning of a trip and contrasting destinations. Both trips support students exam and assignment work.