Leisure Tourism

Leisure & Tourism

Mr S J Cooper

Head of Learning

Mr S J Cooper

Department Vision

The aims of Leisure and Tourism are to:

  1. encourage candidates to be inspired, moved and changed by studying a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study;
  2. allow candidates to gain an insight into related sectors such as business, retail and distribution, and hospitality and catering;
  3. prepare candidates to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices.

The course also enables students to:

  1. actively engage in the study of leisure and tourism to develop as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds;
  2. understand the nature of the leisure and tourism industry;
  3. develop an understanding of the contribution that leisure and tourism makes to society and the economy;
  4. develop an awareness that health and safety issues are integral to leisure and tourism;
  5. develop an awareness and understanding of sustainable development and environmental issues.

Curriculum Delivery Overview 16 17


Terms 1 & 2: This is Controlled Assessment – no internal or external assessment during this period

Terms 3 – 5: Twice a term, based on GCSE Past Papers


Terms 1 & 2: This is Controlled Assessment – Homework is sporadic, and based on research needs

Terms 3 – 5: Twice a term, based on GCSE Past Papers


GCSE 2017

OCR GCSE Leisure and Tourism Specification J444 – Single Award




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