BTEC Creative Digital Media

Teachers of Media Studies

  • Mr D Kay
  • Mr J Sharp (Joint Curriculum Leader)
  • Mr C Wall (Joint Curriculum Leader)

Our Vision for Media Studies

The Media is powerful. It is persuasive in shaping the views of society. SJB students will learn to interrogate what has become so easily consumed in the media landscape. We aim to equip the students with essential 21st century skills and knowledge – media literacy, creativity, critical thinking, and employability.

Career Paths

  • Media Production
  • Film Production
  • Journalism
  • Presenting
  • Editorial
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Teaching
  • Copy writing
  • Event management

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Chemistry

Teachers of Science

  • Miss M Ambridge
  • Miss K Atherton
  • Mrs V Barclay
  • Miss V Bates
  • Mr C Campbell
  • Miss S Clark
  • Miss L Cook (Curriculum Leader)
  • Miss H Dare
  • Mr L Evans
  • Mrs A Fairclough
  • Miss K Heeley
  • Mr M Lenton
  • Miss V J Sears
  • Mrs E Temple
  • Mr M Woodhams
  • Mr S Young

Our Vision for Chemistry

Students at SJB study Chemistry as it helps our understanding of the world around us. Everything we know about the universe, from how trees reproduce to what an atom is made up of, is the result of scientific research and experiment. Human progress throughout history has largely rested on advances in science. From our knowledge of gravity to cutting-edge medicines, students of Science have shaped our modern world. All of these advances can trace their origin back to individuals learning about science as students. That’s why it is in all our interests to promote Science as a subject at SJB; it ensures the next wave of progress in all of the fields that affect our daily lives.

Career Paths

Chemistry opens the doors to a huge range of degree courses and career paths including:

  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Veterinary science
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy
  • Chemical engineering
  • Forensics
  • Civil Service
  • Law (Patent and General)
  • Industrial research
  • Chemistry Teaching
  • Science Journalism

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National Extended Certificate Sport

Teachers of PE

  • Mr T Birch
  • Mr E Green
  • Mr J Hacker
  • Miss L Hockin
  • Miss R Jeppeson
  • Mr D Newman (Curriculum Leader)
  • Mrs M Shaw

Our Vision for PE

Students at SJB study PE to guide & inspire them to maintain optimum health & fitness for the rest of their lives. They will develop physical literacy & experience positive feelings around physical activity, building confidence in their bodies. PE develops a range of life skills including leadership, teamwork & a resilience to physical & mental challenges. For many students, physical education will be a source of great passion & can foster a curiosity in the limits of human health & performance.

Career Paths

  • Sports Coaching
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sports Therapy
  • PE teaching
  • Leisure Industry
  • Sports Development
  • Police Force
  • Armed Forces
  • Personal Training

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BTEC Pearson Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Business

Teachers of Business & Economics

  • Mrs J V Belli
  • Mrs B Donovan
  • Mr D Hodges
  • Mr D Kelly
  • Miss S Lovett
  • Mrs H Phillips (Curriculum Leader)

Our Vision for Business & Economics

Students at SJB study Business and Economics to improve their commercial awareness, enhance their strategic thinking and develop a greater understanding of the global business environment and how to influence it.

Career Paths

  • Marketing

  • Human Resource Management

  • Customer service representative

  • Hospitality

  • Retail Management

  • Travel and Tourism

  • Banking

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BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Teachers of Science

  • Miss M Ambridge
  • Miss K Atherton
  • Mrs V Barclay
  • Miss V Bates
  • Mr C Campbell
  • Miss S Clark
  • Miss L Cook (Curriculum Leader)
  • Miss H Dare
  • Mr L Evans
  • Mrs A Fairclough
  • Miss K Heeley
  • Mr M Lenton
  • Miss V J Sears
  • Mrs E Temple
  • Mr M Woodhams
  • Mr S Young

Our Vision for Science

Students at SJB study science as it helps our understanding of the world around us. Everything we know about the universe, from how trees reproduce to what an atom is made up of, is the result of scientific research and experiment. Human progress throughout history has largely rested on advances in science. From our knowledge of gravity to cutting-edge medicines, students of Science have shaped our modern world. All of these advances can trace their origin back to individuals learning about science as students. That’s why it is in all our interests to promote Science as a subject at SJB; it ensures the next wave of progress in all of the fields that affect our daily lives.

Career Paths

Applied Science opens the doors to a huge range of degree courses and career paths including:

  • Employment in the Applied Science Sector
  • Biotechnology
  • Scientific research
  • Optometry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Science Journalism
  • Industrial Research

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Travel & Tourism

Teachers of Travel & Tourism

  • Dr T Bellis (Curriculum Leader)
  • Mrs N Czaplicka
  • Mrs L Kenny

Our Vision for Travel & Tourism

Students at SJB study Travel and Tourism in order to gain an in-depth understanding of the nature, scale and factors affecting this globally important industry. Students learn how to find, produce, analyse, present and evaluate a range of primary and secondary data sources to develop their critical analysis of this industry and how it can best move towards a more sustainable future. Students also develop a range of transferable soft skills including team work and verbal presentation skills that are vital tools increasing employability.

Career Paths

  • Travel Agent
  • Airline Staff
  • Journalist
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Tour Guide
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism Development
  • Event Management
  • Travel Writer
  • Resort Management
  • Conservation Manager
  • Ecotourism Officer
  • Sustainable Tourism Officer
  • Digital Marketing
  • Travel Consultant
  • Transport Logistics
  • Market researcher
  • Conference Co-ordinator
  • Business Travel Co-ordinator
  • Brand Manager
  • Hospitality Manager

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Sociology

Teachers of Sociology

  • Mrs H Fedorniak (Curriculum Leader)
  • Mrs K Green

Our Vision for Sociology

Students at SJB study Sociology to develop an inquisitive mind and a critical approach to understanding the world around them. They appreciate and celebrate diversity, leading to a feeling of security in their own identity. Our students assess society as it is and explore how they can be a force for change.

Career paths

  • Criminal justice e.g. Probation & Parole; Police & Corrections
  • International/cross cultural e.g. International Relations/Foreign Affairs; International Business
  • Sociological practice/ human service e.g. Vocational Counselling; Rehabilitation; Recreation; Health Services
  • Business/industry e.g. Management; Accounting; Finance & Investment; Personnel; Marketing
  • Social action/social change e.g. Community Organization; Religious Work; Political Advocacy

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Product Design

Teachers of Product Design

  • Mrs N C Armstrong
  • Mr T Birch
  • Mrs C Cunningham (Curriculum Leader)
  • Mrs R Guncill
  • Mr C Mander
  • Miss D Muscat

Our Vision for Product Design

Students at SJB study Product Design to become individuals who are equipped with the skills, understanding and responsibility for shaping the world for future generations. Curiosity, creativity, adaptability, independence, and problem solving underpin everything we do.

Career Paths

This A level provides a broad qualification for a wide variety of career. Some obvious ones include:

  • Product Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering – civil, mechanical, applied, aeronautical, electronics
  • Architecture
  • Advertising
  • Media
  • Graphic Design

There are many past students who have successfully gained A*-B in DT in recent years and gone on to do degrees in the following:

  • Medicine, Languages
  • Business Studies. Foundation courses

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Key Stage 5

Politics

Teachers of Physics

  • Miss E Cavell
  • Miss C Clay (Curriculum Leader)
  • Mr L Petrie

Career Paths

  • Civil Service
  • Public relations
  • Business development manager
  • Diplomat
  • Charity
  • Journalist
  • Market researcher
  • Stockbroker

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Physics

Teachers of Physics

  • Miss M Ambridge
  • Miss K Atherton
  • Mrs V Barclay
  • Miss V Bates
  • Mr C Campbell
  • Miss S Clark
  • Miss L Cook (Curriculum Leader)
  • Miss H Dare
  • Mr L Evans
  • Mrs A Fairclough
  • Miss K Heeley
  • Mr M Lenton
  • Miss V J Sears
  • Mrs E Temple
  • Mr M Woodhams
  • Mr S Young

Our Vision for Physics

Students at SJB study Physics as it helps our understanding of the world around us. Everything we know about the universe, from how trees reproduce to what an atom is made up of, is the result of scientific research and experiment. Human progress throughout history has largely rested on advances in science. From our knowledge of gravity to cutting-edge medicines, students of Science have shaped our modern world. All of these advances can trace their origin back to individuals learning about science as students. That’s why it is in all our interests to promote Science as a subject at SJB; it ensures the next wave of progress in all of the fields that affect our daily lives.

Career Paths

Physics opens the doors to a huge range of degree courses and career paths including:

  • Accountancy
  • Banking
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Service
  • Computing
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Research
  • Industrial Physicist
  • Industrial Research
  • Law (Patent and General)
  • Management Consultancy
  • Medical Physics
  • Physics Teaching
  • Science Journalism

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