Borders College

Borders College Schools Academy

Schools Academy

A College and School Partnership Programme

The Borders College Schools Academy provides an integrated approach to education, where senior phase pupils are given the opportunity to learn a range of vocational skills, both practical and academic. These provide them with a vocational pathway on to further and higher education at a range of different levels.

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Borders College Schools Academy Course Guide

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A College and School Partnership Programme
The Borders College Schools Academy provides an integrated approach to education, where senior phase pupils are given the opportunity to learn a range of vocational skills, both practical and academic. These provide them with a vocational pathway on to further and higher education at a range of different levels.

The Borders College Schools Academy will widen senior pupils’ experience of education and broaden their horizons, whilst learning skills that will help them in their future career choices.

Pupils will be taught in college or school by specialist college lecturers, who will liaise closely with the school. The subjects are taught as part of the senior phase timetable. This includes the SESAP Academies that are delivered in partnership with Queen Margaret University.

Career Progression Opportunities
Senior pupils who are successful in gaining their qualification through this programme and have satisfactory references will be offered a full-time place on a related course the following year.

Qualifications
Borders College is one of Scotland’s top Colleges. The Scottish Funding Council publishes the national Performance Indicator data for college students each year.

Most of the Schools Academy courses are based on Scottish Qualification Authority National Qualifications at a range of levels. Successful completion of Unit Assessments or full National Certificates will appear on SQA Certificates along with other qualifications attained at school.

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