Leisure and Tourism
GCSE Leisure and Tourism is a fantastic subject that allows students to increase their knowledge and understanding of the fastest growing industry in the UK. Students will study; destinations in the UK and abroad, employment in the leisure and tourism industry, methods of travel, leisure organisations and the impact of leisure and tourism.
The Leisure industry is on of the biggest industries in the UK and accounts for 10% of the UK’s total employment. Worth around £20 billion the leisure industry offers very good career prospects.
Students will be assessed via the controlled assessments 60% and the external examination 40% of the overall grade.
The controlled assessments this year will be based on Alton Towers Resort the UK's biggest theme park.
The pupils will also have the opportunity to visit other destination types including; Seaside resorts, City destinations, National parks and Historic sites.
- Subject Teacher: Mr Taylor