Travel and Tourism
Travel and Tourism is not taught at Key Stage 3. However, the geography curriculum is designed to inspire, intrigue, and fascinate our next generation of geographers which gives students an introduction to the concepts studied in the Travel and Tourism course.
As students move onto Key Stage 4, they can choose to study the Pearson BTEC Tech Award in Travel and Tourism. The BTEC course is for students who want to acquire knowledge and technical skills through vocational contexts. The course does this by exploring the aims of different travel and tourism organisations, the features of tourist destinations, how organisations meet customer requirements, and the influences on global travel and tourism.
“And I think to myself what a wonderful world.”
Students develop a critical understanding of the world around them both in the UK and further afield. They will build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding, and skills to understand the workings of the travel and tourism industry.
The qualification gives learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific knowledge and skills in a practical learning environment. Students develop an understanding of the developments in the travel and tourism world, the impacts on the individuals, society, and the environment as well as the responsibilities of businesses in the travel world.