Travel and Tourism Subject Intent Statement:
The study of Travel and Tourism offers students a unique opportunity to explore a vibrant and ever-evolving industry that plays a crucial role in the global economy. By engaging with this subject, students will develop valuable knowledge, practical skills, and a wider understanding of the travel and tourism sector. This will equip them with the necessary foundations for further study and open up a numerous career opportunities.
Through the study of Travel and Tourism, students will acquire a range of essential skills that are highly sought after in the industry and transferable to various professional contexts. They will learn the art of research, honing their abilities to gather information from diverse sources such as books, websites, and travel guides. Furthermore, students will develop strong planning skills, enabling them to create comprehensive itineraries, book travel arrangements, and make informed decisions based on critical analysis and evaluation. Students will learn to effectively communicate with others which will empower them to interact confidently with customers and colleagues, deliver compelling presentations, compose well-written reports, and handle customer complaints.
This in turn will open up a wealth of opportunities for students to pursue their passions and aspirations. The industry offers a wide range of exciting careers, including roles such as travel agents, tour guides, hotel managers, and airline pilots to name but a few. These positions can be found worldwide, allowing individuals to work in their dream destinations and experience different cultures first hand. Additionally, the subject nurtures entrepreneurial spirit, encouraging students to consider self-employment opportunities such as starting their own travel agencies, tour companies, or travel blogs.
Continuous Curriculum Plan - Travel & Tourism:
Our Continuous Curriculum Plans (CCPs) navigate the academic journey of your child by subject from KS2 all the way up into KS5. They allow both staff, students and parents to be clear on what is being taught and where assessments lay in the school year, which in turn, gives students autonomy over their learning as it empowers them to prepare ahead of time.
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