CoPE (Certificate of Personal Effectiveness) at John Willmott School (JWS)
LEVEL Level 3
EXAMINATION BOARD ASDAN
CoPE provides a framework for the development, assessment and accreditation of generic and wider key skills and wider activities, through a nationally recognised qualification at level 3. It offers imaginative ways of accrediting young people’s activities, allowing centres to record a range of students’ personal qualities, abilities and achievements, as well as introducing them to new challenges.
5 A* - C at GCSE.
SPECIFICATION AND UNITS OF STUDY
Pupils complete a combination of different challenges over the year, as well as developing six key skills within these challenges.
• 1 - Active Citizenship
• 2 - Work Related Activities
• 3 - Career Planning
• 4 - Global Awareness
• 5 - Enrichment Activities
• 6 - Extended Project
• 1 - Working With Others
• 2 - Improving Own Learning and Performance
• 3 - Problem Solving
• 4 - Research
• 5 - Discussion
• 6 - Oral Presentation
Students must complete challenges from at least three modules, totalling 150 hours of activity (15 credits). One credit is awarded for every 10 hours of activity and students may complete challenges of 20, 30 or 50 hours of activity.
Students produce a portfolio of evidence including the plan, do and review paperwork for the six key skills as well as other forms of evidence appropriate to the challenge. Examples may include action plans, activity logs, letters, certificates, annotated photographs, references to books and websites, minutes of meetings, questionnaires and so on.
Student’s work is internally moderated before being registered for external moderation. A pass at CoPE level 3 is worth 70 UCAS points (roughly equivalent to an A grade as AS level. It links well with other subjects and can enhance applications to colleges and universities or when entering employment. CoPE is clear evidence of your independence and maturity as a learner.
WHO TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION Mr A Hussain
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Willmott School (JWS) directly.