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EPQ at Beaconsfield High School

Course description

The Extended Project Qualification is an opportunity for you to research a topic that interests you and to create a dissertation, field study / investigation, artefact or performance.

Course content

You’ll work independently to plan, manage, complete and review a single piece of work, which will enable you to:

  •  Have significant input into the design of your project and take responsibility for tasks;
  •  Develop as a critical, reflective and independent learner;
  •  Develop and apply decision making and problem solving skills;
  •  Extend your planning, research, critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and presentation skills;
  •  Develop as an e-confident learner and apply relevant technologies to your studies;
  •  Creatively demonstrate initiative and enterprise;
  •  Use your learning experiences to support your personal aspirations for future education and/or career development.

Further information

  •  It is equivalent to half an A-level, run by AQA and can earn UCAS points.
  •  It is graded from A* to E.
  •  You can do your Project based on a subject you’re already studying or a subject you would like to study at University or follow as a career.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beaconsfield High School directly.

Last updated date: 27 April 2015

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