Applied Learning Destinations

In 2016, 94 students from King George V School, Island School, Renaissance College, South Island School and West Island School graduated having followed the Applied Learning Pathway. The pathway enables students to develop focus on creative projects which are practical in nature and relevant to the world of work, these courses allow students to then progress on to higher education in an area of interest to them.

The intensive work by the ESF Higher Education counsellors group is enhancing the reputation of Applied Learning Pathway students. BTEC awards, IB courses and AS-levels can be converted into UCAS points (University and Colleges Admissions Service) which are recognised by UK Higher Education institutions.

Over the last five years, Applied Learning Pathway students have gone on to study at 155 different higher education institutions. The ten most popular destinations are:

Other popular institutions include:

  • Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong and HKU SPACE;
  • UK: Lancaster University, Nottingham Trent University, The Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Brighton, Northumbria University, Sheffield Hallam University, University of Westminster, The University of Sheffield, University College Falmouth, The University of Nottingham and many others;
  • Switzerland: Les Roches International School of Hotel Management; and
  • Australia: Blue Mountains Hotel Management School.

Subjects chosen by students include: