Learning for Life and Work (LLW) is central in helping young people develop the fundamental skills, knowledge, qualities and dispositions that are pre-requisites for life and work.


Students gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • diversity, social inclusion, rights and responsibilities
  • the role of government and non-governmental organisations in protecting people’s rights
  • democratic institutions and processes
  • how to maximise physical and mental health and well-being
  • relationships and sexuality
  • to be a discerning consumer
  • the impact of globalisation on employment
  • recruitment and selection procedures
  • self-employment
  • the work environment
  • the social responsibility of businesses

Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3, this area of learning contains the contributory strands of: 

Key Stage 4

At Key Stage 4, it includes the contributory elements of:

Further information on these strands can be found on the relevant department pages or by clicking the links above.