Hair & Beauty
Key Stage 4
Your course comprises of both practical and theory work. Practical sessions are held in our working salon, where you will learn and develop techniques from historical eras for hair, makeup and nails. You will expand your practical skills and creativity during the course, which will culminate in developing a look based on another era. You will work on mannequins and your classmates, and you will be required to be a model for others in your class. In your theory sessions you will learn about the history of hair and beauty from ancient times to the 1990’s, looking at how products, tools and techniques have evolved over time.
You will have internal assessments to check progress throughout Year 10 and Year 11.
City & Guilds
Resources to Support Learning
Available on Google Classroom
Success with this course will give you a GCSE in Hair & Beauty, which could help you progress to a variety of A Level subjects.
You will study aspects of the following subjects within your hair and beauty course, giving you a wide knowledge base – biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, history, design and business studies.
In the hair and beauty industry you could choose from a variety of courses to further your knowledge. For example, you could undertake an apprenticeship or further education course in hairdressing, barbering, beauty therapy, spa therapies, sports massage, nail technologies, make up artistry, media make up, retail etc.Some of these courses have UCAS points attached, so this could be an alternative route to higher education depending on the subject you would like to study.
Mrs A .Bee