Outdoor Curriculum

The AQA Unit Award Scheme (UAS) in Poultry or small animal care offers young people the opportunity to have their achievements formally recognised with a certificate issued by AQA each time a short unit is successfully completed. The unit comprises of 10 achievable targets that focuses on the care and welfare and health of rabbits/Chickens . Completion of these AQA units are especially beneficial for those young people that want to go on to study animal care in college.

Goals:

  • Working in a small group will help promote interactions and social skills, this is beneficial for young people that find working in groups particularly challenging.
  • To improve confidence and self-esteem and empathy as young people often find working with animals much easier than humans!
  • Providing sensory stress relief. Evidence shows that stroking and touching a rabbit lowers blood pressure and is an excellent way of de-stressing.
  • Completion of these AQA units are especially beneficial for those young people that want to go on to study animal care in college.

Ancora House School, Countess of Chester Health Park, Liverpool Road, Cheshire, CH2 1BQ

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