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Fullhurst Community College

Hair and Beauty

Curriculum Intent

This course gives students an understanding of the Hair and beauty industry in preparation for further education & working in industry, and as potential users of hairdressing or beauty outlets.


Year 10 Curriculum

Students complete two units in year 10:


Unit UV21582 – Hair and beauty science

Students learn about how a range of different beauty products are formulated and the effects they can have on the hair or skin. This is important for students to know as users and consumers of beauty products.


UV21579 Project unit

Students will experience researching a specific topic, and writing and presenting their research project. They will be able to use some of their learning about different types of products and consumers within their research.


Year 11 Curriculum

Students complete two units in year 11:


Unit UV21583 – Responding to a hair and beauty design brief

This unit includes creating a mood board and a practical re-creation of a chosen style, including hair, make-up, nails and fashion. This unit helps to secure students’ understanding of how designs are created. Students will draw on their understanding about different products and clients’ needs and requirements when devising a design.


Unit UV21578 – Understanding the hair and beauty sector.

This unit will develop learners’ understanding of the businesses that make up the hair and beauty sector and the products, services and treatments offered.


Extra-curricular Opportunities

***In line with the current Coronavirus Risk Assessment we are unfortunately unable to offer our usual wide range of extra-curricular activities across both the Fosse and Imperial Sites.***

We hope this becomes something that we are able to offer once again in the near future.

Work experience.

Guest speakers / demonstrations from industry specialists.

Trips to trade shows.

Extra lunchtime / afterschool workshops.


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Fullhurst Community College

Fullhurst Community College
Imperial Avenue

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