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t Josephs College, Coalisland

MVRUS

Introduction

It is generally accepted that our educational system must equip young people not only with the knowledge to pass examinations but with the skills necessary to cope with everyday life. In that context, one of the most important skills is the ability to cope with road traffic conditions as they exist in Ireland today.

Key Stage 3

Not taught formally in KS3 but aspects of Road Safety included in PHSE.
Cross curricular Road Safety Competition.
Road Safety talks/shows in conjunction with DOE.

Key Stage 4

MVRUS is offered as a GCSE, following the CCEA Scheme of Work.

Exam structure : 60% Controlled Assessment based on

- 1 Writing task which involves a traffic survey.

- Practical Moped Riding test.

40% Exam.

Parts of the GCSE course are also taught to pupils in the Learning Support Centre as the essential skills they learn prepare them for everyday life.

Extra Curricular

Moped skills.
Road Safety Show.