Resource ID 106291

KS4 Leisure & Tourism

Investigation / case study into the leisure & tourism industry
Attraction Study
"Tourist Attraction Case Study Opportunities"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Tourist Attraction Case Study Opportunities"

Blackgang Chine is a perfect place to investigate various aspects of leisure and tourism as featured in the case studies / investigations that form part of the various exam boards’ specifications for GCSE and BTEC Nationals. There are multiple opportunities for research here (as well as in combination with sister theme park Robin Hill) on the Isle of Wight. This is an information page that highlights the opportunities at the park.

Contextual Summary

This information resource is for key stage 4 students who are studying Leisure and Tourism GCSE for any of the following boards: AQA, OCR, Edexcel, CCEA or WJEC, and those studying Travel & Tourism in Scotland for the national qualifications. The resource is a brief introduction to the opportunities for students at Blackgang Chine. By prior arrangement, students are able to visit the park to study and investigate all aspects of a coastal theme park and how it operates as a business. There are opportunities to understand how the local attractions interlink with the Isle of Wight’s tourism industry and what impact they have on the community.

Key Skills Practised
  • Gaining an insight into a specific sector within the Leisure and Tourism industry, and understanding the nature of coastal tourist attractions / theme parks
  • Understanding how theme parks operate as businesses, employing marketing, data and other tools to ensure sustainability.
Learning Opportunities

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