Course Pathways 2017


Sixth Form admissions and course pathway information.


    Sixth Form Admission Criteria 2017

     

    To meet our Sixth Form admission criteria, applicants must have attained 6 A*- C at GCSE
     including English Language and Maths. (Maximum of two equivalents)

    A grade 4 will be the equivalent of the current grade C.

    Applicants wishing to study A Level Mathematics must have attained at least a grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics, and those wishing to study Further Mathematics must have attained at least a grade 7 in GCSE Mathematics.

    Applicants wishing to follow an A Level course in Biology, Chemistry or Physics must have attained at least a grade B in a Science at GCSE.



    Course Pathways 2017


    ENHANCED ACADEMIC PATHWAY

    Mainly As and A* at GCSE

    Up to 4 A Levels (for exceptional candidates) studied over two years and optional EPQ.

    Personalised additional educational commitments that support preparation for adult life.

    Individual personalised tutoring.

    Additional university entrance exam preparation courses such as STEP Maths, MAT or PAT.

    Work placements or internships specifically supporting entry to the top professions.

    This Pathway is most suitable for students considering the most demanding academic routes to university or apprenticeship such as Law, the Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, Languages or Mathematics. Students are likely to be aiming for Russell Group or Oxbridge entry.

    ACADEMIC PATHWAY

    Mainly Bs and Cs at GCSE

    3 A Levels studied over two years and optional EPQ*.

    Personalised additional educational commitments that support preparation for adult life.

    Individual personalised tutoring.

    Work experience related to potential career progression. 

    This Pathway is most suitable for students considering routes to university on academic courses at the highly-rated national universities including the Russell Group; or for apprenticeships with top local and national companies.

    *Students may replace one A Level option with one BTEC/CAM TECH option.

    APPLIED ACADEMIC PATHWAY

    Mainly Cs at GCSE

    A combined A Level and BTEC/CAM TECH programme studied over two years*.

    Personalised additional educational commitments that support preparation for adult life.
    Individual personalised tutoring.

    Work experience related to potential career progression.

    This Pathway is most suitable for students seeking routes to university on more applied courses such as Business , Sports Coaching; or highly specialised courses like Acting; or for apprenticeships with top local and national companies.

    *Students typically take two BTEC/CAM TECH with one A Level or three BTEC/CAM TECH courses.



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