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.



    Share


    Owned by: LSN | Last Published: 18/10/2016 09:59:53 | Next Update: June 2017



../images/PUBSIXTH/welcomeWalkingin.jpg

Course Pathways 2017


News

Battlefields 2017

Highcliffe History trip to Belgium and France!



Highcliffe at the BMA National Conference

Aspiring medics in Year 10 attended the first day of the BMA National Conference at the BIC.



Sports Day 2017

What a day! Here's how to view the results.



Jubilee Kitchen opens and legacy goes on

On Monday the 19th of June we were delighted to host the Rotary Club of Highcliffe to the school for the official opening of the new Jubilee Centre Kitchen area.



Highcliffe to Oxford and Cambridge

As part of the Aspiring Oxbridge Programme at Highcliffe we recently held an Information Seminar for Year 8 and 9 students and their parents.



French Exchange!

Our 2017 French Exchange is well underway. Please read on for our daily blog…



STEM action for our Y10 scientists

On the 20th June, twenty four year 10 Triple Science students took part in a STEM chemistry workshop ran by Miss Burgess.



Chess Champion for Highcliffe Sixth

Bournemouth and District Chess League history is created by Highcliffe Sixth Former!



Y10 Catering students perform at their best again!

Annual Highcliffe Rotary Club dinner