The Sixth Form curriculum offers a range of academic and skills-related qualifications and courses at Level 3. Students will be supported in making the most appropriate course selection based on GCSE performance and future aspirations.

To follow Level 3 courses, students will have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grades A*-C/9-5 including English Language and Mathematics. A Level subjects generally require achieving a minimum of grade B/6 at GCSE.

Students will be required to complete preparation and follow-up work during study periods, which can include further project/personal interest activities in the workshop with supervision.

More detailed information of courses studied at KS5 can be obtained by clicking below:

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Y12 Curriculum 2019-21


Students choose subjects with the equivalence of 3 A Levels from ONE of the following Pathways:

TECHNICAL PATHWAY

BTEC Engineering Extended Diploma (3 A Level equivalent)

OR

BTEC Engineering Diploma (2 A Level equivalent) + BTEC IT Extended Certificate (1 A Level equivalent)

OR

BTEC IT/Cyber Security Diploma (2 A Level equivalent) + BTEC Esports Extended Certificate (1 A Level equivalent)

A LEVEL PATHWAY

Select THREE A Level subjects from the following:

  • ¬†Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry

COMBINED PATHWAY

Select subjects from the following worth the equivalent of THREE A Levels:

  • BTEC Engineering Diploma (2 A Levels)
  • BTEC IT Diploma (2 A Levels)
  • BTEC IT Extended Certificate (1 A Level)
  • BTEC Esports Extended Certificate (1 A Level)
  • Mathematics (1 A Level)
  • Physics (1 A Level)
  • Computer Science (1 A Level)
  • Chemistry (1 A Level)