Choosing your course programme

Sixth Form

We are an inclusive Sixth Form and offer Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 programmes, dependent on students’ prior academic attainment and interests.

Level 3 Programme

  • Entry requirement: 5 x grade 5 or above at GCSE, including Maths and English
  • Duration: two years
  • Progression route: Higher education, apprenticeships, employment, gap year, voluntary work

Students have a free choice of three subjects, which are studied for two years. Occasionally we accommodate a fourth subject, depending on prior academic attainment.

We have over 28 subjects available, both at A Level and BTEC. Our course handbook offers information into the course content, as well as the method of assessment. Each subject has an entry requirement.

Level 2 Programme

  • Entry requirement: 5 x grade 5 or above, not including Maths and English (limited spaces)
  • Duration: one year
  • Progression route: Further education college, 鶹 Sixth Form, local sixth form provider

Currently, the programme includes a compulsory Business Admin qualification along with a Digital Media course. Students also study English or Maths GCSE resit. Places are offered to students on GCSE Results Day, once grades are known.

Level 1 Programme

  • Entry requirement: 5 grades at GCSE, not including Maths and English (limited spaces).

A small group of our Year 11 students progress on to a one-year Level 1 Programme, which includes completing a vocational course, as well as GCSE Maths and English resit.

Academic enrichment opportunities

Students are encouraged to access additional academic courses such as:

  • Further Maths A Level
  • Community languages AS/A Levels
  • Extended Project Qualification
  • LNAT, BMAT, UCAT and other specialised entry assessments required by specific Russell Group universities.