Sixth Form Course List

Art & Design

A Level Art & Design

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 40% Awarding Body, 60% College
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply

A Level Art & Design (Photography)

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 40% Awarding Body, 60% College
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply
For this course you must also have a grade 4 (C) in Art or Photography. If you have not gained a GCSE in Art and / or Photography you may still be accepted onto the course if you can produce a portfolio of work.

Business

A Level Accounting

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

A Level Business Studies

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

English

A Level English Language

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 80% Exam, 20% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

A Level English Literature

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 80% Exam, 20% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

A Level English Language & Literature

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 80% Exam, 20% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

EPQ – The Extended Project Qualification

EPQ – The Extended Project Qualification

Duration: 120 hours over 8 months
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Coursework/Presentation
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Geography

A Level Geography

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard ‘A' Level entry requirements apply.

History

A Level History

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 80% Exam, 20% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

ICT & Computing

A Level Computing

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 80% Exam 20% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements. For this course a grade 6 in Maths is preferred.

BTEC Certificate Subsidiary Diploma in Applied ICT

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: A combination of Coursework/Exams
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Languages

A Level French

Duration: 2 Years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. For this course you will also need a grade B in French.

A Level Spanish

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. For this course you will also need a grade B in Spanish.

Law

A Level Law

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Mathematics

A Level Mathematics & Further Mathematics

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 97% Exam, 3% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. For this course you will need a grade 6 in Mathematics and a grade 7 for Further Mathematics.

Level 3 Mathematics Certificate - Core Maths

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Media, Music Technology & Performing Arts

A Level Media Studies

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 70% Exam, 30% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

BTEC Level 3 Certificate & Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 60% Exam, 40% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Psychology

A Level Psychology

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Science

A Level Biology

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. For this course you must also have grade 6 in Maths and B in Biology, or Double Science.

A Level Chemistry

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: Examination with separate practical components
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. For this course you will also need a grade 6 in Maths and a grade B in Chemistry or Double Award Sciences.

A Level Physics

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. For this course you will also need a grade 6 in Maths and a grade B in Physics or Double Science.

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: A combination of Coursework/Exams
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements. For this course you must also have a grade 4 (C) in Science.

Sociology and Social Studies

A Level Sociology

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Sports

A Level Sport & Physical Education

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 70% Exam, 30% Practical Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. You will also ideally have achieved a grade C or above in GCSE Physical Education or a Merit in BTEC Sport.