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. For this course you must also have a Grade 4 in Art, Textiles or Photography. If you have not gained one of these qualifications, you may still be accepted onto the course if you can produce a portfolio of work.

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 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

AAT Certificate in Accounting with SAGE Computerised Bookkeeping/ AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 2/3
Assessment: 100% External Assessment
Entry Requirements: GCSE Grade 5 in Mathematics

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: 80% Exam, 20% Coursework
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 Level 3 Extended Certificate in Information Technology

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: External examination, controlled assessment and coursework
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 5 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 5 in Spanish.

Law

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Law

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 50% Exam, 50% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply.

Mathematics

A Level Mathematics & Further Mathematics

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Exam
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, plus a Grade 5 in Mathematics.

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.

A Level Music Technology

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 70% Exam, 30% 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 Grade 6 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 6 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 6 in Physics or Double Science, and be taking Maths 'A' Level or Core Maths.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate 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 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

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Sport

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: Internally assessed
assignments/practical & externally assessed tasks
Entry Requirements: Standard 'A' Level entry requirements apply. You will also ideally have achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE Physical Education or a Merit in BTEC Sport.