Key Stage 5

Whilst studying in the 6th form, students partake in a full study programme, consisting of qualification and non-qualification activities.

Qualifications

All subjects offered are full level 3 qualifications. There are different types of qualification

  • Academic: Exam based
  • Vocational: Coursework based

Some vocational qualifications are offered at different sizes and levels. Please see table below:

Subject Type Qualification Size
Applied Science Academic A Level (1)
Biology Academic A Level (1)
Business Studies Academic A Level (1)
Chemistry Academic A Level (1)
English Language Academic A Level (1)
English Literature Academic A Level (1)
French Academic A Level (1)
German Academic A Level (1)
Geography Academic A Level (1)
History Academic A Level (1)
Maths Academic A Level (1)
Physics Academic A Level (1)
Product Design Academic A Level (1)
Psychology Academic A Level (1)
Sociology Academic A Level (1)
CTEC Sport Vocational Intro Dip (1) / Sub Dip (1.5) / Dip (2) / Ext Dip (3)
CTEC Health and Social Vocational Intro Dip (1) / Sub Dip (1.5) / Dip (2) / Ext Dip (3)
BTEC ICT Vocational Sub Dip (1)
BTEC Art Vocational Sub Dip (1)
BTEC Bus Retail Vocational Sub Dip (1) / 90 Credit Dip (1.5) / Dip (2)
BTEC Perf Arts Vocational Sub Dip (1)
BTEC Music Vocational Sub Dip (1)

Non-qualification activities

Progression Module

During extended tutor time for 25 minutes every morning, students follow a ‘Progression Module’.  This consists of working through units of tasks based on outside speakers from a range of companies.  (Enhance employability and knowledge of career options).

Enrichment Programme

Enrichment runs during LAMS where students choose an extra option to enhance their learning or further their applications to University or Apprenticeships.  They include Sign Language/EPQ/Duke of Edinburgh etc.