Sixth Form Courses

A Level Courses :

Art (Fine Art) - AQA

Paint and pencils, link to Art and Design page.

Art is a primarily practical course that develops several skills, two of which are your observation and analysis skills. There are lots of opportunities to experiment and work in the way that you want to and the course offers a certain level of freedom.

Biology - AQA

DNA, link to Biology page

Biology is an exciting branch of science concerned with all living things. The course aims to deepen your knowledge of areas including disease and the immune system, introduce you to new areas like biochemistry.

Chemistry

Chemistry is the fascinating study of all matter, and possibly the oldest recognisable practical science with roots in the alchemy of the middle ages. Modern chemists play a vital role.

Economics

Shapes, equations and formulas, link to Mathematics page.

Economics is to apply economic theory to support analysis of current economic problems and issues, and encourage students to appreciate the interrelationships between microeconomics and macroeconomics.

English Literature

A-Level English Literature is a demanding but extremely interesting course and follows on from the study of texts begun in GCSE English and English Literature.

Geography

Geography A-Level is an exciting course that develops field work techniques, literacy and career skills. It also provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of the world around them.

Sociology

Magnifying glass over a many faces from different ethnic backgruonds, a link to Sociology page.

Sociology looks at how we shape and are shaped by society. It examines how we socialise with others.

BTEC & Vocational Courses :

BTEC National in Applied Science (2 A level equivalent) - Pearson Edexcel

The BTEC National in Applied Science provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers key knowledge and practical skills needed to work as a technician within a science based employment.

This qualification is the equivalent of 2 A levels, making it a great choice for those of you looking to increase your professional accreditation for employment, or wanting to advance on to further training and higher education.

BTEC Level 3 in Sports Science (2 A level equivalent) - Pearson Edexcel

Football on a football pitch, link to Sport page.

Level 3 in Sports Science is designed to teach you the practical applied skills and scientific knowledge you will need for a successful and rewarding career in the sport, health, and fitness industries.

This qualification is the equivalent of 2 A levels, making it a great choice for those of you looking to increase your professional accreditation for employment, or wanting to advance on to further training and higher education.

Level 3 Cambridge Technical in Business and Enterprise (2 A level equivalent) - OCR

Booklet with bar chart and planning sketch, link to Business Studies page.

This qualification is designed for learners who want to study business and enterprise at a higher level. The qualification enables learners to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding in the business and enterprise sector. It’s appropriate for learners wishing to continue their education through applied learning, equipping them with transferrable knowledge and skills.

This qualification is the equivalent of 2 A levels, making it a great choice for those of you looking to increase your professional accreditation for employment, or wanting to advance on to further training and higher education.

Level 3 Cambridge Technical in Performing Arts (2 A level equivalent) - OCR

Abstract painting, link to Art & Design Level 1/2 page.

This qualification provides students with an understanding of performing arts through engagement with techniques, the work of practitioners, industry conventions and community projects.

This qualification is the equivalent of 2 A levels, making it a great choice for those of you looking to increase your professional accreditation for employment, or wanting to advance on to further training and higher education.