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Key Stage 5: Years 12 and 13

Key Stage 5

Key Stage 5 is two years (Year 12 and 13) and all pupils will access a minimum of 3 subjects. Each subject is given 10 hours of curriculum time across the two week timetable. Double qualifications will be given 20 periods.

Key Stage 5 Subject Choices Booklet

Sixth Form Pathways:

Pathway One:

Academic Route

Pupils access 3-4 A-Level courses. Entry criteria for this pathway is a minimum of 5, 9-5 GCSE grades, including a minimum of grade 5 in English (Lit or Lang) and Maths. Subject specific entry requirements must be met.

Pathway Two:

Combined Route

Pupils access 4 Level 3 courses which will be a combination of A Level and Btec subjects. Entry criteria for this pathway is a minimum of 5, 9-5 grades including a minimum of grade 4 in English (Lang or Lit) and Maths. Subject specific entry requirements must be met.

Pathway Three:

Vocational Route

Pupils access 3 Level 3 BTEC courses. Entry criteria for this pathway is a minimum of 5, 9-4 grades, including grade 4 in English (Lit or Lang) and Maths. Subject specific entry requirements must be met.

Level 3: BTEC, AS and A2 Qualifications

AS / A Level

BTEC/Vocational

Art

Business Studies

Biology

Health and Social Care (Single)

Chemistry

Health and Social Care (Double)

English Literature

ICT – Creative Media

Film Studies

Performing Arts

Geography

Travel &Tourism

History

Sport (Single)

Core Mathematics

 

A/S Mathematics

Extended Project

Media Studies

 

Photography

Applied Science

Physics

 

Politics 

 

Photography

 

Sociology

 

Psychology

 

Religious Studies

 

Textiles