16 to 19 Programmes of Study
As a sixth form we ensure that our students take part in a study programme tailored to their prior attainment and career goals and combines qualifications and other activities. All students follow a study programme in the sixth form consisting of the following:
A core aim.
This will be the study of applied and/or academic qualification(s) and preparation for employment. The courses we offer are reviewed on an annual basis. Our collaboration with Haybridge High School and Hagley Catholic school means that we can offer a wide range of applied and academic courses to our students. Further information on the courses we offer can be found in the courses link to the left.
Opportunity to retake English and maths GCSE when necessary.
Students who do not achieve a GCSE grade 4 in maths and/or English are required to continue these subjects as part of their study programme. Students have timetabled lessons during the week with subject specialists to support them to achieve their GCSE. They have timetabled lessons during the week with subject specialists.
Preparation for further study and/or employment.
All students take part in a week long work experience in Year 12. During enrichment time, students are given the opportunity to take part in a range of activities which complement the other elements of the programme and supports applications for higher education, apprenticeships or employment. Further information on the enrichment activities and opportunities we offer can be found in the enrichment link to the left.
As a school, we are constantly reviewing and evaluating our programme of study to ensure that it meets the needs of our students. Our goal is to ensure that all students leave sixth form with not only the qualifications that they need progress to the next stage, but also the information they need to make informed decisions about their future.