What will a Study Programme Consist of?

 

AT ADVANCED LEVEL THIS WILL CONSIST OF:

  • A substantial academic qualification programme which is equivalent to at least 3 A levels (this may be A levels, Level 3 vocational programmes or the International Baccalaureate diploma)
  • English and Maths where a grade of 4 at GCSE (or grade C) has not already been achieved. This may be GCSE or, if less than a grade 3 (or grade D) has already been achieved, an appropriate stepping stone qualification or an ESOL qualification.
  • Non-qualification activity, including a combination of the following: Core Studies (which is compulsory for all students and monitors students’ progress through college and their progression to their next steps); additional learning support; careers and university advice and guidance; participation in additional activities for those progressing to competitive courses, such as Medicine or Oxbridge; participation in purposeful and relevant enrichment activities, including additional courses, clubs, societies, visits and work experience or work-related activities.

AT PRE-ADVANCED LEVEL THIS WILL CONSIST OF:

  • A substantial qualification programme which is equivalent to at least 4 GCSEs. This may be GCSES or vocational courses.
  • English and Maths are compulsory and will be included in the programme above, where a grade of at least 4 (or C ) at GCSE has not already been achieved. This may be GCSE or, if less than a grade 3 (D in previous grading) has already been achieved, a stepping stone qualification or an ESOL qualification.
  • Non-qualification activity, including a combination of the following: Core Studies (which is compulsory for all students and monitors students’ progress through college and their progression to their next steps); additional Learning Support; careers and further education advice and guidance; participation in purposeful and relevant enrichment activities, including additional courses, clubs, societies, visits, work experience and work-related activities.

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