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Curriculum Overview

Post 16 Programmes of Study

Level 3

Students studying level 3 programmes of study can choose from one of the following pathways:

  • 3 x A levels
  • A combination of 1 or 2 A levels alongside a double award Applied General Qualification
  • 2 x double award Applied General Qualifications
  • 1 x T Level

Students may also opt to study Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths) and/or the Extended Project Qualification alongside their programme of study.

Our A level subject offer includes the following subjects (all 5 hours per week):

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Drama & Theatre
  • Economics
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Fashion & Textiles
  • Further Maths
  • Geography
  • Graphic Communication
  • History
  • Languages: French/Spanish
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy, Religion & Ethics
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Product Design
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Our Applied General Qualification offer includes the following subjects:

  • BTEC Diploma in Applied Science (10 hours per week)
  • BTEC Diploma in Business (10 hours per week)
  • WJEC Applied Diploma in Criminology (5 hours per week)
  • Cambridge Technicals in IT (5 or 10 hours per week)
  • BTEC Diploma in Sport (10 hours per week)

Our T Level offer includes the following subjects (with occupational specialism):

  • Education and Early Years (Early Years Educator) (12 hours per week with two days per week on industry placement)
  • Health (Adult Nursing) (16 hours per week with one day per week on industry placement)

All our level 3 study programmes exceed 580+ planned learning hours and include the following additional components in addition to students’ timetabled lessons:

  • Morning registration – including one weekly Act of Worship
  • Supervised independent study
  • Tutor period for delivery of RSHE and Careers and Employability programmes
  • Critical Thinking for delivery of Core RS programme
  • Work experience

 

Level 2

Students studying level 2 programmes will undertake a level 2 qualification from the list below in addition to maths and/or English GCSE as appropriate (4 hours each per week).

  • BTEC Applied Science (12 hours per week)
  • BTEC Business (12 hours per week)
  • Cambridge Technicals in IT (12 hours per week)
  • BTEC Sport (12 hours per week)
  • NCFE Cache Health & Social Care (12 hours per week)

All our level 2 study programmes exceed 580+ planned learning hours and include the following additional components in addition to students’ timetabled lessons:

  • Morning registration – including one weekly Act of Worship
  • Supervised independent study
  • Tutor period for delivery of RSHE and Careers and Employability programmes
  • Critical Thinking for delivery of Core RS programme
  • Work experience

Contact Us

Bluecoat Sixth Form
Maid Marian Way
Nottingham
NG1 6AB

E-mail: BAAsixthform@bluecoat.uk.com
Tel: 0115 900 7215

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