Your Programme of Study
We offer the widest choice of academic courses in the region.
- More than 40 A Levels and Level 3 Vocational courses
- GCSEs and Level 2 Vocational courses
There is a programme to suit you, whether it is A Levels, Vocational courses or an opportunity to improve on those GCSE results.
Options are incredibly flexible and 99% of combinations work on our timetable system.
A typical programme follows 3 or 4 subjects and the General Education Programme which includes Education for Life and General Studies.
Typical Programmes of Study. Level 3
Vince talks about choosing between A Level and Vocational courses
So what is Education for Life?
You spend an hour a week on Education for Life it is about filling in the gaps - all of the important things that you may not learn through your main subjects.
You will cover topics designed to promote your personal well-being, including:
- Careers education.
- Employability skills.
- Drug and alcohol awareness.
- Equality and diversity.
- Internet safety.
- Healthy living.
- Mental health.
- Safe relationships.
The College has a reputation for its enrichment activities available to all students.
You will be encouraged to participate in the Impact programme which covers a variety of these, for example: the Debating Society, Drama, the Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award scheme, Music, Sports and Young Enterprise.
For more information please see the Enrichment area of the website.
If things go a bit wrong when you sit your GCSEs, it's not the end of the world.
Our GCSE programme acts as a real opening to get a firm platform of good grades for the future.
English, Maths and Science are important for everyone, but our programme also offers new subjects to consider such as Psychology and Health & Social Care. These can be really interesting and give ideas for future careers.
Whatever you fancy, we will definitely have a course to suit you.
Typical Programme of Study. Level 2