Health Sciences Pathway (Sixth Form)

Within your course you can also obtain additional vocationally relevant certification in other courses, such as; First Aid At Work, Patient Customer Service Training Course, Moving and Handling of People Training Course, Counselling Certificates Level 2, CACHE certificates, Learning Mentor Qualification and Sport Coaching Qualifications.

You might also take part in a number of additional programmes of study as part of their healthy lifestyles programme, which could include ethical guidelines in health and mindfulness.

  • You will complete work placement and experience at KS5 for one or more days a week.
  • You will have regular contact with employers through masterclasses and project work and map your employability skills through the CREATE framework.

Additional Curriculum Provision Students will engage in a range of activities to ensure that the components of social, moral, spiritual and citizenship education are covered including topics like Ethics and Health in The News.

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Six Form Options

A Level

A more traditional A-Level route, in preparation for university courses such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, speech therapy, radiotherapy and health sciences.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • Maths and Core Maths
  • English Literature and the Extended Project Qualification

You may follow or you may take more vocational courses relevant to their field of study.

You might choose to study a core subject of A-Level Maths or Core Maths. If you have not gained GCSE English at new grade 4 or above you will study English and or Maths at GCSE or Functional Skills Level 1 or Level 2.

Within your course you can also obtain additional vocationally relevant certification in other courses, such as; First Aid At Work, Patient Customer Service Training Course, Moving and Handling of People Training Course, Counselling Certificates Level 2, CACHE certificates, Learning Mentor Qualification and Sport Coaching Qualifications.

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Health Science

A vocational route based mainly on regularly assessed coursework this pathway prepares students for university courses (and apprenticeships) in all types of nursing, midwifery and paramedic study (with A level biology).

Level 3 (A level equivalent) Btec Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care and Social Care.

  • Btec Diploma in Science
  • Btec Diploma Sport

You may follow or you may take more vocational courses relevant to their field of study.

You might choose to study a core subject of A-Level Maths or Core Maths. If you have not gained GCSE English at new grade 4 or above you will study English and or Maths at GCSE or Functional Skills Level 1 or Level 2.

Within your course you can also obtain additional vocationally relevant certification in other courses, such as; First Aid At Work, Patient Customer Service Training Course, Moving and Handling of People Training Course, Counselling Certificates Level 2, CACHE certificates, Learning Mentor Qualification and Sport Coaching Qualifications.

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Access

A route to suit those who need to improve their English and Maths GCSE results and take a level 2 vocational course to prepare them to join our health sciences pathway the following year or take up employment or an apprenticeship.

  • GCSE and foundation skills in English and Maths
  • Level 1 and 2 Health and Social Care
  • CACHE (introduction to early years education and care (QCF)
  • Sport (QCF)

You may follow or you may take more vocational courses relevant to their field of study.

You might choose to study a core subject of A-Level Maths or Core Maths. If you have not gained GCSE English at new grade 4 or above you will study English and or Maths at GCSE or Functional Skills Level 1 or Level 2.

Within your course you can also obtain additional vocationally relevant certification in other courses, such as; First Aid At Work, Patient Customer Service Training Course, Moving and Handling of People Training Course, Counselling Certificates Level 2, CACHE certificates, Learning Mentor Qualification and Sport Coaching Qualifications.

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