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Inspiring excellence                                                                   Academic Curriculum

                                                                                                   through enquiring                                                                We pride ourselves on offering a broad academic curriculum

                                                                                          and reflective minds                                                                      that will prepare students well for the next stage in their
                                                                                                                                                                                    education, and for their adult lives beyond school.

                                                                                                                                                                                    We offer all key facilitating subjects at   Subject Information Booklet on our school
                                                                                                                                                                                    A level, as well as a number of other   website.
                                                                                                                                                                                    academic A Level courses, alongside
                                                                                                                                                                                    some vocational subjects at Level 3.   Students are generally taught in small
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          groups and develop excellent working
                                                                                                                                                                                    Students will choose either an academic   relationships with their teachers. They are
                                                                                                                                                                                    pathway, a mixed pathway with two     encouraged to read around and beyond
                                                                                                                                                                                    academic subjects and one vocational,   the syllabus, to follow their own interests
                                                                                                                                                                                    or a vocational pathway with two or three   and deepen their understanding of the
                                                                                                                                                                                    vocational subjects.                  subjects they are studying.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Students are encouraged to speak to   All students have periods of timetabled
                                                                                                                                                                                    the relevant subject teachers in class or   supervised private study. This helps them
                                                                                                                                                                                    during our Open Evening to ensure that   to develop the independence they need to
                                                                                                                                                                                    they have a clear idea of what studying a   be successful in their advanced studies at
                                                                                                                                                                                    particular course will entail. Full details of   school and beyond.
                                                                                                                                                                                    all the courses on offer can be found in our

                                                                                                                                                                                   “Our Sixth Form curriculum is designed

                                                                                                                                                                                    to nurture individual interests and instil a

                                                                                                                                                                                    passion for learning.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  we are proud of our friendly, warm and welcoming sixth form

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