Sixth Form Curriculum

Ernest Bevin College offers a broad curriculum to ensure that all students in the Sixth Form have as much choice as possible when selecting courses. It is organised into 4 tiers based on the needs of our students.

 

ICT Art
  Science

 

Courses on offer at KS5

All A/S subjects require 5 or more grades A*-C at GCSE including English. Minimum other requirements at GCSE or equivalent are shown.

 

Art & Design

Art Grade B or above

Biology

Biology or Additional Science & Maths Grade B or above     

Chemistry

Chemistry or Additional Science & Maths Grade B or above

Computing

Maths High Grade A & English Grade B or above    

Economics

Maths Grade B or above

English Literature

English Literature Grade B or above

French

French Grade B or above

 

Geography

Any humanities subject Grade B or above

 

History

Any humanities subject Grade B or above

 

Maths

Maths Grade A or above

 

Further Maths

Maths Grade A*

 

Media Studies

English Grade B or above

 

Other Language

on request - please specify

Performing/Expressive Arts

English or Drama or Music Grade C or above

Physics

Physics or Additional Science & Maths High Grade B or above


Product Design 3D or Product Design Graphics

Design Technology (any disipline) Grade B or above

Psychology

English, Science & Maths Grade B or above

 

Religious Education

Any RE subject & English Grade C or above

Sociology

English & any Humanities subject Grade B or above

 

Spanish

Spanish Grade B or above

 

Sports Studies

PE Grade B or above

 

 

BTEC National Qualifications (Level 3) 

BTEC National Art (single) - BTEC Level 2 Merit or GCSE Art

 

BTEC National Business Studies (Double/Triple)- BTEC First, Merit or GCSE Business    

 

BTEC National Engineering (Double/Triple) - BTEC First Engineering Merit or equivalent

 

BTEC National ICT (Double/Triple) - GCSE Maths & English at Grade C or above 

 

BTEC National Science (Double/Triple) - BTEC Level 2 Merit or High Grade D in Additional Science

 

BTEC National Sport Studies (Double/Triple) - BTEC First Sport Merit or equivalent

 

BTEC National Travel & Tourism (Double/Triple)- BTEC First Travel & Tourism Merit or equivalent

 

   

 

BTEC National Qualifications are Level 3 and equivalent to 1,2 or 3 A Levels. They are coursework based and have few or no examinations.

 

Vocational Learning Tier

BTEC first in Sport plus Vocational Link and Foundation Subjects.

(Course Requirements - Any 5 subjects Grade G or above)

These Level 2 qualifications are two year courses. They are equivalent to 4 GCSEs. They are coursework based and have no examinations.

 

EPQ Extended Project Qualification (Level3)

The Extended Project must develop and extend one or more of a learner's study areas and/or from an area of personal interest or activity outside their main programme of study. It has to be based on a topic chosen by the learner. This is worth half an A level and is graded A* to E. All students will complete either an Extended Project or an ASDAN CoPE Level 2 or 3 award (see below).

 

 

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