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Key Stage 5
Years 12 and Year 13 provide a varied programme of study for girls of all abilities and respond to pupils' vocational, further and higher educational aspirations.
1. Pupils remaining for one year in Year 12 have a choice of Level 2 courses: -
- OCR National Certificate in Travel and Tourism
- OCR National Certificate in Business-
- Diploma in Society, Health and Development (SHD)
The course includes Work Experience. Pupils also have the opportunity to study two GCSE subjects, English and Mathematics as well as Functional Skills in English, Mathematics and ICT. Pupils with English as an additional language may opt for a specialist EAL course.
2. At Advanced Level (AS and A2) pupils choose from a wide range of subjects including: English, French, German, Spanish, Arabic, Urdu, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Sociology, Business, Economics, Media Studies, Art & Design, Travel and Tourism, Psychology, Health and Social Care, , Drama, General Studies, Critical Thinking, Music, Philosophy and Ethics, Geography, Government and Politics, Film Studies, Music and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
The new Advanced level Diploma in Society, Health and Development (SHD) is being introduced from September 2010.
Examination courses lead to the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Subsidiary and/or Advanced A2). It is expected that pupils choose four Advanced subjects in Year 12.
All Year 12 and 13 pupils have access to a comprehensive PSHEE and enrichment programme which includes AS’s in General Studies, Critical Thinking and extended project. Pupils are able to achieve accreditation for the separate components or as part of the new AQA Baccalaureate. In addition there is an opportunity for Year 12 pupils to follow extra curricular activities, which include Young Enterprise, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and Work Experience.