Applied Human Biology

Further your understanding of Biology by learning more about humans: from conception through aging, in sickness and in health. You’ll cover topics such as genetics, cell biology, organ systems, immunology as well as learning practical microbiological and healthcare diagnostic techniques. This course is suitable for those interested in a career in healthcare science, biomedicine and… Continue Reading Applied Human Biology

Digital Photography

Reasons to study this course You will learn how to make effective use of a camera according to circumstances and intentions. You will learn how to compose and refine photographic images, both in camera and through sensitive manipulation on the computer and using hand-rendered processes. You will gain an understanding of other photographers’ work; using… Continue Reading Digital Photography

Management & Administration T-Level

https://youtu.be/iThIYnH9Zls Reasons to study this course This course is designed to deliver a high level of knowledge about the sector and covers a variety of topics including Business Context, People, Quality Compliance, Project and Change Management. You will take part in a 315-hour work placement which helps develop real-life skills and experience in preparation for… Continue Reading Management & Administration T-Level

Journalism

Reasons to study this course You are interested in an introduction to journalism and are considering a career in journalism You want to develop your journalistic skills for a specific purpose – perhaps to improve your communication skills for entering the workforce To gain experience writing journalistic articles across different genres which are suitable for… Continue Reading Journalism

Sports Coaching & Development

Reasons to study this course It combines your passion for practical sport with a sound theoretical underpinning that will help you succeed in a career in sport. You will benefit from real work experience. The course includes access to National Governing Body coaching/officiating courses. It will prepare you for university. The course can be combined… Continue Reading Sports Coaching & Development

Education and Childcare T-Level

Reasons to study this course T-Levels are designed to give you the technical skills and knowledge required to secure high-skilled employment, a higher apprenticeship or higher level study at university. These courses have been developed in consultation with employers, higher education institutions and professional bodies. This is a full-time programme and success will help students… Continue Reading Education and Childcare T-Level

Criminology

Reasons to study this course The course offers exciting and interesting experiences that will help you understand what happens from crime scene to courtroom. It will help prepare you for studying criminology at university and a career in criminal justice, such as a forensic scientist. Explore why people commit crime looking at psychology and sociology,… Continue Reading Criminology

Dance (BTEC Level 3)

https://youtu.be/DttHl52_ey8 In 2022 our Year 2 BTEC dance students were joined by those on our enrichment course and together they produced a stunning performance of Fallen Women. It was choreographed for camera and captured by Luke Video  after hours of rehearsals. The final result was a stunning piece of work made possible by the dedication… Continue Reading Dance (BTEC Level 3)

Dance (A-Level)

Reasons to study this course This is a stimulating and exciting exploration into the world of professional dance, preparing you for further dance studies at university. You will develop technical, performance, creative and theoretical dance skills. You will have the opportunity to perform in front of live audiences. https://youtu.be/5UdRVS0HAFc What you will need to study… Continue Reading Dance (A-Level)

Business (BTEC Level 3)

Reasons to study this course Build on any knowledge you already have of business, marketing and management. Discover more about how real businesses operate and react to change. Enhance your practical skills by running your own mini enterprise. Enjoy theory-based lessons, problem solving, independent research and working in teams. What you will need to study… Continue Reading Business (BTEC Level 3)

Musical Theatre (Performing Arts)

Reasons to study this course Excellent preparation for a career in the Performing Arts. You will hone your technique, skills and build confidence in acting, singing and dancing. You will be pushed to be the best you can be in a professional and rewarding environment. Opportunity to perform in two full-scale musicals as well as… Continue Reading Musical Theatre (Performing Arts)

ICT (Level 2)

Reasons to study this course This course includes units which explore communicating in the IT industry, working in the IT industry, computer systems, customising software, computer graphics, mobile communications technology and spreadsheet modelling. What you will need to study this course You should have a range of GCSEs at Grade D/E or 3/2 in English… Continue Reading ICT (Level 2)

Architecture

Reasons to study this course You enjoy exploring how architecture works and would like to learn how to develop ideas and designs for a range of projects. You aspire to work as an architect, interior architect, urban planner or landscape architect. You want to progress to university to study a range of courses in art… Continue Reading Architecture

Sport (BTEC Level 2)

Reasons to study this course The Level 2 Certificate in Sport is a vocational stepping stone into the sports industry. The course is equivalent to 2 GCSE’s and gives you the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques essential for success in the sports industry. On completion many students progress on to a… Continue Reading Sport (BTEC Level 2)

Business (BTEC Level 2)

Reasons to study this course You will study customer service, communications, finance and selling. You will also get the chance to learn about the travel and tourism industry. What you will need to study this course You should have a range of GCSEs at Grade D/E or 3/2 in English and Maths with at least… Continue Reading Business (BTEC Level 2)

Art & Design (Level 2)

Reasons to study this course Explore your interest in art and design in a 1-year, immersive experience Focus is on lessons of a practical nature as an alternative to a more academic route Facilitate the transition to study at level 3 Develop skills necessary to progress to Level 3 studies in a range of art… Continue Reading Art & Design (Level 2)

Sport (BTEC Level 3)

Reasons to study this course It provides a dynamic learning experience to prepare you for a career in sport. The course combines practical and theoretical learning. It will prepare you for university. You can combine it with two or three other AS-Levels and/or a sports academy. It is an ideal alternative to A-Level PE if… Continue Reading Sport (BTEC Level 3)

Computer Science

Reasons to study this course Computer Science is directly relevant to the modern and changing world of computing. It is a practical subject where students can apply knowledge gained to write code, design websites and interrogate databases. It combines creativity with opportunities to analyse and make decisions. Emphasis on problem solving using computers, programming and… Continue Reading Computer Science

Mathematical Studies (Core Maths)

Reasons to study this course Gives you the numeracy skills to compete for jobs with better salaries. It will strengthen your maths skills, vital for many careers. Helpful if you study Geography, Business Studies, Psychology or Economics. The course will deepen your skill in the selection and use of mathematical methods and techniques. What you… Continue Reading Mathematical Studies (Core Maths)

Engineering

Reasons to study this course Most of our students aspire to a career in engineering.  Those opting for traditional routes such as civil, mechanical and electrical will need to take it alongside A level maths and 2 other subjects one of which should be STEM (e.g. physics, electronics, chemistry or computer science).  Future design engineers… Continue Reading Engineering

Environmental Science

Reasons to study this course You will acquire a deep scientific understanding of current issues such as global warming, extinction, alternative energies and resources You will learn to navigate environmentalist / anti-environmentalist propaganda and hard scientific evidence You will be exposed to current scientific development and opportunities You can combine with Geology, Geography and BTEC… Continue Reading Environmental Science

Classical Civilisation

Reasons to study this course A chance to learn about the Classical World of Ancient Greece and Rome – the foundation of our modern world. Study the Classical World’s great people, wars, sacrifices, ideas, gods and epic stories. Read and learn about some of the most exciting adventure stories from the ancient imagination. Develop a… Continue Reading Classical Civilisation

Early Years, Childcare and Education

Reasons to study this course Pearson has developed the content of the BTEC National in collaboration with employers and representatives from higher education and relevant professional bodies. Content is up to date and includes the knowledge, understanding, skills and attributes required in the sector. The course has been developed in consultation with employers, Higher Education… Continue Reading Early Years, Childcare and Education

Health & Social Care

Reasons to study this course Ideal qualification for those who want a broad background in health and social care In order to provide maximum flexibility you can study this subject as a Certificate (one block), Extended Certificate (two blocks) or a Foundation Diploma (three blocks). What you will need to study this course GCSE grade… Continue Reading Health & Social Care

Law (BTEC Level 3)

Reasons to study this course You have a real interest in law, but prefer a combination of coursework and exams rather than just exams. You want to learn vocational skills such as writing legal letters and creating information leaflets. You want to progress onto a law apprenticeship or job as a paralegal. You want to… Continue Reading Law (BTEC Level 3)

Textiles & Fashion

Reasons to study this course You enjoy being experimental with fabrics and mixed media and would like to learn how to create exciting surfaces and textures using machine and hand techniques. You may aspire to work in Textiles and Fashion Design, Theatre Costume, Fashion Promotion and Styling, Fashion Retail and Management. You want to progress… Continue Reading Textiles & Fashion

Sport and Exercise Science

Reasons to study this course It provides a dynamic learning experience to prepare you for a career in sports science. The course combines practical and theoretical learning. It will prepare you for university. You will benefit from work experience. You can combine it with another AS-Level and/or a sports academy. What you will need to… Continue Reading Sport and Exercise Science

Spanish

Reasons to study this course Spanish is a global language with an estimated 437 million native speakers. Varied activities in lessons using online technology such as AQA Kerboodle, Google classroom, Quizlet and Kahoot. Weekly one-to-one oral lessons. We provide a vibrant linguistic experience in a welcoming and reassuring environment. What you will need to study… Continue Reading Spanish

Sociology

Reasons to study this course You are actively concerned about the world around you and want to do something useful and constructive within it. You are interested in issues in wider society such as gender equality, education, crime prevention strategies and demographic changes. You want to further develop your skills of analysis and evaluation. What… Continue Reading Sociology

Religious Studies

Reasons to study this course You want to study ethics and in particular the Buddhist religion in depth. You want to tackle the greatest philosophical theories and ideas. You aim to become an enlightened thinker, being able to contribute to the ethical debates of the greatest minds. What you will need to study this course… Continue Reading Religious Studies

Psychology

Reasons to study this course You enjoy the ‘scientific study of human behaviour and experiences’. You have an inquisitive, enquiring mind and are interested in people. You enjoy reading, writing, independent research and analysis and interpretation and presentation of data using statistics. What you will need to study this course a creative thought process ability… Continue Reading Psychology

Production Arts

Reasons to study this course Priestley has an outstanding reputation and track record for students progressing onto Production Arts related subjects within the most prestigious universities and theatre schools. The course is 50% practical and 50% theory  Excellent preparation for a career in numerous backstage areas such as Stage Management, Lighting Design, Set Design, Costume,… Continue Reading Production Arts

Physics

Reasons to study this course Physics leads the advancement of technology from quantum computing to the drive for a carbon neutral society. It seeks to answer fundamental questions such as the origin of the universe and the ultimate fate of stars, to interactions of subatomic particles, unleashing the mathematical beauty of the universe. Physicists work… Continue Reading Physics

Physical Education

Reasons to study this course This course offers a fantastic insight into the amazing world of sports performance. It is ideal for those who perform or coach on a regular basis in one of the DfE approved activities (please check your sport is included) The course covers a broad spectrum of diverse topics and therefore… Continue Reading Physical Education

Philosophy

Reasons to study this course Consider the big questions such as: ‘What is knowledge?’ ‘What do good, bad, right and wrong really mean?’ ‘Is the concept of God incoherent?’ and ‘What is mind?’ Philosophy is a highly-regarded subject that will strongly support university applications. What you will need to study this course self-motivation ability to… Continue Reading Philosophy

Music (A-Level)

Reasons to study this course Excellent preparation for further study in Music and a career in the music industry. Expand your awareness of different styles including Popular, Jazz, and Classical. Develop your knowledge of music theory, listening skills, musical analysis and composition. Increase your understanding of performance practice and improve your technical skill on your… Continue Reading Music (A-Level)

Media Studies (A-Level)

Reasons to study this course You have a keen interest in studying and producing media. You will develop critical analysis skills. You will be using industry-standard equipment and software to produce your own media. What you will need to study this course Keen interest in the media Enjoy analysis, discussion and practical work Ability to… Continue Reading Media Studies (A-Level)

Maths

Reasons to study this course It is a highly regarded subject, which complements all other courses. You enjoyed Mathematics at GCSE and like a challenge. You want to progress to a degree or career where Mathematics is a key component. What you will need to study this course Grade 7 or above in GCSE maths… Continue Reading Maths

Law (A-Level)

Reasons to study this course A valuable introduction to English law and the English legal process. Covers a wide range of topics including tort law, contract law and criminal law. A highly-respected qualification that appeals to a wide range of students and is certainly not limited to those who wish to pursue a legal career.… Continue Reading Law (A-Level)

History

Reasons to study this course​ History is well-respected by universities and employers because of the analytical skills you develop. It opens doors to a wide range of careers including law, journalism and teaching. Two course options: Early Modern History and Modern History. What you will need to study this course interest, curiosity and a genuine… Continue Reading History

Graphic Design & Photography

Reasons to study this course Excellent preparation for your career in Graphic Design and Photography, learning from assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. Learn to work with industry professionals on ‘live’ projects, building employability skills and opportunities to see your work used commercially. Access to a range of specialist equipment including the Adobe… Continue Reading Graphic Design & Photography

Graphic Design (A-Level)

Reasons to study this course You want to develop your design skills. You have ambition to progress into advertising, website design, illustration, computer game design, publishing and printmaking. Staff will encourage you to work to your individual strengths and interests. Students progress to university to study Art or Design, or the creative industries. What you… Continue Reading Graphic Design (A-Level)

Politics

Reasons to study this course Politics has never been more relevant. You will develop skills valued by universities and employers including source analysis, evaluation and the ability to construct academic arguments. Politics complements a wide variety of other subjects such as History, Law and English. What you will need to study this course a real… Continue Reading Politics

German

https://youtu.be/q0jXBp2lhSshttps://youtu.be/76nQrs84CO8 Reasons to study this course Weekly one-to-one speaking lessons. Small classes and varied lessons. We provide a vibrant linguistic experience in a welcoming and reassuring environment. An A-Level in German will benefit you in your application to university and give you a competitive edge as you pursue a career. What you will need to… Continue Reading German

Geology

Reasons to study this course Allows you to understand the processes that have shaped the present pattern of continents and oceans. Helps you understand natural geological hazards, as well as those caused by human activity. Gives you a comprehensive understanding on how life has evolved throughout Earth’s history. Opportunity to learn your subject not just… Continue Reading Geology

Geography

Reasons to study this course To develop a range of essential skills for Higher Education and the world of work. You will study interesting content, which is relevant to any citizen in the 21st century. Through exciting topics, learners will understand the nature of physical and human geography whilst unpicking the debates surrounding the contemporary… Continue Reading Geography

Further Maths

Reasons to study this course As an addition to A-Level Mathematics it provides a wider breadth of Mathematics. It is useful if you wish to progress to further study in Maths, Engineering or any Maths-related course. Enables you to use your talent in Maths and to achieve your full potential. What you will need to… Continue Reading Further Maths

French

Reasons to study this course French is the 5th most widely spoken language in the world with an estimated 321 million native speakers. We provide a vibrant linguistic experience in a calm and welcoming environment. Weekly one-to-one speaking lessons with an experienced, native language assistant. An AS or A-Level in a foreign language will make… Continue Reading French

Fine Art

Reasons to study this course   You enjoy an experimental approach to using a wide range of media including painting, print, mixed media and digital imagery. You are keen to explore observational drawing. You will develop your creative understanding and can be useful in many fields of learning as well as a range of careers.… Continue Reading Fine Art

Film Studies

Reasons to study this course You have a keen interest in studying and producing your own films. You will develop strong analytical skills. You have a passion for film. What you will need to study this course keen interest in film, watching films and practical work ability to articulate your views clearly and in detail… Continue Reading Film Studies

Extended Project

Reasons to study this course Around half our candidates achieve A* and A. Universities may make you a lower grades offer when you apply through UCAS. You will develop independent learning skills. Chance to choose your own topic and title. You can link it to your future career. It is a one-year course; some students… Continue Reading Extended Project

English Literature

Reasons to study this course To have the opportunity to discuss your own views and ideas on literature as well as listen to others. To further develop your knowledge and interest of literary texts. To improve your understanding of literary contexts. To develop a wide variety of skills that are highly regarded by both employers… Continue Reading English Literature

English Language and Literature

Reasons to study this course You will have the opportunity to discuss your own views on literary and non-literary texts as well as listen to those of others. You will develop your knowledge of literary and non-literary texts from different genres and periods. You will improve your understanding of the social and historical contexts in… Continue Reading English Language and Literature

Electronics

Reasons to study this course Electronics is fundamental to today’s technological society, whether the application is from telecommunications, medical equipment, entertainment or industry. It is a practical course that will develop problem solving and circuit design skills, as well as some programming which is increasingly a major part of electronic engineering. Electronics is an excellent… Continue Reading Electronics

Economics

Reasons to study this course It offers a fascinating challenge as it allows you to consider the topical and controversial issues of the day in a lively and analytical way. You will develop an understanding of how individuals make decisions based on economic principles. You will understand what the Government’s aims are and how it… Continue Reading Economics

Drama

Reasons to study this course You want to enhance your chances of success in your career through the development of your verbal and physical communication skills and confidence. You have a passion for reading plays and watching theatre and want to develop your experience of both. You want to expand your understanding of different styles… Continue Reading Drama

Computer Game Development

Reasons to study this course You will have a passion for Game Design, Game Art and Game Development. You will have a creative and practical mind. You want to progress into areas such as Game Design, VFX, Game Concept Art, Game Programming, Character Design, Animation and many other Digital Creative Industries. What you will need… Continue Reading Computer Game Development

Chemistry

Reasons to study this course Chemistry is everywhere, from microscopic organisms to distant galaxies, from medical discoveries to volcanic eruptions. It is the only science that is compulsory for further study of medicine. Opportunities to develop teamwork, communication, digital, scientific literacy and application of number skills. You will have the chance to conduct experiments as… Continue Reading Chemistry

Biology

Reasons to study this course You are interested in the science of life and how organisms function and interact. Biology affects everyone through medical science and scientific developments such as curing genetic diseases, developing drugs, fertility treatments and improving nutrition. You want to study changes in the environment and how species are affected. What you… Continue Reading Biology

Art Foundation

Reasons to study this course It is an intensive one-year course seen as the first stage of a career in Art & Design. Excellent preparation for Art & Design-related courses in Higher Education. Worth two A-Levels and the equivalent of 112 (D) 96 (M) 80 (P) UCAS points. What you will need to study this… Continue Reading Art Foundation

Applied Science

Reasons to study this course It offers an exciting look at science through applications rather than theory. You will conduct in-depth practical work and your own research. Learning methods include completing assignments, case studies and projects based on workplace situations. You will learn about demands and legislation that exist in the workplace. You will develop… Continue Reading Applied Science

Business (A-Level)

Reasons to study this course It offers insight into a range of issues and business behaviour affecting organisations today. Find out what it takes to become a manager or entrepreneur. Develop a critical understanding of business activities on a local, national and global scale. Explore how businesses adapt and respond strategically to a changing environment.… Continue Reading Business (A-Level)

Art, Design & Communication

Reasons to study this course Accredited by the University Arts London awarding body. A full-time programme with potential to study an A-Level alongside it. Excellent preparation for a career in creative industries including Fine Art, Fashion, Architecture, Interior Design, Illustration, Textiles. Discover your own strengths and develop a professional-standard portfolio. Work on projects assigned by… Continue Reading Art, Design & Communication

English Language

Reasons to study this course You are interested in learning how English is used in both spoken and written language. To understand, analyse and discuss how different writers persuade, inform, instruct, advise and entertain their different audiences. To see how the English Language has changed over the centuries, including the impact of texting and social… Continue Reading English Language

3D Product Design And Technology

Reasons to study this course You have a passion for design and problem solving. You have a creative and practical mind. You want to progress into areas as varied as 3D Design, Business, Sports Design, Ergonomics, Automotive Design and Architecture https://youtu.be/lO7g3VNIljE What you will need to take this course basic presentation skills (you can develop… Continue Reading 3D Product Design And Technology