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Sixth Form Study Programmes

St Gregory’s has a strong academic reputation at Key Stage 5. At St Gregory’s, our 16-19 study programmes are designed to provide our students with a structured and individualised learning programme that supports their development and progression in line with their future career plans.

We have high expectations of all our students in terms of their commitment to their studies and their self-motivation. We match this with a high level of support from tracking progress to intervention, mentoring and supervised study sessions.

A mixture of academic, applied and vocational or technical qualifications are offered.

  • These are discussed at the Sixth Form Information evening.
  • There is a comprehensive induction day where students have an opportunity to discuss entry requirements with departments.

The Advanced Level Pathway

 St Gregory’s offers 18 A Level Courses.

  • Art – Fine Art
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • French
  • Further Maths
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Polish
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies / Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

 

Applied / Vocational Pathways / Technical Qualifications

All our qualifications have section 9b approval.

  • BTEC Business (Diploma & Extended Certificate)
  • BTEC Performing Arts (Diploma & Extended Certificate)
  • BTEC Sport – National Foundation Diploma
  • Applied V. Cert in Music Technology Level 3
  • Cambridge Technical Level 3 IT- Introductory Diploma
  • Cambridge Technical Level 3 IT- Extended Certificate
  • Cambridge Technical Level 3 Business.

Students can study the following options:

  • Four A level courses
  • Three A levels and one vocational course
  • Two vocational  courses and one A Level course
  • Students who have not passed GCSE English and Maths A*-C will study the course again in the Sixth Form.
  • All Year 12 students have the opportunity to undertake meaningful work experience.
  • All students study General RE for one hour a week.
  • We also run an extensive Year 12 Enrichment programme.