The academy offers an exciting vocational curriculum including BTEC (Edexcel), OCR (Cambridge) and ABC qualifications. Each of these is equivalent to one A’ Level. For 2017/18 courses are available in the following subjects
- Youth Work
- Health and Social Care
Career Zone qualifications are suitable for those wishing to go from school directly into employment or apprenticeships, but are also accepted by the vast majority of universities for a variety of vocationally based courses (for more information on universities and entrance requirements see p40 - 46 of The Sixth Form Student / Parent Handbook. Career Zone courses can be taken together or in combination with AS / A Levels or Sport and Fitness Academy courses (three or four subjects are recommended in total). In most cases students choosing a Career Zone subject would be expected to have passed a level 2 qualification in that subject with grade M.
For more information on individual courses, download the Sixth Form Course Booklet.