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Years 12 and 13

Year 12 and Year 13 Curriculum

Students in the sixth form have access to a wide and varied a curriculum. There is a blend of subjects and opportunities to develop life and employability skills supporting our students’ development towards adulthood. This includes next steps in Further Education, Employment, Training and Personal Development.


Curriculum Offer

AQA Functional English

AQA Functional Mathematics

BTEC Award/Certificate for IT Users

BTEC level 1 Home Cooking (Jamie Oliver)

CEIH Food Hygiene Course level 1 ( Year 13)

NCFE Photography


Optional Courses include:

BTEC Certificate /Award in Hospitality

BTEC Certificate/Award in Construction

Arts Award Bronze and Silver

Performing Arts

Physical Education


Social Opportunities:

Within this curriculum area students’ are given opportunities to:

Develop confidence and safety when travelling.

Make choices and experience social time/leisure opportunities in different settings with their peers.

Explore and visit a range of Further Education settings.

Apply Functional Literacy and Numeracy skills in real life situations including using money.


ASDAN and Work Experience

ASDAN Diploma in Life Skills

ASDAN Employability (Year 13)

Work Experience placement one week in Year 12

Extended Work placement in Year 13

ASDAN Preparing for Adulthood

Business and Enterprise