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COURSES

We make great efforts to ensure that you embark on courses that most accurately match your ability, qualifications and aspirations. Typically, students will choose 3 A levels or equivalent which they will study over two years.

You will be expected to resit GCSE English and Mathematics if you do not achieve a grade 5 or above.

Pathways to Success

A Levels Vocational Combination
Studying A Levels: Students following an A level pathway will typically study 3 A levels with the additional opportunity to study for the Extended Project Qualification or Level 3 Core Maths Certificate

Studying Level 3 Applied General or Technical qualifications (single, double and triple awards are available): Students following a vocational pathway will typically study 1 double award and 1 single award (the equivalent of 3 A levels)

Studying a combination of A level and vocational qualifications: 

Students who combine A levels and Vocational courses will typically study 1 double vocational award and 1 A level

Academic Guidelines: We make great efforts to ensure that you embark on courses that most accurately match your ability, qualifications and aspirations.  Typically, students will choose 3 A Levels or equivalent which they will study over two years.

Reform of Vocational Qualifications: Vocational qualifications continue to be highly valued by employers and universities and we continue to offer a range of Level 3 Applied General and technical qualifications that equip students with transferable knowledge and skills.  Reformed vocational courses will involve a greater component of external assessment:

  • National Extended Certificate (single award) equivalent to 1 A Level
  • National Diploma (double award) equivalent to 2 A Levels
  • Extended Diploma (triple award) equivalent to 3 A Levels

Student Wider Reading List 2017/18

We try to encourage all of our students to read about the subjects they are studying.  Here is the full list of this year’s suggested titles.  If you have any of these books at home and would like to donate them, please get in touch by email to office@shs.worcs.sch.uk or hand them in to reception for the attention of Miss H Harwood.

Stourport VIth Form Wider Reading List