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The Three Year Programme Guide

Banbury Campus Sixth Form: The Three Year Programme

‘Our Community…Our Responsibility…Our Future’

Who can apply?
The Banbury Campus Sixth Form three year programme is open to students who have achieved a Grade 3/D in both English and Maths, and have at least a Grade 3/D in two other subjects.

The First Year (The foundation Year)
The first year of the programme is designed to enable students to gain the qualifications and skills needed to progress to Level 3 qualifications in years 2 and 3.

Students will study English and Maths GCSE and the specifically designed Positive Mindset Programme; a study, learning and work skills programme equipping students for the future. As well as participating in study lectures, university workshops and engagement experiences, students will have the opportunity to gain work related experience on and off campus.
 
  In the first year of the programme students also opt for one of four Level 2 Technical Pathways chosen from:

  •  Business
  •  Health and Social Care
  •  Science
  • Expressive Arts

This is combined with a choice of ECDL,
Arts Award or Sports Award

In addition all students participate in the unique Aspirations Employability Portfolio, and record their experiences on The Edge.

Successful completion of the first year enables a clear route to Year 2 and 3 study.

     
The Second and Third Year (Year 12 and 13)

Students progressing to the second and third year will study 3 Level 3 qualifications either from the technical courses on offer or as a mix of technical and A level.

In addition they will continue with the Aspirations Employability Portfolio in Year 12 and progress to The Extended Project Qualification in Year 13.

Leadership and Engagement, Careers and Guidance Programme
All sixth form students are expected to participate in this essential programme. Leadership and Engagement, Careers and Guidance Programme
 

  Banbury Campus Sixth Form Hub Schools

All students in the sixth form opt to have Banbury Academy or Space School, Banbury as their sixth form ‘hub’. Their hub is where they will be registered and complete independent study. The hub school is also responsible for pastoral support of its students.

All sixth form students are members of a mentor group in their hub school and are allocated a mentor who oversees their day to day pastoral and academic needs.

The progress of students in both hub schools is overseen by the Heads of Post 16, Banbury Campus Sixth Form.