Sixth Form Centre - Mini Prospectus 2024

GEOGRAPHY IDEAL IF  You’re fascinated by the world around you and have an interest in the future of our planet. WHAT YOU WILL STUDY You will explore the amazing natural landscapes and structures that make up our world and the ways in which humans co-exist with nature. Dealing with vital issues such as globalisation, climate change and conflict, Geography will enhance your understanding of contemporary issues and is a great facilitating subject for a range of different degree courses. FUTURE Environmental consultant, cartographer, surveyor, urban planner, conservation officer, landscape architect. IT GOES WELL WITH A-level English, Maths, Biology, History, Sociology and Politics. We suggest studying AS Core Maths alongside this course if Maths is not one of your A-level choices. SUBJECT-SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS GCSE grade 9-5 in Geography or English. ENGLISH LITERATURE IDEAL IF  You love reading and are interested in how literature makes sense of the world through stories, poems, novels and plays.  You are interested in a career which involves expression and communication through the written word. WHAT YOU WILL STUDY A range of texts including poetry, prose, drama and novels. Study, as you would expect, involves plenty of reading, but also requires you to discuss and analyse these literary works with your teacher and classmates. There will be coursework, accounting for 20% of the overall A-level, which comprises two pieces of extended writing and a commentary. FUTURE Digital copywriter, journalist, editor, archivist, librarian, teacher, civil servant. IT GOES WELL WITH A-level History, Politics, Sociology, Law and Psychology, which all benefit from the extended writing skills developed in English. But it also complements subjects like Business and the sciences. SUBJECT-SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS GCSE grade 9-6 in English or English Language. MINI PROSPECTUS 2024 27 26