Sixth Form Centre - Mini Prospectus 2024

HOW TO APPLY STEP 1 Our applications for entry in September 2024 will open in September 2023. You can apply on our website. The deadline for applications is Friday 1 March 2024. Priority is given to those students who apply before the deadline. Applications received after the closing date will still be considered, however, late applicants should be aware that places may no longer be available. STEP 2 All applicants will be invited to an interview to discuss their application. See the next page for more information about how to prepare for an interview. If successful, you will be offered a place at our Sixth Form Centre. If not, we may suggest an alternative course. STEP 3 All successful applicants will be invited to attend an Orientation Day in the summer of 2024 to get a taste of life in our Sixth Form Centre. You can also start your enrolment process at this time, subject to your GCSE results. STEP 4 After your GCSE results have been confirmed, we will need to see proof of your qualifications, but we will write to you about this nearer the time. STEP 5 During enrolment, you will have a short interview to make sure your subject choices are still appropriate and that you meet entry requirements. After this, you will receive your timetable, which will include your induction. Attendance at induction is required in order for your enrolment to be complete. SOCIOLOGY IDEAL IF  You are interested in the way societies function, and how we can understand them.  You would like to work in the welfare or social sectors. WHAT YOU WILL STUDY Sociology is the study of human social structures, behaviours and relationships. You will learn and apply sociological theories on a range of topics (these may include culture and identity, the family, work, poverty and welfare, health, crime and education). You will develop research and analytical skills to support you in further study in the social sciences. FUTURE Social researcher, community development worker, public relations officer, youth worker, housing manager, teacher/lecturer. IT GOES WELL WITH A-level Psychology, Criminology, History, Law and English Language. SUBJECT-SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS GCSE Grade 9-5 in English. OPEN DAYS 2023/24 Sat 7 October 2023 10am – 2pm Sat 18 November 2023 10am – 2pm Wed 7 February 2024 4pm – 7pm Wed 17 April 2024 4pm – 7pm MINI PROSPECTUS 2024 37 36