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Outline of KS5 Curriculum

Elutec Academy Sixth Form Curriculum Offer 2021

Elutec Academy aims to provide an education for students who wish to pursue a career in Science, Engineering, Technology, Maths or Media.

Sixth Form (Key stage 5) courses

With the exception of students completing Further Maths, all Level 3 students are expected to complete the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

Alongside their main courses of study, Level 2 and Level 3 sixth form students are encouraged to participate in an hour of physical fitness and exercise each week, and extra curriculum programmes, such as, First Give and PSHE.

A Level

For students expecting to achieve GCSE grade 5 and above in English Language and Maths, alongside four other subjects.

Select a combination of two to three A level subjects in any of the following subjects:

Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Maths
Further Maths
Computer Science
Media
English Literature
Please note that for students selecting A Level Physics, A Level Maths must also be completed. GCSE grade 7 and above in Maths is required to study A Level Physics and Maths.

National Extended Certificate in Engineering (equivalent to one A ‘Level)

There is an opportunity for A’ Level students to study the National Extended Certificate in Engineering alongside two A’ Level subjects. This provides an opportunity for students who wish to pursue an A’ Level route whilst also gaining valuable engineering workshop experience and the opportunity to complete an employer led project.

For students expecting to achieve GCSE grades 4 and above across five subjects including GCSE grade 5 and above in English Language and Maths.

· National Extended Certificate in Engineering

Extended Diploma in Engineering

For students expecting to achieve GCSE grades 5-7 and above, across 5 subjects, including a GCSE grade 5 and above in GCSE Maths, and a GCSE grade 4 and above in English Language.

Diploma in Engineering, plus A' Level Maths

For students expecting to achieve GCSE grade 4, 5 and above across five GCSE subjects, including GCSE grade 4 and above in English Language and GCSE grade 7 and above in Maths.

Technical Level 3 - two year course

Diploma in Engineering

For students expecting to achieve GCSE grade 3 and 4 across five GCSE subjects, including GCSE grade 4 and above in Maths.

Technical Baccalaureate - Extended Diploma in Engineering, A Level Maths, and EPQ/AS Further Maths

For students expected to achieve GCSE grade 7 and above across five GCSE subjects including a GCSE grade 5 and above in English Language and a grade 7 and above in GCSE Maths.

Technical Level 2 - one year course

Certificate in Engineering

For students expecting to achieve GCSE grades 2, 3 and 4 across five GCSE subjects.

 

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