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Curriculum

Our curriculum offers something for everyone, educates the whole person and provides academic excellence in a studious and forward-looking community.  We offer a wide range of both traditional academic A Levels and Level 3 BTEC courses, with both routes providing a clear progression on to university. Upon entry into the Sixth Form, students in Year 12 will receive the following curriculum offer based on their GCSE results: 

GCSE Grades

Course options

All A (7)

4 A Levels

2 A levels and double BTEC

Triple BTEC and 1 A level

Mainly B/C (5/6)

3 A levels

1 A level and double BTEC

Triple BTEC

Mainly C (4)

Triple BTEC

Double BTEC and 1 A Level

 

Mainly C/D (4/3)

Triple BTEC

English OR Maths retake

Double BTEC

English and Maths retake

 

Mainly D/E

No entry to sixth form

 

The subjects we offer enable students to progress to any university course, prepare them for life in a globally mobile society and meet the technological challenges of a rapidly changing world.

Biology Health & Social Care
Business  History 
Chemistry  Maths 
Computing  Media 
Drama  Philosophy & Ethics
Economics  Physics 
English Lit  Psychology 
Fine Art  Sociology 
French  Sport 
Further Maths     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All 16 to 19 students, whether studying academic, applied or technical qualifications, should be given the opportunity to take a study programme which reflects their prior attainment, education and career goals.

Study programmes should normally include substantial academic or applied and technical qualifications; non-qualification activity including work experience; and the study of English and maths where students do not hold a GCSE graded A*-C in these subjects.

Study programmes should be focused on progression to the next level of education, a traineeship or apprenticeship, or other employment.

Funding is on a per student, not per qualification basis.

New accountability measures will be introduced from 2016.

Learning and Teaching

Sixth Form teaching is exciting, relevant and interesting with a strong focus on developing advanced study skills. We keep class sizes small, where possible, and take pride in the additional support teachers give students. Learning is individual, enjoyable and co-operative. We are delighted to be able to recruit exceptional teachers with a passion for their subject. Walthamstow Academy Sixth Form is rated in the top 10% of providers nationally for progress across A-Level, AS-level and BTEC (ALPS 2016).

 

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