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The Regent Sixth Form curriculum

Introducing the Regent Sixth Form curriculum

Everything we teach in Regent Sixth Form follows the ambitions of our Curriculum Vision statement.  Take a read to understand more about what our curriculum means to us.

We offer a broad curriculum comprising academic and vocational qualifications.  Courses are taught by specialist teachers and are designed to develop your knowledge, skills and awareness in your chosen fields.  They will support you to continue your studies in those fields, or to apply for an apprenticeship or work in a related area.

Courses available from September 2022

We will be offering the following courses from September 2022:

BTEC National Applied Science (Extended Certificate/Diploma)

A Level Art and Design

A Level Biology

A Level Business Studies

Cambridge Technical Business (Extended Certificate/Diploma)

A Level Chemistry

A Level Computer Science

Level 3 Diploma in Criminology

A Level Drama and Theatre Studies

A Level Economics

A Level English Literature

A Level French

A Level Further Mathematics

A Level Geography

BTEC National Health and Social Care (Extended Certificate)

A Level History

Cambridge Technical Information Technology (Extended Certificate/Introductory Diploma)

A Level Mathematics

Cambridge Technical Performing Arts (Music) (Extended Certificate)

A Level Physics

A Level Politics

A Level Psychology

A Level Religious Studies (Philosophy and Ethics)

A Level Sociology

A Level Spanish

BTEC National Sport (Extended Certificate/Diploma)

Our Curriculum Information booklet provides all the information you need to know about each of these courses, including the features of the course, why you should study a particular course, how each course will be assessed and where a course might lead you.

The curriculum for current students

If you're a current student and you want to find out something about the courses you are following, visit the Curriculum Information booklet for your year:

Year 12

Year 13

General entry requirements for September 2022

At Regent Sixth Form there are three pathways available for you to study.  Each of the pathways has its own entry requirements, which students must meet in order to be able to study their chosen subjects.

A Level-only pathway

Applicants must have achieved at least seven 9-6 grades at GCSE or equivalent, including English Language or Literature and Mathematics at grade 5, and meet the subject-specific minimum entry requirements (see the table below).

A Level and vocational programme pathway 

Applicants must have achieved at least six 9-5 grades at GCSE or equivalent, including English Language and Literature and Mathematics at grade 4, and meet the subject-specific minimum entry requirements (see the table below).

Vocational programmes-only pathway 

Applicants must have achieved at least six 9-4 grades at GCSE or equivalent, including English Language or Literature or Mathematics at grade 4, and meet the subject-specific minimum entry requirements (see the table below).

Please also note that any student who does not achieve grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics will be automatically enrolled in resit classes.  Regent Sixth Form students are eligible to resit one GCSE.

Subject-specific entry requirements for September 2022

Subject

Exam board

Subject specific minimum entry requirements

Applied Science

Edexcel

5 in GCSE Chemistry and/or GCSE Biology or 5/5 in   GCSE Combined Science

Art & Design

Edexcel

6 in GCSE Art

Biology

OCR

7 in GCSE Biology or 7/7 in GCSE Combined Science

Business Studies

Edexcel

6 in GCSE Mathematics and 6 in GCSE English      Language or Literature

Business

OCR

4 in GCSE Business or Merit in BTEC Business

Criminology

WJEC

5 in GCSE English Language and 5 in one of GCSE Geography,  GCSE History or GCSE Sociology

Computer Science

OCR

6 in GCSE Computer Science, 6 in GCSE          Mathematics and 6 in GCSE English Language          or Literature

Chemistry

Edexcel

7 in GCSE Chemistry or 7/7 in GCSE Combined  Science and 6 in GCSE Mathematics

Drama & Theatre Studies

OCR

6 in GCSE Drama and 6 in GCSE English Language or Literature

Economics

Edexcel

6 in GCSE Mathematics and 6 in GCSE English      Language or Literature

English Literature

AQA

6 in GCSE English Language and 6 in GCSE English Literature

French

AQA

6 in GCSE French

Further Mathematics

Edexcel

8 in GCSE Mathematics

Geography

Edexcel

6 in GCSE Geography

Health and Social Care

Edexcel

4 in GCSE English Language or Literature and 4 in       GCSE Biology or GCSE Combined Science

History

AQA

6 in GCSE History

IT

OCR

5 in GCSE Computer Science or Merit in BTEC ICT

Mathematics

Edexcel

7 in GCSE Mathematics

Performing Arts

OCR

5 in GCSE Drama and/or GCSE Music

Physics

Edexcel

7 in GCSE Physics or 7/7 in GCSE Combined Science and 6 in GCSE Mathematics

Politics

Edexcel

6 in GCSE English Language

Psychology

OCR

6 in GCSE English Language, 6 in GCSE Biology and 5 in GCSE Mathematics

Religious Studies                             (Philosophy and Ethics)

Edexcel

6 in GCSE English Language or Literature or 6 in GCSE RE

Sociology

AQA

6 in GCSE English Language or GCSE RE

Spanish

AQA

6 in GCSE Spanish

Sport

Edexcel

4 in PE GCSE or Merit in BTEC Sport