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Post 16 curriculum

The curriculum is offered via 3 vocational pathways

Pathway 1: City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Hairdressing Leading to: City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hairdressing

Pathway 2: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

Pathway 3: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (Business)

The Hairdressing course is a 1-year course leading to and Level 3 Hairdressing course, apprenticeships or employment.

Students may be able to resit their GCSEs in English Language and Maths should they not achieve a Grade 4 at the end of year 11 if they take the Hairdressing pathway.

For BTEC pathways students are required to have a minimum grade 4 in GCSE English Language and Maths.

BTEC pathways are a 2-year full time course providing a student with the equivalent of 3 A Levels and enabling them to progress into University, Higher Apprenticeships or employment.

The curriculum also provides a personal development programme and work experience that underpins the pathways and prepares learners for the world of higher education, Apprenticeships, and/or industry.