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FALMOUTH SIXTH FORM CURRICULUM OFFER

A-Levels
Students will select three or four A-Levels to
study Post-16. Generally, students require 5
GCSEs at Grade 5 above, in addition to a Grade
6 in the chosen subject if relevant. A-Levels can
also be studied alongside a single Vocational
option, at Level 3.

Care
Students interested in a career in care, can study
a vocational course within Early Years Childcare
or Health and Social Care. Students may enter
this course at Level 2 or 3.

Creative
Students interested in the creative subjects, can
choose to study Art & Design, Performing Arts
and Music Vocational courses. Students will
enter at either Level 2 or 3 according to their
GCSE results.

Sport
Students who wish to focus their energy on sport,
can study this at Falmouth Sixth Form or focus
on Football through completing a qualification
with Plymouth Argyle. Courses will be offered
at Level 3 at Falmouth Sixth Form and through
Plymouth Argyle.

Tourism
Students interested in pursuing a career in
Tourism, can complete a course in Hospitality
& Catering or Travel and Tourism. Both courses
can be entered at Level 2 or 3, depending on
GCSE results achieved.

Engineering
Cornwall needs engineers. Falmouth Sixth Form
offers courses for Construction and Engineering.
Construction and Engineering
WHAT ARE THE LEVELS OF STUDY AT FALMOUTH SIXTH?

At Falmouth Sixth Form, there are two levels of entry.

Level 2
Level 2 courses are designed for students who did not quite manage to secure 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths.
Full time Level 2 courses are offered at Falmouth Sixth Form.
Students can study these qualifications for 1 or 3 years.
Students studying over 1 year will work to achieve the Level 2 qualification by accessing a vocational course, while retaking GCSE Maths and/or English, at the same time.
Students studying over 3 years will complete the Level 2 course in addition to GCSE retakes. Once complete, they can progress onto the Level 3 full course.

Level 3
Level 3 courses are for students who achieved 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above, including Maths and English.
If students wish to complete vocational qualifications, they can take their pick of the courses they wish to study. This could include one vocational course or a selection of A-Levels.
Some courses will require students to have achieved an additional GCSE Grade to support specific subjects. Please see the information provided throughout the prospectus, where this is the case.