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CONTENTS 2 4 10 reasons to choose The Henley College 53 Traineeships 3 5 How we support you 54 Enrichment and Sport 6 Making the right choice 56 Elite Sports Programme V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S CONTENTS & WELCOME 7 Careers and Higher Education 59 Students’ Union 9 Entry requirements 60 Fees and Costs 12 A Levels 61 How to apply 34 Vocational Diploma Courses 63 Events and College Tours 48 Gifted and Talented 64 Getting to The Henley College 49 Apprenticeships 67 Part-Time Courses WELCOME TO THE HENLEY COLLEGE T he transition from school to employment or university is a vital time for young people as they start to specialise and realise their full potential. A sixth form college like Henley will provide you with a challenging, motivating and supportive environment where you can reach your academic goals, try new experiences and meet lots of like-minded people. We are proud to offer a All our specialist staff are am proud to be its Principal. broad and diverse choice of firmly committed to and I strongly encourage you to courses at Henley and there incredibly passionate about come and visit us in order are many courses available supporting students to strive to find out what makes our that do not require you to for excellence. As well as a students here happy, successful, have previously studied the strong academic provision, you motivated and challenged. subject. These include Business, will benefit from supportive Psychology and Economics. We personal tutors and a caring, Visit www.henleycol.ac.uk for are delighted to offer new professional Student Services further information about our vocational courses including: team who offer guidance wide range of courses and an extended diploma in and help with most aspects for details about upcoming RSL Music Practitioner and of College life. Our Upgrade Information Events and ‘‘ Science (Forensic and Criminal team provide a wide range of College Tours. Investigation); also Level 2 specialist support for students diplomas in Science, Public with identified learning Simon Cuthbert Service/Social Studies and support needs or a disability, Acting Principal Engineering. We also have as well as those who just need many exciting extra-curricular a helping hand with revision, I feel respected and important activities available that enhance and enrich student essay writing or organisation. in the College, this is because I was life at Henley, as well as Please take the time to explore encourage and develop new this prospectus and find out skills and interests. These range why our sixth form college given the chance that I thought from casual interest courses like debating or public speaking, is the ideal place to start the route to your future. The to be impossible in my situation.” to elite sports teams in rugby union, basketball and rowing. Henley College is a really special place to study and I BTEC SPORT STUDENT
10 REASONS TO CHOOSE HOW WE SUPPORT YOU THE HENLEY COLLEGE 1. A BRIDGE TO YOUR FUTURE. 6. DIVERSITY. The College was awarded TEACHING AND LEARNING UPGRADE (LEARNING SUPPORT) 4 The Henley College offers you the chance Level 3 Leaders in Diversity accreditation At College you will take greater responsibility for Upgrade provides a wide range of specialist support 5 to experience and benefit from a more in December 2014 for outstanding work in your learning and benefit from a more mature for students with identified learning support needs mature learning environment, whilst still the area of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. approach, whilst continuing to enjoy a high level and disabilities, as well as those who feel they are 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE THE HENLEY COLLEGE HOW WE SUPPORT YOU being fully supported in all areas of College We actively promote equality, diversity and of guidance and support. We firmly believe that experiencing any problems throughout their studies. life. You will feel respected as young adults, inclusion in all areas of College life, providing students will achieve their best results in a more open This includes a broad 1–1 provision with specialist develop independent learning skills and have a highly inclusive learning environment for all but purposeful teaching and learning environment. tutors, regular study skills workshops and an extensive access to expert guidance ahead of your staff and students. assessment provision for exam access arrangements. move to either university or the workplace. You will be taught by highly experienced 7. ENRICHMENT. In addition to your teachers, who are passionate about their subject All new students also complete an initial assessment 2. COURSE CHOICE. The Henley College programme of study, you will have the and committed to helping you achieve your at the start of term, which aims to identify the extent offers a competitively broad range of opportunity to choose from a wide range of potential. With a wealth of academic and industry of any learning support needs. Please note any courses including over 60 A Levels, vocational enrichment activities to enhance and balance experience, our specialist staff only teach students disabilities/support you are likely to require on your courses, apprenticeships and traineeships. The your studies. These include an extensive and aged 16–18, which brings many advantages. application. There will be opportunities to discuss College also has a large part-time course diverse range of sports, music and drama You will benefit from a high amount of contact your support needs and ask any questions both at offering for those wishing to develop new and other pastimes. time with your teachers and enjoy the opportunity interview and throughout the admissions process. skills or pursue a new hobby. to work closely with your fellow students. 100% 8. SPECIALIST TEACHING. We have a attendance is vitally important in order to succeed COUNSELLING 3. SUCCESS. The Henley College has an dedicated, professional and highly skilled on your chosen programme and you will be excellent track record of exam results, with teaching body who strive to give every We understand that there may be times when you registered at the start of every lesson. would prefer to discuss confidential things with 98% overall A Level pass rate for 2016 student a rich learning experience and with an increase of 4% for higher grades help them to fulfil their potential. someone at College who isn’t a teacher or tutor. (A*-B). PERSONAL TUTOR Your tutor may suggest that you talk to one of the 9. PARENT/GUARDIAN INVOLVEMENT Your personal tutor, whom you will meet at the College Counsellors, or you may decide for yourself 4. STUDENT SUPPORT. The College prides AND COMMUNICATION. The College start of term, is likely to be your first point of to make an appointment. A qualified nurse also itself on offering all students extensive involves and communicates with parents contact for most things. This may range from provides advice and support in relation to any health support in all areas of College life. You at every stage of their son’s or daughter’s answering questions as you settle into life at issues, three days a week. The College also offers will have a personal tutor who will monitor studies at Henley. Attendance, progress, College, to providing guidance and support with a “listening service” three afternoons a week; this your progress, help you to set appropriate achievement and wellbeing are closely your university or employment applications. They service is sponsored by the Student Union and is there targets, track attendance and communicate monitored and shared. will also monitor your progress, attendance and for students who just need someone to talk to, either with parents. They will also provide guidance communicate with your parents. You will meet regularly – or for a one off appointment. and support with university or employment 10. REPUTATION. You will be joining a College with a history spanning over 400 years for group tutorial once a week, where a wide applications. The College also has a range of relevant information and topics will be TRANSITION TO COLLEGE dedicated Student Services team offering that has provided a high quality education to thousands of young men and women. shared and explored. Your personal tutor will get Ranging from information events and Partner Schools’ help with careers and higher education, to know you well and support you in all aspects Day to our Offer Holders’ Evening and Welcome Day, transport, finance and learning support. Students leave Henley with excellent results, having grown as individuals and ready to of your College experience. our events are designed to provide you with all of Trained counsellors and a qualified nurse the information you need to feel well-prepared and are available to those who may be finding take the next step into higher education or the workplace. LIBRARY AND STUDY FACILITIES confident about starting at College. life particularly challenging and require All students who receive and accept an offer of additional support. The Library is home to over 20,000 catalogued items including books, newspapers and a place will be provided with transition activities 5. ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY. The magazines relevant to all of our courses. It also relevant to the courses they have applied for. You will College is located in the heart of Henley-on- provides a wide range of multimedia and online be asked to complete these activities, designed to Thames, a small, friendly town with a strong resources. The Library opens before and after keep your mind active and prepare you for the step community spirit and very low crime rate. College, and outside of term time, to ensure up from GCSE, during the summer break. Safety on campus is taken very seriously with you always have a place to study and access to all staff and students issued with lanyards books and resources. The College shop provides COMMUNICATING WITH PARENTS and photographic ID. There is CCTV and cost-effective stationery, materials and prompt We are committed to keeping parents and guardians dedicated security, premises and health and reprographic services. informed of their son’s or daughter’s progress safety staff. The College has a designated throughout their time at College. Two Student Learning Centres provide access to Safeguarding Officer ensuring all staff and Through our online portal parents/guardians can computers, scanning, printing and photocopying students can work and study in a safe and regularly and reliably track progress, and will receive facilities. Wi-fi is also widely available across the secure environment. a message in the instance of any absence. All tutors are College, allowing for the use of laptops, tablets and portable devices. LearnZone, the College’s also easily contactable by telephone and email or, if virtual learning environment (VLE), provides parents prefer, they can arrange a convenient time to students with access to a broad range of learning meet with them. Progress reports will be issued during materials, news and information. the year and parents will be invited to review and discuss targets and grade expectations.
WHERE COULD COLLEGE TAKE YOU? CAREERS AND HIGHER EDUCATION MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE 6 I f you are feeling uncertain about what to do next, or how to make that important decision, rest assured you are not alone. Our experienced College staff are trained to help you and are ready to do so at every step of the way. E ach year around 70% of our students continue on to higher education. Our students recently achieved excellent results, with many going on to study at highly ranked universities. 7 W H E R E C O U L D C O L L E G E TA K E YO U ? M A K I N G T H E R I G H T C H O I C E W H E R E C O U L D C O L L E G E TA K E YO U ? M A K I N G T H E R I G H T C H O I C E QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF? LSE • What subjects do I enjoy at school? • What subjects am I best at? ABERYSTWYTH EAST LONDON • Can I imagine studying for the next 5 years? ASTON EDINBURGH ESSEX • Would I enjoy working and learning at the same time? BANGOR MANCHESTER BATH EXETER PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN GLAMORGAN MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY EMPLOYMENT APPRENTICESHIP OR TRAINEESHIP BATH SPA GLASGOW NEWCASTLE Think about which subject you Think about your interests BIRMINGHAM GOLDSMITHS NOTTINGHAM BIRMINGHAM CITY may want to go on to study at university. If it is a specialist and any work experience you have had. Think about what it would be like to work and gain BOURNEMOUTH LONDON OXFORD subject such as medicine or Research (see website list a qualification at the same BRISTOL HERTFORDSHIRE HULL veterinary science, do your below). OXFORD BROOKES research before choosing time. An Apprenticeship or your College subjects. If you Arrange an appointment traineeship may be something BRIGHTON PLYMOUTH are unsure about your likely with your careers advisor at you have considered. BRUNEL PORTSMOUTH KEELE degree subject, keep your school to explore the different Research your options with options available. College options as broad as your school’s careers advisor BUCKS NEW QUEEN MARY LONDON you can. in order to find the right READING KENT Research what potential Visit an employer or arrange relevant work experience so Apprenticeship place for you. CAMBRIDGE universities would like to that you can get a feel for You could also arrange some work experience, so that you CANTERBURY ROEHAMPTON see, for example some work what working in the job role can find out what it might be CHRIST CHURCH might be like. KINGS COLLEGE ROYAL HOLLOWAY CARDIFF experience, EPQ (see page like to work in that industry. SHEFFIELD 21) etc. Apply to the College for LONDON KINGSTON Apply to the College to further advice and an Apply to the College to CARDIFF METROPOLITAN LANCASTER CHESTER get an interview for an LEEDS get an interview to study interview to study A Levels SOUTHAMPTON A Levels or a BTEC and to or a BTEC. Apprenticeship or Traineeship. get advice from us. www.nationalcareersservice. Find out more on pages 49-53. CITY LONDON SURREY If you are unsure about what universities offer, there are a direct.gov.uk www.plotr.co.uk www.getingofar.gov.uk COVENTRY LEICESTER SWANSEA number of websites that you www.icould.com DE MONTFORT LIVERPOOL SWANSEA METROPOLITAN will find particularly useful: www.ucas.com DURHAM LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS www.ukcoursefinder.com EAST ANGLIA LOUGHBOROUGH WARWICK Some students prefer to enter employment straightaway when they leave College. Destinations range from full-time roles spanning a wide range of industries to places on in-demand training schemes with leading organisations. After College our students have gone on to secure roles with employers including British Airways, Channel 5, the Civil Service, Citroen, Mars UK, Microsoft, the NHS, National Grid, Simpson Associates, the police force and Volvo.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 8 P redicted GCSE grades are used to assess your suitability for entry onto all of our courses and, most importantly, your likely ability to achieve your potential through your chosen route. 9 V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S E N T RY R E Q U I R E M E N T S We review your GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades, plus the six best grades from your remaining subjects. For details on how to apply see page 61. GCSE ENGLISH AND MATHEMATICS We review your GCSE English Language and Students who have not achieved a grade Mathematics grades separately and you will see 4 or above in GCSE English Language and on each subject the details and grades required Mathematics will be required to re-sit these - the majority of our courses require at least a qualifications at College alongside their grade 4 for English and Mathematics (and many other studies. require grade 5) but please refer to the table on pages 10 - 11. COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS IN ADDITION TO ENGLISH AND MATHEMATICS COURSE REQUIREMENTS A Level To study an A Level programme you should also achieve at least 2 grade Bs and 4 grade Cs from your best 6 subjects. Level 3 Extended Diploma To study for a Level 3 Extended Diploma you should also achieve at least 3 grade Cs from your best 6 subjects (a Pass at a Level 2 vocational subject equates to grade C). Level 2 Diploma / Extended To study a Level 2 Diploma or an Extended Certificate you Certificate must achieve at least 3 grade Ds in appropriate subjects from 6 GCSEs. Pathways Programme You will be invited to attend a consultation ‘‘ Apprenticeships, Traineeships and You will be invited to attend an interview to discuss your Foundation Programme options We appreciate that not all students will have INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS At The Henley College you get decided to pursue a full GCSE programme and that you may also be taking other courses such Applications from students outside the UK will be individually assessed and you will need to treated more like an adult than at as a BTEC Diploma. Only GCSE qualifications are taken into account if you are applying for have completed an advanced level qualification in English, such as IELTS, to demonstrate your a school, you get to give your own A Level entry; but other qualifications, including BTECs, are assessed if you are applying for a Level 2 or Level 3 vocational BTEC diploma, or ability to study in English. Students who do not hold GCSE or IGCSE qualifications must obtain a opinions and they are listened to. NARIC Certificate (please visit: http://ecctis.co.uk/ any other programme. naric/ for further information). The College is not registered with the UK Border Agency. Please visit www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk for further information. CALLUM COOKE
A LEVEL SUBJECTS VOCATIONAL COURSES A LEVEL SUBJECTS MATHS/ENGLISH ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS NB: All Extended Diploma courses require a grade 4 in GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics GRADE unless otherwise stated. ANCIENT HISTORY English 5 and Maths 4 SUBJECT LEVEL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ART: FINE ART English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in Art & Design ART & DESIGN Foundation Aged 18+ with four GCSEs, grade C or above, ART: GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in Art & Design NB: DT Graphics is NOT and at least one A Level to include an Art & acceptable in lieu of Art & Design Design subject. Mature students with experience will be considered on merit. Applicants are ART & DESIGN English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in Art & Design required to bring a portfolio to interview 10 ART: TEXTILES English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in Art & Design or DT Textiles ART & DESIGN Extended Diploma Grade B in GCSE Art & Design. Applicants are 11 BIOLOGY English 5 and Maths 5 GCSE B in Biology or BB in Core Science required to bring a portfolio to interview & Additional Science BUSINESS Extended Diploma E N T RY R E Q U I R E M E N T S E N T RY R E Q U I R E M E N T S BUSINESS English 4 and Maths 4 BUSINESS & TOURISM Combined First CHEMISTRY English 5 and Maths 5 GCSE B in Chemistry or BB in Core Science Certificate/First Award & Additional Science CLASSICAL CIVILISATION English 5 and Maths 4 CHILDREN’S PLAY, LEARNING Level 2 Technical & DEVELOPMENT Diploma (TBC) COMPUTER SCIENCE English 4 and Maths 7 GCSE C in Computing in lieu of GCSE 7 in Maths CHILDREN’S PLAY, LEARNING Extended Diploma Caution to applicants - grade 5s may be DANCE English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE C in Dance or Level 5 Dance cert in & DEVELOPMENT needed to progress to teacher training, but this Jazz, Modern or Ballet or BTEC Dance level 2 is not yet announced, discuss at interview - Distinction or higher CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION Extended Diploma Applicants are set a task to complete prior to DRAMA AND THEATRE STUDIES English 6 and Maths 4 GCSE 6 in English Language and Literature. interview GCSE B in Drama also desirable ENGINEERING Level 2 Diploma Standard entry requirements plus grade 3 in ECONOMICS English 6 and Maths 6 GCSE Mathematics and grade D in another technical subject like Science or Resistant ENGLISH LANGUAGE English 5 and Maths 4 Materials ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE 5 in English Literature and English Language ENGINEERING Extended Diploma Grade C in GCSE Science and grade 4 in ENGLISH LITERATURE English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE 5 in English Literature and English Language GCSE Maths ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in Science FOUNDATION PROGRAMME Fedex, Bridge Interview, references and College assessment FILM STUDIES English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE 5 in English Literature HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE Extended Diploma Grade C in GCSE Science FRENCH English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in French or a similar level of competence ICT & COMPUTING Extended Diploma GEOGRAPHY English 5 and Maths 5 GCSE 5 in English Language INFORMATION & CREATIVE Extended Certificate GEOLOGY English 5 Maths 5 GCSE B in Chemistry & Physics or BB in Core TECHNOLOGY (Level 2) Science & Additional Science PATHWAYS Individual Learning Plan Reviews, assessments and introductory visits GERMAN English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in German or a similar level of competence PERFORMING ARTS Extended Diploma Grade 5 in GCSE English Literature. HISTORY English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE Dance and/or Drama are desirable. LAW English 6 and Maths 4 Alternatively, a Distinction grade at BTEC Level 2. Applicants are required to attend MATHEMATICS English 4 and Maths 7 GCSE 7 in Maths preferred or 6 in GCSE an audition and interview Maths and B in GCSE Science MATHEMATICS (DOUBLE) English 4 and Maths 7 PUBLIC SERVICE / SOCIAL STUDIES Level 2 Diploma MEDIA STUDIES English 4 and Maths 4 PUBLIC SERVICE / SOCIAL STUDIES Extended Diploma MUSIC English 5 and Maths 5 GCSE B in Music or grade 5 theory. Grade 6 RSL MUSIC PRACTITIONER Extended Diploma Grade 5 in GCSE Maths. Grade 5 in GCSE standard performance level. Music Theory test English Literature or English Language at interview SCIENCE (FORENSIC AND Extended Certificate MUSIC TECHNOLOGY English 5 and Maths 6 GCSE grade B in Physics in lieu of grade 6 in CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION) GCSE Mathematics. Grade C in Music. Theory SCIENCE (FORENSIC AND Extended Diploma Grade C in two GCSE Science subjects or Test at interview CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION) Merit grade in BTEC Science PHILOSOPHY English 6 and Maths 5 SPORT Level 2 Diploma PHOTOGRAPHY English 4 and Maths 4 SPORT & EXERCISE SCIENCES Extended Diploma Grade C in GCSE Science PHYSICAL EDUCATION English 4 and Maths 4 GCSE B in Science. GCSE B in Physical TRAVEL & TOURISM Extended Diploma Education also desirable PHYSICS English 4 and Maths 6 GCSE B in Physics or BB in Core Science TRAVEL & TOURISM Extended Certificate & Additional Science POLITICS English 5 and Maths 4 PSYCHOLOGY English 5 and Maths 5 GCSE C in Science RELIGIOUS STUDIES English 5 and Maths 4 SOCIOLOGY English 5 and Maths 5 SPANISH English 5 and Maths 4 GCSE B in Spanish or a similar level of competence English refers to either English Language or English Literature, unless otherwise specified
AS AND A LEVELS ANCIENT ART HISTORY (FINE ART/GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION/ART AND DESIGN) A A LEVEL A LEVEL 12 Levels have been changing ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT 13 and are now linear in nature. Exam (100%) Coursework (60%) Exam (40%) This means they are externally V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S A LEVELS DURATION DURATION assessed after two years. In some 2 years 2 years subjects you may be able to take the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AS examinations at the end of the first Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 year though they will not count directly GCSE English. in GCSE English Language or Literature and towards your final A Level grade. grade B in GCSE Art & Design. NB: DT Graphics EXAM BOARD is NOT acceptable in lieu of Art & Design. OCR For some subjects there may be EXAM BOARD reduced amounts of coursework. COSTS Edexcel £30 per year for textbooks plus optional field trips. Mock examinations will be held in the COSTS Spring Term of the first and second WHAT WILL I STUDY? Purchase of portfolio and materials, years. A Levels will continue to be A subject not commonly offered by many school plus optional visits to exhibitions. Annual £40 studio fee to cover cost of specialised graded from A* to E. You will continue sixth-forms and colleges, Ancient History will provide equipment. ‘Starter Pack’ that will include a to be able to choose from a broad you with a unique opportunity to learn about the pen nib and holder, masking tape, craft knife, history of Ancient Greece and Rome in depth. range of subjects you may not have You will investigate the writings of famous ancient sketching pencils, fine liner, brushes, lino cutting encountered before, or have had the figures, including Herodotus and Julius Caesar, and tool, scissors, glue stick and A6 sketchbook at the career of the influential Roman lawyer and a very competitive price. opportunity to study at school, from politician, Cicero. Topics usually include the rise Classical Civilisation to Economics, Film of the Persian Empire and consequent wars with WHAT WILL I STUDY? Studies to Geology, and Government Greece, study of the dynamics of Ancient Spartan This course’s modular structure will provide you with & Politics to Sociology. society and a survey of the dramatic events that a wide range of experiences and opportunities. marked the fall of the Roman Republic. You will utilise archaeological artefacts and other sources You will choose from two pathways: to better understand the people and events of this • Fine Art: work which is produced as an outcome important era. of your personal experience, rather than that Ancient History as a subject is highly valued by both which is created exclusively for a practical universities and employers, due to the knowledge function or that which is the outcome of a tightly and transferable skills it develops, ranging from prescribed brief. analysis and comprehension to research and • Graphic Communication: Still very art based, presentation skills. using both traditional and untraditional media, This course will particularly appeal to students which conveys information and ideas by visual with a personal interest in classical history, and means for a practical function. combines well with subjects including History, English In year one you will enjoy an introduction to fine art Literature, Art and Classical Civilisation. There is also and graphic communication and complete modules the opportunity to enjoy field trips within the UK and in observational drawing, fine art, graphic design/ to the Mediterranean. illustration and computer aided design. In year two, you will be encouraged to work more independently WHAT NEXT? and develop work in response to an idea, issue or theme of your choice into a finished product, Whilst many students continue on to study subjects including both practical and written work. Students including History, English Literature and Classics at may switch disciplines after the first year. university, this course provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level. Alternatively, students may consider WHAT NEXT? direct entry into employment or further training. A large number of our students go on to study Art and Design at a higher level. Subject to tutors’ recommendations and a portfolio interview, this course guarantees the offer of a place on the College’s post A Level Foundation course in Art and Please see pages 10-11 for entry requirements Design. Alternatively, students may consider direct For details on how to apply see page 61 entry into employment or further training.
ART BIOLOGY BUSINESS CHEMISTRY (TEXTILES) A LEVEL A LEVEL A LEVEL A LEVEL 14 ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT 15 Coursework (60%) Controlled Assessment (40%) Exam (100%). Students must also produce Exam (100%) Exam (100%). Students must also produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate their V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S A LEVELS DURATION competence in a variety of practical tasks. DURATION competence in a variety of practical tasks. 2 years 2 years DURATION DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 2 years ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 2 years Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements. GCSE English Language or Literature and grade ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS B in GCSE Art & Design or DT Textiles. Standard entry requirements plus grade B EXAM BOARD Standard entry requirements, plus grade B in in GCSE Biology or BB in Core Science and AQA GCSE Chemistry or BB in Core Science and EXAM BOARD Additional Science, plus grade 5 in GCSE Additional Science, plus grade 5 in GCSE Eduqas COSTS Mathematics and English. £20 per year for textbooks, plus optional Mathematics and English. COSTS EXAM BOARD field trips. EXAM BOARD Purchase of portfolio and materials plus OCR Edexcel optional visits to exhibitions. There is an annual WHAT WILL I STUDY? £40 studio fee to cover the cost of specialised COSTS COSTS equipment. Trips are approximately £10 each, £30 for textbooks and practice exam papers, Business plays a crucial role in our economy and £35 per year for textbooks and exam with the exception of the Clothes Show trip at plus optional field trips and visits. society, providing us with wealth and affecting paper booklets. £35. There are usually 4 trips per year. our quality of life. Innovation and the efficient management of resources, such as people and WHAT WILL I STUDY? finance, are crucial for business success. WHAT WILL I STUDY? WHAT WILL I STUDY? Focusing on the structure and functions of a variety This course explores the many factors and challenges Chemistry is the study of the elements and their This is a fine art textiles course which will offer of organisms and considering human interactions facing commercial organisations and examines them in compounds and brings together important aspects you the opportunity to explore a wide range of with the environment, this course will also provide the context of real-life business scenarios. You will study of Physics and Biology. Chemical principles underpin textile techniques. You will do workshops in felting, you with an appreciation of how society makes leadership and management and in particular how all biological systems and the physical environment batik, tie-dye, screen printing, block printing, hand decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences businesses develop strategies in relation to functional in which we live, affecting everything from high embroidery and machine embroidery. There will contribute to the success of the economy and society. areas such as finance, operations, human resources and performance materials to sustainable energy to be the chance to learn many more skills throughout Year one builds on knowledge from GCSE studying marketing. Students will also learn to appreciate how the effectiveness of modern medicines. the course to encourage the development of strong humans as organisms, exchange and transport, important it is for businesses to analyse performance You will examine areas such as atomic structure, personal qualities in your textile work. biodiversity, evolution and health, as well as and to appreciate the wider external environment bonding, periodicity and quantitative chemistry, The course encourages students to investigate, introducing new topics such as cell ultrastructure when drawing up future strategies. followed by introductions to organic and physical research and explore. There are trips to the and biochemistry. In year two, areas of study will Each year, students have the opportunity to listen to chemistry. In year two, organic chemistry is Ashmolean, Pitt-Rivers, V&A, Science and Natural include the endocrine and nervous systems, genetics, guest speakers to the College, which have included extended further into areas such as polymers, History Museums and The Clothes Show. biotechnology and conservation. representatives from Amazon and Manchester proteins and analytical methods. Physical chemistry Year one culminates in a Personal Creative Enquiry Biology is an experimental science so you will carry United FC, as well as those arranged by the topics such as kinetics, acids and bases, equilibrium, based on your own interests and ideas using the out a range of laboratory or field-based activities department. Optional trips include an EU conference redox and energetics are also covered in greater techniques that you have learned. to enhance your understanding and develop your in Paris to provide students with a further insight into detail. You will carry out a range of laboratory- practical skills. Fieldwork is carried out within the the world of business. based experiments and activities to enhance your In year two you will build on your skills and will understanding further. This will also develop your be encouraged to work more independently and College grounds or around the Henley area, supported by optional one-day trips out. WHAT NEXT? practical and evaluative skills which will be assessed develop your work in response to an idea, issue, within exam papers. concept or theme of your choice into a finished Whilst many students continue on to study subjects product to include practical work and an essay. There WHAT NEXT? including accounting, banking and finance, business is also a controlled element set by the exam board. management and marketing at university, this course WHAT NEXT? A key course for students planning to continue on to university to study subjects including medicine, provides a strong grounding for those wishing to A key course for students planning to continue on WHAT NEXT? dentistry, veterinary science, biochemistry, marine pursue many other subject areas at degree level. to university and pursue a career in areas such biology, midwifery, nursing, environmental science, Alternatively, students may consider direct entry as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, environmental A key course for students planning to continue on to science, chemical engineering, materials science or university to study subjects including fine art textiles, physiotherapy and sports science. It also provides a into employment e.g. general business and strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many administrative roles. biotechnology. It also provides a strong grounding textile design, fashion design, fashion marketing and for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas costume design. Subject to tutors’ recommendations other subject areas at degree level. at degree level. and a portfolio interview, this course guarantees Alternatively, students may consider direct entry the offer of a place on the College’s post A Level into employment or further training. Alternatively, students may consider direct entry Foundation course in Art and Design. Alternatively, into employment or further training. students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.
CLASSICAL COMPUTER CIVILISATION SCIENCE A LEVEL A LEVEL 16 ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT 17 Exam (100%) A Level Assessment: Coursework (20%) Exam (80%) V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S A LEVELS DURATION DURATION 2 years 2 years ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements, plus grade 7 in English Language. GCSE Mathematics (candidates with grade 6 may be considered depending on circumstance) EXAM BOARD or grade C in GCSE Computing. OCR EXAM BOARD COSTS AQA £30 per year for textbooks plus optional field trips. COSTS £32.99 for textbooks. WHAT WILL I STUDY? A subject not commonly offered by many school WHAT WILL I STUDY? sixth‑forms and colleges, Classical Civilisation offers This course is designed to introduce you to the the opportunity to study the literary and material principles of Computational Thinking and Software culture of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. You will Engineering which help prepare you for a career explore aspects of classical civilisation which have in the Digital Age. been significant in the development of the modern The first year will give you a general introduction to world, and develop an important understanding the subject. Your studies will include how Binary and of classical societies and their values. Boolean Arithmetic are used to aid the design of This course will particularly appeal to students with faster processors, the different computer architectures an interest in literature and history, and combines available, Core Network Theory, basic CSS as well well with subjects including Ancient History, History, as programming in Microsoft C# using Visual Studio. English Literature, Drama, Art and Philosophy. Areas In the second year, your studies will include the of study often include The Odyssey (the study of key algorithms and principles upon which modern epic poetry, historical background and culture) Computing is based. You will study the mathematics and Tragedy (the study of Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, of algorithm performance and basic principles of Sophocles’ Antigone and Euripides’ Medea and computational Science including topics as Stacks, Electra, as well as the cultural context of all these Queues, Hashtables, Binary Trees, Relational plays). Virgil and the World of the Hero (Homer’s Databases, Object Oriented as well as Functional Iliad and Virgil’s Aeneid, including Roman political Programming. You will explore the mathematics and historical context) may also be studied. There is of Vectors, used in Games and Visual Effects usually a degree of focus on art and archaeology Programming, as well as set theory related to (analysis of sculpture, vase painting and Greek regular expressions. sanctuaries, as well as political and cultural context). There are also optional opportunities to enjoy field This course is fast-moving and challenging. It will ‘‘ trips within the UK and to the Mediterranean. appeal to you if you enjoy solving mathematical problems, have a logical way of thinking and enjoy either building things or figuring out how things WHAT NEXT? work. The course assumes no prior knowledge of Whilst many students continue on to study subjects programming. Students with prior programming including classics, ancient or modern history, English experience will find a range of activities to stretch, literature and philosophy at university, this course provides a strong grounding for those wishing to challenge and innovate. I have had the greatest two years at pursue many other subject areas at degree level. Alternatively, students may consider direct entry into WHAT NEXT? College. I have loved studying with A key subject for students planning to continue on employment or further training. to university to study subjects including computer your teaching and guidance – my Henley science, software engineering, information systems, music technology, computer game design and programming, networking and electronics. College adventure has been amazing!” Alternatively, students may consider direct entry IAN BRAKSPEAR into related employment.
DANCE DRAMA AND ECONOMICS ENGLISH THEATRE STUDIES LANGUAGE A LEVEL A LEVEL A LEVEL A LEVEL 18 ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT 19 Practical Exam (50%) Written Exam (50%) Written Exam (40%) Practical Exam (60%) Exam (100%) Coursework (20%) Exam (80%) V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S A LEVELS DURATION DURATION DURATION DURATION 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements plus grade 6 in Standard entry requirements plus grade 6 in Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 GCSE English Language, grade C in Dance, or GCSE English Language and English Literature. GCSE English Language and Mathematics. in GCSE English Language. Level 5 Dance Certificate in Jazz, Modern or Grade B in GCSE Drama also desirable. Ballet, or BTEC Dance Level 2 (Distinction or EXAM BOARD EXAM BOARD higher). EXAM BOARD OCR AQA AQA EXAM BOARD COSTS COSTS AQA COSTS £25 per year for textbooks and a calculator. £25 per year for textbooks. £30 for textbooks plus £120 for theatre visits COSTS and workshops over the two years. WHAT WILL I STUDY? WHAT WILL I STUDY? £150 for specialist dance clothing, theatre trips and workshops. A wide-ranging subject which touches on every English Language is a highly regarded and WHAT WILL I STUDY? aspect of commercial life. Economics examines well established subject. Language represents a This course is designed for students with a keen how an economy works and how individuals and vital part of our everyday lives, influencing the WHAT WILL I STUDY? interest in studying, visiting and producing theatre. organisations make decisions that impact upon behaviour of social groups and the structure of This course is designed for qualified students from It primarily consists of studying play texts, live the world in which we live and work. The course our whole society. We are continually talking and any Dance background, who wish to study Dance in performance work and the ideas of influential offers up-to-date economic theory and rigorous texting, browsing the internet, sharing stories, giving depth. It is physically and academically demanding, theatre directors. It should be noted that the yet engaging content. advice, watching television and reading a book or requiring motivation and commitment. All practical course requires considerable wider reading In year 1 you will learn the factors influencing the magazine. work will take place in the College’s large, and progress throughout the course is monitored demand and supply in markets and the cause of This course will enhance your skills as a writer, professionally equipped Dance Studio. through a series of regular essays. This course market failure including analysis of the labour challenging you to produce texts to a publishable Critical thinking is essential and this course will also contains a practical element in which students market. You are also introduced to the key measures standard in a variety of genres. It will also develop suit those who are inquisitive, creative and strive create performance work of their own for external of economic performance and the instruments of your ability to analyse and interpret spoken and for excellence. You will gain an insight into all examination. economic policy. written texts – from conversations and political aspects of Dance and will be rewarded with a It is highly recommended that students have previous In year 2 you will investigate how the pricing and speeches to articles and cartoons. You will examine deeper understanding of the subject. Core areas experience in the subject, ideally at GCSE level, nature of competition between firms is affected language use, capture your own data (actual you will explore include Dance technique, the art or through alternative recognised qualifications. In by the number and size of market participants. examples of spoken and written language) and of choreography, anatomy, health and fitness, the addition, participation in school productions and Investigating the global economy is a key feature learn to use a range of research methods. history of Dance and the analysis of professional extra-curricular drama groups is desirable. in the second year and how governments influence Other areas of study include accents and dialects, works. You will also enjoy opportunities to perform The College is a LAMDA approved examination international trade and addressing poverty conversational analysis, technology and language, at a range of events, including the College Dance centre and offers students the opportunity to study and inequality in countries through growth and power and language, language and social Show and regional competitions. for LAMDA examinations to complement their work development. change (links well to History and Politics) and child in the subject. Economics is scientific in its investigative nature and language acquisition. WHAT NEXT? requires good logical and analytical skills, together This course is excellent preparation for students who WHAT NEXT? with the ability to produce convincing written and WHAT NEXT? would like to pursue a career in Dance, with possible This course is excellent preparation for students verbal arguments and conclusions. You will study the A key course for students planning to continue on to future career paths including dancer, Dance teacher, who would like to pursue the subject or related theories which try to explain economic behaviour, but university to study subjects such as English language fitness trainer and physiotherapist, or to study Dance subjects such as English, media or dance into higher will be free to weigh up the alternative arguments and linguistics, journalism, advertising, creative in higher education. education. and draw your own conclusions. writing, law, sociology, psychology and teaching. It Former students have continued their studies in the Students have continued their studies in the subject also provides a strong grounding for those wishing subject at institutions such as London Studio Centre, at institutions such as Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, WHAT NEXT? to pursue many other subject areas at degree level. Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Bird Bath Spa University, Royal Holloway and Sheffield This course is excellent preparation for students Alternatively, students may consider direct entry College, Arts Educational, Chichester University University. planning to continue on to university to study subjects into employment or further training. and Northampton University. including economics, accounting, banking and finance, business and management. Alternatively, students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.
ENGLISH ENGLISH ENVIRONMENTAL THE EXTENDED LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE STUDIES PROJECT LITERATURE A LEVEL A LEVEL A LEVEL 20 ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT 21 Coursework (20%) Exam (80%) Coursework (20%) Exam (80%) 100% Exam Project (100%) V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S A LEVELS DURATION DURATION DURATION DURATION 2 years 2 years 2 years 1 year ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements, plus grade A minimum of 6 Bs from 6 subjects including GCSE English Language and English Literature. GCSE English Language and English Literature. B in GCSE Science and grade 5 in English grade 5 in GCSE English Language and Language. Mathematics. EXAM BOARD EXAM BOARD Edexcel Edexcel EXAM BOARD EXAM BOARD AQA Edexcel COSTS COSTS £30 per year for textbooks plus optional theatre trips. £35 per year for textbooks plus optional theatre trips. COSTS COSTS £30 for textbooks plus £40 per year for Dependent on your chosen topic. WHAT WILL I STUDY? WHAT WILL I STUDY? optional field trips. Offering an integrated approach to the study This course, which is highly regarded as a WHAT WILL I STUDY? of language and literature, this course, which is facilitating subject by all universities, will help you to WHAT WILL I STUDY? The Extended Project is a distinctive and highly highly regarded by all universities (as a facilitating develop your skills of reading and critical analysis A highly topical subject, Environmental Studies will regarded qualification, designed to develop subject) and by employers (as evidence of high through the study of various literary texts. Written provide you with an in-depth and well informed a range of transferable skills such as planning, level analytical and creative skills), emphasises work will enhance your overall ability to structure insight into the environment and the scientific research, analysis and evaluation. the development of expertise in writing in a wide and respond analytically to whole texts and unseen processes that control and affect it. Key areas of This course consists of a taught element, which variety of genres as well as exposure to a range of material, while regular discussion in class will help study include wildlife conservation, pollution, global includes an introduction to research methods and literary set texts, making it particularly attractive to you develop your wider communication skills. climate change and sustainability. It bridges the evaluation skills, together with the actual completion students who wish to build on their success in both You will study drama, poetry and prose – and gap between the science and humanities disciplines of the Project. subjects at GCSE. examine works by a wide range of modern and and combines well with subjects including Biology and Geography. You will select a topic for your project with the You will explore a wide range of written and spoken pre-20th century authors and poets. Examinations help and guidance of your Extended Project material in order to gain experience of how language test your skills of analysis and interpretation through You will examine why the conservation of life on supervisor. Your chosen topic may well reflect an works in various contexts and to assess how variations the commentary on an unseen poem or prose extract Earth is important and efforts in key areas such area of personal interest, a subject you would like in language can shape meanings and forms. while the essay questions encourage you to take as the UK, coral reefs, Antarctica and tropical to research and learn more about, or the course You will develop your personal writing skills by a more conceptual approach to the texts studied, rainforests. You will focus on the ecological you plan to apply for at university. adapting material for different audiences and taking account of the context in which they were relationships between organisms and their abiotic produced and received and the ways in which they and biotic environment, unsustainable natural You will work independently to produce a single purposes as well as experimenting in original writing piece of work, which will be internally assessed and studying spoken language in use. Through the have been interpreted by other readers. resources and our future energy needs, human exploitation and management of our physical and externally moderated based on how well study of set texts from the 16th to the 21st centuries, Visits to the theatre or cinema to see a play or film the project is planned, managed, completed and you will also extend your skills of close textual analysis version of a text studied are arranged as part of resources, pollutants and environmental damage, food production and forestry systems and the reviewed. Projects can be dissertations, artefacts, and develop an increasingly mature response to a the course. Previous visits have included the RSC investigations or performances. range of literature: poetry, prose and drama. production of Hamlet in London and the latest factors controlling human population growth. film version of Jane Eyre at the Regal Cinema The AS exam is a free-standing qualification. Last year completed works included dissertations on Optional trips to the theatre or cinema (on average a variety of philosophical, ethical and moral subjects, one per year) also help to bring the subject to life. in Henley. Our local cinema also periodically This course presents a variety of opportunities arranges – through links with major London theatres artefacts, artworks, costume and dress design, Students keen to study both language and literature to undertake fieldwork and lab investigations, computer games, books, fashion, photography, films – screenings of popular theatre productions (such as with recent trips to locations including Harcourt are advised to choose this combined course, rather Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch). and animations, musical compositions and a range of than study the two subjects separately. Arboretum, Rushall Farm and other local on-site other performances. practical activities. WHAT NEXT? WHAT NEXT? WHAT NEXT? A key subject for students planning to continue WHAT NEXT? A key course for students planning to continue on to university to study subjects including English For those wishing to continue on to higher education, on to university to study subjects including English A key subject for students planning to continue on the Extended Project will provide a strong platform literature, modern languages, history, law, classics, to university to study subjects including geography, language and literature, English literature, English drama and performing arts, journalism and to support future learning. It also offers the studies, law, politics, history, sociology, creative conservation, geology, ecology and environmental opportunity to differentiate yourself from other teaching. English Literature also provides a strong science at degree level. writing, linguistics and teaching. grounding for those wishing to pursue many other students and to demonstrate motivation for the It also provides a strong grounding for those wishing subject areas at degree level. Alternatively, students may consider direct entry degree course you have chosen to apply for. to pursue many other subject areas at degree level. into related employment. Leading universities are highly appreciative of the Alternatively, students may consider direct entry Alternatively, students may consider direct entry into employment or further training. Extended Project and encourage students to take it. into employment or further training.
FILM STUDIES FRENCH GEOGRAPHY GEOLOGY A LEVEL A LEVEL AS AND A LEVEL A LEVEL 22 ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT ASSESSMENT 23 Coursework (50%) Exam (50%) Exam (100%) Oral and written papers Exam (80%) Investigation (20%) Coursework (20%) Exam (80%) combining speaking, listening, reading, V I S I T H E N L E YC O L . AC . U K F O R D E TA I L S O N A L L C O U R S E S A LEVELS DURATION translation and writing. DURATION DURATION 2 years 2 years 2 years DURATION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 2 years ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in Standard entry requirements, plus grade B GCSE English Literature. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics. in GCSE Chemistry and Physics or BB in Core Standard entry requirements plus grade B in Science and Additional Science. Plus grade 5 EXAM BOARD GCSE French or a similar level of competence. EXAM BOARD in GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English WJEC Grade 5 in GCSE English Language preferred. AQA Language. COSTS EXAM BOARD COSTS EXAM BOARD £50 for key film texts and multimedia resources Eduqas £36 for textbooks plus £80 per year for OCR plus optional field trips. compulsory field trips. COSTS COSTS WHAT WILL I STUDY? £25 for topic booklets. WHAT WILL I STUDY? £30 for textbooks plus £60 for field trips. Film Studies will interest anyone who not only enjoys An incredibly flexible and wide-ranging subject, cinema going, but is also curious about how films WHAT WILL I STUDY? Geography is ideally suited to students who are WHAT WILL I STUDY? are put together and how they communicate to The A Level course in French builds on the knowledge, interested in the many factors which affect our Geology involves the scientific study of the history their audience. From the base of a fully-equipped understanding and skills gained at GCSE. The planet and how we live. It allows us to appreciate and development of the Earth, its resources and the cinema classroom you will explore the social history approach is a focus on how French-speaking society how and why both smaller and larger changes biodiversity that has existed throughout its lifetime. surrounding a range of films and genres. European has been shaped, socially and culturally, and how it occur, and how we need to adapt as a result. It is a broad-based and highly practical science in flavour, ideas, styles, movements and thinkers continues to change. Straddling the science and humanities disciplines, subject, which combines well with Geography, feature throughout, providing a sound platform for In the first year, aspects of the social context are studied the subject allows you to develop an understanding Environmental Studies, Maths, Physics or Chemistry. university study in any discipline. together with aspects of the artistic life of French- of key scientific, environmental and economic This course presents many opportunities to undertake This course covers the development of cinema from its speaking countries: how family has changed, being a principles and issues. Areas of study will include fieldwork and lab investigations, with recent trips to beginnings around a century ago up to the present good citizen, fashion trends, cyber society, customs and coastal systems and landscapes, water and carbon locations including Iceland, Dorset’s Jurassic coastline day. A wide variety of approaches for analysis traditions, trends in media and art, music and cinema cycles, hazards, ecosystems under stress, global and an Oxfordshire quarry. are adopted, from formal, narrative and genre, in the francophone world, education and employment systems and global governance, changing places, contemporary urban environments, population and The AS exam is a free-standing qualification. You gender and Freudian, through to the personal and opportunities. will examine rock, fossil and mineral samples to the development of your own critical voice. You will the environment and resource security. A focus on In the second year, further aspects of the social applied Geography will also allow you to develop build a picture of the Earth’s development, and participate in detailed analytical viewing, discussion background are covered, this time focusing on issues develop a strong understanding of plate tectonics, and personal research. basic, investigative, ICT, graphical, cartographical such as cultural identity and marginalisation as well and statistical skills. This course presents a variety the production of rocks, environmental geology, the You will explore a wide variety of (often as looking at the positive influences that diversity of opportunities to undertake fieldwork including 4 fossil record and evolution. Areas of study will also independent) films, from the bizarre to the classic. brings. Students also study aspects of political days of compulsory coursework, with recent trips to include earthquakes, volcanoes, climate change and In addition to the films themselves, you will consider landscape in a French speaking country, looking at locations including Brick Lane and Christchurch Bay. a critical evaluation of our planet’s resources. the industrial and economic context in which the films immigration and integration. Finally, we explore were made, with particular focus on the Hollywood one part of history in France: June 1940 - May WHAT NEXT? studio system and the British film industry. 1945, looking at life in occupied France and the WHAT NEXT? reconstruction of its society after the War. A key subject for students planning to continue on A key subject for students planning to continue on There are potential optional opportunities to visit both to university to study subjects including physical Los Angeles and New York and student achievement Over the two years, students will also study a to university to study subjects including geography, conservation, geology and environmental science. geography, geology and natural hazards. is celebrated at an annual red carpet event hosted literary text and a film. The AS exam is a free- by the Regal Cinema in Henley, with whom we enjoy standing qualification and the exam consists of three Alternatively, students may consider direct entry into Alternatively, students may consider direct a rewarding partnership. components: a) Listening, Reading and translation related employment. entry into related employment in areas such as (2 hours 30 minutes), b) Writing (two essays on the oil exploration and production, water supply, WHAT NEXT? book and film studied - 2 hours) and c) Speaking (two environmental engineering and geological discussions based on a stimulus card and an exposé surveying. Other areas of work include Whilst students may continue on to study film and environmental planning, hydrogeology and media related subjects, this course is relevant to on a topic the students have researched - 21 to 23 minutes in total). pollution control. Overseas work in countries such those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at as Australia, New Zealand and Canada can be degree level. Alternatively, students may consider WHAT NEXT? a common feature of careers using geology. direct entry into related employment. A key course for students planning to study or work in a French speaking country, or continue on to university to study languages and related subjects. It also provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level.
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