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WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS                                                                                                                                                                          WYKE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2020/21 PROSPECTUS

                BUSINESS & FINANCE
                                                              MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES
                                                                                                                   TO WYKE
                Business                                 23   Spanish                                    37
                VISUAL ARTS                                   HUMANITIES
                Fine Art                                 24   Geography                                  38
                Art & Design Foundation Diploma          24   Government & Politics                      39
                Graphic Design                           25   History                                    39
                Photography                              25
                                                              HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
                SCIENCES                                      Health & Social Care                       41
                Biology                                  26
                Chemistry                                26
                                                              Information Technology                     42
                                                                                                               “Wyke offers a true ‘sixth form’ experience with
                Physics                                  27                                                   high quality specialist teaching, a university style
                Applied Science                          27   EXTENDED PROJECT QUALIFICATION                    campus, a culture that fosters independence,
                MEDIA & FILM
                                                              Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)       43       encouraging students to be themselves.“
                Creative Digital Media Production        28   LAW
                Film Studies                             29   Law                                        44
                                                                                                              “As the largest A Level provider   that every young person we          Our students have progressed         for rules because we expect
                Media Studies                            29   Applied Law                                44   in Hull and East Riding, the       educate is able to achieve          to exceptional destinations          students to be self-disciplined.
                                                                                                              statistics are straightforward;    their potential. To find            with 14 students advancing
                SOCIAL SCIENCES & PHILOSOPHY                  MATHS & ENGINEERING                             students do very well at Wyke      out more, please see:               to Oxbridge and 26 taking up         Wyke is the perfect place to
                                                              Mathematics                                46   Sixth Form College, with our               places on Medicine, Dentistry        gain your independence, meet
                Criminology                              30                                                   results justifying the position                                        or Veterinary courses over the       new people and enjoy new
                Philosophy, Ethics & Religious Studies   30   Core Mathematics                           46   in the top 10% of all Sixth Form   In 2020, our pass rate              past 3 years.                        situations. Once at Wyke, you
                Psychology                               31   Further Mathematics                        47   providers nationally.              percentage at A Level was                                                will be joining students from
                                                                                                                                                 99.6%. This includes 491 of the     I hope to help even more             44 schools, spanning across
                Sociology                                31   Engineering                                47   We are proud to be a               top A* and A grades and 991         students make exceptional            Hull, East Riding and North
                                                                                                              member of the Venn Group,          A*- B grades.                       progress while studying at           Lincolnshire.
                PERFORMING ARTS                               MUSIC                                           a federation of five sixth                                             Wyke Sixth Form College,
                                                              Music                                      48   form colleges serving North        Our BTEC pass rate was 100%,        along with developing the            Please visit the College and
                Drama & Theatre                          32                                                   and East Yorkshire, Hull and       with 83% of our BTEC students       wider personal qualities that        come and meet our staff,
                Performing Arts                          32   Digital Music Production                   49   Northern Lincolnshire, working     achieving Distinction* or Triple    ensure they truly stand out.         talk to our students and
                                                                                                              in collaboration to ensure         Distinction*, the equivalent of 1   The atmosphere here is a             find out about the range of
                Dance                                    33   PE & SPORT                                                                         or 3 A* grades.                     friendly one and expectations        experiences on offer.”
                                                              Physical Education                         50                                                                          are high. There is little need
                English Language                         34   Sport                                      51
                English Literature                       35   FOUNDATION PROGRAMME
                                                              Bridge To Level 3 (Foundation Programme)   52

                                                                                                                                                                        Paul Britton, Principal
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                  LEVEL 3 STUDY                                                                                                                  T LEVELS
               PROGRAMME 2021/22                                                                                                                 AT WYKE
     At Wyke we offer more than                As an academic sixth
                                               form college, we have the
                                                                              Students who have a very
                                                                              strong profile at GCSE may
                                                                                                             All course information is
                                                                                                             correct at the time of going        COMBINING CLASSROOM
     40 different Level Three
     courses, allowing you to
                                               breadth and depth to
                                               deliver your course choices
                                                                              choose to study an extra
                                                                              A Level, BTEC or one-year
                                                                                                             to print but could be subject
                                                                                                             to change.
                                                                                                                                              THEORY, PRACTICAL TRAINING
     put together a specialist                 without clashes. A Wyke
                                               student would choose three
                                                                              course such as an EPQ or
                                                                              Core Mathematics.
                                                                                                                                              AND AN INDUSTRY PLACEMENT
     programme of study that
                                               Level 3 subjects (A Level,
     exactly matches your                      BTEC, or a combination) that   Please note that courses
     interests, strengths and                  they will study over a         have specific entry
                                                                                                                                             Wyke has been selected by         What are T Levels?             What T Levels will be             Progression
     future aspirations.                       two-year period.               requirements.
                                                                                                                                             the government to provide                                        running at Wyke?
                                                                                                                                                                               These new two-year                                               Students who successfully
                                                                                                                                             the new T Level qualifications    courses, equivalent to                                           complete their T Level
                                                                                                                                             from September 2021, a            3 A Levels, have been          At Wyke a select number of        have a number of different
                                                                                                                                             decision that reflects the        developed in collaboration     students will be able to take     progression routes, all
                                                                                                                                             national status of our college.   with employers and             a T Level in the following        supported by our excellent
                                                                                                                                                                               businesses so that the         subject areas:                    careers service.
                                                                                                                                                                               content meets the needs
                                                                                                                                             T Levels signal a major step      of industry and prepares       • Digital Production, Design     Students can look to take
       STUDY                                                                                                 CORE SUBJECTS*                  forward in the Government’s
                                                                                                                                             10-year ambition to overhaul
                                                                                                                                                                               students for work.               and Development                 up employment within their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                selected sector, move onto
       SKILLS                                                                                              (LEVEL 3 COURSES)                 technical education. These        T Levels will offer students   • Health                          a higher apprenticeship or
                                                                                                                                                                               a mixture of classroom                                           continue their studies at
                                                                                                           *Some students may study 4        are technical alternatives        learning and ‘on-the-                                            university.
                                                                                                            subjects where appropriate       to A Levels, combining            job’ experience during         Structure of a T Level
                                                                                                                                             classroom theory, practical       an industry placement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Further Information
                                                                                                                                                                               of at least 315 hours          T Level courses will include
                                                                                                                                             training and an industry          (approximately 45 days).       the following compulsory
                                                                                                                                             placement, with high-quality      They will provide the          elements:                         Details of the course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                structure and our industrial
                                                                                                                                             training opportunities            knowledge and experience
                                                               CAREER                                                                        so students can secure
                                                                                                                                             rewarding careers.
                                                                                                                                                                               needed to open the door
                                                                                                                                                                               into skilled employment,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Specialist skills and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                knowledge for a specific
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                partnerships can be found
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                on our website and also in

                                                                 AIM                                                                                                                                            occupation or career            our new “T Levels at Wyke”
                                                                                                                                                                               further study or a higher
        TUTORIALS                                                                                                    ENRICHMENT                                                apprenticeship.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • An industry placement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                with an employer                Throughout 2020-21, there
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be a series of special
                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Relevant Maths and             launch events, so that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                English skills                  parents and students can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                discover more about this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                exciting new qualification.

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                                               Wyke runs over 30 bus
                                               and minibus services
                                               across a 40 mile radius                                               TRAVELLING
                                                                                                                      TO WYKE
                                               of our campus.
                                               For more information on our
                                               routes, visit our website to see
         DIFFERENT                             the closest bus service to you.

          SCHOOLS                                                                                      USE OUR POSTCODE ROUTE FINDER AT WYKE.AC.UK/TRAVELLING-TO-WYKE

       WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE                                                    924                            925                     926                            927
                                                                                  INGS ROAD / SAVOY ROAD         GOXHILL                 BURTON UPON STATHER            SALTSHOUSE ROAD / DUNVEGAN ROAD

                                                                                  928                            929                     930                            931
                                                                                  WAWNE / KINGSWOOD              NORTH FERRIBY           NORTH CAVE                     WEST HULL

                                                                                  932                            933                     934                            935
                                                                                  GRANGE ROAD                    BURSTWICK               WITHERNSEA                     BUBWITH

                                                                                  936                            937                     938                            939
                                                                                  CHERRY BURTON                  HORNSEA                 WAWNE ROAD (SUTTON PARK)       HESSLE

                                                                                  940                            941                     942                            943
                                                                                  GOOLE                          NAFFERTON / DRIFFIELD   HOWDEN                         WALKINGTON

                                                                                  M1                             M2                      M3                             M4
                                                                                  POCKLINGTON                    RIMSWELL                ALDBROUGH                      EASINGTON

                                                                                  M5                             M5A                     M6                             M7
                                                                                  BRIDLINGTON                    BRIDLINGTON             CASTOR                         EAST HALTON

                                                                                  M8                             M9                      M10                            M11
                                                                                  SCUNTHORPE                     SCAWBY BROOK            WETWANG                        DRAX

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                                                                         During your time at Wyke, there are opportunities to visit
                                                                         destinations from the USA to South Africa, Iceland to Italy,
                                                                         France to Belgium, Poland to Switzerland – to name but a few!
                                                         WASHINGTON DC
                                                                         It’s all a part of our Enrichment          seeing some breath-taking views
                                               ICELAND                   Programme, giving you the chance           from the top of a glacier? Then you’ll
                                                                         to enhance your studies by visiting        definitely want to join the Iceland
                                                                         some of the world’s most famous            trip! Fancy climbing Mount Vesuvius?
                                                                         cities and landmarks. You will be          Italy is the visit for you!
                                                                         able to partake in activities which
                                                                         are directly related to your course, as    Many of our visits are Cross College,                                THAILAND
                                                                         well as explore somewhere new.             which means that you will be mixed
                                                                                                                    with students from different courses,
                                                                         Learning a language? Why not test          allowing you to create memories
                                                                         your skills in Berlin, Paris or Seville?   and make new friends along the
                                                                         Want to know more about how                way. Places on our trips are always
                                                                         the Hadron Collider works? Then            highly sought after, which goes to
                                                                         the visit to Cern in Switzerland is        show what a fantastic time you
                                                            SEVILLE      the destination for you! How about         can have.




                                                                                                                                NEW YORK

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WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS                                                                                                                               WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS

                                                                ENRICHING                                                                             COLLEGE PRODUCTION

                   DUKE OF EDINBURGH                            EDUCATION                                                                 WYKE SESH

                                                                At Wyke, we believe                A selection of the
                                                                that a rounded                     Enrichment opportunities             SPORT
                                                                Study Programme                    available include:
                                                                goes beyond your
                                                                                                   • Art and Crafts Groups
                                                                academic course                    • Choir
                                                                choices, as gaining                • Coding
                                                                great qualifications is            • College Charity Days
                                                                just one aspect of                   and Fundraising
                                                                                                   • College Production
                                                                your time here. There              • Core Mathematics
                                                                is an expectation                  • Creative Writing
                                                                that all students                  • Dance
                                                                engage in some form                • Deaf Awareness and British
                                                                                                     Sign Language (BSL)
                                                                of enrichment during               • Duke of Edinburgh
                                                                their time at Wyke                 • Extended Project Qualification
                                                                Sixth Form College.                  (EPQ)
                                                                                                   • First Aid
                                                                The overall aim of the             • Green Club
                                                                Enrichment Programme is to         • Holiday Languages
                                                                provide a range of engaging        • Jobs Club
                                                                opportunities and experiences      • Law Society
                                                                for all students at Wyke to        • Mentoring Programme
                                        PRE-MEDICAL PROGRAMME   expand new and current             • Music Ensemble
                                                                interests, improve independence,   • Personal Training
                                                                build character and resilience     • Pre-Law Programme
                                                                and – most importantly – to        • Pre-Medical Programme
                                          DANCE COMPETITION     develop a love for learning.       • Pre-Physiotherapy Programme
                                                                                                   • Pre-Teaching Programme
                                                                Participating in enrichment        • Self Defence
                                                                opportunities whilst studying      • Sport
                                                                at Wyke Sixth Form College         • Student Crew
                                                                will enable you to showcase        • Student Executive
                                                                yourself as an individual, not     • Student Media Team
                                                                just a learner and help you        • Wyke Sesh
                                                                to stand out from the crowd        • Yoga and Wellbeing
                                                                when applying for university,
                                                                apprenticeships or work.           If you have an interest that you
                                                                                                   would like to share or develop
                                                                                                   that we are not offering, please
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WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS                                                                                      WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS

                                                                                                                      THRIVING IN A

                                                            PRIDE                                                CARING COMMUNITY
                                                            • Pride in yourself – act with integrity   • Act for the good of the whole community
                                                            • Take pride in your work                  • Get involved
                                                            • Take pride in your college               • Empower and support others

                                                            • Be proud to be from here                 • Show care
                                                                                                       • Challenge in a supportive way

               VALUES                          #WEAREWYKE
                                                                                                                                        READY FOR
                                                                                                                                        THE WORLD

                                                            • Have the highest expectations            • Be optimistic and confident
                                                            • Think big                                  in achieving your goals

                                                            • Be inquisitive, bold and experiment      • Develop your knowledge and skills

                                                            • See failure as an opportunity to learn   • Develop the behaviours to be a success
                                                                                                       • Experience - do it
                                                            • Put in the effort required
                                                                                                       • Take responsibility – be independent,
                                                                                                         resilient and proactive

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                                   STUDENT SUPPORT
                                                                                                                                                             THE SAFEGUARDING TEAM
                                                                                                                                                             Wyke Sixth Form College has a
                                                                                                                                                             dedicated Safeguarding Team who

                                    AND WELLBEING
                                                                                                                                                             are here to help you. If any student
                                                                                                                                                             has any safeguarding concerns, they
                                                                                                                                                             can contact a member of the team to
                                                                                                                                                             discuss this further.

                    Students at Wyke are provided with a high level of dedicated support.
                         Whatever the problem, there will be someone here to help.

     THE TUTOR TEAM                         Plans, disabled students and          THE WELLBEING SERVICE                Students will need to apply by
                                            those with physical health                                                 completing an application form
     Every student is allocated an          conditions and other learning         The Wellbeing Service offers         and returning this to the College
     individual Progress Tutor who          needs.                                support that all students can        along with evidence of eligibility.
     supports and guides them                                                     access.                              Eligibility is based on levels of
     through their study programme          We offer advice, support                                                   household income and this is
                                            and guidance with time                The team is comprised of             reviewed each year to try to help
     over the course of their time
                                            management, organisational            Rebecca Bolder, Safeguarding         as many students as possible.
     with us.
                                            skills and exam preparation as        and Wellbeing Manager, Naomi
     Students are placed in a tutor                                               Robinson, Emotional Wellbeing        Applications for September            REBECCA BOLDER             ANDREA MASON               ANDY DUNNE
                                            well as some small group and                                                                                     DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD   DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD   DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD
     group according to their year of                                             Practioner and Jane Hutty,           usually open towards the end of
                                            one-to-one support. We also
     study, and a programme of study                                              Counsellor.                          May, and students need to apply
                                            liaise with the Exams Office to
     skills, health advice, university                                                                                 by 31st July to ensure that the
                                            make provision for students who       To access support from the
     and next steps guidance is                                                                                        financial support is in place for
                                            have been identified as requiring     service, students will need to
     delivered.                                                                                                        when they start in September.
                                            special access arrangements           email:          In addition, financial support
     The Progress Tutors work closely       when taking their exams.
                                                                                                                       is available as part of the
     with curriculum staff to ensure        Learning Support staff are                                                 vulnerable bursary for students
     the very best level of support for     experienced in supporting             ADDITIONAL WELLBEING                 who are in care or are care
     our students, enabling them to         students with a whole range           SUPPORT                              leavers, or in receipt of certain
     be successful in all their subject     of additional learning needs                                               benefits in their own right. If a
     choices. They also work in             including Autism Spectrum             Alongside the Wellbeing Service,     student’s parents are in receipt
     collaboration with university and      Disorders, Dyslexia and hearing       there are a number of support        of certain benefits, they may also    KATY BURGESS               LEIGH RUDKIN               MARK LUCID                                                 CHRIS HERRING
     careers coordinators, supporting                                                                                                                        DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD   DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD   DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD                    DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEAD
                                            or visual impairments.                networks set up for students.        be eligible for guaranteed free
     students with their next steps after                                                                              meals in education.
                                            Where appropriate, we work in         These include the Student
     their time studying at the College.
                                            close collaboration with external     Support Walls around the
     Along with this, students meet
     with their Progress Tutor regularly
                                            agencies such as IPASS and            College as well as online
                                                                                  resources including Togetherall,
                                                                                                                       STUDENT EXECUTIVE
                                            Occupational Health to ensure
     on a one-to-one basis to discuss       that students are fully supported     Kooth and the Wyke Wellbeing         The Student Executive at Wyke
     their progression and decide           during their time at College and      Blog.                                Sixth Form College are an
     what will help them to best            in preparation for their next steps   For more information, please see     elected group of students that
     achieve their goals.                   when leaving Wyke, whatever           our website.                         represent the student body. Their
                                            they may be.                                                               aim is to ensure that student’s
     The Progress Tutor team also
                                            All students are welcome to                                                voices are heard, by sharing and
     offer pastoral support beyond
                                            use the Student Support Hub           FINANCIAL SUPPORT                    acting upon their opinions, wants,
     the curriculum and can refer to
                                            located in Oak 3, for paired, small                                        needs or concerns.
     external agencies if necessary.                                              Wyke Sixth Form College offers
                                            group and independent study. A                                             The Student Executive are
                                            small number of lockers are also      financial support through the
                                                                                                                       responsible for introducing ideas
     LEARNING SUPPORT                       available in this area, to students   college discretionary award. If
                                                                                  students are eligible, the College   to help shape the College,
                                            who require one for medical                                                organising fundraising and other
                                            reasons. Lift keys and other          will provide them with a travel
     The Learning Support                                                                                              fun events and activities, and
                                            specialised resources are also        pass or a meal allowance.
     Department offers support to                                                                                      overall contributing to a positive
                                            available to students who require     Students can also access
     any student who might need                                                                                        student led experience.
                                            them. Students are encouraged         financial assistance towards
     extra help. Personalised support
     is available for students with         to come along and discuss their       other essential college items.       Students can contact the
                                                                                                                       Student Executive on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WYKE WELLBEING BLOG
     Education, Health and Care             individual needs.
                                                                                                                       with any queries, thoughts or
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                                                                                                          BE INSPIRED
           PATHWAY TO YOUR                                                                                BY OUR WYKE
             PROGRESSION                                                                                  #MAKEITHAPPEN
                                                                                                                                                   MAX JOY                       BRIDGET ALLENBY              ROB ARAMAYO                    SOPHIE HAYWOOD                    AMELIA SWIFT
                                                                                                                                                   FORMER HORNSEA SCHOOL         FORMER COTTINGHAM HIGH       FORMER MALET LAMBERT SCHOOL    FORMER BEVERLEY LONGCROFT         FORMER HYMERS COLLEGE
        Here at Wyke Sixth Form College, we have a critical role                                                                                   STUDENT                       SCHOOL STUDENT               STUDENT                        SCHOOL STUDENT                    STUDENT
         to play in preparing our students for their next steps,                                                                                   Medicine at Hull York         Biomedical Sciences at       Acting at Juilliard School,    Aston Villa Football Club         Professional Dance and
          whether this is higher education, apprenticeships,                                                                                       Medical School                the University of Oxford     New York                                                         Musical Theatre at Bird
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               College Conservatoire
                    employment or gap year options.

     CAREERS GUIDANCE                                PRE-MEDICAL PROGRAMME                           WORK EXPERIENCE
     During the academic year, Wyke Sixth            At Wyke we recognise that applications          Here at Wyke, we believe in offering work
     Form College host multiple career events,       for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary          experience placements to students as
     from the next steps exhibitions and             Science are particularly competitive.           there are many benefits. This could include
     university speakers to sector specific talks    In addition to the careers and UCAS             them overcoming barriers to entering
     with organisations. Employers come into         advice in college, we offer an established      work, either through enhancing their CV,
     the College and speak directly to our           programme to support students                   or more importantly, gaining confidence       MARTHA SAVAGE                 JAMES HENDRY                 MIA STOCKS                     BONGANI MATHEMA                   LOUIS MOBBS
     students about their organisation and           considering applying for these subjects.        and really believing that they are adding a   FORMER SOUTH HUNSLEY SCHOOL   FORMER WINIFRED HOLTBY       FORMER WOLFRETON SCHOOL        FORMER SIRIUS ACADEMY             FORMER SYDNEY SMITH SCHOOL
     what it is like working there.                                                                  contribution to an organisation.              STUDENT                       ACADEMY STUDENT              STUDENT                        STUDENT                           STUDENT
                                                     Staff in the Science Department work                                                          Law at the University         Piano at the Royal College   Psychology at the              Sport and Exercise Science at     Soccer Scholarship at Saint
     Our Careers Advisors book one-to-one            closely with colleagues in Careers and          We have a Work Experience and Careers         of Cambridge                  of Music                     University of Leeds            Loughborough University           Peters University USA
     appointments and hold drop-in sessions          UCAS to ensure students are well advised        Coordinator who is here to give advice
     focused on specific career elements.            about their applications and receive the        and guidance in getting the right
     These include finding the right pathway         guidance needed to make a competitive           placements for our students. They will talk
     for students, CV and cover letter writing,      application. Whether this is extra individual   through the opportunities with the student
     application support, interview preparation      subject support to secure top grades, help      and help them understand what they
     and building their portfolio.                   locating work experience, information on        want to achieve from their placement,
                                                     how to apply to university or preparation       giving suggestions on how to find work
                                                     for interview, Wyke Sixth Form College will     experience.
     SUPPORT WITH THE UNIVERSITY                     be there at each stage of their medical
     APPLICATION PROCESS                             career journey.
                                                                                                     EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT
     To help students with the university                                                                                                          GEORGIA MCGRATH               MARCUS SMITH                 TORI OSBOURNE                  LUCY TESSIER                      LUCY DAI
     application process we have a dedicated         APPRENTICESHIPS AND                             We understand the importance of               FORMER KELVIN HALL SCHOOL     FORMER WINTERTON COMMUNITY   FORMER KELVIN HALL SCHOOL      FORMER SOUTH HUNSLEY SCHOOL       FORMER COTTINGHAM HIGH
                                                                                                                                                   STUDENT                       ACADEMY STUDENT              STUDENT                        STUDENT                           SCHOOL STUDENT
     Careers Team. This support includes             OTHER PROGRESSION                               making our students aware of the career
                                                                                                                                                   Corporate Relations at        Physics at the University    Advanced Apprenticeship at     Music and English at the          Modern and Medieval
     guidance in choosing the right course                                                           opportunities that are available in the
                                                                                                     region. We work with over 250 local           Channel 4                     of Leicester                 Majors Chartered Accountants   University of Liverpool           Languages at the University
     of study, the right institution and what        We recognise that university is not the                                                                                                                                                                                   of Cambridge
     experiences they will want to gain from         right option for all of our students and we     companies and some of our key partners
     university. The university process really       have a dedicated member of staff who            include BAE Systems, NHS, Arco, EY and RB.
     begins in the first year when we introduce      works closely with training providers who       Last year we hosted an “Industry Evening”
     the next step pathways.                         come into the college throughout the            and a “Careers in Health” day to help
                                                     year to talk about apprenticeships. This        students get ready for the world of work.
     Built into this is Wyke’s very own Next Steps   includes degree apprenticeships which are
     exhibition, alongside specialised course        becoming increasingly popular.                  We are continually building solid and long
     talks from a range of university providers.                                                     lasting relationships with employers and
     We ensure that all students are given           Employers also come in regularly to give        work with them on a regular basis. They
     the information they require to make the        talks about their organisation and what         provide activities such as work experience
     right, informed decision for them and their     they are looking for in future employees.       and give industry talks, explaining about
                                                                                                     the company they work for along with          CHARLOTTE LAMMIMAN            MAHMOUD HASSOUN              PETER MEARS                    ELLIOTT STEPHENSON                DAISY AGAR
     higher education journey.                                                                                                                     FORMER HOLDERNESS ACADEMY     FORMER SIRIUS ACADEMY        FORMER DRIFFIELD SCHOOL        FORMER MALET LAMBERT SCHOOL       FORMER BEVERLEY HIGH SCHOOL
                                                                                                     their own career story. Our students are      STUDENT                       STUDENT                      STUDENT                        STUDENT                           STUDENT
                                                                                                     also given the chance to visit employers to
                                                                                                                                                   Sport Scholarship at Copiah   Sport Therapy and            Dentistry at the University    Veterinary Medicine at            Law at Newcastle University
                                                                                                     observe and understand the workplace.         Lincoln Community College,    Rehabilitation at the        of Leeds                       the University of Surrey
                                                                                                                                                   Mississippi                   University of Derby
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TOP 10% A LEVEL PROVIDER - 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS - Wyke College
WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS                                                                                                                                                                                                        WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           BIOLOGY - A*
     DID YOU KNOW?                                                                                                                                                                  BUSINESS - DISTINCTION*
                                                                                                                                                                                    CREATIVE MEDIA - DISTINCTION*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           MATHEMATICS - A*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FURTHER MATHEMATICS - A*
                                                                                                                                                                                    PERFORMING ARTS - DISTINCTION*                                         PHYSICS - A*

     At Wyke we pride
     ourselves on                                                                                                                                                                   DESTINATION:                                                           DESTINATION:
     the multitude of                                                                                                                                                               LEEDS BECKETT UNIVERSITY,                                              UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE,
     opportunities offered                                                                                                                                                          FILM PRODUCTION                                                        NATURAL SCIENCES
     to our students once
     they complete their
     studies with us.                                                                                                                            OMAR ARAMUCH                                                          KIERAN ROBINSON
                                                                                                                                                 FORMER SCHOOL: SIRIUS ACADEMY NORTH                                   FORMER SCHOOL: HULL TRINITY HOUSE ACADEMY

                                                                                                                                                 Former Sirius Academy North        ensured that he would              At Wyke we offer a specialised     the University of Cambridge
                                                                                                                                                 student, Omar Aramuch              succeed.                           Oxbridge Programme to help         to study Natural Sciences.
                                                                                                                                                 thrived during his time at                                            potential applicants ensure        He said: “It’s one of the best
                                                                                                                                                 Wyke. On Results Day, he           He said: “Making friends with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       that their application stands      universities in the world so why
                                                                                                                                                 found that he had secured          all these brand new people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       out and is the best it possibly    would you not want to go?”
                                                                                                                                                 his place at Leeds Beckett         was the best experience I’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       can be. Our dedicated staff
                                                                                                                                                 University to study Film           ever had. There are so many                                           “I received lots of help with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       are on hand to ensure that
                                                                                                                                                 Production, calling his three      teachers and members of staff                                         my personal statement and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       students receive the right help
                                                                                                                                                 Distinction stars “perfect.”       who I’m really, really going to                                       we also visited the University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and advice throughout the
                                                                                                                                                                                    miss.                                                                 of Hull to practice for our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       entire process.
                                                                                                                                                 Omar came to the UK from                                                                                 interviews. Definitely take
                                                                                                                                                 Syria, meaning that alongside      “It’s the best experience I’ve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Former Hull Trinity House          advantage of as much help as
                                                                                                                                                 his studies, he had additional     had during my three years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Academy student Kieran             you can get.”
                                                                                                                                                 barriers to overcome. But the      here.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Robinson achieved four A*
                                                                                                                                                 strong relationships he built                                         grades and has progressed to
                                                                                                                                                 with friends, staff and teachers

                                          ACCOUNTING - A*                                                                                                                           BIOLOGY - A
                                          PHYSICAL EDUCATION - A*                                             CHEMISTRY - A*                                                        CHEMISTRY - A*                                                         CHEMISTRY - A*
                                          SOCIOLOGY - A*                                                      GEOGRAPHY - A*                                                        MATHEMATICS - A*                                                       BIOLOGY - A
                                          EPQ - A*                                                            MATHEMATICS - A*                                                      EPQ - A*                                                               MATHEMATICS - A*
                                          DESTINATION:                                                        DESTINATION:                                                          DESTINATION:                                                           DESTINATION:
                                          UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER,                                           UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM,                                             UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER,                                               UNIVERSITY OF HULL,
                                          BUSINESS MANAGEMENT                                                 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING                                                  MEDICINE                                                               CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

                                                                             SAM WINSTANLEY                                                      RHIANNON HEATH                                                        KATY STEFURA
                                                                             FORMER SCHOOL: MARKET WEIGHTON SCHOOL                               FORMER SCHOOL: HORNSEA SCHOOL                                         FORMER SCHOOL: SIRIUS ACADEMY NORTH
     The eyes of the nation were on      Dance team, becoming part           Our specialist Enrichment        with his Geography course, he      Wyke’s established Pre-            Leicester. Rhiannon was a part     For many of our students,           with my results, I really didn’t
     former Beverley High School         of the national championship        Programme offers our             said: “It’s a once-in-a-lifetime   Medical Programme and              of our Pre-Medical Programme,      Results Day 2020 was a day          expect to get an A* for Maths.”
     student Ellie, who opened her       winning squad in her first year.    students the opportunity to      experience. We had the             specialist teachers ensure that    which helps budding medical        full of surprises. Many of our
     results live on Good Morning                                            visit destinations across the    opportunity to climb a glacier     prospective medical students       students prepare for the           students exceeded their             Katy also had some advice for
     Britain, revealing that she had     She said: “I’ve had so much         globe which leave them with      and the views from the top are     have the best possible chance      all-important medical school       predicated grades and were          our new students: “Just focus
     achieved the grades to study        success at Wyke. It’s not only      unforgettable memories.          something I’ll never forget.       of securing a place at highly      interview.                         amazed at how well they’d           and do the work that you’re
     Business Management at the          about the subjects, it’s not just                                                                       competitive medical schools.                                          done.                               supposed to do, especially
     University of Manchester.           about the teaching; there’s so      Former Market Weighton           “Wyke has so many enrichment                                          She said: “If you’ve got spare                                         the homework and you will
                                         much you can do. You’ll meet        School student, Sam              options that you can take and      Rhiannon Heath, a former           time on your timetable, ask        Former Sirius Academy North         be fine. If you’re doing what
     Ellie threw herself into every      so many friends, you just need      Winstanley, opened his results   so many different courses you      Hornsea School student,            your teachers to help you plan     student Katy Stefura was one        is expected of you, you will
     aspect of student life. During      to get involved with everything     live on television and secured   can do. They suit your needs,      opened her results live on         and practice your interview.       of these students. She secured      succeed.”
     her two years, Ellie was captain    – just immerse yourself in          a place at the University of     there are no limitations to what   Good Morning Britain, revealing    You can’t prepare yourself         a place to study Chemical
     of the Netball first team and       student life.”                      Nottingham to study Chemical     you can do and the teaching        two A*’s and an A, which           enough for an interview for        Engineering at the University of
     participated in the Wyke                                                Engineering. Sam had the         standard is impeccable.”           secured her place to study         medical school, so practice will   Hull and said: “I’m very happy
                                                                             opportunity to visit Iceland                                        Medicine at the University of      help reduce your nerves.”
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                                               WYKE FLYERS                                                               MEET OUR FLYERS                                          IN THE LAST
                                                                                                                                                                                    3 YEARS
                                               PROGRAMME                                                       WILL BRANDRICK
                                                                                                               Former Baysgarth School Student

                                                                                                               Upon completing three highly academic A Levels
          Our Flyers Programme is a unique package of support and experiences that provide academic            combined with Wyke’s Pre-Medical Programme,
        challenge and enhance applications to top performing institutions in the UK and beyond including       former Wyke student Will is now enjoying his second
                                                                                                               year studying Medicine at the University of Lincoln.
            Universities, Higher Apprenticeships and Employment. The Programme is about ensuring you
        realise your potential. If you are on track to achieve mainly 7s, 8s and 9s in your GCSEs you may be   Upon opening his results which secured his place at
         offered a place on the Programme. There are 4 main elements to the Programme as shown below.          University, Will said: “I am just over the moon. My two
                 Students can tailor the Programme to align with their future plans and aspirations.           years at Wyke have been great. The Pre-Medical
                                                                                                               Programme has helped me throughout my two                              GAINED A PLACE AT
                                                                                                               years including helping me secure work experience
                                                                                                               placements on hospital wards and within GP
                                                                                                               surgeries. I can’t fault it at all, it has been excellent.”


                                                                                                               GRACE COLLINGWOOD
                                                        Flyers Forums
                                                                                                               Former Beverley High School Student
                                                    Internal and External
                                                     Lecture Programme                                         During her time at Wyke, Grace was actively involved in the
                                                                                                               college’s Oxbridge programme, achieving excellent A Level
                                                  Super-Curricular Activities
                                                                                                               results to secure to her place at the University of Cambridge to    GAINED A PLACE TO STUDY
                                                                                                               study English.
                                                                                                               Reflecting on her time at Wyke, Grace said: “I got

                                                                                                                                                                                   DENTISTRY &
                                                                                                               a lot of really fantastic support from Wyke.
                                                                                                               We had a mock interview evening which
                                TRIPS/                                            MENTORING
                                                                                                               helped prepare me for the Oxbridge interview

                                VISITS               WYKE                        PROGRAMMES
                                                                                                               and additional classes that really helped to
                                                                                                               broaden my understanding of all my subjects.”

                                                    FLYERS                                                     “I also had exceptional support in helping to write my personal
                                                                                                               statement and making sure I came across well in my interview.”        SCIENCE
                              University Trips                                       Project Access

                            Self Development                                    Route Specific Mentoring
                             Residential Trip

                                                                                                               CHLOE ALLENBY
                                                                                                               Former Cottingham High School Student

                                                                                                               Throughout her time at Wyke, Chloe had her sights
                                                                                                               set on a top university and after two years of hard
                                                  ROUTE SPECIFIC                                               work and determination, Chloe achieved the                            GAINED A PLACE AT A
                                                                                                                                                                                  RUSSELL GROUP
                                                                                                               fantastic results which secured her place at one of
                                                                                                               the top universities in the world; studying Linguistics
                                                                                                               at the University of Cambridge.

                                                    Oxbridge Programme
                                                                                                               Chloe has since graduated with a first class
                                                  Pre-Medical Programme                                        degree and started her career as a Sports
                                                    Russell Group/UCAS                                         Consultant, based in London working on large scale
                                                                                                               international events including the Tokyo Olympics.
                                                    Non University Route
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                                                                                  IZZY FURNESS
                                                                                  FORMER BEVERLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT                                                                                                                                   JUAN CELESTINO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                FORMER BEVERLEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL STUDENT
                                                                                                                             A LEVEL

                                                                                                                        100% EXAMINATION

                                                                                          Accounting provides an                  Accounting allows students
                                                                                          excellent foundation for those          to develop quantitative data
                                                                                          wishing to pursue a career in           analysis and interpretation skills,
                                                                                          the financial sector and for            whilst the inclusion of ethics and
                                                                                          those considering starting their        an emphasis on management
                                                                                          own business.                           accounting will give students                                        BTEC LEVEL 3

                                                                                                                                  the confidence to communicate
                                                                                          The course has been developed           information to non-accountants
                                                                                          in association with the                 and future clients.
                                                                                          professional bodies, including                                                 60% EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT 40% INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
                                                                                          CIMA and ICAEW and thus
                                                                                          incorporates an element of both
                                                                                          financial and management
                                                                                          accounting, therefore providing                                               There are many different career        2. Diploma
                                                                                          a solid knowledge of the                                                      paths for those who wish to
                                                                                          subject for those entering the                                                work within the business sector.       This size qualification equates
                                                                                          accounting profession.                                                        These include management,              to 2 A Levels and also has
                                                                                                                                                                        HR, finance, marketing                 a combination of both
                                                                                                                                                                        and business information               external (40%) and internal
                                                                                                                                                                        management, with the                   (60%) assessments, with resits
                                                                                                                                                                        opportunity to work both in the        available on both. In addition to
                                                                                                                                                                        UK and internationally. Our two        the above topics, students will

                                                                                                                                                                        - year courses aim to prepare          also study:                                                                               A LEVEL
                                                                                                                                                                        students with the knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                        they would need to work in
                                                                                                                                                                        any industry, create their own
                                                                                                                                                                                                               • Unit 4: Managing and Event
                                                                                                                                                                                                               • Unit 5: International Business                                                BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                100% EXAMINATION
                                                                                                                                                                        business or to further their           • Unit 6: Principles of

                                                                                       & FINANCE
                                                                                                                                                                        education at university.                  Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                               • Unit 24: Employment Law
                                                                                                                                                                        The qualification is available in                                                                A Level Business is for            wish to pursue a career in
                                      A LEVEL                                                                                                                           two different forms:                                                                             students with an interest in       business management and

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Studying a Level 3 qualification                          how businesses operate. As         there are many well-known
                                                                                                                                                                                                               is challenging and requires our                           consumers, we should all           organisations in retail and
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Extended Certificate
                                                                                                                                                                                                               students to be organised as well                          know the way businesses            manufacturing which offer
                                                                                                                                                                        This size qualification equates to
                              100% EXAMINATION                                                                                                                                                                 as proactive during their time                            produce and supply goods           training programmes leading
                                                                                                                                                                        1 A Level and a combination of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               away from the classroom.                                  and services that we all use.      to recognised qualifications.
                                                                                                                                                                        both external (60%) and internal
                                                                                                                                                                        (40%) assessment is used, with                                                                                                      You may wish to study a
     Economics is a great choice          You should have a genuine                                                                                                                                            To help support our students,                             You may be interested in           business-related course at
                                                                                                                                                                        resits available on both types of
     for students who have an             interest in current affairs and be                                                                                                                                   the BTEC Business team offer                              running your own business          university and A Level Business
                                                                                                                                                                        assessments. We offer a unit by
     active interest in how we, as        confident in your numerical skills                                                                                                                                   additional support sessions that                          in the future and this course      would be a valuable entry
                                                                                                                                                                        unit approach of delivery and
     individuals and as a society,        and written ability for essays.                                                                                                                                      are focused on aspects of the                             provides a solid foundation        qualification.
                                                                                                                                                                        the content includes;
     make choices.                        Economics is a challenging                                                                                                                                           curriculum that students may                              for such a venture. You may
                                                                                                                                                                        • Unit 1: Exploring Business           find challenging. In addition,
                                          subject which is highly regarded
     Economics at its most                by universities and employers.                                                                                                • Unit 2: Developing a Marketing      the team are extremely
     fundamental is how individuals                                                                                                                                       Campaign                             approachable and will offer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ALFIE HARKER
     and society solve the problem        Whilst studying this course, you                                                                                              • Unit 3: Personal and Business       help both inside and outside                                                                             FORMER MALET LAMBERT SCHOOL STUDENT
     of resources that are limited and    will develop communication                                                                                                      Finance                              of the classroom. On top of
     the unlimited demand for them.       and analytical skills which will                                                                                                                                     this, with the use of visits to
                                                                                                                                                                        • Unit 8: Recruitment and             international, national and
                                          be valuable attributes for either                                                                                               Selection Process
     Most students have not studied       undergraduate study or full time                                                                                                                                     local businesses, talks from
     Economics before and we do           employment.                                                                                                                                                          guest speakers as well as
     not expect previous knowledge                                                                                                                                                                             participation in entrepreneurial
     of the subject.                                                                                                                                                                                           competitions, we ensure that
                                                                                                                                                                                                               learners have a programme
                                                                                                                                                                                                               that is engaging and relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                                               and fully prepares them for
                                                                                          AARON LILL
                                                                      FORMER MARVELL COLLEGE STUDENT                                                                                                           progression onto their next steps.
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CAROL WATSON                                                                                                                                                               ANNA GORELENKOVA
WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS                        FORMER BEVERLEY LONGCROFT SCHOOL STUDENT                                                                                                                                   FORMER KINGSWOOD ACADEMY STUDENT              WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A LEVEL

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  GRAPHIC DESIGN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  60% COURSEWORK 40% EXAMINATION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Graphic Design is an excellent           We offer an imaginative course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         choice for anyone with a vivid           with considerable opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         interest in visual communication,        to experiment with media and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the art of conveying an idea             creative design work, where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         with words and imagery for a             you will work with a variety
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         commercial purpose.                      of materials, techniques and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  processes in order to express and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The course enables students to           answer a visual problem with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         explore aspects of graphic design        imagination.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         such as illustration, typography
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and advertising through a varied         The course demands a strong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         approach of media.                       work ethic and independent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  commitment. If you achieved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Students are encouraged                  good grades and enjoyed Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to combine traditional hand              at school then this could be the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         rendered methods of painting and         course for you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         printmaking with digital methods
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         such as Photoshop.                       Graphic Design is often studied
                                    A LEVEL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       alongside related courses such as

                            FINE ART
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fine Art and Photography, but can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  also serve as a complementary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  study route, offering an element
                  60% COURSEWORK 40% EXAMINATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of variety to an intense academic

     Fine Art is an excellent choice      minded, determined and really
     for anyone with a vivid interest     want to develop your existing
     in observed drawing, painting        skills and broaden your horizons
     and printmaking.                     then this could be the course                                            FOUNDATION DIPLOMA                                                                    A LEVEL

     Considerable opportunities
     exist for media exploration and
                                          for you.

                                          Fine Art is often studied
                                                                                                               ART & DESIGN
                                                                                                                  100% COURSEWORK
                                                                                                                                                                                    60% COURSEWORK 40% EXAMINATION
     creative design work, working        alongside related courses
     with a variety of materials,         such as Graphic Design and
     techniques and processes.            Photography, but can also serve
                                          as a complementary study                          Students who wish to study       If you are currently studying            Photography at Wyke is aimed          Students will have successfully
     The course demands a strong          route, offering an element of                     an Art and Design related        Art related subjects at Level            towards students with a keen          completed practical work at
     work ethic and independent           variety to an intense academic                    discipline at degree level are   3 and have genuine passion,              interest in photography and           Wyke Start for the department.
     commitment. If you are open-         programme.                                        recommended to complete          intellectual rigour and a desire         lens based media.                     An interest in photography is
                                                                                            a Foundation course in           to pursue a career route in an                                                 absolutely essential and prior
                                                                                            preparation.                     Art related area, this course will       A wide range of facilities exist      creative study is considered an
                                                                                                                             assist you in deciding upon an           that will allow an in depth           advantage.
                                                                                            This programme will broaden      area of specialism and provide           exploration of processes and
                                                                                            your creative thinking and       you with the quality of portfolio        techniques. Photography is
                                                                                            making processes, support        necessary to gain access to              often studied alongside courses
                                                                                            your UCAS and portfolio          degree level study.                      such as Media Studies and
                                                                                            application to your chosen                                                Graphic Design, but can also
                                                                                            university and enable you to                                              serve as a complementary
                                                                                            mature as an independent                                                  study route, offering an
                                                                                            creative practitioner.                                                    element of variety to an intense
                                                                                                                                                                      academic programme.
                                                                                                                              THIS COURSE IS ONLY ACCESSIBLE TO
                                                                                                                              STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED
                                                                                                                              AN ART BASED QUALIFICATION AT LEVEL 3

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           JOHANN OVERMEER
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WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS                                     FORMER BEVERLEY LONGCROFT SCHOOL STUDENT                                                                                                                                                                         WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE 2021/2022 PROSPECTUS

                                                                                                                                 A LEVEL                                                                       A LEVEL

                                                                                                                            100% EXAMINATION
                                                                                                                                                       AFFILIATED TO THE
                                                                                                                                                                            AFFILIATED TO THE
                                                                                                                                                                                                     100% EXAMINATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      KIERAN ROBINSON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FORMER HULL TRINITY HOUSE ACADEMY STUDENT

                                                                                        Biology is a great choice of                a cell, the organ systems that         Physicists study the laws that         If you are interested in applying
                                                                                        subject for students who                    support life and the way that          govern the universe, where             for a degree course in these
                                                                                        want a career in health and                 organisms interact with their          they originate and how they            areas of study, you will find
                                                                                        clinical professions, such as               environment.                           behave in a range of contexts.         most universities also require
                                                                                        medicine, dentistry, veterinary                                                    Through 9 theoretical sections         Mathematics at A Level.
                                                                                        science, nursing, physiotherapy,            The course aims to supply              and 12 assessed practical              Apart from Mathematics,
                                                                                        pharmacy or optometry.                      students with knowledge of             investigations, students               other subjects that would
                                                                                                                                    the core concepts and theories         discover how scientific theory         complement Physics include
                                                                                        The course content also allows              that underpin biological               transforms into deeper                 Further Maths, Chemistry,
                                                                                        progression into degrees or                 phenomena, which can then be           knowledge and understanding.           Biology, Information Technology,
                                                                                        apprenticeships in medical                  applied to a variety of different                                             Music Technology and
                                                                                        research, zoology, microbiology,            situations.                            We recommend studying A                Geography.
                                                                                        biochemistry or genetics, as                                                       Level Mathematics alongside
                                                                                        well as a wide range of science             An A Level in Biology is also a        A Level Physics. A Level Physics        A Level Physics provides ideal
                                                                                        careers.                                    great choice for anyone with           provides ideal preparation for         preparation for almost any
                                                                                                                                    an interest in the subject who         further study in the Physical          career. It teaches students how
                                                                                        A Level Biology comprises                   wishes to study it alongside           Sciences or in any kind of             to analyse complex problems
                                                                                        eight theoretical units covering            a set of complementary or              Engineering.                           and gives students a strong
                                                                                        a range of topics that are                  contrasting subjects. Examples                                                quantitative background that
                                                                                        supported by twelve required                might include Chemistry,                                                      can be applied in any technical

                                                                                        practical activities. The course            Physics, Mathematics,                                                         field.
                                                                                        content is vast in scope: from              Geography, Psychology,
                                                                                        the small molecules that make               Physical Education or Religious
                                                                                        up living organisms, to the                 Studies.
                                                                                        activities that take place inside

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ELISHA FROGGETT
                                                                                                                                                       AFFILIATED TO THE                                                                              FORMER SOUTH HUNSLEY SCHOOL STUDENT
                                                                                                                                                       PRE-MEDICAL                                                                                    JAMES MCKAY
                                                                                                                                A LEVEL                PROGRAMME                                             BTEC LEVEL 3                             FORMER MALET LAMBERT SCHOOL STUDENT

                                                                                                              100% EXAMINATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                APPLIED SCIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                       EXTENDED CERTIFICATE - 75% COURSEWORK
                                                                                               (OF WHICH 30% INVESTIGATIVE AND PRACTICAL SKILLS)                                    (SOME EXTERNALLY ASSESSED) 25% WRITTEN EXAM
                                                                                                                                                                                             DIPLOMA – 70% COURSEWORK
                                                                                                                                                                                    (SOME EXTERNALLY ASSESSED) 30% WRITTEN EXAM
                                                                                         Chemistry is excellent                      of topics from energetics and
                                                                                         preparation for students                    thermodynamics to proteins
                                                                                         looking to extend their                     and DNA. Teaching on the
                                                                                                                                                                           Level 3 Applied Science is an          concentrating on how scientists
                                                                                         understanding of a key physical             subject involves a mixture of
                                                                                                                                                                           ideal BTEC for those students          and others use science in their
                                                                                         science. It is a central science            theory based lessons and
                                                                                                                                                                           who are aiming for a broad             work. You will also learn how
                                                                                         which opens up the possibility              practical activities which
                                                                                                                                                                           range of science related               science contributes to our
                                                                                         of a huge range of science                  underpin the material being
                                                                                                                                                                           careers, such as nursing,              lifestyle and the environment
                                                                                         related university courses and              taught. Students have regular
                                                                                                                                                                           laboratory work, forensic              in which we live. The course
                                                                                         jobs. These include medicine                topic assessments to monitor
                                                                                                                                                                           analysis, disciplines in sport or      is available as an Extended
                                                                                         and health related professions              progress on the course with
                                                                                                                                                                           primary teaching or simply wish        Certificate (1 A Level
                                                                                         such as dentistry, pharmacy                 interventions put in place as
                                                                                                                                                                           to study science to complement         Equivalent) and a
                                                                                         and veterinary sciences, as                 necessary to ensure student
                                                                                                                                                                           their other studies.                   Diploma (2 A Level
                                                                                         well as chemical engineering,               success.
                                                                                         optometry and courses that
                                                                                                                                                                           The Applied Science course
                                                                                         overlap with maths and                      Chemistry overlaps well with
                                                                                                                                                                           will allow you to study how
                                                                                         physics.                                    any of the other science based
                                                                                                                                                                           science is applied in many
                                                                                                                                     subjects with students usually
                                                                                                                                                                           different types of professions
                                                                                         Students study three main                   also studying one or more of
                                                                                                                                                                           and industries. The focus of
                                                                                         branches of chemistry;                      Biology, Physics or Mathematics.
                                                                                                                                                                           the course is scientific usage,
                                                           CHARLOTTE PATERSON            inorganic, organic and physical
                                               FORMER WOLFRETON SCHOOL STUDENT           chemistry covering a range
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      PATRICK DOOKS                                                                                                                                                                                            A LEVEL

                                                                                                                                                                                                  FILM STUDIES

                                                                                                                                                                                              70% EXAMINATION 30% COURSEWORK

                                                      MEDIA &
                                                                                                                                                                                 Film Studies is a great choice      • The significance of film and
                                                                                                                                                                                 for anyone looking to improve         film practice in national, global
                                                                                                                                                                                 their skills in essay writing,        and historical contexts.
                                                                                                                                                                                 research and film production. A     • Film and its key contexts
                                                                                                                                                                                 Level Film Studies prepares you

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       including social, cultural,
                                                                                                                                                                                 for further academic study.           political, historical and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       technological contexts.
                                                                                                                                                                                 The WJEC Eduqas A Level in Film
                                                                                                                                                                                 Studies aims to enable learners      • The different ways in which
                                                                                                                                                                                 to demonstrate knowledge and           spectators respond to film.
                                                                                                                                                                                 understanding of:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Students will be required to
                                                                                                                                                                                 • A diverse range of film,         study a variety of films on the
                                                                                                                                                                                   including documentary,            course such as Vertigo, La La
                                                                                                                                                                                   film from the silent era,         Land, Sunrise and Pulp Fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   experimental film and
                                                                     BTEC LEVEL 3                       EMMANUEL CHUKWULOBE                EMILIA BARRY                            short film.

                                                     CREATIVE DIGITAL
                                                                                                        FORMER KINGSWOOD ACADEMY STUDENT   FORMER BEVERLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

                                                    MEDIA PRODUCTION                                                                                                                                                                                   ANDORRA LYONGA

                                                       (FILM & TV PRODUCTION)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FORMER MALET LAMBERT SCHOOL STUDENT

                                                      60% COURSEWORK 40% EXAMINATION
                                                                                                                                     A LEVEL

                                                                                                               MEDIA STUDIES
                                                                                                            70% EXAMINATION 30% COURSEWORK
                                                    BTEC Creative Digital Media Production is an
                                                    exciting and practical course which is equivalent
                                                    to 1 A Level and offers a number of transferable
                                                    skills in preparation for employment or further
                                                                                                        A Level Media Studies is a great course option
                                                    educational study.
                                                                                                        for any student with an academic interest in the
                                                                                                        Media and/or thoughts of following a university
                                                    This course is for students who want to focus
                                                                                                        course in Media, Film, Journalism, Cultural
                                                    on the pre-production, production and
                                                                                                        Studies, Politics, History or Sociology.
                                                    postproduction elements of making media
                                                    products. The course allows progress in to areas
                                                                                                        The OCR specification allows students the
                                                    such as; Television and Film, Radio, Sound
                                                                                                        opportunity to explore and analyse a range of
                                                    Recording, Print-Based Media, Interactive Media,
                                                                                                        media products across a variety of platforms.
                                                    Games Development, Communications and
                                                                                                        Texts studied include: Long form TV dramas
                                                                                                        Stranger Things and Trapped an Icelandic
                                                                                                        production for a comparative study. The
                                                    Units studied include:
                                                                                                        exploration of Audiences and institutions
                                                    Unit 1 - Media Representation (2 hour on screen
                                                                                                        looking at BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show, Walt
                                                                                                        Disney’s Jungle Book and Minecraft. Media
                                                    Unit 4 - Pre Production Portfolio (Coursework/
                                                                                                        representations are analysed looking at focusing
                                                                                                        on The Big Issue, Lucozade, Shelter and Old Spice.
                                                    Unit 8 - Responding to a Commission (Timed
                                                    Unit 11 - Radio Production - Fiction (Coursework/

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                                                                                                                                                               CONNOR LINDSAY

                                              SOCIAL SCIENCES
                                                                                                                                                               FORMER BEVERLEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL STUDENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A LEVEL

                                               & PHILOSOPHY
ISABELLE HEATH                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            100% EXAMINATION

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Psychology is a great choice if             than others?’ and ‘What is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           you have a genuine interest in              schizophrenia and how can it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           learning a scientific approach              be treated?’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to understanding human
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           behaviour.                                  Psychology works well with
                                                                                                               WJEC LEVEL 3                                                                                                                                            Sociology, Criminology, Biology,

                                                                                           50% INTERNAL ASSESSMENT 50% EXAMINATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Although Psychology is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           fascinating subject, it demands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a thorough, logical and rigorous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PE, Business and Economics,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to name but a few. There
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       are many options regarding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           understanding of methodology                careers – you could complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           which can be used to evaluate               further study and become a
                                                                                  The Criminology course is an           Complementary options                                                                             human behaviour. Most of our                clinical, educational or sports
                                                                                  excellent choice for anyone with       studied alongside Criminology                                                                     students have not studied                   psychologist. Many psychology
                                                                                  an interest in criminal behaviour      although not exclusively are,                                                                     GCSE Psychology at school but               graduates become counsellors
                                                                                  and the impact of criminality.         Psychology, Sociology, Law,                                                                       many of our students go on to               or are involved in social work
                                                                                  The course investigates the            History and Government and                                                                        study Psychology at university.             in some way. In addition,
                                                                                  theories behind criminality            Politics.                                                                                                                                     Psychology is well respected
                                                                                  and why individuals engage in                                                                                                            The content of the course is                by large organisations and
                                                                                  criminal activity. Students will       The course can lead to a wide                                                                     varied and tries to answer                  businesses.
                                                                                  be invited to explore the impact       range of career opportunities                                                                     questions such as, ‘Why do
                                                                                  criminality has upon society.          and opens up a study path                                                                         some people obey more readily
                                                                                                                         at university in subjects such
                                                                                                                         as Criminology, Criminal
                                                                                                                         Psychology, Law and Sociology.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             A LEVEL       Sociology is the study of                  Sociology is an engaging,

                                                                                                                                                                                                        100% EXAMINATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           society and of people and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           their behaviour.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      thought-provoking subject,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      encouraging you to think
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      differently about your life
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           We question everything in our              experiences. You will develop
                                                                                                                        A LEVEL                                                                                            society:                                   your skills of critical thinking,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      evaluation and essay writing.

                                                                                              PHILOSOPHY, ETHICS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Why are there gendered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             subject choices in schools?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A Level Sociology is 100%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Why do women still do more

                                                                                              & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      examination. You will sit three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             housework and childcare                  2 hour exam papers at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             than men?                                end of the course. The exams
                                                                                                              100% EXAMINATION                                                                                             • Why are crimes committed by             are essay-based, so a love of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             wealthy individuals ignored?             reading and writing is essential.
                                                                                    Philosophy, Ethics and Religious       Philosophy, Ethics and Religious                                                                • Why is the White British
                                                                                    Studies is a course designed           Studies asks you to ponder                                                                        population less religious                Sociology opens doors to a
                                                                                    to stimulate your intellect            some important questions                                                                          today?                                   range of careers including
                                                                                    and broaden your horizons.             within modern society, it is a                                                                                                             teaching, law, social work,
                                                                                    During your studies, you will          highly critical and engaging                                                                                                               journalism, civil service and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A Level Sociology involves
                                                                                    develop your ability to produce        subject. Good reading and                                                                                                                  police.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a detailed analysis of British
                                                                                    coherent academic essays, as           writing skills are essential                                                                    society: our families, the
                                                                                    well as to articulate logical and      components for succeeding on                                                                                                               A Level Sociology goes well
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           education system, criminal and
                                                                                    convincing arguments of your           this course.                                                                                                                               with other social science/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           deviant behaviour and the
                                                                                    own.                                                                                                                                                                              humanities subjects including;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           beliefs individuals hold.
                                                                                                                           *This course will be certified as                                                                                                          Psychology, Criminology,
                                                                                    The subject aims to teach you          A Level Religious Studies                                                                                                                  History, Government and
                                                                                    essential academic skills such                                                                                                                                                    Politics and Religious Studies.
                                                                                    as analysis, evaluation and
                                                                                    critical thinking.

                                                                 NIAMH LAMBERT                                                                                                                                               SALEH MOHAMED
                                                   FORMER GOOLE ACADEMY STUDENT                                                                                                                                              FORMER WOLFRETON SCHOOL STUDENT
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                                                                                   A LEVEL                                                              BTEC LEVEL 3                                                                                A LEVEL

PERFORMING                                                  DRAMA & THEATRE
                                                    40% EXAMINATION 30% COURSEWORK 30% PRACTICAL
                                                                                                                                   67% COURSEWORK 33% EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     50% PRACTICAL 50% THEORY

                                               This course is for students who          in a range of theatrical styles      This course is perfect for those    This course is for anyone               This course is for anyone                       2. 3-4min performance in
                                               are interested in combining              and periods and historical,          who love to dance practically. It   interested in studying dance.           interested in studying dance                       a Contemporary or Jazz
                                               the activities of exploring plays        social, and cultural contexts.       is the equivalent in size to one    You do not have to be pursuing          through the creation and                           Quartet.
                                               and creating theatre. Students          • Learn how relevant research,       A Level and covers a variety        a career in dance to take this          performance of choreography,                    3. Take the role of
                                               must have an interest in the              independent thought and             of dance styles with a heavy        course, nor have studied GCSE           and the written analysis of                         Choreographer for a 3-4min
                                               analysis and evaluation of                analysis of live theatre            proportion of coursework-           or BTEC Dance, or any specific          dance repertoire. You do not                        Group Piece in response to an
                                               live theatre from a directors’            production can inform decision      based assessments. Most of the      dance styles before, but having         have to be pursuing a career                        externally set task.
                                               perspective. It is essential that         making in their practical work      assessments will be practical,      prior practical experience is           in dance to take this course,
                                               students attend regular live              and put this understanding          including involvement in our        essential. All applicants should        and the skill-set developed on
                                               theatre performances during                                                   annual show production. You         attend the Wyke Start practical         the course provides a range                     Component 2:
                                                                                         into practice.                                                                                                                                                  Critical Engagement
                                               the course.                                                                   will take a variety of roles        audition workshops in order to          of favourable skills for both
                                                                                       • Experience the ways in which       including both a performer          be accepted on the course.              employment and university. You                  This theory part of the course
                                               On the course students will:              theatre makers collaborate to       and choreographer. You will                                                 do not need to have studied                     includes both the detailed
                                                                                         create theatre.                     also keep reflective logbooks                                               GCSE Dance before, but having                   analysis of two dance works,
                                               • Create, perform, and respond                                                                                   Year 1:
                                                 to drama and theatre.                                                       and evaluative reviews to                                                   prior practical experience is                   and an understanding of the
                                                                                       All applicants should attend          track your progress and             • Unit 3: Group Performance            essential. All applicants should                contextual background to that
                                               • Develop the creativity and           Wyke Start and complete a             development. Your externally          Workshop (externally assessed)        attend the Wyke Start practical                 work.
                                                 independence to become                diagnostic audition consisting of     assessed unit involves being        • Unit 12: Contemporary Dance          audition workshops in order to
                                                 effective theatre makers.                                                                                                                                                                               1. Set work Rooster by
                                                                                       practical and written elements        set a choreographic task by           Technique                             be accepted on the course.                          Christopher Bruce, and
                                               • Explore the relationship             prior to enrolment.                   the exam board in which you         • Unit 34: Developing Skills and                                                           Rambert Dance Company
                                                 between theory and practice                                                 respond to a stimuli to create        Techniques for Performance            Component 1:                                        (1966 – 2002).
                                                                                                                             a dance piece in groups. The                                                Performance and
                                                                                                                                                                 Year 2:                                                                                 2. Set work Sutra by Sidi
                                                                                                                             performance produced is filmed                                              Choreography
                                                                                                                                                                 • Unit 14: Choreography for Live                                                           Larbi Cherkaoui, and the
                                                                                                                             and sent away for external                                                  1. 2-3min Solo in the style of a
                                                                                                                                                                   Performance                                                                               Independent Contemporary
                                                                               BTEC LEVEL 3                                  assessment.                                                                    famous choreographer.                            Dance Scene.

                                               PERFORMING ARTS (ACTING)
                                                                                                                                                                 • Unit 22: Movement in

                                                      67% COURSEWORK 33% EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT

     MEGAN WHITE                               This is a vocational course for         and sent away for external
     FORMER WOLFRETON SCHOOL STUDENT           students who have a keen
                                               interest in the Performing Arts
                                                                                       assessment. This course is for
                                                                                       anyone interested in studying
                                                                                                                                                                                                     SAM METCALF                                              WINNERS OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              THE PEARSON
     FREYA NOMAN                                                                                                                                                                                     FORMER HULL TRINITY HOUSE ACADEMY STUDENT
     FORMER HESSLE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT         as an actor, and for students           Performing Arts. You do not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              FE TEACHING TEAM
                                               who wish to continue to                 have to be pursuing a career                                                                                  LIZZIE GILL
                                                                                                                                                                                                     FORMER HOWDEN SCHOOL STUDENT
                                               develop their physical and              in the arts to take this course,
                                               vocal performing skills.                nor have studied GCSE or BTEC                                                                                 KATIE SHELLEY
                                                                                                                                                                                                     FORMER HORNSEA SCHOOL STUDENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              OF THE YEAR AWARD*
                                                                                       Performing Arts prior to Wyke,
                                               The emphasis for this course            but having practical experience
                                               is on employability within the          is essential. All applicants should                                                                                                                                    *PE, SPORT AND DANCE DEPARTMENT 2019.
                                               industry and practical based            attend the Wyke Start practical
                                               learning. It is the equivalent          audition workshops in order to
                                               in size to one A Level and              be accepted on the course.
                                               covers a variety of acting units
                                               with a heavy proportion of              Year 1:
                                               coursework-based assessments.           • Unit 3: Group Performance
                                               Most of the assessments will               Workshop (externally assessed)
                                               be practical, but you will also
                                               keep reflective logbooks and            • Unit 19: Acting Styles
                                               evaluative reviews to track your        • Unit 34: Developing Skills and
                                               progress and development.                  Techniques for Performance
                                               Your externally assessed unit
                                               involves being set a task by            Year 2:
                                               the exam board in which you
                                                                                       • Unit 17: Screen Acting
                                               respond to a stimuli to create
                                               a performance in groups. The            • Unit 29: Storytelling
                                               performance produced is filmed
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