The Green School for Girls

Let your
Light shine

Matthew 5:16

Sixth Form Curriculum

We offer a broad range of subjects and courses enabling students to follow an academic or a vocational pathway

At TGS Sixth Form, students are invited to select either: three A-level courses; or a BTEC National Diploma (worth two A-levels) and one A-level course; or a BTEC National Diploma and a BTEC Extended Certificate (worth one A-level). In exceptional cases students may study four A-levels.

 

CURRICULUM OFFER 2019 - 2021

Block A

Block B

Block  C

Block D

Block E

A- Level

English Literature

History

Physics

Sociology

Art

Biology

Geography

English  Literature

Psychology

Chemistry

  Government & Politics

Psychology

Sociology

Spanish

Biology

Mathematics

Philosophy & Ethics

Broadening Horizons

Enrichment Programme, including a  range of UCAS point collector courses:

EPQ

LAMDA Speech & Drama

Rockschool

Sports Leaders

Young Enterprise

Moral Maze

PSHCE

Other Level 3 courses

BTEC Extended Certificate

in Heath & Social Care

(worth 1 A-level)

 

BTEC Extended Certificate

in Business

(worth 1 A-level)

 

 

 

 

 

  

BTEC

Diploma in Health & Social Care

( worth 2 A-levels)

 

 

 

BTEC Diploma in Business

(worth 2 A-Levels)

 

Students can only choose one subject from each block

 

  

ADDITIONAL PROVISION:

GCSE retake in English and Maths is provided alongside level 3 studies. 

Academic Literacy: 

Students who are successful at level 2 (GCSE and equivalent) may sometimes need further support to step up to level 3 skills and higher order thinking and use of language. This module will provide practical support and feedforward for you to improve both your academic reading and writing. Academic Literacy is customised to your needs and runs in 6 week blocks. Session topics include:

  • Choosing the Right Vocabulary
  • Sentence Structures
  • Essay Openings
  • Essay Structuring
  • Editing and Proof Reading
  • Academic Reading and How To Apply It
  • Referencing
  • Note Taking
  • Reading Techniques

 Partnership with other sixth form centres

We work in partnership with a number of other local school sixth forms in order to:

  • provide an increased range of courses by giving access to courses at partner schools
  • ensure that students can study A-level courses in a wider variety of combinations
  • increase the range of vocational courses available to our students
  • continue to access experienced and specialist teaching throughout the Sixth Form
  • broaden the enrichment opportunities for our students

Information of courses on offer within the partnership will be provided during your application process.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ALL OUR COURSES AND OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SIXTH FORM CLICK ON THE PAGES ON THE RIGHT OF THIS PAGE