All students can expect the following as part of their Study programme at the College:
The key themes at Entry Level / Level 1 are:
The key themes at Level 2 are:
The key themes at Level 3 will be progression into Higher Education, Training or Employment
When you apply to the College you will receive an in-depth interview to determine what career path you wish to take and your Study Programme will be planned around this. You will receive impartial advice and guidance on what you need to do to reach your career aspirations.
As part of your Study Programme you will work towards a vocational qualification, Traineeship or an academic qualification such as A levels. Vocational qualifications and Traineeships will be available from Entry Level through to Level 3.
Highbury College takes English and maths development very seriously and will help all of our students, young and old to improve their skills to help them enhance their life opportunities.
For all of our 16 -19 year old students you will study English and maths as a mandatory requirement of your Study Programme.
For students who have already achieved a GCSE A* - C grade in English and / or maths then you will be given the following opportunities:
For students who have achieved a GCSE D grade in English and / or maths then you will study for a GCSE and work towards achieving at least a C grade GCSE in English and / or maths.
For those students with a GCSE E – G grade or students with no GCSE achievement in English and / or maths you will study a Functional Skill in English and / or maths.
All students on a Study Programme can expect to take part in at least 30 hours external work experience which is relevant to your career aspirations. The College will help you find a suitable work placement.
You will attend a regular tutorial programme which will consist of:
Pastoral sessions and cross college events & activities relating to:
As part of your Study Programme you will take part in a range of Enrichment activities which can include:
For Entry level / Level 1
For Level 2 / 3
Attendance is taken very seriously at Highbury College, we expect excellent attendance from all of our students. It is also a requirement for you to attend all aspects of your Study Programme as failure to do so could lead to you not achieving your overall qualification.