Subjects offered by Faculty

Here at St Edward’s College Sixth Form, we believe that each student deserves the best opportunity to reach their full potential. Whether you are looking to progress to Higher Education at a top university or secure an apprenticeship or employment, we offer you the help and advice you will need to choose the best combination of courses to help you realise your potential. 

We offer a personalised approach to student choices and strive to match our curriculum offer to your interests and aspirations.  You will be offered a free choice of subjects (without the constraints of option blocks) and the Year 12 timetable will be constructed to meet the greatest number of student preferences. Certain subjects and combinations are dependent on student demand, therefore completing the application form as early as possible may help to ensure students are able to study their chosen courses.

Students commencing Year 12 have a wide range of subjects available to them, both A Levels and BTECs, and will embark on one of the following three pathways depending on their GCSE results:

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Students can choose to study the following subjects (A Level unless stated):

Applied Science (BTEC) Film Studies Music
Art and Design French Musical Theatre (BTEC)
Biology Further Mathematics Physical Education
Business (A Level and BTEC) Geography Physics
Chemistry Government and Politics Psychology
DT- Product Design History Religious Studies
DT- Fashion and Textiles ICT (BTEC) Spanish
English Literature Mathematics  

Please click on the Faculty boxes below to see further information on the subjects available to study in Sixth Form:

*You must meet the specific requirements of an individual subject
Any student who meets the requirements to enter Year 12, but who has failed to achieve at least a Grade 4 in Mathematics and/or English is required to re-sit the GCSE as necessary.