Academic Progression: Navigate
The Academic Progression GCSE programme is specifically designed to support you if you have been home schooled or if your educational journey has been disrupted, leading to lower GCSE results than you have the potential to achieve. Each course will allow you to study GCSEs, develop personal skills and prepare you for your next steps in progression to A Level or Vocational areas.
These courses have a variety of study options that have been designed to help you progress to your next step. Students can study a selection of GCSEs, including sciences, mathematics, English or humanities subjects. You will also take part in a variety of learning activities which will help you develop skills to become a more independent and effective academic student. These activities include trips and visits, and the opportunity to explore your options to choose the next step that’s right for you.
Why our college?
Industry standard facilities
At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.
Gain real experiences of work
All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.
A unique student experience
This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.
General entry requirements for level 2 courses are 3 x GCSEs grade 9-3 to include maths and English.
There are several different progression opportunities for students studying GCSEs. Many students progress to study A Levels, vocational areas, Access to Higher Education courses, apprenticeships, or employment in a variety of different areas.
If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop There will be costs for equipment, uniform and trips. These include costs for text books, stationery and subject relevant materials. Trips can be organised as part of the for study and enrichment purposes which will be subject to cost. For example a trip to see a show at Theatre Royal for GCSE Drama the students will be expected to pay the price of the ticket. Compulsory visits are announced with enough notice to help secure any additional finance needs as required. Please check our Finance pages for information on financial support, fee information and student travel offers that are available. Alternatively please contact the Advice Shop.