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Sixth Form Curriculum

At Royal Greenwich Trust School, we offer a broad range of courses to meet the needs and career aspirations of our diverse community of students. From practical BTEC subjects that will prepare you for an apprenticeship or further work in industry to A Levels in facilitating subjects that lead to progression into university – our sixth form is able to offer you a bespoke pathway to help you realise your full potential and enhance your career.

Level 2 Programme

For students who have achieved Grade 3 or below in GCSE Maths or English. Students must be aged 16 on 31st August in the year of entry to qualify for funding.

This is a one year programme in which students will study GCSE English and/or Maths plus one of the following:

  • Level 2 BTEC Engineering
  • Level 2 BTEC Construction
  • Level 2 BTEC Business Studies

Students who come to RGTS to retake a GCSE also engage in a complementary BTEC. We are committed that each student makes progress in other academic areas whilst working towards Grade 4 and above in Maths or English. Each student is offered 600 hours minimum guided learning time (equivalent to 18 hours per week taught time).

Level 3 Programme

Individual entry requirements apply, please see table for details. Students must be aged 17 or under on 31st August in the year of entry to qualify for funding.

Students choose one of two pathways:

Pathway 1

BTEC Extended Diploma (equivalent to 3 A levels) in one of the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • ICT
  • Business Studies

Students will be offered 600 hours minimum guided learning time (equivalent to 18 hours per week taught time).

Pathway 2

A levels Students will choose 3 or 4 from the following:

English and Humanities

  • English Literature
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Economics

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

Arts

  • Art and Design
  • Photography

Maths & Sciences

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Computer Science

Students will be offered 600 hours minimum guided learning time (equivalent to 18 hours per week taught time).