SIXTH FORM CURRICULUM
The Key Stage 5 curriculum at Royal Alexandra and Albert School offers a wide range of subjects:
|Art & Design||Mathematics|
|Biology||Mathematics - Further|
|Business Studies||Media Studies|
|Drama & Theatre Studies||Physics|
|English Literature||Product Design|
You can find out more about the subjects on offer and the Sixth Form Curriculum via the links below:
(The Course Booklet gives an overview of subjects on offer and entry criteria.)
Most student will choose three subjects to study and, in addition, many students will also undertake the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).
The academic entry requirements for admittance into the Sixth Form are:
- A minimum of five GCSE grades 4-9. Students who do not secure a minimum of Grade 4 in either GCSE English or Maths should retake the relevant subject(s) alongside their chosen Sixth Form courses.
- The minimum grade requirement for each subject that the student wishes to study as outlined in the Sixth Form Course Information Booklet.
The Sixth Form team will use ENIC, the official provider of international qualification comparability in the UK, to establish equivalent grades for students with qualifications other than GCSEs. In addition, pupils with qualifications other than GCSEs will need an IELTS score of 4.
Extended Project Qualification
The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) is one of the most exciting developments in education in recent years. It is an independent project which can take the form of a dissertation, investigation, artefact or performance. Students develop the idea for their project with only limited guidance from their project supervisor, and through weekly meetings alongside skills based tutorials, students refine and develop their ideas, just as they would at university.
As attractive as it the EPQ is, it is not to be taken lightly. It requires a high level of commitment to research and complete a project to a high standard and complete a report of around five-thousand words. For those that do take it up however, it is highly regarded by universities and in some cases can lead to an adjusted offer.
Mathematics & Business Faculty
- Business Studies A Level
- Year 12 Business BTEC
- Year 13 Business BTEC
- Year 12 Economics
- Year 13 Economics
- Further Maths
Sport & Performing Arts Faculty
Technology & Arts Faculty