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Minsthorpe Community College

What we offer

Overview

At Minsthorpe Post 16 we offer courses that are suitable for all everyone. The curriculum has been designed to offer students of all abilities and all interests an opportunity to gain the qualifications they need.

Along with the curriculum Students get fantastic experiences during Enrichment time, from high quality external speakers to trips and team building activities. There is also the chance to represent the college as part of the Football Academy and the Post 16 Student Leadership Team.

Please get in touch via enquiries@minsthorpe.cc , should you have any further questions or to speak directly to our Associate Assistant Principal (Director of Post 16), Mr Lloyd or to our Careers Adviser, Mr Dowey.

Courses Available and Entry Requirements

Level 3 Subjects and Entry Requirements

Please see below the current subjects available and the requirements for them. Students need to pick three subjects from three different blocks.

Block A subjects

Subject

Qualification

Essential

Plus

Art

A Level

Merit in BTEC Art

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Chemistry

A Level

Min 6 In Chemistry or 6-6 In Combined Science + 6 In Maths

3 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

English Language

A Level

Min 5 in English Language

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Health & Social Care (Single)

BTEC

Min 4 In English & Maths

3 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

History

A Level

Min 5 In History & English

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Sport & Physical Activity (Single)

Cambridge       Technical

Min 4 in PE

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Block B subjects

Subject

Qualification

Essential

Plus

Applied Psychology

BTEC

Min 4 In English & Maths

3 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Business

BTEC

Min 4 In English & Maths

3 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

English Literature

A Level

Min 5 In English Literature

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Geography

A Level

Min 5 In Geography & English

3 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

PE

A Level

Min 6 In PE

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Physics

A Level

Min 6 In Physics or 6-6 In Combined Science + 6 in Maths

3 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Block C subjects

Subject

Qualification

Essential

Plus

Applied Science

BTEC

Min 4 In Combined Science, English & Maths

2 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Food & Science Nutrition

BTEC

Min of Merit in Hospitality & Catering

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Maths

A Level

Min 6 In Maths

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Performing Arts

BTEC

Min of Pass In Performing Arts

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Sociology

A Level

Min 4 in English & Maths

3 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Sport & Physical Activity   (Double)

Cambridge        Technical

4 In PE

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Block D subjects

Subject

Qualification

Essential

Plus

Biology

A Level

Min 5 In Biology or 5.5 in Combined Science + 5 in English & Maths

2 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Digital Media

Cambridge        Technical

Min 5 In English Language

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

French

A Level

Min 6 in French

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Health & Social Care (Double)

BTEC

Min 4 In English & Maths

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Music

BTEC

Min of Merit in Music

4 other grade 9-4 GCSEs

Photography

A Level

Min 5 GCSEs (preferably including a creative, visual subject)

Min 5 GCSEs (preferably including a creative, visual subject)

For more information about the various courses click on the link below

www.wakefieldprospectus.co.uk/courses/full-time-courses?provider=minsthorpe-community-college

Level 1 and 2 Subjects and Entry Requirements

Please see below the current subjects available and the requirements for them. Students need to pick either the Level 1 and 2 Pre Apprenticeship - Work Skills course or choose two courses from Level 2 Business, Level 2 Health and Social Care and Level 2 Sport.

All Level 1 and Level 2 students will also complete a Computer Skills Qualification to help build their skills for the future and study English and Maths if their GCSE grade was below a 4

For more information about the various courses click on the links below

www.wakefieldprospectus.co.uk/courses/full-time-courses?provider=minsthorpe-community-college

Level 1 and Level 2 Courses

Subject

Qualification

Essential

Level 1 and 2 Pre-Apprenticeship – Work Skills

BTEC Diploma x 1 (Level 1) 1 year

2 GCSE grades 1-3 (support with Resit Functional Skills Maths and English if below a 4)

Level 2 Business

BTEC Diploma (Level 2) 1 Year

3 GCSEs grades 3 (support with Resit Functional Skills Maths and English if below a 4)

Level 2 Health and Social Care

BTEC Diploma (Level 2) 1 Year

3 GCSEs grades 3 (support with Resit Functional Skills Maths and English if below a 4)

Level 2 Sport

BTEC Diploma (Level 2) 1 Year

3 GCSEs grades 3 (support with Resit Functional Skills Maths and English if below a 4)

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