Y11-12 subject consolidation and transition work for students joining Post 16


Consolidation Work
Transition Work

Thank you for visiting our Post 16 area

We are a successful Post 16 that has high expectations of all our students. We offer a wide range of courses both academic and vocational level. We actively encourage our students to participate in extra-curricular activities such as mentoring young students.

Post 16 Prospectus


Post 16 Prospectus

Post 16 Subject Information Booklet


Post 16 Subject Information



Kingsthorpe College and you

Everyone comes to Kingsthorpe College Post 16 with individual ambitions. Our role is to help to support you in those ambitions and to help each of you to achieve your chosen goals. We will support and mentor you throughout your time here at Kingsthorpe College and advise and guide you on a range of both academic and wider issues, including university applications and employment options.


Creative Digital Media

English
English Language
English Literature

IT, Business and Finance
Business Studies
Financial Studies
Information Technology

Maths
Core Maths
Further Maths
Maths

Modern Foreign Languages
French
German

Performing Arts
Dance
Drama
Music

Sport

Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics

Social Science
Criminology
Health and Social Care
Psychology
Sociology

Visual Arts
Art
Photography
Textiles

Admission to Post 16 at Kingsthorpe College requires sufficient qualifications for the courses your child wishes to study. At KC, you can opt either for an academic or vocational programme of study. For your child to join Post 16 the condition of entry is to achieve a minimum of:

Academic (A-levels)

  • 5 qualifications at grade 5 or equivalent including English and maths
  • You must also meet the entry criteria for individual subjects

Applied (Vocational)

  • 5 qualifications at grade 4 or equivalent including English and maths
  • You must also meet the entry criteria for individual subjects

The conditions for external students are:

  • 5 qualifications at grade 5 or equivalent including English and maths
  • You must also meet the entry criteria for individual subjects


Subject specific entry requirements for individual qualifications are listed below.

Subject

Subject specific GCSE Result

GCSE English

GCSE Maths

Additional Course Requirement

Biology

Combined Science 6-6 or Triple Science 6-6-6

Grade 5

Grade 5

Core Maths

Business

Business level 2 Merit

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Chemistry

Combined Science 6-6 or Triple Science 6-6-6

Grade 5

Grade 6

Core Maths

Creative Digital Media

CDM level 2 Merit

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Criminology

 

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Drama

Drama level 2 Merit

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Dance

Dance level 2 Merit

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

English Literature

English Literature grade 5

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

English Language

English Language grade 5

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

Financial Studies

 

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Fine Art

Art grade 6

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

French

French grade 6

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

Games Design

 

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Geography

Geography grade 5 or if not studied at GCSE another humanities subject grade 5

Grade 5

Grade 5

Core Maths

German

German grade 6

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

Health & Social Care

Health & Social Care level 2 Pass

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

History

History grade 5

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

ICT

ICT level 2 Merit

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Mathematics

Mathematics grade 7

Grade 5

Grade 7

 

Music

Music grade 5

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Philosophy & Ethics

Philosophy & Ethics grade 5 or if not studied at GCSE another humanities subject grade 5

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

Photography

Photography grade 5

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Physics

Combined Science 6-6 or Triple Science 6-6-6

Grade 5

Grade 6

Core Maths

Psychology

 

Grade 5

Grade 5

Core Maths

Public Services

 

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Sociology

Sociology grade 5 if the subject was studied at GCSE

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

Spanish

Spanish grade 6

Grade 5

Grade 5

 

Sport

Physical Education level 2 Merit

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Textiles

Textiles grade 4

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Travel & Tourism

Travel & Tourism level 2 Merit

Grade 4

Grade 4

 

Last updated: 14 Mar 2021