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Stanground Academy

Pathways - A-Levels & Careers

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Year 8/9

For Year 8/9 students, exploring the Year 9 Pathways Options is an exciting opportunity to start envisioning your future academic journey. Whether you're considering A-Levels, vocational courses, or apprenticeships, it provides valuable insights and resources to help you make informed decisions about your educational path and career aspirations.

Take the first step towards shaping your future by exploring the diverse range of options available to you on our Year 9 Pathways Options page.

Post-16 &-18 Options

Students at Stanground Academy Sixth Form will follow one of the four programmes of study which are detailed below.

 

Entry Criteria

Description

Possible Destinations

GCSE APS* of 7 or higher

  • Applications for medicine/veterinary/dentistry or Oxbridge and other Russell Group university courses
  • Enrichment choice
  • Tutor time
  • Work experience (Y12 only)
  • More likely to follow 3 academic A Levels

Medicine/veterinary/dentistry

Oxbridge

Russell Group university

University degree

Higher and degree apprenticeship

GCSE APS of 6 or higher

  • Enrichment choice
  • Tutor time
  • Work experience (Y12 only)
  • More likely to follow academic A Levels, however, a mixed curriculum is possible

Russell Group university

University degree

Higher and degree apprenticeship

GCSE APS of 5 or higher

  • A mixture of vocational Level 3 and A Level courses (if entry requirements are met)
  • Enrichment choice
  • Tutor time
  • Work experience (Y12 only)

University degree

Higher and degree apprenticeship

GCSE APS of 4 or higher

  • Mainly vocational Level 3 courses
  • Enrichment choice
  • Tutor time
  • Work experience (Y12 only)

University degree

Higher and degree apprenticeship

Advanced apprenticeship

*APS – Average Point Score

 

 

Please find further information provided in the documents on the right-hand side.