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HARINGEY SIXTH FORM CENTRE

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PROSPECTUS 2014

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A safe, secure and friendly place to study

PROSPECTUS 2014

White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London N17 8HR 020 8376 6000 www.haringey6.ac.uk


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Our Vision Our vision is to establish a leading edge Sixth Form Centre, with a local and national reputation for the high standards it achieves for young people, whatever their starting point.

Our Mission Haringey Sixth Form Centre will provide high quality education and training to young people enabling them to achieve their aspirations in an inclusive, supportive, safe and stimulating learning environment. By increasing participation, collaboration and innovation, we will unlock their potential enabling them to succeed and make a positive contribution to their community and the economy.

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Index of Courses Contents Our Vision Principal’s Welcome Exceptional Achievements Why Choose Haringey Sixth Form Centre? What our Students Think of the Centre How to Apply Centre Open Events & Important Dates Employability & Enrichment Student Services & Support Financial Matters & Support Resources & Facilities Faculty Information Choosing the Right Course Faculties Business & ICT Creative Arts & Media Entry & Foundation Hospitality & Catering Humanities, Social Sciences, Languages & Public Services Sport @ Haringey Sixth Form Centre Maths, Science, Sports & Leisure How to find Haringey Sixth Form Centre Index of Courses Application Form

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Accounting, AS/A2 Applied Science (Medical Science), Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma Art and Design, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Art and Design, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Biology, AS/A2 Business Studies, AS/A2 Business, Level 3 BTEC Diploma Business, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Chemistry, AS/A2 Computing, AS/A2 Creative Media Production, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Creative Media Production, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Drama and Theatre Studies, AS/A2

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Economics, AS/A2 English Language & Literature, AS/A2 English Language, GCSE (re-sit) English Literature, AS/A2 Entry 3/Level 1 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Certificate Extended Project, Level 3

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Fashion/Textiles, AS/A2 Fine Art, AS/A2 Further Maths, AS/A2

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GCSE Sciences Geography, AS/A2 Government and Politics, AS/A2

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Health and Social Care, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Health and Social Care, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma History, AS/A2

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ICT and Creative Technology, Level 1 BTEC Diploma ICT and Creative Technology, Level 2 BTEC Diploma ICT Practitioners, Level 3 BTEC Diploma ICT Practitioners, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma ICT, AS/A2

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Law, AS/A2

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Mathematics, AS/A2 Maths, GCSE (re-sit) Media Studies, AS/A2 Music, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Performing Arts, Level 3 Extended Diploma Personal & Social Development, Entry Level 1&2 Personal Progress Award, Entry Level 1 Personal Progress, Entry Level Certificate Physics, AS/A2 Psychology, AS/A2 Public Services, Level 1 BTEC Diploma Public Services, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Public Services, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Social Sciences, Advanced bridging course Sociology, AS/A2 Sport (Coaching, Development and Fitness), BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport and Active Leisure, BTEC Level 1 Diploma Sport and Exercise Sciences, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport, BTEC Level 2 Diploma Turkish, AS/A2

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Vocational Studies (Art and Design), Level 1 BTEC Diploma

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Principal’s Welcome Why choose Haringey Sixth Form Centre?

An outstanding student experience

Choosing the right Sixth Form for your Post 16 Education is one of the most important decisions that you will have to make as a young person. The fact that you are considering Haringey Sixth Form Centre is brilliant! Our A-level results were once again excellent with a 97% pass rate; 16 out of 22 subjects achieved 100%, a further 3 subjects achieved 95% or above, and 54% of grades were A*– C. Our Vocational BTEC courses also secured excellent results with a 98% pass rate for BTEC National Extended Diploma courses; 8 out of 10 subjects achieving100%. You can read more about these successes on pages 4, 5, 6 and 7.

The Centre is a safe, secure and professional learning environment where we work as a team, staff and students, to ensure that you achieve good results and enjoy your time with us. Life at the Centre is not just about studying, we also have a wide range of enrichment activities including; sports, dance, chess club, debating society, Duke of Edinburgh Awards, Police Cadet Academy and volunteering in the community, to name but a few, all aimed at getting you to try new activities and develop new skills.

A career-focused education Our success did not end there, with 89% of students who applied to university getting places to start this Autumn. A total of 976 students have progressed to university since our first cohort in 2008 and the number of students progressing to Russell Group Universities continues to rise. By choosing Haringey Sixth Form Centre not only will you become part of our success story, you will also be studying in one of the most modern and well equipped Sixth Forms in the country with excellent teaching and support staff and a wide range of academic and vocational courses to suit all ability levels and interests. We will prepare you for the next stage of your life whether that is progression into the world of work, further training or higher education.

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This prospectus provides you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about choosing to study at Haringey Sixth Form Centre, but don’t just take my word for it, read what our students have to say about their experience here on page 9 or visit our website at www.haringey6.ac.uk I would also encourage you to find out more about what the Centre can offer you by coming to one of our Open Events where you can meet staff and current students (see page 11 for details) and see for yourself what a great place the Centre is to study in and achieve your goals. Whatever you decide we wish you every success for the future and we look forward to seeing you.

June Jarrett Principal

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Exceptional Achievements Enes Tavsanci Previous school Gladesmore Chemistry A*, Further Maths A*, Maths A*, Physics A Progressing to Warwick University – Maths & Statistics

Zhaoli Wen Previous college CoHENEL Maths A*, Business Studies A, Further Maths B, Sociology B Progressing to University of Surrey – Economics

Jacob Oti-Akenteng Previous school Fortismere Government & Politics A*, History A, English Literature B, Economics D Progressing to Sussex University – History & Law

Melanie Osafo-Nyamaah Previous school Rush Croft Psychology A, Sociology A, Health & Social Care C, Biology E Progressing to Sussex University – Psychology


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A-level Results Other high achieving A-level students include:

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Huseyin Dinler Previous college Woodhouse Maths A, Turkish A, Biology B, Chemistry B Progressing to Reading University – Pharmacy

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16 A-level subject areas – Overall pass rate 97% – high grades (A*– C) 54%

Previous school Greig City Academy Psycholgy A, Sociology B, Health & Social Care C Progressing to Nottingham University – Adult Nursing

Ashley Ozor Previous school Winchmore Maths A, Chemistry B, Physics B Progressing to Warwick University – Mechanical Engineering

including – • Accounting • Biology • Chemistry • Economics • English Language & Literature • English Literature • Fine Art • Further Maths • Government & Politics • History • Maths • Media Studies • Physics • Psychology

and many more subject areas.

Mohammed Razmjoo Previous school Enfield Training Services Government & Politics A, English literature B, Psychology B, English Literature B Progressing to Queen Mary – English Literature

Justice Gayle

Previous school Gladesmore Government & Politics B, History B, Psychology B, English Literature B Progressing to University of Leicester – History

Samina Shahjahan Previous college Southgate Biology B, Chemistry B, Maths B Progressing to Kings College London – Pharmacy

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BTEC National Achievements Here are some of our students who received the highest grade of triple distinction (equivalent to 3 A-levels)

Anh Huynh Previous school Northumberland Park BTEC Extended Diploma Public Services Progressing to University of Greenwich – Criminolgy

Khyri McDaniel Previous school Gladesmore BTEC Extended Diploma Sport Progressing to Open University – Psychology

Serina Iannuccilli Previous school Park View BTEC Extended Diploma Performing Arts Gap Year

Dervis Yuzudik Previous school Park View BTEC Extended Diploma Public Services Joining the Police

Fatma Saciboz Previous school Gladesmore BTEC Extended Diploma Business Progressing to Hertfordshire University – Business & Finance

Hazal Iper Previous school Northumberland Park BTEC Extended Diploma Public Services Progressing to University of Greenwich – Criminolgy

Lazar Wilson-Elliott Previous school John Loughborough BTEC Extended Diploma IT Progressing to Train to Gain – Art & Animation

Sinem Demirkaya Previous school Northumberland Park BTEC Extended Diploma Public Services Progressing to City University London – Law

Yasemin Jacobs Previous college City & Islington BTEC Extended Diploma Public Services Progressing to City University London – Criminology & Sociology

Joel Otobo Previous school Park View BTEC Extended Diploma Art & Design Progressing to Central St Martins – Architecture & 3D Design


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BTEC Extended & National Diplomas BTEC Extended Diploma Applied Science (Medical) BTEC Extended Diploma Art & Design BTEC Extended Diploma Business BTEC National Diploma IT Practitioners BTEC Extended Diploma Media BTEC Extended Diploma Music BTEC Extended Diploma Performing Arts BTEC Extended Diploma Public Services BTEC Extended Diploma Sport BTEC Extended Diploma Health & Social Care

100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 92% 87%

BTEC First Diplomas BTEC Diploma Applied Science BTEC Diploma Art & Design BTEC Diploma Business BTEC Diploma ICT Practitioners BTEC Diploma Media BTEC Diploma Music BTEC Diploma Performing Arts BTEC Diploma Public Services BTEC Diploma Sport BTEC Diploma Health & Social Care

100% 80% 100% 100% 100% 100% 77% 95% 100% 86%

BTEC Level 1 Certificate/Diplomas Art & Media Vocational Studies IT Users Public Services Entry Level ICT

73% 100% 80% 80%

VRQ/NVQs Level 2 NVQ/VRQ Professional Chefs Level 1 NVQ Diploma Professional Chefs Entry 3/Level 1 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

100% 100% 100%

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Why Choose Haringey Sixth Form Centre? • Our commitment to student success we have high expectations of all our students

• Excellent student achievement 97% at A-level and 98% at BTEC Level 3

• A wide curriculum offer we offer 24 AS/A2 level subjects and BTEC courses in 12 different vocational areas

• Excellent staff our highly qualified and enthusiastic staff encourage and support all of our learners

• We are different we are the only modern, purpose-built centre in Haringey dedicated to offering full-time courses for 16-19 year olds

• We are accessible the campus is easy to reach from all corners of the borough and across London

• We are an inclusive Centre we welcome students from all abilities and backgrounds

• Student enjoyment students feel safe and enjoy studying at the Centre

• Wider opportunities we offer a range of enrichment opportunities which can help with job and university applications

• Progression the Centre has an outstanding record of getting students into universities including the Russell group

Parents and Carers

Note to Parents/Carers We understand the importance of providing regular information on attendance and progress to parents and carers. We hold Parents Evenings throughout the year and you are welcome to contact us at any time to discuss your son’s/ daughter’s progress.

We recognise the important role that parents and carers do to support their son or daughter throughout their time at the Centre and we value the contact we have with you. We hold parents’ evenings to keep you updated.

The most important support a student can get is help and encouragement to; attend every lesson, set aside sufficient time for study, complete all their assignments and to the best of their ability. Our aim is to make sure that Haringey Sixth Form Centre students get the best out of their experience and have every opportunity to realise their academic goals.

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What our Students Think of the Centre Syed Hasnain Sadat

Stephen Alhadi

Cansu Orhan

Despina Constantinou

BTEC Diploma Media Previous school: Park View “When I first came to the Centre everyone was friendly, laughing and very helpful. When I met my tutor and form class they welcomed me with big smiles.”

BTEC Diploma Public Services Previous school: Stoke Newington “When entering the Centre I was amazed with the modern technology and the dynamic look of the building. The staff were very helpful, welcoming and took well to a new and fairly shy student such as myself.”

BTEC Extended Diploma Business Previous school: Overseas “When I first came to Haringey Sixth Form I was really impressed by the way I was welcomed and felt like I had made the right decision. When we started we were given a great opportunity to socialise and communicate in order to help get to know each other and make friends.”

BTEC Extended Diploma Art & Design Previous school: Northumberland Park “When I first came to the Centre I was impressed with how much student work was displayed and the quality of work. The teachers were friendly which made me comfortable straight away.”

Yasmin Aydogdu BTEC Extended Diploma Creative Media Previous school: Clapton Girls “The social life in the sixth form is excellent. You meet a lot of friends as everyone is friendly and welcoming. You also build a good relationship with your teachers as they are very supportive and will help you all the way.”

Terri-Ann Campbell BTEC Extended Diploma Performing Arts Previous school: Gladesmore “The teachers were very helpful when I couldn’t find my lessons and answered any questions I had. My lessons are fun, active, exciting and educational.”

Nicha Julia Mambu BTEC Extended Diploma Health & Social Care Previous school: St Thomas More “Everyone at the Centre was very nice, especially students in my class.”

Shekera Hinkson BTEC Extended Diploma Health & Social Care Previous school: Petchey Academy “When I first started at the Centre I was studying level 2 Health & Social Care. I found the course very enjoyable and exciting so I decided to enrol on to Level 3 Health & Social Care when I finished. I have learnt a lot more about my subject and the course is enjoyable and challenging at the same time.”

Moyenda Watson BTEC Extended Diploma Business Previous school: Haringey Pupil Support Centre “The range of courses that the Centre offered is what captured my attention and made me want to study here. I also had a look at the pass rates and was impressed by the good results that are achieved every year.”

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Anastasia Wagner

A2 History, AS English Literature, AS Government & Politics and AS Sociology Previous school: Park View “I was welcomed in to an academically focused environment aiming to help me achieve my best for my future. The induction and social activities helped me get to know my classmates and made me feel more comfortable. The teachers have helped me to unlock potential I didn’t know I had and have become more than teachers but also our mentors and friends.”

AS English, AS History, AS Law and AS Psychology Previous school: Overseas “I wasn’t 100% sure what course I wanted to study but I had a lot of guidance and help from the teachers who advised me what the best options would be. I really enjoy studying here as I can combine studying and my hobbies.”

Sadaf Habibi BTEC Extended Diploma Applied Science (Medical) Previous college: Woodhouse College “I didn’t know what to expect when I first started here and I didn’t know if the teachers and students would be friendly or not. I am really comfortable and happy Haringey Sixth Form and I’m excited to study my A-levels.”

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How to Apply

Step 5 Enrolment

We accept student applications from outside the Haringey area.

Step 3 Interview

Step1 Application Form Complete the application form located at the back of this prospectus.

You will be sent an acknowledgement letter once we have received your application form. Interviews will begin in January 2014 and a letter will be sent to you inviting you for an interview and assessment.

You can also apply online at haringey6.ac.uk/applyonline

Enrolment begins in the last week of August which you will be invited to attend. If you do not receive the grades required for the course you have been offered a place on, stay calm, we will discuss other options and help you find a suitable alternative.

Step 4 Offer of a place

Step 2 Reference Your teacher at your current school or college needs to complete this section. If you have already left school you will still need a reference from your previous school or college. Once completed return your form to: apply@haringey6.ac.uk or Admissions, Haringey Sixth Form Centre, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London, N17 8HR

If your interview is successful we will give you a conditional offer subject to your exam results. You will receive an Offer Certificate confirming your offer.

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Centre Open Events & Important Dates If you would like to find out more about Haringey Sixth Form Centre, we will be holding Open Events on the dates below:

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22 October 2013, 5.00pm to 7.00pm 5 February 2014, 5.00pm to 7.00pm More details regarding these events will be published nearer the time in local schools and local newspapers. If you have any questions, please call us on 020 8376 5951 (helpline). We will be happy to advise you on any aspect of your Post 16 education and the Centre’s application process.

Important Dates: November 2013 onwards Applications accepted for courses at the Centre. Remember to apply early to guarantee a place.

January 2014 onwards Interviews for applicants.

May–June 2014 GCSE Exams – Good luck.

July 2014 Taster sessions for those who have been offered a place.

August 2014 Enrolment begins at the Centre. If you don’t get the GCSE results you need, stay calm. We will discuss other options with you.

September 2014 Induction and teaching begins.

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Employability & Enrichment We are committed to providing an education which is meaningful and relevant to the workplace. Whether you want to go on to university or get your first job, we are here to support you. To succeed in your chosen career you’re going to have to stand out. At Haringey Sixth Form Centre we offer lots of exciting opportunities to develop the skills and qualities that employers are looking for and to help you stand out. We work alongside businesses to create opportunities for Haringey Sixth Form Centre students to broaden their experiences and help prepare them for being an adult and their working life. The range of partnerships and activities continues to expand each year. Here are some recent examples of opportunities our students have experienced: • Five Humanities and Social Science students undertake a one-week internship with international law firm Allen & Overy. • A-level students work with the Royal Bank of Scotland legal team during their internships. • Level 3 Science students experienced practical work experience at North Middlesex University Hospital, Whittington Hospital and the London Metropolitan University, Biochemistry Department. • Work experience opportunities for our Year 2 BTEC Level 3 Sports students take them to local leisure centres and gyms. • Art and Design students host visits from fashion designers Oswald Boateng and Vivienne Westwood.

• BTEC Level 2 students collaborate across the Centre to work on the Sky Sport, Inspire Boxing initiative. • Students perform at four local schools as part of a Theatre in Education tour. • Creative and Performing Arts & Media students have been inspired by visits from a BBC broadcaster and music video director. • Haringey Sixth Form Centre students are successful in achieving their potential after completing their studies at the Centre.

Enrichment activities Enrichment is part of all our courses and brings your learning to life. Enrichment activities give an insight into what to expect from your subjects in real life. We organise trips, clubs and activities that let you let you try new things, make friends and grow as a person. Students have the opportunity to compete against other schools and colleges when they choose to join the football, basketball or netball teams. Other interesting activities students can get involved in include; student blog, psychology society, dance, debating society, eco club, book club and a wide range of voluntary work.

Be an ambassador Being a student ambassador is a wonderful way to improve your confidence and increase your work experiences; useful when applying to universities and employers. Our team of ambassadors are well known for their professionalism and give tours of the Centre, deliver presentations alongside the School Liaison team and meet and greet at Centre open events. Our ambassadors are paid as well.


Student Services & Support Student Services

Counselling Services

Functional Skills

Our Student Services team is available to provide you with the support, advice and information you need throughout the year. Services provided by the Student Services team include: • Student finance advice • Admissions and enrolment • Maintenance of student data • Bursary advice and administration • Careers advice • Welfare advice

We have professionally trained student counsellors who are able to offer confidential and nonjudgemental advice, counselling and information on a range of matters including personal problems and relationships. We have both male and female counsellors who will help you deal with any difficult situations that you may be going through.

Haringey Sixth Form Centre attaches considerable importance to our students acquiring the skills that are essential for life, work and Higher Education. Functional Skills in Maths and English will be studied alongside your main programme, alternatively if appropriate, you may study GCSE English or GCSE Maths.

Student Welfare

Partnerships with Universities

Our Welfare Officer is available to advise and support students with welfare needs. This includes advice on financial support, homelessness and housing, benefits, sexual health, relationships, childcare and other issues.

The Centre has strong links with Universities such as: • Queen Mary University of London • University of Sussex • Middlesex University • University of Bedfordshire • Lady Margaret Hall University of Oxford to name but a few!

Personal Tutor When you start your course you will be allocated a personal tutor, who is the person you share your concerns with. Your Tutor will help you in a variety of ways, including: • Settling in • Any personal or practical concerns • Academic progress • Personal, social and life skills • Career choices • Referring you to others for specialist help, if needed

Careers Guidance If you are undecided about the course or career path to follow, we have access to a wide range of resources. Our Careers Adviser will give impartial, confidential advice including help with applying to university, writing a CV and planning your career.

Learning Support All students regardless of the type of course they are taking or their level of ability, will have their learning support needs met. During the induction programme we will assess if you require any additional learning support and then work with you to develop an individual support plan that makes the most of your course. Our learning support team can provide: • Help with English and Maths • Help with English if its not your first language • Dyslexia support • Special equipment • Signers and communicators for students with hearing difficulties • Help with study skills • Exam concessions • Help with portfolio preparation and assignments • Personal care and health needs • Help with access issues • In-class and out-of-class support • Specialist one to one tutor support

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Student Experience The Centre is a safe, secure and friendly place to study. Our goal is to equip our students with the skills they need in higher education or the workplace and with the confidence and ambition they need to achieve their personal and academic goals. Haringey Sixth Form Centre is a bridge between GCSE studies and the independence of life at university and the working world. We work alongside our students to develop the academic and social skills they will need to achieve their full potential. The experience of being a sixth form student is different from being a school pupil. We aim to create a friendly and caring community atmosphere in which students can grow by taking advantage of independent learning, voluntary opportunities and experience of the working world. Our careers show, attended by professionals from leading UK companies gives students the chance to develop links and build their futures. www.haringey6.ac.uk


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Financial Matters & Support All full time programmes are free for students under 19. We also provide textbooks to be used during your time at the Centre. Some courses require students to purchase specialist equipment and materials e.g. catering uniform, art materials. These will be available from the Centre at a subsidised rate. All students are asked to pay a £35 deposit at enrolment, £20 of which is refundable at the end of your course provided all Centre books and equipment are returned in good order.

Educational Bursaries

Somerset Award

Bursaries are a financial incentive for 16 -18 year olds to study. If you qualify for a bursary, the amount you get depends on your household income. Payments of bursaries are based on attendance at your lessons each term including tutorials and key skills lessons. If you miss any lessons you will not receive any money for that term. The amount payable will depend on the amount of money the Centre receives from the government. Students in certain nominated groups receive an annual bursary of £1,200. These groups are those looked after, those in personal receipt of income support and disabled young people in receipt of Employment Support Allowance and also Disability Living Allowance. Application forms are available from Student Services.

The Tottenham Grammar School Foundation is a Charity which promotes the education of young people under the age of 25 years who are in need of financial assistance.

Hardship Fund The Centre has a fund set aside for students who need help with additional learning costs such as equipment, uniforms, trip funds etc. To be eligible you must prove that you live in a low income household or receive an income-based benefit. For further information please contact Student Services.

Care to Learn If you have children and want to study, you can get childcare support from Care to Learn, of up to £175 per week. Care to learn will pay for child care deposits, registration fees, travel costs to and from your childcare provider. The childcare provider will receive payment direct from Care to Learn. For more information you can call the helpline on 0800 121 8989 or visit the website www.gov.uk/care-to-learn

The Somerset Award is only available to students following full time vocational courses (note: Awards will not be approved for GCSE, AS or A-level courses) and who are residents in the London Borough of Haringey and who have attended one of the secondary schools in the Borough. Application forms are available from Student Services.


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Resources & Facilities The Centre offers state of the art facilities that provide you with everything you need to achieve in your studies. The Centre is zoned to provide specialist facilities for each area of the curriculum and includes: • Dance studio • 200 seat Theatre • Art studios • Recording studios • Science laboratories • Training kitchens • ICT workshops • Sports facilities

The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) and Study Centres Every curriculum area has a well resourced Study Centre staffed by Learning Mentors to help you complete assignments. Our LRC, staffed by experienced Learning Resource specialists who are always available to help, stocks a large selection of resources to help support you in your studies. The LRC resources include: • Books • Magazines/journals/newspapers • Computer and internet access • DVDs • Past exam papers

IT Facilities The building has WiFi technology for laptops, 450 computers with high speed internet connection, extensive network connections in every classroom and throughout the Learning Resource Centre and Study Centres. All students are given their own personal email account and access to the Centre’s Virtual Learning Environment.

Refectory The Refectory offers a wide range of hot and cold meals and drinks at very reasonable prices. All the dishes are freshly prepared and cooked daily including vegetarian and healthy options; all meat cooked is halal. The Refectory is open between the hours of 8.30am – 3.00pm.


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Faculty Information Haringey Sixth Form Centre is divided into 5 faculties offering a range of academic and vocational courses. You can choose a combination of A-level subjects from any of the faculties to ensure your programme is suited to you. The faculty of Entry and Foundation ensures that all students have access to appropriate support to achieve their learning goals. All faculties are staffed by highly qualified teachers and support staff who will encourage you to become independent learners and confident young adults with skills to succeed and progress.

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Choosing the Right Course We only offer full time courses so which level you take depends on your GCSE grades.

Level 1 Entry Requirements • A few or no GCSE passes (grades D – G) plus an interest in the subject area

The courses on offer are: (ONE YEAR) • Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Vocational Studies (Art and Design) • Level 1 BTEC Certificate for IT Users in ICT • Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Public Services • Level 1 BTEC Certificate in Sport • Entry Level 3 Catering (pre-Level 1 course)

Please note: We routinely review our admissions policies to ensure that students are admitted onto courses where they have the best chance of success. Students will receive guidance on appropriate course choices at interview. The Centre reserves the right, on the grounds of efficiency, to close courses that do not recruit adequate numbers.

Level 2 Entry Requirements • 3 or more GCSEs at grade D or E • Level 1 qualification in a relevant subject

Level 2 BTEC Diploma (ONE YEAR) • Art and Design • Creative Media Production • ICT Practitioner (General) • Health and Social Care • Public Services • Sport

GCSE Resits (only available to students taking a full-time course) (ONE YEAR) • Maths • English • Sciences (Biology, Chemistry & Physics)

Specialist Courses (ONE YEAR) • Advanced Bridging course in Humanities & Social Sciences (this course combines study at Level 2 with the option to take a single AS level)


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Level 3 BTEC Entry Requirements

Level 3 A-level AS/A2

• 4 GCSEs at grade A*– C • Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Merit or Distinction

(AS ONE YEAR /A2 TWO YEARS)

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

• 5 or more GCSEs at grade A*– C, usually including English and Maths (see individual subject details). You will usually choose four or five subjects from the following:

(TWO YEARS) • Art and Design* • Applied Science (Medical Science) • Business • Creative Media Production • Health and Social Care • ICT Practitioners • Performing Arts • Sport and Exercise Sciences • Sports Science • Uniformed Public Services

Level 3 BTEC Diploma (TWO YEARS) • Business • ICT Practitioners

Entry Requirements

• Accounting • Biology • Business Studies • Chemistry • Computing • Economics • English Language and Literature • English Literature • Extended Project (A2 students only) • Fine Art • Further Maths • Geography • Government and Politics • History • ICT • Law • Mathematics • Media Studies • Physics • Psychology • Sociology • Textiles/Fashion • Turkish

*University of the Arts, London accredited

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Business & ICT AS/A2 Accounting (AQA)

AS/A2 Economics (AQA)

Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Business

Duration: 1– 2 years You will study: • The recording, classifying, summarising and analysis of financial information, including how to determine profit and the value of a business • The application of accounting theory, principles and practices • The techniques necessary to develop a critical understanding of accounting practices when measuring the performance of business organisations Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including in English Language and Maths. Where it leads: On to university to study a related degree or employment within various businesses and financial services industry.

Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • The core of Economics and how to apply these to current problems and issues • Causes of market failure and the exploration of current economic behaviour • How to develop a critical approach to economic models • The impact of government intervention in the market • How to analyse economic problems and issues, evaluate economic arguments and make informed judgements Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including in English Language and Maths. Where it leads: On to university to study a related degree or take up employment within a relevant sector.

Duration: 2 years You will study: • The Business Environment • Business Resources • Introduction to Marketing • Business Communication Entry requirements: 3 GCSEs at grade A* – C including English Language or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in a relevant subject at Merit grade. Where it leads: You can go on to university to study from a wide choice of degree programmes or employment within the business environment.

AS/A2 Business Studies (AQA) Duration: 1– 2 years You will study: • How and why businesses need to plan and organise their activities • The importance of marketing, finance and human resource within business • The external environment within which businesses operate and its impact on decision-making • The manipulation, analysis and interpretation of data in a variety of forms • How to manipulate evidence to present arguments, make judgements and justify recommendations Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including in English Language and Maths. Where it leads: On to university to study a related degree or take up employment within business sector.

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business Duration: 2 years You will study: • The Business Environment • Business Resources • Introduction to Marketing • Business Communication Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade A* – C including English Language or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in a relevant subject at Merit/ Distinction grade. Where it leads: You can go on to university to study from a wide choice of degree programmes or employment within the business environment.

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Previous school: Gladesmore – AS Business, AS Media and AS Psychology “I like the effort that the teachers put in when teaching the classes. They always make the lessons informative and relevant while also being enjoyable which makes you want to learn more.”

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Business & ICT AS/A2 ICT (AQA) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • How to use ICT for a range of purposes • You will study how individuals and businesses use ICT • You will learn how to use different types of computer hardware, software and communication devices • You will use ICT to design a Project of your choice e.g. Website design, Game Design, Animation, Graphic design and Database design etc Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A* – C Grade C in English Language is compulsory and C in Mathematics is desirable. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university to study a related degree or take up employment within a relevant sector.

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in ICT Practitioners

Level 3 BTEC Diploma for ICT Practitioners

Duration: 2 years You will study: • Computer hardware and software • Game design and animation • Graphic design, website design and database design • Computer maintenance • Employability skills • A weeks work placement arranged by the Centre and six weeks paid Internship programme in the summer. You can also receive mentoring from industry experts if you join the Centre’s Careers Academy programme Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade A* – C including English Language/Mathematics or BTEC First Diploma in a relevant subject at a Distinction or Merit with a C in English at GCSE. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university to study a related degree or take up employment within a relevant sector.

Duration: 2 years You will study: • Computer hardware and software • Game design and animation • Graphic design, website design and database design • Computer maintenance • Employability skills • A week work placement arranged by the Centre and the opportunity to gain a Certificate in Financial Service (IFS) Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade A* – C including English Language/Mathematics or BTEC First Diploma in a relevant subject at a Distinction or Merit with a C in English at GCSE. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university to study a related degree or take up employment within a relevant sector.


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Previous college: George Monoux – BTEC Diploma Business “I have always wanted to start my own business and I feel very confident that my course will help me achieve this in the future. The staff know what they are talking about and are always there to give advice.”

Level 2 BTEC Diploma in ICT and Creative Technology

Level 1 BTEC Diploma in ICT and Creative Technology

Duration: 1 year You will study: • Computer hardware and software • Game design and animation • Graphic design, website design and database design • Mobile apps and software development • Movie making and creating digital audio • Employability skills Entry requirements: You need 3 GCSEs at grade D including Mathematics or English Language or a level 1 qualification in a relevant subject. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to a Level 3 BTEC programme in ICT, any other programme or employment if you achieve a Merit or Distinction at the end of your programme.

Duration: 1 year You will study: • Computer hardware and software • Game design and animation • Graphic design, website design and database design • Mobile apps and software development • Movie making, creating digital audio and desktop publishing • Employability skills Entry requirements: Applicant must have attempted a GCSE or have completed an entry level 3 BTEC Certificate in ICT programme or equivalent qualification. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to a Level 2 BTEC programme in ICT, any other programme or employment if you achieve a pass at the end of your programme.

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Creative Arts & Media AS/A2 Fine Art Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Drawing methods and mark making methods • Painting techniques and collage • Photography and photographic silk-screening • Sculpture and Portfolio preparation • The work of other artists and designers Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs A* – C including Art or Design & Technology (textiles, graphics and 3D design). Where it leads: On to a foundation course at university or art college.

AS/A2 Fashion/Textiles Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Drawing methods and mark making methods • Photography and photographic silk-screening • Pattern cutting and fabric manipulation • Surface decoration techniques • Collage • The work of other artists and designers Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs A* – C including Art or Design & Technology (textiles, graphics and 3D design). Where it leads: On to a foundation course at university or art college.

Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma in Art and Design

Level 1 BTEC Diploma in Vocational Studies (Art and Design)

Duration: 2 years You will study: • Drawing, Life Drawing, Painting, Collage and mixed media • Photography, Photographic silk-screen printing and Photoshop editing • Graphic Design • Fashion, Textiles and Portfolio preparation • Sculpture and Installation Art • Investigating contemporary and historical Art and Design • Extra Curricular: Summer courses with the top London art universities Entry requirements: 4 GCSE at grade A* – C including Art or Design & Technology (textiles, graphics and 3D design) or Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Art and Design at Merit grade. Where it leads: On to a degree at university or into employment in the art and design field.

Duration: 1 year You will study: • Drawing, painting and sculpture • Fashion textiles and photography • Video production and website design Entry requirements: A few or no GCSE passes (D – G) plus an interest in the subject area. Where it leads: BTEC level 2 First Diploma in Art or Media.

Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art and Design Duration: 1 year You will study: • Drawing • Painting • Collage • Architecture • Photography and graphic design • Fashion Textiles Entry requirements: 3 GCSE at grade D or BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Vocational Studies (Art and Design) dependent on portfolio and reference. Where it leads: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma Art and Design.


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Previous school: Gladesmore – BTEC Extended Diploma Creative Media “I am always encouraged to push the boundaries and make sure I achieve the best I possibly can. The staff have so much faith in you it’s hard not to do well and get the best possible result from whatever I do.”

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

AS/A2 Media Studies (OCR) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • The media industries and their relationship to the media we consume as an audience • Textual analysis of media products is an important skill developed throughout the course along with basic production skills. You will write essays, present seminars on media related topics which will develop your research skills • Working in groups you will learn to operate cameras and use advanced video software Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including English Language or Literature. Where it leads: You will be able to progress on to university to study a related degree or take up employment within the media industry.

Duration: 2 years You will study: • Film and TV production • Sound recording • Scriptwriting • Advertising • Music video production • Documentary making Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade A* – C (to include a humanities based subject) or a Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Merit grade in relevant subject and a D in English Language. Where it leads: You will be able to progress on to university to study a related degree or you could go into employment within the media industry.

Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Creative Media Production Duration: 1 year You will study: • Video production • Advertising production • Research for Creative Media Production • Animation techniques • Photography Entry requirements: 3 GCSEs at grade D or a Level 1 qualification in a relevant subject. Where it leads: You can progress on to the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Media.

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Creative Arts & Media Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts Duration: 2 Years You will study: • Performance in at least nine full public performances in our state of the art theatre as well as in the local community • A range of drama styles from Contemporary Drama to Classical Theatre • A range of dance styles in full public performances • Performing for Children in a full Primary Schools Tour • Audition Techniques for University and Drama Schools • Putting together professional Actor’s CVs and application materials Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs from A*– C including English as well as a successful audition. Where it leads: University or Drama School.


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Previous school: Fortismere – BTEC Extended Diploma Music Technology “Working in the music studios has given me a real insight in to how a song is developed from producing the beat to the finished project. I have made a lot of friends with the same interests as me and we all help to develop each other’s talents.”

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Entry & Foundation Entry Level 1&2 Personal & Social Development

Entry Level Certificate in Personal Progress

Entry Level 1 Award in Personal Progress

Duration: 3 years (If needed) You will study: • Business Enterprise project • Students develop skills in retail and working with money • Regular enrichment activities such as gardening, music, art, sport, cooking and drama • Numeracy and literacy • IT and Switch Work • Work related learning Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements but you will need to have a statement of special educational needs. Priority is given to students attending the two local special schools. Where it leads: Progression to Level 1 courses across the Centre or CoHENEL.

Duration: 1 year You will: • Work towards your independence targets based on your learning goals • Develop your skills through cookery, art, drama, music, communications, thinking skills, numeracy, IT & Switch Work, sport, community access, horticulture, enterprise and work related learning • Be able to access the community doing gardening, work experience at Action for Kids or hydrotherapy swimming at one of our partner schools Entry requirements: This course is for students who are receiving additional support and have a statement of educational need. Students from our 2 local special schools (The Vale and Riverside) receive priority. Where it leads: At the end of your course you may progress to Level 1 courses with support. Or you may follow a link course at CoHENEL and then progress to a college, further education or another setting where you can develop your independence and skills further.

Duration: 1 year This course is similar to the personal progression course and based on individual needs. The targets are carefully set and reviewed regularly. There is emphasis on communication and making choices through switch work, art, music, sensory experiences, drama and using the community. The therapy team, work closely with the class teams to ensure that therapy targets are part of the curriculum. Entry requirements: This course is for students who are receiving additional support and have a statement of educational need. Students from our 3 local Special Schools (William C Harvey, The Vale and Moselle) receive priority. Where it leads: At the end of this course you may progress to day opportunities or other specialist provision and will have plenty of support to ensure your transition is well supported.


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BTEC Entry 3 or Level 1 Award / Certificate in Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Duration: 1 year You will study: • Introduction to the Hospitality Industry • Customer service in the Hospitality Industry • Basic food preparation and cooking • Serving food and drink • Introduction to Healthy Eating and Food • Using kitchen equipment Entry requirements: Entry Level 1 or 2 qualifications or equivalent and an interest in Hospitality and Catering. Where it leads: You may progress to the VRQ 1 Diploma in Professional Cookery or you may use this as a stepping stone to another vocational Level 1 course.

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Humanities Social Sciences, Languages & Public Services AS/A2 English Language & Literature (Edexcel) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • A modern novel, with a focus on how the author creates the voices of the characters • Two modern plays • A variety of types of other literary and non-literary writing • Creative writing Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including a B in either English Language or English Literature. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university. English leads naturally to careers in journalism, publishing and teaching.

AS/A2 English Literature (OCR) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • A broad range of novels and poetry from the Victorian (19th century) to the modern period (2004) • A Shakespeare play together with a poetry and drama text • Critical literary writing Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including a B in either English Language or English Literature. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university. English leads naturally to careers in journalism, publishing and teaching.

Extended Project Level 3 (Edexcel) Duration: 1 year You will study: • The project has a taught element towards the beginning of the year, but you will be expected to develop your own independent learning skills • You will research and write about a subject you enjoy, develop research skills and become a more independent learner • The research project is assessed by the 6000 words dissertation and a presentation • Recognised by universities throughout the UK Entry requirements: For 2nd year students only. You must have achieved 2 C grades or above at AS level or equivalent. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university with better research skills and the ability to learn independently. The course attracts UCAS points and is the equivalent to half an A-level.


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Previous school: Park View – BTEC Extended Diploma Uniformed Public Services “I’m glad I chose to study at the Centre because my teachers are really knowledgeable and have a high standard of teaching. The course content is really relevant and I enjoy doing assignments and being challenged by the work.”

AS/A2 Government and Politics (Edexcel)

AS/A2 Geography (OCR) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • The processes underlying the natural and the human world and the ways in which they are being managed • Topics studied include rivers and coasts, cities and rural areas, global challenges and environmental issues Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grade A* – C in relevant subjects including English Language. One of these should be a B grade. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: There are obvious related careers, such as town planning, or working for environmental bodies. Geography at university is very skills based and qualifies people for a wide range of careers such as marketing, finance, human resources and management.

Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • How the political system in the UK operates • How Parliament works and how decisions are made • How political parties and pressure groups function • How Democracy is achieved • Political ideologies ( AS & A2: conservatism, liberalism, socialism; A2 only: anarchism, feminism, nationalism, multiculturalism, ecologism) • You will also keep up to date with continuous changes in British politics Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs A* – C in relevant subjects including English Language. One of these should be a B grade. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study for careers in the civil service, the voluntary sector, journalism, law, public relations, education, health and other public services.

AS/A2 History (AQA) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Britain 1906 –1951 • African American Civil Rights 1950 –1968 • International Relations 1945 –2004 specifically the Cold War • You will complete a historical enquiry (3500 word coursework) on Gandhi and Indian independence • You will need a critical mind and will have to be prepared to read a lot outside of class. History is one of the hardest A-levels but one of the most rewarding Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grade A* – C in relevant subjects including English Language (and ideally History if studied at GCSE). One of these should be a B grade in a related subject. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study for careers in the civil service and in the voluntary sector, journalism, public relations, education, health and other public sector jobs. History is particularly favoured by admissions tutors for Law degrees as it develops the skills required to be a lawyer.

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Humanities Social Sciences, Languages & Public Services AS/A2 Law (OCR)

AS/A2 Psychology (OCR)

AS/A2 Sociology (WJEC)

Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Criminal law and the different offences including murder, manslaughter and theft • The elements of a criminal offence including the Actus Reus and the Mens Rea • How laws are created through the different sources of law • You will understand the basis of the English Legal system • The processes of the courts including a trip to see the courts in action • You will learn about legal reasoning and how to apply law to real life situations Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grade A*– C in relevant subjects including English Language. One of these should be a B grade. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: Law provides an excellent background for university and careers not just in law, but also in government, public relations, teaching, journalism and a range of business areas.

Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Research methods in Psychology to include observations, self-reports, experiments and correlations • You will develop an understanding of different areas of psychology such as cognition, development, social and individual differences • You will specialise in Forensic Psychology and Health and Clinical Psychology in the second year Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grade A* – C in relevant subjects including English Language and Mathematics. One of your relevant subjects should be a B grade. A grade D in Science at GCSE is also desirable. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study a related degree in areas such as social work, counselling or clinical education.

Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • How societies work in terms of both large scale patterns and trends as well as at an interpersonal level • The structures and cultures of different societies throughout the world and within the contemporary UK and the means by which individuals become accepted and effective members of their society • The various institutions and systems found in society such as: the family, education, mass media, crime and deviance • How a person or groups social class, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability may impact upon their experience and life chances in relation to these aspects of society • The methods sociologists use to study society Entry requirements: 5 GCSE grade A* – C in relevant subjects including English Language. One of these should be a B grade. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: You can progress on to university to study subjects such as criminology and law. Studying sociology can lead to careers such as counselling, social work, Journalism and other media related careers as well as Politics and the Law.


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“I feel very comfortable at the Centre and it has a great atmosphere to learn. The LRC and study centres are really useful for getting your assignments done and the Learning Mentors are really knowledgeable.”

AS/A2 Turkish (OCR) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Written Turkish • Spoken Turkish • The society and culture of Turkish daily life Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including English Language and Turkish. Please note, a BTEC First qualification counts as equivalent to 2 GCSEs. Only one BTEC First can count towards the 5 GCSE equivalence required. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university or into employment such as Travel and Tourism, interpreting and translation or business.

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care

Duration: 2 years You will study: • Health, safety and security in health and social care • Effective communication • Development through the life stages • Sociological and psychological perspectives in health and social care • Counselling skills • Diet and nutrition • Caring for children and young people • You will undertake 100 hours of work experience in the health and social care sector Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs at A* – C grade (to include a C grade in GCSE English Language) OR Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care (at merit or distinction) with a C grade in GCSE English Language. You may need to undergo an enhanced CRB check (to prove that you don't have a criminal record). Where it leads: Access to a wider range of careers, for example, you will be able to either take up employment as a care worker working with the elderly, children and young people or people with disabilities, or possibly take up a health and social care apprenticeship or progress to university to study a related degree.

Duration: 1 year You will study: • Communication in health and social care • Individual rights in health and social care • Individual needs in health and social care • Ensuring safe environments in health and social care • The impact of diet on health • Health and social care services Entry requirements: 3 GCSEs at grade D including English Language or a relevant level 1 qualification in a relevant subject. Where it leads: Progression to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care. Access to a wide range of careers e.g. employment as a care worker working with the elderly, children and young people or people with disabilities, or possibly a health and social care apprenticeship or progress to university to study a related degree.

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Humanities Social Sciences, Languages & Public Services GCSE English Language (re-sit) (WJEC) Duration: 1 year You can only take this subject along with a full-time programme. You will study: • Descriptive and narrative writing • Writing for different purposes and audiences (e.g. formal letters, persuasive articles) • A novel, with a focus on how the writer uses language to create effect • How to read and analyse non-fiction and media texts • How spoken language is used by others (with a focus on the comedian Chris Rock) • How to improve your spoken language in a variety of contexts Entry requirements: GCSE grade D in English Language. Students who have an E grade in GCSE English or students who are relatively new speakers of English can study towards the Foundation paper. Where it leads: Combined with 4 other GCSEs grade A*– C or a BTEC First, you will be able to move on to AS level or a Level 3 BTEC course. It is also necessary for more university courses.

Level 2/3 Advanced bridging course in Social Sciences

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Public Services

Duration: 1 year This full time course is for students who have not achieved quite enough A*– C GCSE grades for progression to a full Level 3 programme this year. It is designed so they can develop the necessary qualifications and skills to achieve this after one further year of study. You will study: A combination of core courses to further develop academic skills. They will involve ‘reasoning and thinking skills’, a project and a level 3 taster course in Humanities and Social Sciences which leads to a BTEC Level 3 certificate in Law. If you already have above C grades in both Maths and English, you may also be able to study another AS level if you have a B in a relevant subject (or English). Entry requirements: 3 GCSEs grade A*– C. You must have at least a grade D in English Language. You can, if required, also do re-takes in Maths and English. Where it leads: You will be able to progress on to AS levels or a Level 3 BTEC.

Duration: 2 years You will study: • You will gain an understanding into a career in the Public Services such as the Police, Army and Fire Services • The role of the Public Services • The theory behind teamwork and leadership and the opportunity to develop your own skills in these areas • You will understand how the law impacts upon the Public Services • You will go on a 3 day residential trip to take part in activities such as quad biking, climbing and team building activities Entry requirements: 4 GCSE grade A* – C or a BTEC first in a relevant subject at Distinction or Merit grade. Where it leads: You will be able to progress to university to study a related degree or into employment in the uniformed services (Police, Emergency Fire Service, Prison Service etc).

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Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Public Services

Level 1 BTEC Diploma in Public Services

Duration: 1 year You will study: • You will gain an understanding into a career in the Public Services such as the Police, Army and Fire Services • The role of the Public Services • You will learn about elements of the Public Services including: skills, fitness, employment in the public services and driving • You will understand how the law impacts upon the Public Services and how crime effects society • You will go on a 2 day residential trip to take part in activities such as quad biking, climbing and team building activities Entry requirements: 3 GCSE grade D or a BTEC Level 1 qualification. Where it leads: You will be able to progress on to the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma if you achieve a Distinction or merit grade.

Duration: 1 year You will study: • You will gain an understanding into a career in the Public Services such as the Police, Army and Fire Services • The role of the public services • Forensic detection • Leadership and teamwork in the Public Services • Fitness and wellbeing within the Public Service Entry requirements: You do not have to have sat GCSEs but if you have you should be at grade D - G, plus as interest in Public Service. Where it leads: On completion you will be able to progress on to the Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Public Services or Sports.

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Sport@Haringey Sixth Form Centre

Where are they now? We are pleased to hear about the continued success of our former sports students who have progressed to study sports courses such as Sport and Exercise Science, Sport Coaching, Sport Psychology and Sports Therapy at established universities across the UK. For a full list of the universities that our students have progressed to, that includes Brunel University, University of Hertfordshire, University of Brighton and Loughborough University go to the website www.haringey6.ac.uk

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From the Fitness Suite to the Sports Hall our facilities are first-class. We are committed to creating a sporting habit for life and are proud to be endorsed by Sport England.

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Staff are knowledgeable and always willing to help so that you get the most out of your workout or training programme. A girls only session runs on a weekly basis when girls can use the gym by themselves and includes self-defence and box fit.

Our commitment to partnership working with sporting organisations locally and nationally ensures that the opportunities our students experience are top quality.

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Sports Academies What are the Haringey Sixth Form Centre Sports Academies?

Futsal in partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

The Sport Academy programme is a series of coaching, training and competition activities interlinked with a study programme.

Students selected for the Futsal Academy course receive up to 8 hours of Futsal coaching every week from qualified Tottenham Hotspur Foundation coaches while studying for a BTEC Level 1, 2 or 3 Diploma in Sport. Competitive matches are played every week against colleges, universities and Football League Clubs.

A Haringey Sixth Form Centre Sport Academy student has the opportunity to experience and benefit from top-level coaching from professional sportswomen and sportsmen who work at the centre of excellence in their specific sports. To apply for a place as a Haringey Sixth Form Centre Sports Academy student you will need to attend a sports trial. To book your place on a trial you should use the registration form on the website or telephone Kevin Browne on 020 8376 5885.

Netball Academy

London Lions basketball player, and former international point guard Perry Lawson will share his professional experience as he acts as Head Coach. Players receive a minimum of 10 hours of coaching a week in addition to strength and conditioning and mental toughness training with a full schedule of league and tournament competitions. Students will also have the opportunity to study for and sit the SATs (the standardised test in the USA). Successful students would then be able to apply for college admission in the United States to play basketball at college level.

11-a-side Football Academy in partnership with The Footsteps Trust Students who play for the Football Academy receive up to 8 hours of coaching from an Academy standard and UEFA qualified coach while studying a range of academic sport qualifications. Matches are played in affiliated league and cup competitions at the Fredrick Knight Sports Ground. Students receive top quality training and match gear. ho in ul Pa

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Students who play for the Netball Academy receive top quality coaching from national and international players on a weekly basis. Students receive a uniform and will play competitive matches regularly. Strength and conditioning sessions in our state of the art Fitness Suite guided by exercise professionals form a key part of a students training programme. While improving their netball skills students will study A-levels or a BTEC course to gain academic qualifications.

Basketball Academy in partnership with London Lions and Reach & Teach Sports Network

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Maths, Science, Sports & Leisure AS/A2 Biology (AQA)

AS/A2 Further Maths (Edexcel)

AS/A2 Computing (AQA)

Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Lifestyle • Transport • Genes • Health • Promoting an understanding of scientific methods • Awareness of advances in technology Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A* – C including grade B in both Additional & Core Science (or Biology) and a grade C in English Language and Maths. Where it leads: You can progress to university and study for a degree in related subjects. Biology can lead to careers in medicine, veterinary science, forensic science and environmental science.

Duration: 2 years You will study: • Decision mathematics • Statistics • Mechanics • Matrices, complex numbers, graphs and inequalities • Further calculus, polar coordinates and power series • Vector and differential geometry Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A* – C including grade A in Maths.You must also be studying (or have completed) AS/A2 Maths with this subject. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study for degrees in a number of subjects including mathematics, sciences, finance and engineering.

Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Computer programming • Computer hardware & software • Social & economic implications • Computational thinking • Report on a practical programming solution (internally assessed) Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*– C including grade B in Maths. You must also be studying (or have completed) AS/A2 Maths with this subject. Where it leads: You can progress to study a computing science or ICT degree at university or to a wide variety of computer-based disciplines and technologically rich subjects such as engineering or sciences. This ensures a pathway into employment in industry involving computing or problem-solving skills such as business, finance or technology.

AS/A2 Chemistry (OCR) Duration : 1 – 2 years You will study: • Basic chemical principles bringing together elements of physics and biology • The elements and their compounds • Organic chemistry • Physical chemistry • Inorganic chemistry • Instrumental techniques for analysis Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A* – C including grade B in both Additional & Core Science (or Chemistry) and in Maths and a grade C in English Language. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study a degree in related subjects. Chemistry is essential for careers in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry and chemical engineering.

AS/A2 Mathematics (Edexcel) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Statistics • Mechanics • Algebra and coordinate geometry • Polynomials and logarithms • Calculus and trigonometry • Vectors, differential equations and parametric equations Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A* – C including grade B in Maths. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study for a degree. A-level Maths can lead to careers in economics, accounting, engineering and finance.

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Previous school: Edmonton County – BTEC Extended Diploma Applied Science “I have enjoyed my course more than I could have imagined and have had a lot of fun working in the labs. Studying science is fun and I have gained a lot of confidence. My tutor Michelle is really supportive and is always there to help if I need anything.”

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Science)

AS/A2 Physics (Edexcel Salters Horners) Duration: 1 – 2 years You will study: • Mechanics and sports performance • Electricity and space technology • Waves and communication • Electromagnetism and transport • Atomic and nuclear physics • Astronomy and the fate of our universe Entry requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A* – C including grade B in both Additional & Core Science (or Physics) and in Maths and a grade C in English Language. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study for a related degree such as engineering, architecture and astronomy. It combines well with maths, chemistry and biology for entry into careers such as medicine, materials science and sports science.

Duration: 2 years You will study: • Fundamentals of science • Scientific investigation & practical techniques • Using science in the workplace (work experience unit) • Physiology of the human body • Microbiology, biochemistry & biomedical science • Chemical analysis, periodicity and organic chemistry Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs at grade A* – C including both Additional & Core Science and English (or Maths) or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in a related subject at Distinction or Merit grade. Where it leads: You can progress to university to study for a related degree (you will study for the Medical Science Pathway). You can pursue a career in scientific areas such as radiography, biomedical sciences, forensic science or pharmacy.

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Maths, Science, Sports & Leisure GCSE Sciences

GCSE Maths (re-sit)

Duration: 1 year You will study: • GCSE Biology, Chemistry& Physics • GCSE Maths or English or ESOL English or a suitable AS • If you have a grades A*- B in Maths it may be possible to take AS Maths alongside Triple Science • If you have at least five A*- C grades you may be able to take an AS programme with one or two of the GCSE Science subjects • Students who have taken their qualifications overseas in a language other than English may be offered GCSE English with ESOL support over two years Entry requirements: GCSEs at grade D or above including Triple or Double/Additional Science and Maths, or other related level 2 qualifications including overseas equivalents. English at grade D or above is preferred but a test in writing may be offered for those without this. Where it leads: Successful achievement of these GCSEs at B or above will support progression into A-level courses in Science & Maths. Achievement at grade C or above will allow entry onto the BTEC L3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science, which is offered with the Medical Pathway. With further training and study, you can go into careers in fields such as: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Radiography, Physiotherapy, Forensic Science, Food Technology, Analytical Science, Engineering, Telecommunications and Computing.

Duration: 1 year You will study: • Handling data • Using and applying algebra • Shape and space • Geometry • Measures • Solving functional Maths problems Entry requirements: GCSE grade D in Maths. Where it leads: Combined with 4 other GCSEs grades A*– C you can progress on to AS level or a Level 3 BTEC. GCSE Mathematics is often an entry requirement for university courses and employers see this as a necessary qualification.

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport (Coaching, Development and Fitness) Duration: 2 years You will study: • Physiology of fitness • Principles of anatomy • Assessing risk in sport • Fitness training and programming • Sports coaching • Sports development Entry requirements: 4 GCSEs grade C or above to include English and/or Maths or First Diploma or GNVQ Intermediate in a relevant subject with Merit profile) and an appropriate literacy score. PE is also desirable. Where it leads: Entry into Higher Education (Sports Science, Sports Therapy, and Sport Studies) Foundation Degree in Sport, Active IQ Personal Training Course and/or Employment in the Sport and Leisure Industry.


Louisa El-Aabdi Previous school: Hornsey Girls – BTEC Diploma Sport

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“My classmates make studying here fun and my teachers are really enthusiastic which really motivates us to put in 100% effort. I like the practical lessons and training in the gym, my fitness has improved a lot.”

Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Sport

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences Duration: 2 years You will study: • All aspects of playing, coaching and improving sporting performance • Anatomy for sport & exercise • Sport & exercise physiology and psychology • Research methods for sport & exercise sciences • Research project in sport & exercise sciences • Sports biomechanics in action Entry requirements: 4 GCSE's (Grade C or above, including Science and English Language or Maths) or First Diploma in Sport, Merit grade or above and GCSE Science C grade or above. PE is also desirable. Where it leads: You can progress on to Sport and Exercise related degree courses, such as: Sports Science, Coaching, Exercise Physiology, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Biomechanics, Occupational Therapy, Strength and Conditioning, Personal Training, Clinical Physiology or Sports Nutrition.

Duration: 1 year You will study: • Fitness Testing & Training • Practical Sport • Anatomy and Physiology for sport • Nutrition for Sports performance • Exercise and fitness Instruction • Sport Development Entry requirements: 3 relevant GCSE at D in relevant subjects or an Introductory Diploma at Merit in a relevant vocational area. A minimum grade D in GCSE Science and English is also desirable as well as an appropriate literacy score. Where it leads: Successful completion can lead to Extended Diploma in Sport with a Merit profile at level 2. There are also job opportunities in the sport and leisure industry including apprenticeships.

Level 1 BTEC Diploma in Sport and Active Leisure Duration: 1 year You will study: • Taking part in sport • Improving own fitness • Managing your health at work • Planning your own fitness programme • How the body works • Working in sport and active leisure Entry requirements: Be aged 14 – 19 and gained some qualifications at entry level. You do not have to have sat GCSEs but if you have you should be at grade D – E, plus an interest in Sports. Where it leads: Successful completion can lead to employment and further training or progression onto a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport (with merit profile at level 1).

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Our Vision Our vision is to establish a leading edge Sixth Form Centre, with a local and national reputation for the high standards it achieves for young people, whatever their starting point.

Our Mission Haringey Sixth Form Centre will provide high quality education and training to young people enabling them to achieve their aspirations in an inclusive, supportive, safe and stimulating learning environment. By increasing participation, collaboration and innovation, we will unlock their potential enabling them to succeed and make a positive contribution to their community and the economy.

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Index of Courses Contents Our Vision Principal’s Welcome Exceptional Achievements Why Choose Haringey Sixth Form Centre? What our Students Think of the Centre How to Apply Centre Open Events & Important Dates Employability & Enrichment Student Services & Support Financial Matters & Support Resources & Facilities Faculty Information Choosing the Right Course Faculties Business & ICT Creative Arts & Media Entry & Foundation Hospitality & Catering Humanities, Social Sciences, Languages & Public Services Sport @ Haringey Sixth Form Centre Maths, Science, Sports & Leisure How to find Haringey Sixth Form Centre Index of Courses Application Form

Accounting, AS/A2 Applied Science (Medical Science), Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma Art and Design, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Art and Design, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Biology, AS/A2 Business Studies, AS/A2 Business, Level 3 BTEC Diploma Business, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Chemistry, AS/A2 Computing, AS/A2 Creative Media Production, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Creative Media Production, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Economics, AS/A2 English Language & Literature, AS/A2 English Language, GCSE (re-sit) English Literature, AS/A2 Entry 3/Level 1 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Certificate Extended Project, Level 3

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Fashion/Textiles, AS/A2 Fine Art, AS/A2 Further Maths, AS/A2

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GCSE Sciences Geography, AS/A2 Government and Politics, AS/A2

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Health and Social Care, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Health and Social Care, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma History, AS/A2

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ICT and Creative Technology, Level 1 BTEC Diploma ICT and Creative Technology, Level 2 BTEC Diploma ICT Practitioners, Level 3 BTEC Diploma ICT Practitioners, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma ICT, AS/A2

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Mathematics, AS/A2 Maths, GCSE (re-sit) Media Studies, AS/A2

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Performing Arts, Level 3 Extended Diploma Personal & Social Development, Entry Level 1&2 Personal Progress Award, Entry Level 1 Personal Progress, Entry Level Certificate Physics, AS/A2 Psychology, AS/A2 Public Services, Level 1 BTEC Diploma Public Services, Level 2 BTEC Diploma Public Services, Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

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Social Sciences, Advanced bridging course Sociology, AS/A2 Sport (Coaching, Development and Fitness), BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport and Active Leisure, BTEC Level 1 Diploma Sport and Exercise Sciences, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sport, BTEC Level 2 Diploma Turkish, AS/A2

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