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Your ďŹ rst step to an inspiring future course guide 2011~2012


“John Leggott College has an excellent reputation both locally and nationally for the quality of its provision�


let us inspire you Thank-you for picking up our prospectus which details information about the courses available to 16-19 year olds in 2010-2011. If you’re looking for inspiring education then read on to find out more about John Leggott College and the courses that you can study with us. We are a sixth form college in Scunthorpe offering a wide range of AS/A Levels, Advanced Diplomas, BTEC qualifications, GCSEs, foundation learning and entry level courses to people in North Lincolnshire and beyond. John Leggott College has an excellent reputation both locally and nationally for the quality of its provision. It is regularly ranked among the top colleges in the country and last year celebrated a 98% pass rate at A Level, with 44% of grades at A and B, and a 100% pass rate in BTEC courses.

David Vasse College Principal

With approximately 2,300 students enrolled at the College, including 100 international students, there is a warm and inviting atmosphere for everyone. Our wide range of courses means you can select a programme of study that suits your needs by ‘mixing and matching’ a variety of subjects that may be academic or vocational in nature. We have courses for people with a range of abilities as well as a huge selection of enrichment activities which complement your course timetable and will help to prepare you for further study at college or university or the world of work. What’s more you will become part of an exciting student community and

we’ll always keep your best interests at heart with our range of student support services. If you have any queries that are not answered in our prospectus please come along to one of our open evenings, call us on (01724) 407016 or email info@leggott.ac.uk We welcome applications from a diverse group of potential students and you will be able to make lots of new friends while you are here. The College is a friendly environment where your health and safety is very important. We are able to meet the needs of individual students – you can find more information about the support available to you on page 54.


If you’re still itching for more information about the College log onto www.leggott.ac.uk where you will find more details, photos and videos. If you want to find out as much as you can about the College then this is the place to look.

You can also find John Leggott College on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

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Why choose JLC? “

A 98% pass rate at A Level and 100% pass rate in BTEC courses..

Superb student social and study spaces which include the Margaret Mason Centre with a snack bar, computers and the college shop.

Excellent teachers, many of whom have won teaching awards.

Fantastic facilities including high spec science labs and art studios, dance and drama studios and specialist media classrooms.

A great reputation locally and nationally which means positive links are made with future employers and universities.

Winning sports teams and hockey, rugby and football development centres. Exciting extra curricular activities such as music groups, first aid, dance, journalism and work experience in schools.

A huge range of courses, which includes 42 AS/A2 subjects, 7 Level 3 BTECs, 4 Advanced Diplomas, 9 GCSEs, 7 Level 2 BTECs and Foundation level programmes..

Every year students go to top universities recognised as being excellent in their specialist areas – York, Sheffield Hallam and Oxford to name just three.

An adult atmosphere where you don’t have to wear a uniform and you can call teachers by their first names but there is still loads of support available.


Contents 08 10 12 13

How to Apply & Key Dates Our Yearly Timetable Choosing Your Programme Inspiring College Life

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Art & Design Business & Computing English Health & Social Care Humanities Languages Leisure & Tourism Maths Media Performing Arts Sciences Social Sciences Sport

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Intermediate Level Courses Intermediate Level Courses – GCSEs Intermediate Level Courses – BTECs

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Foundation Level Courses

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Enrichment Activities

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Trips & Visits Student Union Student Support

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Results Location Maps/Bus Info

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How to Apply & Key Dates We have people applying to John Leggott College from across North Lincolnshire and further afield including East Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. We offer places to as many students as possible and the next two pages give you tips on how to apply. There are a number of ways you can apply:

If you live in North Lincolnshire you can: • Apply via www.lincs2.co.uk

Wherever you live you can: • Apply online at www.leggott.ac.uk

• Complete a paper Joint Application Form (available in your school)

• Request a paper application form from us by emailing admissions@leggott.ac.uk or telephoning (01724) 407016

• Apply online at www.leggott.ac.uk • If you’re at one of our partner schools you will be given help in applying to college using the application method chosen by your school

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• If you live in East Yorkshire you can also apply to John Leggott College via www.logonmoveon.co.uk


If you’re currently studying at a partner school you’ll have one of our liaison tutors regularly visiting your school who you can meet with and talk to about the options available at John Leggott College.

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School

Tutor

Baysgarth School

Maggie Johnson

Brumby Engineering College

Cheryl Riley

FTC

Maggie Johnson

Frederick Gough School

Jean Hogarth

The St Lawrence Academy

Susan Walker

Holy Family School

Janice Gibson

Hungerhill School

Janice Gibson

Huntcliff School

Jean Hogarth

Melior Community College

Ian Carlton

North Axholme Comprehensive School

Cheryl Ellams

The Snaith School

Janice Gibson

South Axholme Community School

Diane Puncheon

St Bede’s Catholic School

Diane Puncheon & Susan Walker

St Hugh’s Communication and Interaction Specialist College

Amanda Keeble & Val Lancaster

Trent Valley Academy

Janice Gibson

Winterton Comprehensive School

Jean Hogarth

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The application year will follow this timetable: Date

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Event

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Sep – Nov 2010

Presentations in partner schools

10 Nov 2010

Open Evening 5pm-9pm

Nov 2010 Onwards

Make your application to college

24 Jan 2011

Open Evening 5pm-8pm

This is your chance to find out more about our courses, see our fantastic facilities and talk to our tutors. All areas of the College are open for you and your parents to visit.

Jan 2011 Onwards

Your interview

Held in your school during the day or at John Leggott College in the evening, this isn’t a scary interview – more of a chat with one of our tutors about your course choices, after which you will receive an offer of a place at college.

31 Mar 2011

Application Deadline

Please apply to college before this date for the best chance of securing a place on your first choice courses… unfortunately we can only consider applications after this date if space is available.

11 & 12 Jul 2011

Introductory Days

If you have been offered a place at college you will be invited to spend a day with us to help prepare you for enrolment and give you a taste of college life.

25 Aug 2011

GCSE Results Day

Aug – Sep 2011

Enrolment

This is your chance to find out more about our courses, see our fantastic facilities and talk to our tutors. All areas of the College are open for you and your parents to visit.

You will be invited to sign up for courses you hold an offer for.


If you have been inspired to join John Leggott College but still have some questions to ask please: Telephone the full-time admissions line on (01724) 407016 Or email admissions@leggott.ac.uk

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Term Dates for 2011-2012 (your first year at college) Autumn Term: First Day of Term: Thursday 25 August 2011 Half Term: Monday 24 October 2011 – Friday 28 October 2011 Last Day of Term: Wednesday 21 December 2011 Spring Term: First Day of Term: Tuesday 3 January 2012 Half Term: Monday 13 February 2012 – Friday 17 February 2012 Last Day of Term: Friday 30 March 2012 Summer Term: First Day of Term: Monday 16 April 2012 Bank Holiday (College Closed) – Monday 7 May 2012 Half Term: Monday 4 June 2012 – Friday 8 June 2012 Last Day of Term: Friday 6 July 2012

Settling into a new college is an exciting experience. Please do not book holidays during the start of term as late enrolments may mean we can only offer you a limited choice of courses and you will miss out on some important information. The latest enrolment information can always be found at www.leggott.ac.uk/enrol

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Choosing Your Programme We offer a wide range of AS/A Levels, Level 3 BTECs and Advanced Diplomas, which form an advanced programme, as well as an intermediate programme of Level 2 BTECs and GCSEs and a foundation programme.

The Advanced Programme (Level 3) Most of our students are following an advanced programme. Your timetable will be made up of a variety courses which best suits your level of academic achievement, career aim and interests. You will usually choose four subjects (or the equivalent of four AS courses) to study in your first year at college, alongside AS General Studies. You will be expected to undertake some enrichment activities to develop your wider skills and also study IT functional skills if you don’t have a GCSE or equivalent in ICT.

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To study on a full advanced programme you usually need at least five GCSEs at grade C or above in four different subjects, including maths or English.

Many students see the intermediate programme as a route to advanced level qualifications; others to employment, training and apprenticeships.

The Intermediate Programme (Level 2) Intermediate programmes are one-year courses, usually combining one or two Level 2 BTECs Certificates with two GCSEs, and are ideal if you have mainly GCSE grade Ds, and want to spend a year getting the equivalent of 5 or 6 GCSEs at grades A-C.

Foundation Learning (Entry Level/Level 1) Courses on offer within the Foundation Programme will be attractive if you want help and support with your learning and would like to gain an Entry or Foundation Level qualification. You will have the opportunity to improve your social and communication skills; develop greater independence and life skills. There is also a course for people whose first language isn’t English.


Inspiring College Life The college day is split into eight periods

We do everything we can to make sure your time at John Leggott College is as enjoyable as possible. Although, you will be expected to work hard, there will also be plenty of time for you to have fun and try new things.

Your lessons will be timetabled for your academic studies, tutorials and enrichment activities and you will have a small number of study periods each week for individual study and research. During the college day you will have access to study areas including the: Library Hundreds of books, electronic resources, CDs and DVDs are available on free loan from the library and photocopying and computer facilities are available as well as silent study areas.

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IT Study Centre A large open access area is available and every computer is linked to the Internet with free access. Computers are always available on a drop-in basis and a duty IT technician is always on hand to offer assistance and advice on use of the facilities. Study Zone An informal area where you can avoid the noise and crowds and find a quiet place to work during non-teaching time. The Learning Mentors are based in the Study Zone and can help you with your studies.

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10.30 - 11.25AM

11.25 - 12.20PM

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1.10 - 2.00PM COMMON MIDDAY BREAK

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Study+ Zones These are areas all around college for you to study in between lessons. For a bite to eat during the college day, you can visit the College Cafeteria or the Margaret Mason Centre. You’ll find a range of drinks, snacks and meals to suit a variety of dietary requirements and all at very competitive prices. We also have a wireless network operating across the college campus and you can use that to access the college network using your own mobile devices.

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Art & Design Art AS/A Level Art and Design Level 3 BTEC Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will study a wide variety of art disciplines including painting, drawing, life drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, graphic design and textiles while developing your historical knowledge, analytical ability and practical skills. Popular combinations Media / Business What could it lead to? You could gain entry onto a BTEC Foundation Course in Art and Design, which leads onto degree courses in the visual arts and applied design subjects. If you achieve top marks you could move directly onto a visual arts degree course. Entry requirements Five GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably including art, graphics and English. If you haven’t studied art or graphics you will need a good portfolio. How is it assessed? 100% coursework Enrichment There will be opportunities to visit art galleries and other cultural events. In Year 1 you may like to take part in an art-related enrichment activity and in Year 2 you can join the Creative Arts Academy to build you portfolio and work towards an extra qualification – AS Extended Project.

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What will I learn? You will develop your knowledge of creative ideas and practical techniques while studying the history of art and learning how to analyse and interpret images using specialist terms and vocabulary. Popular combinations Other art and design courses What could it lead to? You could gain entry onto a BTEC Foundation Course in Art and Design, which leads onto degree courses in the visual arts and applied design subjects. If you study more than one art and design course at A Level you could move directly onto a visual arts degree course. Entry requirements GCSE Art at grade C or above or a good portfolio. How is it assessed? 60% practical coursework, including some visual analysis. 40% externally set assignment. Enrichment There will be opportunities to visit art galleries and other cultural events In Year 1 you may like to take part in the Perk Up Your Journals enrichment activity and in Year 2 you can join the Creative Arts Academy to build you portfolio and work towards an extra qualification – AS Extended Project.


Design Technology AS/A Level What will I learn? You will develop your design and modelling skills and your knowledge of materials and manufacturing methods so you are able to design and make a working product. This will include learning to analyse commercial products and use specialist IT software for graphics, technical drawing and solid modelling. Popular combinations Design Technology can enhance both arts and sciences courses What could it lead to? Many students go on to further study in areas including product and industrial design, furniture design, architecture, graphic design, engineering, media and photography. This is a core subject if you aspire to be a teacher. You can move directly into employment or further training in the design industry. Entry requirements GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above is preferred. If you haven’t studied design before (resistant materials or graphic products) you will need a good portfolio of design or graphical work. How is it assessed? 60% coursework 40% exam Enrichment You could take part in Computer Aided Design or Computer Graphics enrichment activities.

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Graphics AS/A Level What will I learn? You will be introduced to a wide range of materials through painting and drawing and specialist software including Illustrator and Photoshop. You will learn how to analyse and interpret images using specialist terms and vocabulary, work to design briefs and tight deadlines and create a journal about what you do and why. Popular combinations Other art and design courses What could it lead to? You could gain entry onto a BTEC Foundation Course in Art and Design, which leads onto degree courses in the visual arts and applied design subjects. If you study more than one art and design course at A Level you could move directly onto a visual arts degree course. Entry requirements GCSE Art or Graphics at grade C or above or a good portfolio of work. How is it assessed? 60% practical coursework, including some visual analysis. 40% externally set assignment Enrichment In Year 1 you may like to take part in the Perk Up Your Journals, Computer Aided Design or Textiles enrichment activities and in Year 2 you can join the Creative Arts Academy to build you portfolio and work towards an extra qualification – AS Extended Project.

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Photography AS/A Level What will I learn? Work creatively with 35mm black and white film, digital capture and image editing/manipulation software, you will also learn how to analyse and interpret images using specialist terms and vocabulary and how to present your work professionally. Popular combinations Other art and design courses Media What could it lead to? Potential career opportunities include commercial photography, photojournalism, portrait photography, film and television or teaching. Entry requirements GCSE English and/or art at grade C or above and some experience of photography. How is it assessed? 60% coursework 40% externally set assignment

Textiles AS/A Level What will I learn? You will learn about a range of textiles materials and how to work with them as well as studying the influence of design on society, design movements and fashion. You will also make prototypes and samples of your designs. Popular combinations Other art subjects Business What could it lead to? The textiles industry is diverse but you could move into employment or Higher Education in areas including fashion design, interior design, retail management, fashion marketing, buying and visual merchandising. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above is preferred.

Enrichment There will be opportunities to visit art galleries and other cultural events.

How is it assessed? 50% written exam 50% internal assessment

In Year 1 you may like to take part in the Perk Up Your Journals enrichment activity and in Year 2 you can join the Creative Arts Academy to build you portfolio and work towards an extra qualification – AS Extended Project.

Enrichment In Year 1 you may like to take part in an art or textiles-based enrichment activity and in Year 2 you can join the Creative Arts Academy to build you portfolio and work towards an extra qualification – AS Extended Project.

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Unusual student sculpture steals top prize Works of art created by talented John Leggott College students were praised by a regional car dealer and judged among the best submitted for display in an art exhibition. Oliver Brunt picked up ďŹ rst prize in the competition and exhibition organized by BMW dealer Astle Ltd, while David Lewis took third place. Oliver Brunt joined JLC from Huntcliff School David Lewis joined JLC from Frederick Gough School

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Business & Computing Business Studies AS/A Level What will I learn? You will learn how to plan and finance a new business as well as considering business operations including marketing, human resources, finance and competitiveness. Study in the second year will focus on measuring effectiveness and assessing strategies for success as well as the business environment and managing change. Popular combinations Economics / Languages / ICT What could it lead to? You can move directly into employment or move into Higher Education to pursue a career in business areas including finance, management and marketing. Entry requirements GCSE English and maths at grade C or above is preferred. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment There will be the opportunity to visit local, national and international businesses. You can take part in enrichment activities including Young Enterprise, Become a Real Economist, Business German and Spanish for Beginners. You can use your business studies work to create a Key Skills Level 3 Communication portfolio.

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Business BTEC Level 3 Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will explore the different types of businesses that operate, the resources they use and how they recruit people as well as their marketing strategies, promotional activities and internal and external communications. Popular combinations Economics / Languages / ICT What could it lead to? You can move directly into employment or move into Higher Education to pursue a career in business areas including finance, management and marketing. Entry requirements Five GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably including English and/or maths. How is it assessed? 100% coursework Enrichment You can take part in enrichment activities including Young Enterprise, Running Your Own Business or ABC Spanish or German.


Business, Administration & Finance Advanced Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 3.5 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will study units including business enterprise, finance, administration, project management, marketing and sales and customer service as well as completing work placements, an extended project and developing your functional skills in maths, English and ICT. You will work on briefs set by industry professionals as well as completing another AS course as part of the Advanced Diploma. Popular combinations Economics / ICT / English / Maths

Economics AS/A Level What will I learn? You will study the national, international and global economy while considering issues such as monopoly power, price fluctuation, unemployment and trade unions. Popular combinations Business Studies / ICT / Sciences / Media / Languages

What could it lead to? You could go directly into the world of work or move into Higher Education to study of a broad range of business subjects.

What could it lead to? Most students studying economics use it as a base into Higher Education and careers in finance, local and central government, business, science, education and the media.

Entry requirements At least five GCSEs at grade C or above is preferred.

Entry requirements GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above.

How is it assessed? A combination of practical activity, projects, portfolios and external assessment as well as national tests in functional skills.

How is it assessed? 100% exams

Enrichment You can take part in enrichment activities including Young Enterprise and How To Be A Real Economist.

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Enrichment You could become a member of the Economics Society, become part of the college team to enter the Bank of England Target 2.0 economics competition or consider the Business German enrichment activity.

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Applied ICT AS/A Leve Level

Computer Science AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will develop your knowledge of databases, web applications and multim multimedia projects while studying digitall applications in the information age and the digital eco economy. You will also learn to use programmes grammes such as Dreamweaver and Flash and present yyour work as an electronic book or project. rojec

What will I learn? Primarily a programming course you will study computer hardware and software and operating code as well as learning how to create computing solutions to problems. You will develop an understanding of Java, VB, Python, PHP and ASP.

Popular combinations ons Business Studies / Design / Media / Soci Sociology d to? What could it lead You will have a good understanding of the employment of computer packages and the world wide web, which is valuable in al rofessions. However, after further study, many students all professions. move into careers such as systems de n, software engineering, web design and consultancy. design, Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above and preferably GCSE Maths or Science at grade C or above above. How is it assessed? sed? A mi mixture i of internal nal and external coursework and exams. nrichment Enrichment You could take part in Computer Aided Design, Computer Games Design, Keyboard Skills or Computer Gr Graphics enrichment activities.

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Popular combinations Maths / Sciences / Media / Electronics What could it lead to? You will have advanced IT skills which are transferable across professions but most students progress to university to study degree courses in computing and other related disciplines. Entry requirements GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above is preferred. How is it assessed? 100% exam in the ďŹ rst year An exam and a project in the second year Enrichment You could take part in Computer Games Programming, Keyboard Skills, Maths for Computing or Computer Graphics enrichment activities.


IT Practitioners (Systems Support) BTEC Level 3 Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will get lots of hands-on experience in using, designing and developing computer systems, software and web sites and develop knowledge of a modern programming language as well as learning about website creation and management and computer games design. Popular combinations Business Studies / Media / Sciences What could it lead to? You will have the skills to work within the IT sector or to further your study of IT within Higher Education.

Accountancy scholarship adds up An enquiring business mind and a head for figures landed John Leggott College student James Fussey a scholarship worth more than £15,000. The aspiring accountant was been selected by education and training provider KAPLAN as the region’s most promising young talent in this sector and started his training just weeks after completing his A Levels in business studies, maths, geography and general studies. James Fussey joined JLC from Melior Community College

Entry requirements GCSE English or Maths at grade C or above. How is it assessed? You will complete a number of projects which make up a portfolio of evidence. Enrichment You could take part in Computer Games Programming, Keyboard Skills, Maths for Computing, PC Maintenance or Computer Graphics enrichment activities.

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English Language AS/A Level

English Literature AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will find out why people speak the way they do and how language works as well as studying the theories of language acquisition and language change and the techniques people use to create real-world texts.

What will I learn? You will study a range of texts including poetry, modern prose, one of Shakepeare’s tragedies and learn how to compare and critically analyse pieces.

Popular combinations Business Studies / Media / Sociology

Popular combinations Drama and Theatre Studies / Law / Sociology

What could it lead to? A good understanding of English is useful for a wide range of careers but many students often move into further study or employment in education, professional and social services, administrative services, management, leisure, entertainment and media.

What could it lead to? A good understanding of English is useful for a wide range of careers but many students often move into further study or employment in education, law, social work and media.

Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above.

Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above.

How is it assessed? 60% exam 40% coursework

How is it assessed? 60% exam 40% coursework

Enrichment You will have the opportunity to go on at least one theatre visit a year and take part in creative writing, sign language and journalism-related enrichment activities.

Enrichment You will have the opportunity to go on at least one theatre visit a year and take part in creative writing, drama, film and journalism-related enrichment activities.

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English Language & Literature AS/A Level What will I learn? You will explore the use of voices in speech and writing and methods of analysing texts including novels, poetry and drama as well as creating pieces of writing based on the study of a novel, poetry and non-ďŹ ction material. Popular combinations Media / Law / History / Business Studies What could it lead to? A good understanding of English is useful for a wide range of careers but many students often move into further study or employment in education, professional and social services, administrative services, management, leisure, entertainment and media. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above. How is it assessed? 60% exam 40% coursework

Chief features writer offers advice Daily Express Chief Features Writer Anna Pukas shared her words of wisdom with journalists of the future. Anna, who is a former JLC student inspired students to keep writing and also shared her stories of interviewing celebrities such as Britney Spears, Alastair Campbell and John Leslie.

Enrichment You will have the opportunity to go on at least one theatre visit a year and take part in creative writing and journalism-related enrichment activities, such as the college magazine.

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Health & Social Care Health & Social Care AS/A Level

Health & Social Care BTEC Level 3 Diploma

What will I learn? You will develop you knowledge of the services available in the health and social care sector as well as learning about effective communication skills. You will also explore the subject of health, illness and disease, with a particular focus on screening and immunisation, and develop your knowledge of careers within the sector and the role of exercise in maintaining well being.

What will I learn? You will study a variety of subjects within the health and social care sector including communication, equality and diversity, health and safety, psychological perspectives, life stages and anatomy and physiology.

Popular combinations Applied Science / Sociology

Popular combinations Applied Science / Sociology

What could it lead to? You could move into further study or employment in areas such as nursing and midwifery, social work, nutrition, police and fire services, the Armed Forces or the Probation Service.

What could it lead to? You could move into further study or employment in areas such as nursing and midwifery, social work, nutrition, police and fire services, the Armed Forces or the Probation Service.

Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above and preferably GCSE Maths or Science at grade C or above. How is it assessed? Predominantly coursework with a small number of exams. Enrichment You could complement your studies with enrichment activities including School Experience, Sign Language, Deaf Awareness, or Stress Awareness.

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2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS

Entry requirements At least five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and preferably maths or science. How is it assessed? 100% coursework. Enrichment You could complement your studies with enrichment activities including School Experience, Sign Language, Deaf Awareness, or Stress Awareness.


Getting to work Taking phone calls from strangers, completing risk assessments and presenting to customers is all in a day’s work for health and social care students. Proving they would be an asset to any employer, more than 20 of the College’s students were hired in various positions by mock company Fourwinds Healthcare for one day only. “It felt a little like we were thrown in at the deep end at the beginning of the day and when I first answered the phone I didn’t know what to say, but I have got better with practice,” student Paige Rogerson said. “As office manager I was responsible for distributing tasks to the team. It was a stressful day and very different to a college day, but also really enjoyable.” Paige Rogerson joined JLC from Frederick Gough School

Society, Health & Development Advanced Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 3.5 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will study units including principles and values in practice, safeguarding individuals and communication and information sharing as well as completing work placements, an extended project and developing your functional skills in maths, English and ICT. You will work on briefs set by industry professionals as well as completing another AS course as part of the Advanced Diploma. Popular combinations Applied Science / Sociology What could it lead to? You could move into further study or employment in areas such as nursing and midwifery, social work, nutrition, police and fire services, the Armed Forces or the Probation Service. Entry requirements At least five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English or maths. How is it assessed? A combination of practical activity, controlled tests and portfolios as well as national tests in maths, English and ICT. Enrichment You could complement your studies with enrichment activities including School Experience, Sign Language, Deaf Awareness, or Stress Awareness.

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Humanities Geography AS/A Level

History AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will study global challenges such as hazards, climate change, the population and the global economy as well as investigating crowded coasts and the rebranding of towns and cities. Environmental issues such as water conflicts and energy security are also covered.

What will I learn? You will study the reign of Elizabeth I, the Vikings in Europe and different interpretations of witch hunting. If you continue into the second year you will have the opportunity to investigate the significance of historical events of your choice.

Popular combinations Economics / Geology What could it lead to? Many students go on to careers in areas including town planning, environmental development, journalism and the media or even finance and management. Entry requirements An interest in geography although you don’t need to have studied it at GCSE. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You will take part in numerous one-day field trips to coastal, urban and rural areas. You can also take part in enrichment activities such as Travel Destinations, International Dimensions, Geo-Tec-Nix or the overseas volunteering project group World Challenge.

Popular combinations Politics / English Language and Literature What could it lead to? This course can lead to further history-related study at university but it can also offer the opportunity for further study or employment in areas such as business, media, law, local and national government and teaching. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above is preferred. You don’t need to have studied history at GCSE. How is it assessed? Exams in the first year. An exam and coursework in the second year. Enrichment You will have the opportunity to take part in trips to the UK and abroad and visit places of historical interest.

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Law AS/A Level

Politics AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will study the English legal system, including courts, police powers and sentencing, as well as sources of law and if you progress into the second year you can choose to specialise in tort or criminal law.

What will I learn? During the first year of the course you will learn about people and politics in the UK, including political parties and elections, and the UK’s system of government. In the second year you will study political representation and governing in the USA.

Popular combinations Politics / English / History What could it lead to? Many students aspire to careers as solicitors or barristers, within the police force or in legal sections of the Armed Forces though an advanced level law qualification demonstrates you have transferable analytical and communication skills. Entry requirements GCSE grade C or above in English. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You could join the Law Society or the Debating Society as well as studying AS Citizenship in your second year.

Popular combinations Law / History / English Language What could it lead to? Many students choose to move onto degree courses or take employment in areas including local government, public relations, national politics, journalism, law and teaching. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above is preferred. You should also have an interest in the government, politics and current affairs and some background knowledge about British politics will be helpful. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You may like to join the Law Society or write for the college magazine. Politics students are also given access to politicians who visit the College and in the past have taken part in press and television reports about political issues. There is also an optional trip to the USA. In the second year you could choose to study AS Citizenship.

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Languages Going the extra miles for work experience

French AS/A Level

Belgian doctors’ surgeries, schools and immigration services were among the workplaces chosen by ten John Leggott College languages students who took part in an unusual exchange trip.

What will I learn? You will learn to exchange ideas in French using the spoken and written word through the study of units relating to media and popular culture, health and wellbeing, family, environment and cultural topics.

AS French students spent 10 days improving their foreign language skills while furthering their knowledge of a new culture and taking part in work experience placements.

Popular combinations Business Studies / Another Language / Travel and Tourism

Student Sam Harrison said: “I enjoyed absolutely everything about the exchange trip, it was such a great experience. “Exchange trips help massively with the overall understanding of the language. It is also very helpful for learning new words and phrases, but most of all I found that after being there for a week I can now understand spoken French much more easily.” Sam Harrison joined JLC from Goole High School

What could it lead to? Speaking a foreign language is a valuable skill in many professions and students go on to careers within business and management, travel and tourism, media, banking, teaching and interpreting. Entry requirements GCSE French at grade B or above is preferred. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You will have the opportunity to take part in a work experience exchange programme to Liege in Belgium. You could also join the International Society and take part in a wide variety of cultural events. If you have a particular interest in languages you may be interested in German for Business or Spanish for Beginners enrichment activities.

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German AS/A Level

Spanish AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will learn to exchange ideas in German using the spoken and written word through the study of units relating to sport, education, health and wellbeing, environmental issues and cultural topics.

What will I learn? You will learn to exchange ideas in Spanish using the spoken and written word through the study of units relating to youth culture, lifestyle, travel, tourism and environmental issues, education and employment.

Popular combinations Business Studies / Another Language / Travel and Tourism What could it lead to? Speaking a foreign language is a valuable skill in many professions and students go on to careers within business and management, travel and tourism, media, banking, teaching and interpreting. Entry requirements GCSE German at grade B or above is preferred. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You will have the opportunity to take part in an exchange programme to Luneburg, Germany.

Popular combinations Business Studies / Another Language / Travel and Tourism What could it lead to? Speaking a foreign language is a valuable skill in many professions and students go on to careers within business and management, travel and tourism, media, banking, teaching and interpreting. Entry requirements GCSE Spanish at grade B or above is preferred. If you wish to study Spanish as a new language you could take GCSE Spanish in your ďŹ rst year at college and then AS Spanish in your second year. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You will have the opportunity to take part in a study visit to Alicante and you could also join the International Society and take part in a wide variety of cultural events. If you have a particular interest in languages you may be interested in the German for Business enrichment activity.

If you have a particular interest in languages you may be interested in the Spanish for Beginners enrichment activity or you could study Worldwide Travel Destinations.

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Leisure & Tourism Leisure Studies AS/A Level

Travel & Tourism AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will learn about the contemporary leisure industry and the people who work in it as well as studying customer service, leisure legislation, quality assurance and project management.

What will I learn? You will learn more about popular travel destinations and develop you knowledge of the travel and tourism industry, customer service and marketing operations within the industry.

Popular combinations PE / Languages / Travel and Tourism What could it lead to? There are a wide variety of employment opportunities and Higher Education courses available in the leisure and recreation sectors, which will build upon the knowledge and skills developed during the course.

Popular combinations Languages / Business Studies

Entry requirements An interest in leisure pursuits or the leisure sure industry.

What could it lead to? There are a wide variety of employment opportunities and Higher Education courses available in the travel and tourism sectors and many students have moved into careers with tour operators, visitor attractions and service industries.

How is it assessed? The emphasis is on coursework, with th some short written tests.

Entry requirements An interestt in the travel and tourism industry.

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How is it assessed? The hee em eemphasis phasis is is on n ccoursework, o sewo ew rk with some short rt tests. written tests Enrichment Popular enrichment activities include First Aid, Community Communi Sports Leader Award, Spanish for Tourism and there is the opportunity to take part in the Yorkshire Tourist Board’s Welcome Host and Customer Service programmes.

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The only way is up for a group of John Leggott College students who received a flying start in their travel and tourism careers with industry recognised cabin crew training. Travel & Tourism Advanced Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 3.5 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will study units including destinations, changes and trends, image and perceptions, political and economic influences and the UK travel and tourism sector as well as completing work placements, an extended project and developing your functional skills in maths, English and ICT. You will work on briefs set by industry professionals as well as completing another AS course as part of the Advanced Diploma. Popular combinations Economics / ICT / Geography What could it lead to? You could go directly into the world of work or further training or move into Higher Education to study a wide variety of degree courses including travel and tourism, operations management, business studies or another subject you are interested in. Entry requirements At least five GCSEs at grade C or above. How is it assessed? A combination of practical activity, projects, portfolios and external assessment as well as national tests in functional skills.

The newly trained attendants, who are studying AS Travel and Tourism, were special guests at the J.A.R.E. Air Training simulation centre in Birmingham, where they were put through their paces in rigorous routine and emergency airline procedures. Leaving a plane on Inflatable slides, decompression drills and lift raft survival techniques were just some of the activities they took part in to complement their Travel and Tourism studies in college. Student Megan Walden (17) said: “We were given training in Boeing 737 and Fokker 50 planes and it was really important for us to be prepared for using our skills in reallife situations. “In many of the activities we were split into small groups and pairs and were given responsibility for rescuing dummies, which made you think on your feet.” Megan Walden joined JLC from Huntcliff School

Enrichment Popular enrichment activities include First Aid, Community Sports Leader Award, Spanish for Tourism and there is the opportunity to take part in the Yorkshire Tourist Board’s Welcome Host and Customer Service programmes.

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Maths Maths AS/A Level

Further Maths AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will study pure mathematics units, which include topics such as indices, trigonometry and algebra and choose from a decision, mechanics or statistics unit on each year of the course.

What will I learn? You will further your study of AS/A Level Maths and cover a wide range of pure mathematics, mechanics, statistics and decision mathematics.

Popular combinations Physics / Economics / Further Maths What could it lead to? Mathematics is highly valued in careers including retail, banking, accountancy, engineering and other science routes and also complements studies in humanities and social sciences. Entry requirements Preferably GCSE Maths at grade B or above, although we will consider grade C at higher tier. People with grade C at the foundation level will be asked to complete the higher level GCSE in their ďŹ rst year of college before moving onto AS Level.

Popular combinations Physics / Psychology / Chemistry What could it lead to? Mathematics is highly valued in careers including retail, banking, accountancy and will provide a signiďŹ cant advantage for those hoping to follow engineering and other science-based careers. Entry requirements GCSE Maths at grade A or A*

How is it assessed? 100% exams

How is it assessed? 100% exams

Enrichment A popular extension study includes abc of Algebra which is useful for students who would like to spend more time on this subject. There is also the opportunity to take part in a national mathematics competition and go to mathematics lectures at the University of Hull.

Enrichment There is also the opportunity to take part in a national mathematics competition and go to mathematics lectures at the University of Hull.

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Opportunities for success Budding astrophysicist Alistair Godley combines his study of maths and science with being principal flute in the John Leggott College orchestra. He is also a student ambassador and is part of the College’s telescope club. “I like the fact you are treated like an adult – you are expected to manage your own time and meet deadlines to maximise your potential.” Alistair Godley joined JLC from South Axholme School

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Creative & Media Advanced Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 3.5 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will study units including communicating creatively, working with clients and exploring professional creativity as well as completing work placements, an extended project and developing your functional skills in maths, English and ICT. You will work on briefs set by industry professionals as well as completing another AS course as part of the Advanced Diploma. Popular combinations Media / Art / Graphics / Drama What could it lead to? You could move into further study or employment in the creative and media sectors but the course will prepare you for a wide range of education and work opportunities. Entry requirements At least five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English or Maths. How is it assessed? A combination of practical activity, controlled tests and portfolios as well national tests in maths, English and ICT. Enrichment You could complement your studies by writing for the college magazine, taking part in the drama production or another enrichment activity of your choice. In Year 2 you will also have the opportunity to join the Art Academy.

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Film Studies AS/A Level What will I learn? You will develop your knowledge of British, American and World cinema and learn how to analyse films by micro aspects such as sound and macro aspects such as narrative. You will also have the opportunity to generate ideas for you own films and discover how films are made and marketed. Popular combinations Drama / English Literature What could it lead to? Careers in the film industry are very competitive, but A Level Film is a good base for Higher Education courses in film and media studies. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above is preferred and an interest in film and cinema. How is it assessed? 55% exam 45% coursework Enrichment You can take part in enrichment activities including Creative Writing, Computer Graphics and Digital Recording.


Media Studies AS/A Level What will I learn? While developing your skills using equipment such as video cameras, edit and sound-recording suites and computers you will study the pre-production and production stages of media work as well as learning how to analyse other people’s media work. Popular combinations Business Studies / Graphics / English Language What could it lead to? You will develop a range of practical and theoretical skills which could lead to further study at HND or degree level in media and careers in broadcast or print journalism, advertising, media production or public relations. Entry requirements An interest in the media How is it assessed? 50% practical coursework 50% exam

Media BTEC Level 3 Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS

What will I learn? You will learn a range of creative skills including taking photographs both on location and in the photo studio, creating a magazine page and designing a web page using professional computer software packages as well as producing a short film. Popular combinations Business Studies / Graphics / English Language What could it lead to? You will develop a range of practical and theoretical skills which could lead directly to employment or to further study of the media. Many students work within broadcast or print journalism, advertising, media production or public relations. Entry requirements A strong interest in the media and preferably GCSE English at grade C or above. How is it assessed? You will create a portfolio of work during the course and work on a final project. Enrichment You can take part in enrichment activities including Creative Writing, Computer Graphics and Digital Recording.

Enrichment You can take part in enrichment activities including Creative Writing, Computer Graphics and Digital Recording.

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Performing Arts Dance AS/A Level What will I learn? You will work through a variety of aspects of training, choreographing and performing as well as studying the history of dance and some anatomy and physiology. You will learn to produce group and solo work. Popular combinations Drama / Performing Arts What could it lead to? You could gain a place on a Higher Education dance course, such as a HND or a degree or use the qualification to support you in further study in a wide range of subjects. Alternatively you could enter the dance profession after college. Entry requirements GCSE Dance at grade C or above or Grade 4 in contemporary, modern, ballet or jazz dance. And preferably GCSE English at grade C or above. How is it assessed? Written and practical exams Enrichment You will have the opportunity to go on evening theatre visits to see live dance performances and take part in dance, yoga and fitness training enrichment activities to develop your physical performance and extend your dance skills.

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Drama & Theatre Studies AS/A Level What will I learn? You will study performance as well as the technical roles in drama by seeing pieces of live theatre, comparing and contrasting plays, taking part in performances on stage and taking on technical roles. Your performances will include a monologue or dialogue and you will also devise a play for performance. Popular combinations Dance / Performing Arts / English Language and Literature What could it lead to? Many students go on to study drama, theatre or performing arts degrees while others go onto drama schools to further their skills and seek work within the drama industry. This qualification is also valued by many employers recruiting for people-orientated careers. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above is preferred. How is it assessed? AS – practical workshop activities, a portfolio of coursework and a practical performance A2 – 60% written exam and 40% practical performance and development records Enrichment You will be able to take part in extra rehearsals and audition workshops as well as enrichment activities including Sign Language and Yoga to develop your communication skills and physical strength.


Music AS/A Level

Music Technology AS/A Level

Performing Arts AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will take part in performances, some of which are recorded, as well as composing pieces of music, developing your analytical skills when listening to music and learning to harmonise.

What will I learn? You will create and record pieces of music based on supplied skeleton scores and commercially available songs as well as studying the development of popular music from 1910 and focusing on technology of music in genres such as rock ‘n’ roll, rap and hip hop. You will also learn to analyse musical and technological elements of pieces, edit and identify mistakes.

What will I learn? You will develop your performance skills as well as producing a piece of work to commission and planning and creating an event which you will perform at. In the second year you will have the opportunity to take part in a piece of musical theatre and explore employment opportunities within the performing arts industries.

Popular combinations Music Technology / Performing Arts What could it lead to? You will develop a range of practical and theoretical skills which could lead to further study at HND or degree level in media and careers in broadcast or print journalism, advertising, media production or public relations. Entry requirements GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above is preferred and GCSE Music at grade C or above (or Grade 5 Music Theory). You should also be able to play a musical instrument, which could be voice. How is it assessed? A mixture of performances, recordings, written scripts and studies and exams. Enrichment Together with the North Lincolnshire Music Service, the College offers peripatetic music lessons for a wide range of instruments. There is also the opportunity for you to join the college orchestra, wind band, mixed choir, soul band and other ensemble activities and the College also has connections with the National Youth Orchestra. There is a regular Thursday lunch-time concert series, a termly public concert and a Christmas concert you can take part in.

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Popular combinations Music / English Language and Literature / Performing Arts What could it lead to? You could go into Higher Education to study a music technology or sound production course or seek employment within the music production industry. This qualification will also be valuable if you are seeking a career in any technology-related discipline. Entry requirements GCSE Maths and/or English at grade C or above. You should also be able to play a musical instrument to grade 3 or above. How is it assessed? A portfolio of your work and an examination. Enrichment If you are not studying AS/A Level Music you must take the Musicianship enrichment activity and you can also take peripatetic music lessons or join the college orchestra, wind band, mixed choir, soul band and other ensemble activities.

Popular combinations Drama / Dance / Music / English Language and Literature What could it lead to? Many students go on to study drama, theatre or performing arts degrees but this course can also prepare you for work and is valued by many employers recruiting for people-orientated careers. Entry requirements You should have some experience in performing arts. How is it assessed? A portfolio of performances, plans, reports and evaluations. Enrichment You will be able to take part in extra rehearsals and audition workshops as well as enrichment activities including Sign Language, Dance, Musicianship, Orchestra or Yoga to develop your skills.

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Sciences

Chemistry AS/A Level What will I learn? You will study the chemistry of natural resources and life, which includes elements in the sea, the atmosphere and elements of the human body. You will also learn about applications of physics in sectors such as agriculture, medicines and the chemical industry. Popular combinations Biology / Maths / Geology

Biology AS/A Level What will I learn? You will learn about the variety of living organisms and the link between biology and disease, including how knowledge of basic biology can help understand symptoms and how digestive and gas exchange systems can be affected. You will also consider population and the environment and control in cells and organisms. Popular combinations Chemistry / PE / Geography / Geology What could it lead to? Many students go on to study degrees in subjects including biology, medicine and physiotherapy while others seek health-related careers such as nursing or laboratory and other scientific work. Entry requirements At least a B and two Cs from a combination of Core Science, Additional Science, GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry, GCSE Physics or GCSE Maths. Level 2 BTEC Applied Science is designed to lead to AS/A Level Applied Science or BTEC Level 3 Applied Science but we will consider you for AS Biology if you have a merit or distinction, good GCSE grades and GCSE Maths at grade B or above. How is it assessed? 80% exam. 20% coursework Enrichment Specialist support is available if you hope to progress into medicine, veterinary science or dentistry with the Virtual Medicine for Aspiring Medics enrichment activity.

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What could it lead to? Chemistry is a desirable qualification for a wide range of Higher Education courses and careers but it is essential for medicine, dentistry and veterinary science, environmental management and pharmacy. Many of our students go on to careers in these areas. Entry requirements At least a B and two Cs from a combination of Core Science, Additional Science, GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry, GCSE Physics or GCSE Maths. Level 2 BTEC Applied Science is designed to lead to AS/A Level Applied Science or BTEC Level 3 Applied Science but we will consider you for AS Chemistry if you have a merit or distinction, good GCSE grades and GCSE Maths at grade B or above. How is it assessed assessed? xam. 25% coursework 75% exam. Enrichment nrichment Specialist support is available if you hope to progress into medicine, veterinary science or dentistry with the Virtual Medicine for Aspiring Medics enrichment activity. There will wil courses, also be the opportunity to enrol on Open University course take part in a chemistry enrichment course run with the University niversity of Hull or join the Corus Links Scheme – a five weekk paid summer work placement. placem


Electronics AS/A Level What will I learn? You will discover how electronic products work by studying electronics systems and components including traducers, transistors, operational amplifiers, sequential logic, capacitors, robotic systems and radio receivers. You will then be able to use this knowledge to design and make your own devices. Popular combinations Physics / Design Technology / Maths What could it lead to? Electronics can be a specialist or supporting subject for future employment or further study. Some of the careers our students pursue include engineering, computer-based occupations, communication, electronic manufacturing, the armed forces and scientific research. Entry requirements GCSE Physics at grade C or above or Core and Additional Science at grade C or above at higher level (not Applied Additional). GCSE Maths at grade C or above in the higher tier is also preferred. How is it assessed? 70% exam 30% coursework Enrichment You will have the opportunity to visit electronics industry sites and electronic engineering departments at universities as well as take part in an enrichment activity based around the assembler language used to program integrated circuits to do specific tasks.

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Geology AS/A Level What will I learn? You will discover the causes of catastrophic events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslips and mass extinctions and learn about the structure of the Earth, the rock cycle, environmental issues and evolution. Popular combinations Geography / Biology / Physics What could it lead to? You could move directly into employment with organisations such as local councils, natural hazards agencies or scientific research groups or go to university to study geology or a related subject such as earth science, oceanography or geophysics. Entry requirements An interest in geology and some science background is useful. How is it assessed? 80% exam 20% coursework Enrichment You will have the opportunity to take part in residential field trips to the Peak District and the Lake District as well as visit university geology departments. You could also take part in enrichment activities such as Geo-Tek-Nix where you can undertake practical experiments, Maths for Scientists or join the Corus Links Scheme – a five week paid summer work placement.

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Sciences Applied Science AS/A Level Physics AS/A Level What will I learn? You will consider physics in a variety of different contexts including sports activities, the food and medical industries, archaeology, music, satellites, travel and environmental events such as earthquakes. Popular combinations Maths / Design Technology / Electronics What could it lead to? Most students go on to engineering careers and/or study of physics at university. Physics courses equip you with lots of transferable skills which are much sought after by employers. Entry requirements At least a B and two Cs from a combination of Core Science, Additional Science, GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry, GCSE Physics or GCSEE Maths. Level 2 BTEC Applied Science is designed Level 3 gned to lead to AS/A Level Applied Science or BTEC Le Applied Science but we will consider distinction, good er you for AS Physics if you have a merit or distinction GCSE grades and GCSE Maths at grade B or abov above. How is it assessed? 80% exam. 20% coursework Enrichment Enrichme You will have the opportunity to visit university physics departments and speak to renowned researchers about cutting edge research as well as work as part of a group of students using an online astronomical telescope in Hawaii in real time. You can also participate in the Physics Olympiad competition and join the Scary Physics enrichment activity where you can consider some me of the mind-bending ideas in contemporary physics.

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What will I learn? You will study science at work in the community, including health and safety procedures, as well as chemical reactions, including electricity generation, and techniques for monitoring activity within the human body. Popular combinations Health and Social Care / Geology / PE What could it lead to? Many students go on to further study or employment in areas including biochemical science, laboratory science and food technology. Applied science is often combined with health and social care to provide opportunities for careers in nursing and health care. Applied science on its own will not lead to a single academic science subject (physics, chemistry) at degree level unless it is combined with a single science at A Level. Entry requirements ements GCSE Science above.. ence and GCSE Maths at grade C or abo How is it assessed assessed? 66% 6% % coursework 33% exam Enrichment Visiting local science-based industries and listening to visiting speakers will help to further your understanding of issues in science. You can also take part in the Virtual Medicine edicine or Maths for Scientists enrichment activities.


Applied Science BTEC Level 3 Certificate 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS

Olympic effort puts JLC science students among best in country

What will I learn? You will study the fundamentals of science and find out more about working in the science industry as well as developing your knowledge of practical science techniques.

Two gold, nine silver and 19 bronze medals were brought home by John Leggott College science students who competed in 2010’s British Biology, Chemistry and Physics Olympiad competitions.

Popular combinations Health and Social Care / Biology / Chemistry

More than 50 students put their knowledge to the test in the competitions, which are designed to stretch the brightest budding scientists from across the country.

What could it lead to? You could progress into science higher education course or into science based training and employment. This BTEC Diploma would need to be studied alongside another AS/A Level science subject to give you entry onto a degree level science course.

One of the top performers Nik Moore said: “I was only two marks off a gold medal so I will definitely be going for gold next year.”

Entry requirements GCSE Science at grade C or above (or equivalent) and preferably GCSE Maths at grade C or above. How is it assessed? 100% coursework Enrichment You could choose to take part in enrichment activities such as First Aid, Maths for Scientists, Fitness Instructor Award or Basic Food Hygiene.

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Social Sciences Philosophy AS/A Level What will I learn? You will investigate areas such as reason and experience, morality, tolerance, the value of art and political philosophy. By considering a liberal society, you will study the characteristics of a tolerant person, whether the mind contains some innate knowledge and whether morality is simply self-interest. Popular combinations Religious Studies / Sociology What could it lead to? The critical thinking skills you learn will be beneďŹ cial for careers in a wide range of sectors including education, the law, the health service, the civil service and commerce. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade B or above. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You may like to join the Debating Society or the Chess Club.

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Psychology AS/A Level What will I learn? You will learn about social and cognitive psychology as well as three different perspectives on gender role development. There will be the opportunity to gather your own research to develop your understanding of contemporary debates within psychology. You will also study how psychology is used in the real world in areas such as criminal, child, social and health psychology. Popular combinations Health and Social Care / Applied Science / Biology / Law What could it lead to? Many students aspire for careers in teaching, social work, counselling, the police force, personnel or medicine but this qualiďŹ cation teaches you research, analytical, communication and logical thinking skills which are transferable to a wide variety of courses and jobs. Entry requirements GCSE Maths at grade C or above and English at grade C or above is preferred. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment There are opportunities to attend lectures and workshops at universities and take part in competitions which are run in the department every year. Useful enrichment activities include Psychology in the News in which you can explore the subject outside your AS/A Level studies or related subjects such as Counselling, School Experience, Sign Language or Preparing for Medicine.


Religious Studies AS/A Level

Sociology AS/A Level

What will I learn? You will study the historical foundation, basic teachings and religious practices of Islam and contemporary practice within the religion as well as learning about the changing patterns of religious practice in the UK. You will also consider challenges to the authority of religion.

What will I learn? You will study social issues such as changes in the family unit, trends in education, religion and crime and deviance as well as learning how sociologists research these issues.

Popular combinations Philosophy / Sociology What could it lead to? Many students go on to a wide range of Higher Education courses in subjects including law, education, sociology, anthropology and religion and employment opportunities linked to religious studies include counselling, social work and jobs within charities and local government. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You could take part in enrichment activities including Debating Society, Indian Head Massage, or An Introduction to Mandarin Chinese.

Popular combinations Psychology / Philosophy / English Language What could it lead to? Many students go on to study sociology at university or combine it with other subjects including psychology, economics or philosophy. Entry requirements GCSE English at grade C or above is preferred. You should also have an interest in current affairs. How is it assessed? 100% exams Enrichment You could study on sociology-related Open University courses, take part in a school experience or join the Debating Society or Sociology Society.

Student Ambassador Abi Buckman has her sights set on becoming a psychotherapist, journalist or solicitor and is using her time at college to gain as much experience as she can to set her on the right path. She is studying psychology, sociology, law and English language and literature as well as taking a first aid short course and representing the College at a variety of events. “The atmosphere’s great at John Leggott College,” she said. Abi Buckman joined JLC from North Axholme School

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Sport

Sport Performance & Excellence BTEC Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma 2-YEAR COURSE EQUIVALENT TO 2 A LEVELS (DIPLOMA) OR 3 A LEVELS (EXTENDED DIPLOMA)

Physical Education AS/A Level What will I learn? You will learn about the opportunities for and benefits of leading an active life cycle as well as performing, analysing and evaluating roles in sport as a player, coach or official. You will also evaluate contemporary issues within sport and discover how to optimise your performance in a competitive position. Popular combinations Applied Science / Biology / Leisure Studies What could it lead to? You could choose to go directly into employment in the sport, leisure and recreation sector or you could go on to study subjects including leisure studies, recreation management or sports sciences at degree level. Entry requirements An understanding of how sport can be studied through subjects such as history, science, psychology and sociology. GCSE Maths or Science at grade C or above is preferred but you don’t have to have studied GCSE PE. How is it assessed? 60% exam. 40% coursework and practical assessments. Enrichment You could choose one of a variety of sports-related enrichment activities or play in a college team – choose from sports including football, netball, rugby, basketball and many more. You may also be interested in the Community Sports Leaders Award (CSLA), YMCA Assistant Fitness Instructor Award or School Experience if you hope to go into teaching.

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What will I learn? You will learn about exercise and a healthy lifestyle, sport in society and sport as a business as well as developing skills for coaching, working with children, organising events, fitness testing and assessing sports injuries. Popular combinations Applied Science / Leisure Studies What could it lead to? You could choose to go directly into employment in the sport, leisure and recreation sector or you could go on to study subjects including leisure studies, recreation management or sports sciences at degree level. Entry requirements Five GCSEs at grade C or above for the Extended Diploma and four GCSEs at grade C or above for the Diploma, as well as some practical ability in sport. How is it assessed? 100% coursework Enrichment You could choose one of a variety of sports-related extension studies or play in a college team – choose from sports including football, netball, rugby, basketball and many more. You may also be interested in the Community Sports Leaders Award (CSLA), YMCA Assistant Fitness Instructor Award or School Experience if you hope to go into teaching.


John Leggott College has become one of only five centres offering specialist sports training to be granted Beacon Status by the Rugby Football Union. The College’s Rugby Academy has been commended by rugby union’s national governing body for the high standard of education it offers to rugby enthusiasts. Members of the academy receive almost five hours of specialist training each week in playing and coaching rugby as well as improving general sports performance. There are currently 28 players signed up to the academy and a further 20 playing rugby within the College. Two college rugby teams compete in both local and national tournaments and last year won the British Colleges’ Men’s Rugby Plate.

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Intermediate Intermediate courses include GCSEs and Level 2 BTECs and are attractive to people who achieved mainly Ds at GCSE. They are one-year courses. An intermediate programme at John Leggott College can improve your GCSE performance to help you increase your employment choices or prepare you for study at a higher level.

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If you are successful during this extra year of study you could move directly into employment or continue your studies at John Leggott College with an advanced programme.


You will normally study five or six GCSEs (or equivalent) and can choose from:

Additional Applied Science Develop your knowledge of how science is used in research, the workplace and industry. You will study units including life care, scientific detection and communications. Biology Build upon your science knowledge from school by studying a variety of topics which will be useful if you hope to follow a medical or scientific career. English Build upon the work you have done at school with study of the written and spoken word. You will produce and develop your own writing throughout the course as well as studying literary texts.

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Italian Take advantage of the new demand for multi-lingual employees by studying GCSE Italian. Ideal for people with no prior knowledge of the language, it covers aspects of reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will learn by studying topics including education, fitness and health and media and entertainment. Law Gain a basic knowledge of the nature of law while learning about both civil and criminal law and focusing on the courts and processes. You will also be introduced to basic freedoms and the rights of the individual as an employee and a consumer. Mathematics You will study a variety of maths topics and sit modular exams. Three different syllabus routes are available and students can choose the one which is best suited to them depending upon their past experience and results of GCSE Maths.

Physics All of the major areas of physics are studied in this course, which can benefit those aspiring to engineering, medical and scientific careers. You will study topics including forces and motion, electricity and magnetism, energy, radioactivity and the Earth’s place in the universe. Psychology You will learn about psychology from six different angles which are social psychology, behavioural psychology, developmental psychology, individual differentiation, cognitive psychology and bio-psychology. Spanish Take advantage of the new demand for multilingual employees by studying GCSE Spanish. Ideal for people with no prior knowledge of the language, it covers aspects of reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will learn by studying topics including personal and social life, the world of work and the international world.

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BTEC Level 2 Diploma

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate

You will be assessed through coursework and get a final a final grade of pass, merit or distinction which is equivalent to four GCSEs at grade A-C

You will be assessed through coursework and get a final a final grade of pass, merit or distinction which is equivalent to two GCSEs at grade A-C

Health and Social Care You will learn about individual needs and rights within the health and social care sectors as well developing knowledge of anatomy and physiology, human lifespan development and the impact of diet on health.

Business Discover how modern businesses operate and investigate areas including finance, marketing and communication. Among the topics covered are profit, cash-flow and price setting.

Media If you’re interested in changes in the media and would like to develop creative skills then you should consider this course. You will learn photography and graphic design skills as well as making your own radio programme and creating your own magazine pages.

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ICT You will be introduced to a variety of computer software including operating systems and utility programmes and learn how to present information using ICT taking into consideration the target audience and how the document will be used.

Performing Arts Develop your knowledge and skills in dance, drama and music by taking part in practical activities both within a small group and as a soloist. Sport (Performance) You will have the opportunity to obtain some practical experience in sport performance while also learning about the sports industry, psychology and fitness. Travel and Tourism You will investigate the UK travel and tourism industry as well as researching and presenting information about UK travel and tourism destinations and exploring customer service within travel and tourism.


Foundation Learning

Foundation Studies The Foundation Studies course gives young people the opportunity to gain an entry or foundation qualification while improving their social and communication skills, developing greater independence and improving their life skills. What will I do on the Foundation course? • Adult Literacy • Adult Numeracy • ICT • Life Skills • Art • Performing Arts • Independence Training • Multi Activities (Health and Fitness) • Music • Work Experience • Catering and Hospitality How is it assessed? You will complete maths, English and ICT assignments throughout the year. What qualification can I gain? City and Guilds Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy at Entry 1, 2 or 3 OCR ICT at Entry 1, 2 or 3 John Leggott College

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Enrichment You could choose to take part in activities such as first aid, football, basketball or sign language.

What qualification can I gain? GCSE Foundation Maths

What could it lead to? Once you successfully complete the course you could:

BTEC Introductory Vocational Studies Certificate or Diploma Level 1

• continue at John Leggott College on an appropriate course; • apply for work-based training; • apply to other colleges; • seek employment. Intermediate Access Course A one-year course aimed at people who want to be in Further Education, the Intermediate Access course will improve your skills in English, maths and ICT. You will have the opportunity to work as part of a team and build your confidence with a view to improving your chances of accessing higher level education, training or employment. What will I do on the Intermediate Access course? As well as completing maths modules, English assignments and IT tasks you will learn about the human body, customer service, personal finance and interview skills.

Key Skills Level 1 or 2 in English and IT

What could it lead to? At the end of the course you could apply for another course at John Leggott or another college or transfer to the workplace. Foundation ESOL A course aimed at people in the local community whose first language is not English, this programme also includes ESOL Skills for Life. During the one-year course you will develop your use of the English language when reading, writing, listening and speaking. You will also study maths, including number skills, geometry and algebra and basic IT skills. What qualification can I gain? EDEXCEL Skills for Life / GCSE Foundation Maths What could it lead to? At the end of the course you could apply for another course at John Leggott or another college or transfer to the workplace.

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Enrichment Whether you’re into football or fundraising, Spanish or sign language or music or medicine, you will find something in our enrichment programme for you.

You will have the opportunity to complement your academic studies by getting involved in the wide range of enrichment activities on offer at John Leggott College. Enrichment activities include taking part in Student Union events, charity fundraising and volunteering in the community. There are also short courses which take place ce during one or two teaching periods a week and extend the skills you develop at college. Taking advantage of the enrichment chment courses on offer can help you to become ome a good ‘all applications rounder’ and this will help with job applicati and applications to university.

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Here’s a taste of just some of the enrichment courses that are currently available: • ABC Spanish • Amnesty International Group • Basic Food Hygiene • Book Club • The Bank of England Target 2.0 Competition Group • College Drama Producti Production Writin • Creative Writing • Duke of Edinburgh Awar Award

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Events Volunteering Group First Aid Football Golf Jazz Group

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College Magazine Pre-Driving Course hool Exp School Experience Sign Language fo Aspiring Medics Virtual Medicine for World Challenge oung Enterprise Young


Trips & Visits Many of our courses offer you the opportunity to travel to places within the UK and abroad. Recent trips have included:

Law students meet professional actress and ex JLC student Sheridan Smith in London

Languages students to Belgium

Geology and Geography students to Iceland

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Geography students to China

History and Politics students to the US

The SU meet politicians at the Global Student Forum Conference

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Student Union Our students are really important to us and so we’re always interested in finding out how we can inspire them. The JLC Student Union is here to further enrich your time at college and they organise a variety of activities throughout the year. Each year a team of executive officers are elected by the student body and these individuals are tasked with making a difference within the College. This can involve organising charity activities, student balls or meeting the Principal to discuss student views and ideas.

Student Union Pink Day

Pictured are just some of their recent activities:

Sport Relief 2010

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Student Support While you are a student at John Leggott College you will be able to take advantage of a number of support services which we provide to help you reach your full potential. Your Personal Tutor You will meet with your tutor group formally twice a week and your personal tutor will be able to answer any queries, review your progress regularly with you and guide you through the application procedure for jobs or Higher Education in due course. You will also have a Senior Tutor to talk to. Study Support You can get 1:1 help from the Learning Mentors, who can help if you are struggling with organisation, meeting deadlines, revision or time management. Financial Support We don’t charge tuition fees to anybody aged 16-18 who has been a permanent UK resident for at least three years. The College can help you apply for an Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) if you are aged 16 to 18. This is a payment of up to £30 per week, dependent on your parents’ household income.

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If you are aged 19 or over you may be entitled to an Adult Learning Grant (ALG) and the College can advise you on that too. College Learner Support Awards are also available if you need help in meeting some of the costs associated with attending college. Careers Support During your time at John Leggott College you will spend a lot of time thinking about your future and we have lots of information to help you. You can access this information in the library as well as being able to see your personal tutor or a careers advisor. We can also help you to organise work placements. Additional Support If you have any learning, mental or medical health needs or any physical disabilities we have a team of people who can offer specialist support while you are at college.

Please tell us about any issues on your application form so that we can fully support you. A copy of our Single Equality Scheme is available on the John Leggott College website or by telephoning (01724) 282998. Other Support Services You can also make appointments to see the college chaplain, student welfare officer, health officer or college counsellor. Safeguarding We are committed to ensuring all of our students are safe and happy during their time at college and our Child Protection Co-ordinator is always available to discuss any issues. Equality and Diversity We welcome applications from all members of the community.

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Results

A Level Results Grades

2010

Subject

Year

No. of Entries A* A

Art

2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009

43 43 99 120 85 93 90 133 17 16 16 14 28 29 40 57 52 43 19 34 126 72 63 72 42 61 17 19 10 15 104 84 23 25 12 8 23 20 26 39 105 110 17 46 32 51 125 133 13 21 165 197

Biology Business Studies

A Level Pass Rate: Grades A to B: Average UCAS points score per entry:

Chemistry

97.9% 43.8% 84.5

Computing Dance Design

Double Awards Pass Rate: High Grades Average UCAS Points score per entry

Drama

100% 42.3% 166.2

Economics Electronics English Dual

Triple Awards Pass Rate: High Grades: Average UCAS Points score per entry

English Language

100% 57.1% 272.1

English Literature Film Studies French

At AS / A Level in 2010 (Leavers Only) Student gained 4 or more As or A*s Student gained 3 As or A*s Student gained 2 As or A*s Student gained one As or A*s

48 44 71 121

Subjects with a pass rate of 100%

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Geography Geology German Government & Politics Graphics History Health & Social Care ICT Law Leisure Studies Maths

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2

5 9 11 22 34 4 13 24 13 27 38 2 1 2 4 5 1 2 7 4 14 9 12 13 5 7 18 9 10 14 13 4 3 13 2 4 3 5 4 20 22 2 3 3 4 1 1 2 7 5 5 15 5 17 10 0 5

1 23 25

2 44 46 85

% Achieving grades

B

C

D

E

U

A*

A

B

C

D

E

U

10 10 17 30 31 31 23 26 1 3 6 4 11 5 7 14 23 12 7 8 20 30 16 18 11 14 8 9 2 4 33 23 6 6 2 1 9 7 8 11 34 31 1 5 3 10 26 27 1 3 35 26

16 14 26 23 20 20 16 23 6 3 4 2 7 4 12 19 11 12 2 5 45 64 16 22 14 20 5 4 1 5 33 19 6 10 4 4 8 3 8 10 26 30 6 7 12 19 33 32 2 8 42 37

5 6 14 15 16 15 11 21 3 3 1 2 6 8 12 10 6 2 1 1 33 44 15 14 10 8 1 2 4 1 11 12 5 4

5 3 18 15 3 2 10 15 3 4 1 1 1 4 4 0

2 1 2 3 2 1 3 10 2 2

3 1 2 19 13 2 3 3 6 1 0

1 1 0

4.7% 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 4.7% 0.0% 14.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.5% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.3% 0.0% 26.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8% 0.0% 8.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3% 0.0% 19.2% 0.0% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 26.7% 0.0%

11.6% 20.9% 22.2% 28.3% 15.3% 25.8% 30.0% 28.6% 11.8% 6.3% 25.0% 35.7% 7.1% 24.1% 10.0% 24.6% 23.1% 30.2% 36.8% 52.9% 7.1% 13.9% 22.2% 18.1% 7.1% 21.3% 11.8% 21.1% 30.0% 33.3% 19.2% 26.2% 13.0% 12.0% 33.3% 12.5% 8.7% 35.0% 19.2% 38.5% 16.2% 9.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.0% 18.4% 18.8% 0.0% 9.5% 27.9% 43.1%

23.3% 23.3% 17.2% 25.0% 36.5% 33.3% 25.6% 19.5% 5.9% 18.8% 37.5% 28.6% 39.3% 17.2% 17.5% 24.6% 44.2% 27.9% 36.8% 23.5% 15.9% 41.7% 25.4% 25.0% 26.2% 23.0% 47.1% 47.4% 20.0% 26.7% 31.7% 27.4% 26.1% 24.0% 16.7% 12.5% 39.1% 35.0% 30.8% 28.2% 32.4% 28.2% 5.9% 10.9% 9.4% 19.6% 20.8% 20.3% 7.7% 14.3% 21.2% 13.2%

37.2% 32.6% 26.3% 19.2% 23.5% 21.5% 17.8% 17.3% 35.3% 18.8% 25.0% 14.3% 25.0% 13.8% 30.0% 33.3% 21.2% 27.9% 10.5% 14.7% 35.7% 88.9% 25.4% 30.6% 33.3% 32.8% 29.4% 21.1% 10.0% 33.3% 31.7% 22.6% 26.1% 40.0% 33.3% 50.0% 34.8% 15.0% 30.8% 25.6% 24.8% 27.3% 35.3% 15.2% 37.5% 37.3% 26.4% 24.1% 15.4% 38.1% 25.5% 18.8%

11.6% 14.0% 14.1% 12.5% 18.8% 16.1% 12.2% 15.8% 17.6% 18.8% 6.3% 14.3% 21.4% 27.6% 30.0% 17.5% 11.5% 4.7% 5.3% 2.9% 26.2% 61.1% 23.8% 19.4% 23.8% 13.1% 5.9% 10.5% 40.0% 6.7% 10.6% 14.3% 21.7% 16.0% 0.0% 25.0% 8.7% 10.0% 15.4% 2.6% 17.1% 20.9% 41.2% 32.6% 31.3% 25.5% 17.6% 22.6% 23.1% 19.0% 10.9% 8.6%

11.6% 7.0% 18.2% 12.5% 3.5% 2.2% 11.1% 11.3% 17.6% 25.0% 6.3% 7.1% 3.6% 13.8% 10.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.0% 5.3% 5.9% 15.1% 18.1% 3.2% 4.2% 7.1% 9.8% 5.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.8% 8.3% 13.0% 4.0% 16.7% 0.0% 8.7% 5.0% 3.8% 2.6% 9.5% 13.6% 5.9% 28.3% 21.9% 15.7% 14.4% 11.3% 46.2% 14.3% 11.5% 9.1%

4.7% 2.3% 2.0% 2.5% 2.4% 1.1% 3.3% 7.5% 11.8% 12.5% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6% 3.4% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.8% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.9% 1.2% 0.0% 4.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 0.9% 11.8% 13.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 3.0% 7.7% 4.8% 3.0% 5.1%

2 2 2 4 1 18 23 7 15 10 13 22 30 3 4 18 17

0 4 7 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 1 10 15 1 13 7 8 18 15 6 3 19 18

0 1 1 1 0

0 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 6 0 3 4 1 1 5 10


Grades Subject

Year

No. of Entries A* A

Maths (Further)

2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009

33 53 85 92 6 12 5 7 21 15 9 14 66 76 33 54 111 112 159 150 19 12 8 3 41 37 134 138 4 7 27 29 25 21 2178 2387

Media Studies Music Music Technology Performing Arts Philosophy Photography Physical Education Physics Psychology Religious Studies Russian Science Sociology Spanish Textiles Travel & Tourism TOTALS

27 10 38 18 7 1 2 0 6 8 4

2 5 13

13 11 38 49 10 18 22 3 4

1

1

3 1 1 14 16 1 2 4 7 2 364 567

% Achieving grades

B

C

D

E

U

A*

A

B

C

D

E

U

13 8 35 28 2 7 1 3 9 5 4 3 21 24 7 24 30 18 37 41 4 1 2 0 10 7 34 32 1 1 4 6 8 1 573 577

5 3 24 35 2 2

1 3 6 13 2 1 3 1 3 0 2 4 14 17 10 17 15 16 35 30 5 2 1 0 16 7 25 35

2 1 2 7

2 0

81.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 9.9% 0.0% 6.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 50.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

30.3% 71.7% 21.2% 7.6% 0.0% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 28.6% 53.3% 0.0% 14.3% 7.6% 17.1% 0.0% 24.1% 34.2% 43.8% 11.3% 14.7% 0.0% 25.0% 0.0% 100.0% 2.4% 2.7% 10.4% 11.6% 25.0% 28.6% 14.8% 24.1% 0.0% 9.5% 16.7% 23.8%

39.4% 15.1% 41.2% 30.4% 33.3% 58.3% 20.0% 42.9% 42.9% 33.3% 44.4% 21.4% 31.8% 31.6% 21.2% 44.4% 27.0% 16.1% 23.3% 27.3% 21.1% 8.3% 25.0% 0.0% 24.4% 18.9% 25.4% 23.2% 25.0% 14.3% 14.8% 20.7% 32.0% 4.8% 26.3% 24.2%

15.2% 5.7% 28.2% 38.0% 33.3% 16.7% 0.0% 14.3% 14.3% 13.3% 33.3% 21.4% 28.8% 18.4% 36.4% 25.9% 15.3% 17.0% 22.0% 14.7% 21.1% 25.0% 0.0% 0.0% 19.5% 37.8% 35.1% 23.9% 0.0% 28.6% 22.2% 31.0% 40.0% 52.4% 26.4% 25.4%

3.0% 5.7% 7.1% 14.1% 33.3% 8.3% 60.0% 14.3% 14.3% 0.0% 22.2% 28.6% 21.2% 22.4% 30.3% 31.5% 13.5% 14.3% 22.0% 20.0% 26.3% 16.7% 12.5% 0.0% 39.0% 18.9% 18.7% 25.4% 0.0% 28.6% 25.9% 13.8% 16.0% 14.3% 17.8% 18.0%

6.1% 1.9% 2.4% 7.6% 0.0% 0.0% 20.0% 28.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.1% 9.1% 7.9% 12.1% 11.1% 8.1% 7.1% 15.1% 18.7% 26.3% 16.7% 12.5% 0.0% 12.2% 18.9% 8.2% 10.9% 50.0% 0.0% 18.5% 6.9% 12.0% 19.0% 10.3% 10.1%

6.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.1% 1.5% 2.6% 0.0% 3.7% 1.8% 1.8% 6.3% 4.7% 5.3% 8.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 2.7% 2.2% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.7% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3% 3.0%

1 3 2 3 3 19 14 12 14 17 19 35 22 4 3

0 1 2 0

1 6 6 4 6 9 8 24 28 5 2 1 0 0 8 5 14 7 47 11 33 15 2 2 2 0 6 7 5 9 4 2 10 4 3 11 3 4 576 387 224 606 430 242

2 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 10 7 1 1 0 1 1 3 7 0 1 1 0 50 72

A Level Results Double Award Grades Subject

Level

Year

No. of Entries

AA

AB

BB

BC

CC

CD

DD

DE

EE

AA-BB

AA-BB%

AA-EE

AA-EE%

Travel & Tourism

A Level A Level

2010 2009

6 14

0 1

2 1

2 3

1 4

0 2

1 2

0 0

0 0

0 1

4 5

66.7% 35.7%

6 14

100.0% 100.0%

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AS Level Results

Grades

Subject

Year

No. of Entries A

Art & Design

2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009

54 59 183 216 130 135 167 179 21 29 37 28 52 62 22 28 54 51 50 46 78 89 37 30 153 162 101 84 83 63 141 119 32 40 25 21 101 139 32 34 15 24 39 50 41 47 163 141 71 71 168 160

Biology Business Studies Chemistry Chinese Computing Critical Thinking Dance Design Drama Economics Electronics English Combined English Language English Literature Extended Project Film Studies French Geography Geology German Graphics Health & Social Care History ICT Law

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15 10 24 29 11 15 30 33 21 23 4 2 4 10 5 13 6 9 22 4 12 32 23 19 9 10 8 25 12 0 0 25 4 4 4 6 25 21 5 6 0 5 10 10 1 0 37 24 0 0 31 36

% Achieving grades

Grades

B

C

D

E

U

X

A

B

C

D

E

U

Subject

Year

No. of Entries A

15 16 34 26 23 31 22 26 0 4 2 3 10 14 9 11 2 8 15 3 20 18 6 6 21 15 19 13 9 6 18 17 10 12 8 2 20 42 10 4 2 6 13 9 2 0 43 33 12 1 25 40

14 16 23 34 28 28 26 27 0 0 7 4 12 12 5 2 13 5 11 13 20 16 4 1 46 55 36 19 18 19 23 19 15 16 6 5 17 31 8 8 5 5 9 17 7 5 41 27 22 14 39 37

7 8 30 40 29 27 25 21 0 0 9 8 7 11 2 0 11 10 1 22 7 12 3 0 54 50 25 15 26 22 45 8 3 7 5 3 14 21 5 7 4 2 2 6 11 12 25 27 16 29 27 21

2 7 24 28 15 19 22 21 0 0 6 6 10 9 1 1 8 5 1 4 13 6

1 2 48 59 24 15 42 51 0 0 9 5 9 6 0 1 14 14 0 0 6 5 1 1 1 8 1 3 3 2 30 6 0 0 1 2 13 7 2 2 3 2 1 1 11 14 2 6 9 15 24 12

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

27.8% 16.9% 13.1% 13.4% 8.5% 11.1% 18.0% 18.4% 100.0% 79.3% 10.8% 7.1% 7.7% 16.1% 22.7% 46.4% 11.1% 17.6% 44.0% 8.7% 15.4% 36.0% 62.2% 63.3% 5.9% 6.2% 7.9% 29.8% 14.5% 0.0% 0.0% 21.0% 12.5% 10.0% 16.0% 28.6% 24.8% 15.1% 15.6% 17.6% 0.0% 20.8% 25.6% 20.0% 2.4% 0.0% 22.7% 17.0% 0.0% 0.0% 18.5% 22.5%

27.8% 27.1% 18.6% 12.0% 17.7% 23.0% 13.2% 14.5% 0.0% 13.8% 5.4% 10.7% 19.2% 22.6% 40.9% 39.3% 3.7% 15.7% 30.0% 6.5% 25.6% 20.2% 16.2% 20.0% 13.7% 9.3% 18.8% 15.5% 10.8% 9.5% 12.8% 14.3% 31.3% 30.0% 32.0% 9.5% 19.8% 30.2% 31.3% 11.8% 13.3% 25.0% 33.3% 18.0% 4.9% 0.0% 26.4% 23.4% 16.9% 1.4% 14.9% 25.0%

25.9% 27.1% 12.6% 15.7% 21.5% 20.7% 15.6% 15.1% 0.0% 0.0% 18.9% 14.3% 23.1% 19.4% 22.7% 7.1% 24.1% 9.8% 22.0% 28.3% 25.6% 18.0% 10.8% 3.3% 30.1% 34.0% 35.6% 22.6% 21.7% 30.2% 16.3% 16.0% 46.9% 40.0% 24.0% 23.8% 16.8% 22.3% 25.0% 23.5% 33.3% 20.8% 23.1% 34.0% 17.1% 10.6% 25.2% 19.1% 31.0% 19.7% 23.2% 23.1%

13.0% 13.6% 16.4% 18.5% 22.3% 20.0% 15.0% 11.7% 0.0% 0.0% 24.3% 28.6% 13.5% 17.7% 9.1% 0.0% 20.4% 19.6% 2.0% 47.8% 9.0% 13.5% 8.1% 0.0% 35.3% 30.9% 24.8% 17.9% 31.3% 34.9% 31.9% 6.7% 9.4% 17.5% 20.0% 14.3% 13.9% 15.1% 15.6% 20.6% 26.7% 8.3% 5.1% 12.0% 26.8% 25.5% 15.3% 19.1% 22.5% 40.8% 16.1% 13.1%

3.7% 11.9% 13.1% 13.0% 11.5% 14.1% 13.2% 11.7% 0.0% 0.0% 16.2% 21.4% 19.2% 14.5% 4.5% 3.6% 14.8% 9.8% 2.0% 8.7% 16.7% 6.7% 0.0% 10.0% 14.4% 14.8% 11.9% 10.7% 18.1% 20.6% 17.7% 8.4% 0.0% 2.5% 4.0% 14.3% 11.9% 12.2% 6.3% 20.6% 6.7% 16.7% 10.3% 12.0% 22.0% 34.0% 9.2% 17.0% 16.9% 16.9% 13.1% 8.8%

1.9% 3.4% 26.2% 27.3% 18.5% 11.1% 25.1% 28.5% 0.0% 0.0% 24.3% 17.9% 17.3% 9.7% 0.0% 3.6% 25.9% 27.5% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7% 5.6% 2.7% 3.3% 0.7% 4.9% 1.0% 3.6% 3.6% 3.2% 21.3% 5.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.0% 9.5% 12.9% 5.0% 6.3% 5.9% 20.0% 8.3% 2.6% 2.0% 26.8% 29.8% 1.2% 4.3% 12.7% 21.1% 14.3% 7.5%

Leisure Studies

2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009

24 34 554 436 63 64 135 132 12 12 23 8 36 34 31 23 88 115 74 93 158 182 32 38 286 278 35 39 10 11 62 83 231 216 7 11 51 36 31 34 3993 3986

3 22 24 12 9 15 13 25 10 0 1 1 3 12 17 2 7 1 4 4 6 9 16 15 24 12 12 22 14

Mathematics Maths (Further) Media Studies Music Music Technology Performing Arts Philosophy Photography Physical Education Physics Politics Psychology Religious Studies Russian Science Sociology Spanish Textiles Travel & Tourism TOTALS

B

3 0 197 158 47 54 13 36 6 2 4 0 16 11

3 7 75 40 9 4 40 40 3 3 7 0 6 12 9 0 2 15 18 12 19 4 10 0 4 45 24 59 27 4 4 1 6 21 48 35 42 1 4 3 9 7 0 7 1 3 4 5 12 22 37 26 36 1 4 2 2 8 5 4 4 1 4 4 5 741 684 790 641

C

D

E

U

X

5 8 78 46 2 5 42 31 3 4 3 3 7 7 9 6 33 31 13 7 29 30 6 15 42 52 8 5 0 1 10 19 49 45 0 2 10 12 9 7 813 771

7 6 66 38 3 1 30 13 0 2 6 3 5 2 5 3 9 31 16 11 19 20 6 4 49 47 6 14 2 0 12 21 41 46 1 1 12 7 7 7 695 666

6 9 44 41 1 0 6 7 0 1 1 0 2 0 4 7 11 16 16 20 17 15 9 7 46 47 12 6 1 2 16 13 47 30 1 3 8 9 7 7 509 509

4 94 111 1 0 4 5 0 0 2 2 0 2 4 5 2 5 15 50 24 31 3 5 80 55 4 2 0 0 17 13 35 33 0 1 8 0 3 4 551 567

0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 41

AS Level Results Double Award Grades Subject Travel & Tourism

Level Year AS 2010 AS 2009

No. of Entries 5 9

AA AB BB BC CC CD 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 0


A

B

C

D

E

U

12.5% 0.0% 35.6% 36.2% 74.6% 84.4% 9.6% 27.3% 50.0% 16.7% 17.4% 0.0% 44.4% 32.4% 0.0% 0.0% 17.0% 10.4% 5.4% 0.0% 28.5% 32.4% 12.5% 2.6% 7.3% 12.6% 2.9% 7.7% 70.0% 63.6% 4.8% 6.0% 9.5% 12.0% 14.3% 18.2% 15.7% 11.1% 3.2% 11.8% 18.6% 19.8%

12.5% 20.6% 13.5% 9.2% 14.3% 6.3% 29.6% 30.3% 25.0% 25.0% 30.4% 0.0% 16.7% 35.3% 29.0% 8.7% 20.5% 16.5% 13.5% 4.3% 15.2% 14.8% 12.5% 15.8% 16.8% 15.1% 11.4% 23.1% 0.0% 9.1% 6.5% 14.5% 16.0% 16.7% 57.1% 18.2% 9.8% 11.1% 12.9% 14.7% 17.1% 16.1%

20.8% 23.5% 14.1% 10.6% 3.2% 7.8% 31.1% 23.5% 25.0% 33.3% 13.0% 37.5% 19.4% 20.6% 29.0% 26.1% 37.5% 27.0% 17.6% 7.5% 18.4% 16.5% 18.8% 39.5% 14.7% 18.7% 22.9% 12.8% 0.0% 9.1% 16.1% 22.9% 21.2% 20.8% 0.0% 18.2% 19.6% 33.3% 29.0% 20.6% 20.4% 19.3%

29.2% 17.6% 11.9% 8.7% 4.8% 1.6% 22.2% 9.8% 0.0% 16.7% 26.1% 37.5% 13.9% 5.9% 16.1% 13.0% 10.2% 27.0% 21.6% 11.8% 12.0% 11.0% 18.8% 10.5% 17.1% 16.9% 17.1% 35.9% 20.0% 0.0% 19.4% 25.3% 17.7% 21.3% 14.3% 9.1% 23.5% 19.4% 22.6% 20.6% 17.4% 16.7%

25.0% 26.5% 7.9% 9.4% 1.6% 0.0% 4.4% 5.3% 0.0% 8.3% 4.3% 0.0% 5.6% 0.0% 12.9% 30.4% 12.5% 13.9% 21.6% 21.5% 10.8% 8.2% 28.1% 18.4% 16.1% 16.9% 34.3% 15.4% 10.0% 18.2% 25.8% 15.7% 20.3% 13.9% 14.3% 27.3% 15.7% 25.0% 22.6% 20.6% 12.7% 12.8%

0.0% 11.8% 17.0% 25.5% 1.6% 0.0% 3.0% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 8.7% 25.0% 0.0% 5.9% 12.9% 21.7% 2.3% 4.3% 20.3% 53.8% 15.2% 17.0% 9.4% 13.2% 28.0% 19.8% 11.4% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0% 27.4% 15.7% 15.2% 15.3% 0.0% 9.1% 15.7% 0.0% 9.7% 11.8% 13.8% 14.2%

Title Business Health and Social Care IT Practitioners Media Sport (Performance and Excellence) Sport TOTAL

Title Business Health and Social Care IT Practitioners Media Sport (Performance and Excellence) TOTAL

2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009

Title

U

X

AA-BB

AA-BB%

AA-EE

AA-EE%

0 1

0 1

0 0

2 5

40.0% 55.6%

5 7

100.0% 77.8%

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%High Grade 17.0% 20.0% 45.0% 30.0% 0.0%

M 1 0 1 3 2

P 4 4 5 4 5

%Pass 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Grand Total 6 5 11 10 7

0 0 0 0 2 1 8 5

0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 29.0% 100.0% 15.7% 20.0%

3 2 2 1 3 0 12 6

10 4 5 1 2 0 31 13

100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

13 6 7 2 7 2 51 25

D = Distinction M = Merit P = Pass

DD 5

DM 4

%High Grade MM 33.3% 8

8

6

45.2%

10 11 8 17 0 3 31 31

8 5 5 8 1 0 24 13

66.7% 64.0% 32.5% 67.6% 20.0% 30.0% 42.3% 61.1%

MP 5

PP 5

%Pass 100.0%

Grand Total 27

8

4

5

100.0%

31

4 2 13 7 0 0 33 9

3 1 6 4 0 1 18 6

2 6 8 1 4 6 24 13

100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

27 25 40 37 5 10 130 72

BTEC National Diploma - equivalent to 3 A Levels

Grades

0 0

2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009

D 1 1 5 3 0

BTEC National CertiďŹ cate - equivalent to 2 A Levels

DD DE EE 1 0

BTEC Grades

BTEC National Award - equivalent to 1 A Level

% Achieving grades

Sport and Exercise Sciences Sport and Exercise Sciences Sport (Performance and Excellence) Sport (Performance and Excellence) TOTAL

2010 2009 2010 2009 2010 2009

DDD

DDM DMM

5 0 11 17 16 17

0 0 3 1 3 1

5 4 8 11 13 15

%High Grade MMM 83.3% 36.4% 50.0% 61.7% 57.1% 56.9%

1 3 12 11 13 14

MMP MPP

PPP

%Pass

Grand Total

1 0 3 1 4 1

0 4 4 2 4 6

100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

12 11 44 47 56 58

0 0 3 4 3 4

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Location & Bus Information Buses: Students come to John Leggott College from a wide range of places and we do our best to provide buses from as many areas as possible. From the North… Whitton, Alkborough, West Halton, Coleby, Thealby, Burton, Normanby, Flixborough, Appleby, Santon, Reedness, Whitgift, Ousefleet, Blacktoft Sands, Adlingfleet, Amcotts, East Halton, Goxhill, Barrow, Barton, Winteringham, Winterton, terton, Roxby From the North East… South Ferriby, Horkstow, Saxbyy All Saints, Bonby, Worlaby, Elsham From the East… Thornton Curtis, Kirmington, South Killingholme, Ulceby, Wootton, Barnetby, Barnetby Hibaldstow, Wrawby, Brigg, Redbourne, Hibaldstow Broughton, Sturton, Scawby

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From the South… Gainsborough, Blyton, Laughton, Scotton, Hemswell Cliff, Hemswell, Kirton Lindsey, Scotter, Messingham, Yaddlethorpe

From the North West… Howden, Airmyn, Rawcliffe, Moorends, Hook, Goole, Old Goole, Swinefleet, Camblesforth, Carlton, Snaith, Cowick

From the South West… Beckingham, Walkeringha Walkeringham, Misterton, Graizelound, Westwoodside, H Haxey, Eastlound, Owston Ferry, Low Burnham, Burnham Wroot Epworth, Belton, Beltoft, West We Butterwick, Derrythorpe, Althorpe

The routes and timetables change each year, but we hope this will give an overview of what is available. ab Confirmation of bus timetables and transport ransport co costs will be available nearer the time you start college college.

From the West… … Thorne, Dunscroft,, Hatfield, Edenthorpe, Kirk Sandall, Barnby Dun, n, Garthorpe, Luddington, Eastoft, Crowle, Althorpe, orpe, East Butterwick, Burringham, Keadby, Gunness


Map

By Rail, Scunthorpe Station Approximately 20 minutes walk.

Humberside Airport Approximately 30 minutes Drive.

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