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“HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE PROSPECTUS 2017 - 2018


contents WELCOME....................................................04

ART AND DESIGN.........................................62

OFSTED OUTSTANDING..............................06

BUSINESS......................................................68

OUTSTANDING RESULTS.............................08

COMPUTING AND IT....................................74

SUPPORT.......................................................10

CREATIVE MEDIA..........................................80

PARENT AND GUARDIAN INFORMATION.............................................17

EARLY YEARS................................................86

OUTSTANDING FACILITIES..........................20 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT.........................22 Enrichment....................................................22 Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award.......................22 ENJOY..........................................................25 The Honours Programme.................................26 Field Trips and International Visits.....................28 Work Experience and Community Volunteering..................................................28 Additional Qualifications..................................30 Students’ Union..............................................33 Equality and Diversity Student Champions .........34 New College Magazine...................................34

SPORTING EXCELLENCE.............................35 STUDY PROGRAMMES.................................42 Levels...........................................................42 Linear A Levels ..............................................45 General Entry Criteria .....................................47 Admissions Information...................................49 Subject Specific Entry Criteria...........................50

ENGLISH.......................................................90 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE........................94 HUMANITIES...............................................100 MATHEMATICS...........................................106 MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES.............110 PERFORMING ARTS....................................114 PHYSICAL EDUCATION..............................120 SCIENCE.....................................................126 SOCIAL SCIENCES......................................132 TRAVEL, TOURISM AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT..........................................136 HOW TO APPLY..........................................140 GETTING TO HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE...........................................144

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet. All course details can also be found on our website at www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk.


WELCOME Thank you for considering Huddersfield New College as your college of choice for 2017-18. We hope that you find the information in this prospectus helpful in confirming your choice.

We are a very friendly and caring community of staff and students. Our primary aim is to give our students an outstanding experience of learning which enables them to realise their potential and to progress successfully to higher education and employment. Looking through the prospectus, you will see examples of our students who have achieved outstanding academic success whilst studying with us and who have progressed to the university or career of their choice. We hope that you will find inspiration from their success. We take great pride at Huddersfield New College in developing well rounded young people who have more to offer than just academic qualifications. In this prospectus you will also get a glimpse of the wide variety of extra-curricular activities on offer to our students to help them grow and develop into confident and compassionate young adults.

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In April 2016, Ofsted recognised us as an Outstanding Sixth Form College, the first nationally to be recognised as such under the new, more rigorous Inspection framework introduced in September 2015. We hope that after reading our prospectus, you will want to visit us at one of our Open Events (page 9) to find out why we are such an outstanding college and an outstanding place to prepare you for your future.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to Huddersfield New College. Angela Williams Principal

Our mission is to provide the best inclusive education and the best care, by the best people in a safe, supportive and welcoming environment, to enable our students to achieve their best, and to progress with confidence to the next stage of their lives.

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ofsted outstanding Our outstanding record of academic success was recognised by Ofsted in April 2016, when they judged the college to be Outstanding. As a student at Huddersfield New College, you will be supported and challenged to achieve outstanding academic success. This support will include access to a wide range of qualifications, including GCSE Maths and GCSE English, where appropriate, and to high quality teaching and learning from our passionate, creative and experienced teaching staff. Outstanding academic success is your passport to a bright future after college.

OVERALL EFFECTIVENESS - OUTSTANDING EFFECTIVENESS OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT - OUTSTANDING QUALITY OF TEACHING, LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT - OUTSTANDING PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, BEHAVIOUR AND WELFARE - OUTSTANDING OUTCOMES FOR LEARNERS - OUTSTANDING 16 TO 19 STUDY PROGRAMMES - OUTSTANDING TRULY OUTSTANDING IN EVERY RESPECT! To read the full report, please visit www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk/about-us/inspection.

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“I am extremely proud of our students and their families, our staff and our Governors who have all played their part in helping the college to attain Outstanding. It has taken years of hard work to remain highly inclusive and to become one of the best Sixth Form Colleges in the country and we fully intend to continue to work hard to stay top of the class and to transform even more lives.” Angela Williams Principal “All the students and staff at Huddersfield New College go the extra mile and, between them, they achieve outstanding results. The Ofsted Inspectors recognised that our students achieve outstanding outcomes and develop into confident and respectful young adults. This reflects a team effort by students, staff and managers, and the governors are immensely proud of them all.” Linda Summers Chair of Governors Ofsted Oustanding — 7


outstanding results 2016 was a record breaking year for Huddersfield New College, with more students than ever achieving the prestigious A*, A and B or equivalent grades, and record numbers progressing on to their first choice university. We are incredibly proud of our students and their achievements, which are a just reward for their hard work during their time with us!

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99% A LEVEL PASS RATE 40% ACHIEVE A*, A, B GRADES 100% VOCATIONAL A LEVEL PASS RATE 90% ACHIEVE D*, D, M GRADES OVERALL 87% ACHIEVED A*, A, B OR EQUIVALENT TOP 10% NATIONALLY OPEN EVENTS

20th October 2016 6pm-9pm

3rd December 2016 10am-1pm

16th January 2017 6pm-9pm

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SUPPORT We pride ourselves on providing every student with the best support possible. Focusing on your individual needs, we provide you with a wealth of support to assist you throughout your time at college. This support will always be available when you want or need it - our dedicated staff are here to help you from day one. — PASTORAL SUPPORT — Progress Tutors Every student is assigned a Progress Tutor. You will meet your Tutor on a weekly basis in group tutorial sessions or one-to-one discussions. Together, you will monitor your minimum target grades relative to your current working grades, and discuss any feedback provided by your subject teachers on your current working grades. This will allow you to identify your personal strengths and spot any weaknesses so that we can put in place relevant strategies to help you to improve, to ensure you achieve and even exceed your minimum target grades. Your tutor will also help you make important decisions about life after college. In tutorial sessions, you will complete your UCAS application, research suitable apprenticeships or search for employment opportunities, dependent on your postcollege plans.

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MY FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THECOLLEGE IS THE EXCELLENT SUPPORT.— Gabrielle Smith, A Level Fine Art and Photography and L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in 3D Design

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— SPECIALIST SUPPORT — The Study Centre

Examinations Arrangements

The Study Centre is a hub of activity providing specialist support for students with specific and specialist learning needs. These include, but are not limited to:

Students who may need specific examination arrangements will be assessed internally by our specialist teachers. Specific arrangements include:

• Students with learning difficulties, including dyspraxia and dyslexia

• A reader

• Students with sensory impairments

• A separate room

• Students with physical disabilities

• Extra time

• Students with English as a second language (ESOL)

Facilities

• Students with mental health issues

• 20 computers

Support Assistants

• Specialist English as a second language (ESOL) support

Our dedicated team of Support Assistants and Specialist Support Assistants work on a one-to-one basis with students with evidencebased additional needs. The Support Assistants are based in the Study Centre.

• A scribe

• Specialist Quiet Room • Assistive software, such as TextHelp, available on all college computers

It is worthwhile making your college interviewer aware of any specialist arrangements you feel you may require.

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NCDC Not everyone finds the transition from school to college easy, but NCDC is here to help. If you’re struggling to meet friends and settle into college life, this group is for you. The NCDC team organise social activities inside and outside college, such as end of term parties, pizza nights and fundraising days. Open Door Open Door is the confidential advice and support service within college. With an ‘open door’ policy, everyone is welcome to drop by the Open Door office to discuss whatever they may be struggling with. From managing exam stress advice to contraception advice, the Open Door service provides you with an initial port of call for all your well-being needs. The service is run in conjunction with community health practitioners, and is a locally and nationally kitemarked service.

The Wellbeing Tree


I WOULDN´T BE WHERE I AM TODAY WITHOUT THE SUPPORT I RECEIVED FROM HNC — Rebecca Illingworth L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care and A Level Sociology

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— SUPPORT — Financial Support We want to make your college life as stress-free as possible and don’t want finances to affect what you get out of your time here. We therefore provide multiple financial support options for those who need it. Depending on your household income, you may be eligible to receive a 16-18 Bursary, or benefit from the Free School Meals scheme. If you don’t qualify for either of these, you can apply for additional funding from the College’s ‘Hardship Fund’. Applications for the fund are means tested and each case is considered on an individual basis. The fund is for those who experience exceptional financial hardship whilst at College, and provides extra financial support to cover the costs of attending college.

Transport Support Transport costs shouldn’t stand in the way of you being able to attend our college. As one of the best colleges in West Yorkshire, we understand that we need to be accessible to students from far and wide. As such, we work with local transport companies to provide a reliable and subsidised transport service to help keep your transport costs down. Details of this service are available on our website www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk.

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— SAFEGUARDING — We are fully committed to maintaining your safety and well-being both inside and outside of college. Alongside your Progress Tutor and our Open Door service, we have a dedicated team of Safeguarding Officers to support you with any safeguarding issue you may face. We will: • Establish a safe and secure environment in which students can learn and develop, whilst feeling respected and listened to • Ensure procedures are in place for identifying, reporting and handling cases, or suspected cases, of abuse • Raise awareness of current safeguarding issues through tutorials, for example, cyber bullying • Ensure that we practise safe recruitment when checking the suitability of staff, governors and volunteers • Support students to develop a healthy and safe lifestyle

For further information, please take a look at the Safeguarding Policy available on our website. This policy applies to all governors, staff and volunteers working at the college.

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PARENT AND GUARDIAN INFORMATION We like to keep regular contact with our students’ parents and guardians to ensure we help everyone reach their full potential. We offer an open communications policy, in which parents and guardians are welcome to contact Progress Tutors, teachers, or the Senior Leadership team at any time. There are numerous ways to get in touch, including direct phone lines to Progress Tutors and dedicated one-to-one appointments. — PROGRESS TUTORS — Progress Tutors are the first port of call for any parent or guardian query. They can discuss any concerns you may have, and put in place a strategy to help combat these. Similarly, Progress Tutors will get in touch with parents and guardians whenever necessary, particularly if there is a concern about a students well-being, attendance, punctuality or work. — CEDAR —

— CONTRACTS —

CEDAR is the online portal for students, staff, parents and guardians. In addition to showing an up-to-date record of a student’s attendance, the portal allows you to monitor progress against target grades. Staff members will provide feedback on students via CEDAR, particularly if there are concerns, and Progress Tutors will use this information to put in place strategies to address these concerns, including the use of contracts.

We have adopted a 5-step contract system to help students remain on track to success. The system allows for specific students to be more closely monitored. This is administrated by a student’s Progress Tutor and starts at Level 1, working upward to Level 5.

You can access CEDAR via: http://portal.huddnewcoll.ac.uk/

A contract may be issued for work, attendance, punctuality and/or behavioural concerns. If no improvement is made, the student will move between the Levels. Suspension or exclusion may be considered if a student reaches a Level 5 contract and little or no progress has been made.

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HNC´S MONITORING SYSTEMS ENHANCE LEARNERS UNDERSTANDING OF THEIR OWN PROGRESS AND POTENTIAL. — Ofsted April 2016

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outstanding facilities

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PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT College life isn’t just about your academic successes; it’s also the perfect opportunity for you to explore your passion through extracurricular activities, or delve into something you’ve always wanted to try. — ENRICHMENT — An enrichment activity is a brilliant way to boost your CV, meet new people and develop work and life skills. We have an extensive range of activities on offer to suit your interests, including: • Bake Off • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) • Growing Group • Life Drawing • Self-defence • Script Writing • First Aid • Journalism Club • Poetry by Heart • Philosophy Club • Reading Ahead • V Inspired We also have a wide range of sporting activities on offer - check out our ENJOY programme on page 25. 22

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— DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S GOLD AWARD — Huddersfield New College offers all students the opportunity to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award, even if you have not completed a Bronze or Silver Award. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award is universally recognised as one of the world’s best programmes for the personal development of young people. It’s highly regarded by employers and higher education institutions and allows you to develop both your personal and team working skills. The Award gives you the option to hand pick activities that suit you over an 18 month period and consists of 5 key areas: skills, physical, volunteering, expedition and a residential experience. For the expedition we offer the opportunity to explore some of the UK’s most beautiful wild locations during a four-day expedition with your friends. We currently visit The Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and North Wales.


HNC ENABLED ME TO EXPRESS AND CHALLENGE MYSELF SO I COULD BECOME THE BEST VERSION OF ME. — Savanna Nelson-Murray L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care, A Level 3D Design and Graphic Communication

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— ENJOY — ENJOY is our daily sporting activities programme designed to give everyone the opportunity to try something new. Simply turn up and enjoy! Available sessions include: • Archery • Badminton • Boxing • Cheerleading • Climbing • Cycling • Fencing • Football • Girls-only gym sessions • Handball • Table tennis ENJOY taster sessions will take place in your first term at college. New ENJOY activities are added throughout the year, so remember to keep your eye on Moodle and social media to make sure you’re up to date with the latest timetable.

I LOVE THE WIDE RANGE OF ENRICHMENT AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT ­— Ronan Charnock A Level Classical Civilisation, Law, Religious Studies and L3 Core Maths

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— THE HONOURS PROGRAMME — If you’re predicted to achieve a high number of A* or A grades at GCSE, you may be an Aspire student and therefore become a member of the Huddersfield New College Honours Programme when you enrol. The Honours Programme is tailored to support your personal development and challenge your academic thinking. The programme will also support you through the application process to Russell Group universities, and can help you get a place on notoriously competitive courses such as Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Science. As part of The Honours Programme, you can: • Complete the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) • Take part in enrichment activities such as Philosophy Club and Journalism Club • Be supported through nationwide contests such as the Senior UK Maths Challenge • Attend one-to-one ‘stretch and challenge’ sessions • Enjoy talks by guest academics • Visit the UK’s leading universities • Access university-level resources Our 2016 Aspire students have progressed to a range of prestigious universities including Durham, London School of Economics, Manchester, Leeds and The Royal Veterinary College.

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Hannah Smyth

Shaun Milne

Michaelayne Chow

A* Maths, A Further Maths, A Economics

A* Maths, A* Further Maths, A* Physics

A* Biology, A* Psychology, A Maths

Destination: Maths and Economics at London School of Economics

Destination: Gap year, with plans to apply to Oxford University

Destination: Optometry at Manchester University

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— FIELD TRIPS AND INTERNATIONAL VISITS — We feel it’s important for students to gain hands-on experience outside of the classroom and therefore offer a multitude of field trips as part of our academic programmes. If you would like to explore further afield, there are plenty of opportunities for you to visit a new country as part of your studies. From residential trips to international placements, we can help you touch down overseas. We also hold the International School Award, which recognises excellence in our international links. We run regular trips to France, Spain and Sweden to name a few. — WORK EXPERIENCE AND COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERING — Every student has the opportunity to undertake some form of work experience or community volunteering in their first year. This can be self-directed and linked to personal interests, or can be arranged in conjunction with the Careers team, who can help you find a placement that is beneficial and suited to your aspirations. This allows you to build a portfolio of work experience whilst you gain your college qualifications.

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Sweden, 2016


— ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS — An additional qualification can seriously boost your CV. We offer a range of short-term courses that have been specifically designed to complement and extend your main programme of study and lead to additional qualifications, such as: • Ballet • CISCO • Core Maths (Level 3) • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) • L2 Air Cabin Crew • L2 Events Planning • L2 Gym Instructors • L2 Resort Representatives • L2 Sports Leaders • L3 Sports Leaders • Music Theory • NGB Coaching Awards

HNC HAS GIVEN ME A LIFETIME´S WORTH OF OPPORTUNITIES WHICH HAVE REALLY HELPED ME REACH MY FULL POTENTIAL. — Devon Johnson L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in IT and Applied Science and A Level Religious Studies

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I LOVE THE FACT I FEEL RESPECTED STUDENTS REALLY GET A SAY IN THINGS.” — Olivia Larcombe L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Sport and A Level Fine Art

The Students’ Union Executive 2016/2017


— STUDENTS’ UNION — The Students’ Union allows you to get involved in the planning and co-ordination of social activities and fundraising events, in addition to helping make important decisions on the college’s amenities, facilities and welfare services. The Students’ Union is made up of 7 key roles; President, Vice President, Finance Officer, Activities and Entertainment Officer, Welfare Officer, Education Officer and Marketing and Engagement Officer. Each role is assigned on a cross-college student vote. The Students’ Union Executive address student issues directly with the Senior Leadership Team and liaise with external student bodies such as the NUS. — STUDENT AMBASSADORS — Student Ambassadors are a specially selected team of students who are chosen to represent the college at various events throughout the academic year, including our open events, and high profile events such as the STEM conference. Everyone is given the opportunity to apply to be an ambassador when they start college. — STUDENT GOVERNOR — The college Governors are always keen to hear the views of students. Anyone who is interested in bridging the gap between students and Governors can apply to become the Student Governor and represent the student body at corporation meetings. This important role involves attending up to eight after-college meetings throughout the year and is a strong addition to your CV.

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— EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY STUDENT CHAMPIONS — Working with our Equality and Diversity Manager, Erika Montgomery, the Student Diversity Team help promote equality and celebrate diversity across the college through a series of awareness raising events. All students who wish to take part can talk to Erika about their interests and how they would like to be involved. In previous years, Student Equality and Diversity Champions have developed their skills in events management, journalism, video production, marketing, photography and as ‘Youth Conference’ organisers. Being part of the team is a brilliant addition to your CV and UCAS application.

— NEW COLLEGE MAGAZINE — New College Magazine is the termly publication produced by students, for students. From album reviews and fashion pieces, to political debates and well-being tips, the magazine welcomes articles from all budding student journalists! Meetings are held regularly to discuss potential features.


SPORTING EXCELLENCE — SPORT ACADEMIES — We’re renowned for our incredible Sport Academies. With a Sports Hall, Sports Barn, outdoor 3G pitch, 400 metre track and indoor gym, we’re well equipped to nurture sporting talent and ability. Our team of specialist coaches currently run four Academies and two additional development programmes: • Men’s Cricket Academy • Men’s Football Academy • Women’s Football Academy

The Academies allow promising and dedicated athletes to follow a structured training programme in a professional environment whilst completing their academic studies. Academy players are expected to work hard in the classroom and in training, with a high level of attendance and strong progression in both areas being essential. The Academies and development programmes allow students to: • Develop in specialist areas including

• Rugby League Academy

sports science, strength training,

• Netball programme

diet and nutrition

• Women’s Cricket Programme

• Compete at the highest levels • Progress into playing sport at professional level

If you’re an exceptional sportsman or sportswoman and are interested in joining a Sports Academy or development programme, please let your college admissions interviewer know.

• Study for additional qualifications, such as First Aid and Lifeguard • Apply for and access US scholarship programmes

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THE FACILITIES REALLY HELPED IMPROVE MY SPORTING ABILITIES AND THE TEACHERS HELPED GET THE BEST OUT OF ME. — Ryan Higgins L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport

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— ELITE ATHLETES — We have a long-standing track record of sporting success. In 2012 the college was nominated for the College of the Year Award by The British Colleges for Sport. In 2014 the college was one of only 2 nationally to be shortlisted for the AOC Beacon Award for Sport, receiving a high commendation from the Association of Colleges. Our passion and success in sport means we attract a high number of elite individual athletes. Our Elite Athletes are offered specialist career support in order for them to pursue their elite sporting ambitions, whilst maintaining a successful study programme. This year, the list of Elite Athletes featured 40 students including a Commonwealth gymnast, a World Champion in Racketlon, a Junior National Champion tri-athlete, 3 tennis players on the International Challenge Circuit and a Paralympian swimmer, amongst others. We take a flexible approach to timetables to allow students to access their necessary training sessions and competitions, often abroad. There is also a £250 bursary available to students who are performing at national and international level to assist them with their training costs. Other elements of the Elite Athletes programme include: • Participation in the AOC Regional championships and AOC national finals • A trip to EIS – the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. This is an annual visit to look at sport science principles and performance analysis • An invitation to the annual Huddersfield New College Sports Personality of The Year Awards to celebrate sporting success • Leading Gifted & Talented workshops for pupils in the Pennine Sports Partnership

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— SPORTS AMBASSADORS — Sports Ambassadors are a specifically chosen group of students who take on additional responsibilities within the Sports Department. They also work closely with the local community providing support throughout the year at a range of Pennine School Sports Partnership (PSP) events and college events. The Ambassadors can get involved in various capacities, such as organising, officiating and coaching: • Indoor Athletics Competitions • Badminton Schools Finals • Football Schools Finals • Basketball Schools Competitions • Cross-country Competitions • Gymnastics Schools Finals During the year they also have the opportunity to achieve coaching qualifications in a range of different areas including; Table Tennis, Badminton, Handball, Football and Cricket.

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STUDY PROGRAMMES — LEVELS — There are multiple starting points for you to choose from as you begin your study at Huddersfield New College. These are categorised by their Level. Most students start at Level 3 (A Level or equivalent). However, the multiple starting points mean that even though you may not have met the entry requirements for Level 3 you may still be able to attend Huddersfield New College and work at a different Level to gain the qualifications required to progress on to Level 3. — LEVEL 1 — Level 1 is a Foundation Level that provides you with an introductory year building on basic skills. On completion of the course, students are ready to progress onto Level 2 courses. LEVEL 1 COURSE

ASSESSMENT

VALUE AFTER ONE YEAR OF STUDY

Level 1 Foundation Diploma

100% Coursework

4 GCSEs (to a maximum grade D)

— LEVEL 2 — Level 2 is an Intermediate Level that provides a bridge to more advanced qualifications. After a one year course, students are ready to progress on to Level 3 courses. LEVEL 2 COURSE

ASSESSMENT

VALUE AFTER ONE YEAR OF STUDY

GCSE (A* - C)

Exams and coursework

1 GCSE (A* - C)

Level 2 Extended Certificate

Mostly coursework

3 GCSEs (A* - C)

Level 2 Diploma

All coursework

4 GCSEs (A* - C)

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— LEVEL 3 — Level 3 is an Advanced Level of study that allows students to move onto Higher Education or employment. Level 3 courses are the starting point for the majority of students coming to our college. It is suitable for those progressing on from Year 11 education who have GCSE qualifications that meet the general entry requirements. For further details on general entry requirements, please see page 47. LEVEL 3 COURSE

ASSESSMENT

VALUE AFTER ONE YEAR OF STUDY

VALUE AFTER TWO YEARS OF STUDY

A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER TWO YEARS OF STUDY

Linear A Level

Mostly by examination

Nil

1 A Level

1 A Level

BTEC Certificate/ Extended Certificate

Mostly by coursework

Certificate

Extended Certificate

1 A Level

BTEC Extended Certificate/Diploma

Mostly by coursework

Extended Certificate

Diploma

2 A Levels

BTEC Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

Mostly by coursework

Foundation Diploma

Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

— CHOOSING THE RIGHT MIX FOR YOU — At Huddersfield New College you can choose a programme that suits you, whether it’s straight A Levels, a full time BTEC, or a mixture of the two. Your interests and career aspirations can help determine which combination is right for you. Details of all BTEC courses are accurate at time of print. Any changes to these made by the awarding bodies will be communicated to you via our website and UCAS Progress.

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— LINEAR A LEVELS — Linear A Levels are the new standard A Level format and take two years to complete. The main change from the previous A Level to the new linear format is that examinations are now taken solely at the end of the second year. However, in a small number of subjects a free-standing AS Level qualification may be available at the end of year one. All of our A Level courses can be complemented with other linear A Levels and/or BTEC courses.

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I LOVE THE VARIETY OF COURSES ON OFFER. — Megan Hampshaw A Level Media Studies and L3 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Performing Arts

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— GENERAL ENTRY CRITERIA — LEVEL 3 STUDY PROGRAMME

GENERAL ENTRY CRITERIA • 2 GCSEs at grade B (5) and 3 GCSE at grade C (4) or above including English Language and Maths. The pass grades need to be in academic GCSE subjects and should relate to your chosen level 3 subjects

L3 Linear A Level or Linear A Level and Vocational A Level combinations

• For consideration for a 2 x vocational A Level and 1 x linear A Level study programme combination, please see the guidance in the notes section below • For a consideration for a 4 x linear A level study programme please see the guidance in the notes section below • Subject specific entry criteria will also apply • 5 GCSEs at grade C (4) or above including English Language • GCSE Maths grade 3 or above (if grade 4 or above, will be included as one of the five GCSEs needed)

3 Vocational A Level combinations

• One vocational equivalent at Pass grade or above can be substituted for a GCSE grade (excluding English Language and Maths) • For consideration for a 3 x separate vocational A Level study programme combination, please see the guidance in the notes section below • Subject specific entry criteria will also apply

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LEVEL 2 STUDY PROGRAMME

BTEC Extended Certificate (3 GCSE equivalent)

BTEC Diploma (4 GCSE equivalent)

LEVEL 1 STUDY PROGRAMME

BTEC Introductory Diploma

GENERAL ENTRY CRITERIA

• GCSE grade 3 in English Language and grade 2 in Maths • Plus 1 GCSE or vocational equivalent at grade C • Plus 1 GCSE at grade D and 1 GCSE at grade E

• GCSE grade 3 in English Language and grade 2 in Maths • Plus 1 GCSE at grade D and 2 GCSEs at grade E

GENERAL ENTRY CRITERIA

• GCSE grades 2 in English Language and grade 2 in Maths • Plus 1 GCSE at grade E and 2 GCSEs at grade F

The general entry criteria listed are accurate at the time of the publication of the prospectus. They are, however, subject to revision as further information and clarification is made by the Department for Education regarding the structure and assessment methodologies applied to the developing curriculum going forward. All changes will be notified via the college website. Given the significant national changes to GCSEs, A levels and BTEC qualifications we are keeping our entry thresholds under constant review. The website will be updated with any changes. Admissions begin in January 2017, for which we will have finalised all entry criteria by 16th December 2016.

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— ADMISSIONS GUIDANCE — Diagnostic assessments and GCSE English and Maths requirements •

Any student presenting with a GCSE grade 3 or 2 in English Language will need to attend a compulsory diagnostic session following enrolment

Any student presenting with a GCSE grade 3, 2 or 1 in Maths will need to attend a compulsory diagnostic session following enrolment

The diagnostic session will determine your GCSE English Language or GCSE Maths resit pathway, this is compulsory and we will fit this resit pathway into your study programme

Some progression pathways require a minimum grade 5 in GCSE English Language and/or Maths. If this is the case for your potential progression pathway, we will incorporate a relevant English Language and/or Maths resit pathway into your agreed study programme

The general entry criteria listed are accurate at the time of the publication of the prospectus. They are, however, subject to revision as further information and clarification is made by the Department for Education regarding the structure and assessment methodologies applied to the developing curriculum going forward. Study Programmes •

In some exceptional cases a Level 3 study programme consisting of 2 vocational A Levels (Diploma in the 2nd year) and 1 Linear A level may be appropriate. These will be referred to the Senior Admissions Team for consideration and to ensure that the study programme provides relevant progression opportunities

In some exceptional cases a Level 3 study programme consisting of a 3 individual vocational A Levels (Extended Certificate in the 2nd year) may be appropriate. These will be referred to the Senior Admissions Team for consideration and to ensure that the study programme provides relevant progression opportunities

In some exceptional cases a Level 3 study programme consisting of 4 Linear A levels may be appropriate. These will be referred to the Senior Admissions Team for consideration. To be considered for a study programme of 4 Linear A levels, you will be expected to offer as a minimum, 5 A*/A grades at GCSE and at least a grade 6 in both GCSE Maths and GCSE English Language.

Supplementary •

Your school report must confirm a good record in terms of attendance, punctuality, behaviour and attitude to learning for successful entry

You should choose no more than two predominantly practical/coursework based A Levels. If you want to combine three practical/coursework based A Levels, you should seriously consider an Extended Diploma course.

All changes will be notified via the college website.

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— SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA — A LEVELS

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

Biology*

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and grade B in GCSE Biology or grade BB in GCSE Dual Science

Business Studies**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language

Chemistry*

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and grade B in GCSE Chemistry or grade BB in GCSE Dual Science

Classical Civilisation**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

Computer Science*

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and grade B in Physics. Students must also study A Level Maths or A Level Physics

Drama & Theatre Studies

General entry criteria applies

Economics**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade 5 in GCSE Maths

English Language**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language

English Language and Literature**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade 5 in GCSE English Literature, if taken

English Literature

Grade 5 in English Literature and grade 5 in GCSE English Language. Students are strongly advised to study supporting subjects alongside (e.g. A Level History or another traditional written subject)

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SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

Film Studies

General entry criteria applies

Fine Art

Grade C in a relevant GCSE Art subject. If students have not taken a GCSE Art subject, then a portfolio of work will be considered

3D Design

Grade C in a relevant GCSE Art or Design subject. If students have not taken a GCSE Art or Design subject, then a portfolio of work will be considered

French**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade B in GCSE French

Further Mathematics

Grade 7 in GCSE Maths

Geography**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language plus grade C in GCSE Science (other than Core) and grade C in a traditional humanities/written subject, for example, GCSE Geography

Government and Politics**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

Graphic Communication

Grade C in a relevant GCSE Art subject. If students have not taken a GCSE Art subject, then a portfolio of work will be considered

History**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

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SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

Law**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

Mathematics

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths

Media Studies

General entry criteria applies

Music

Grade C in GCSE Music and/or grade 5 Music Theory and Practicall

Photography

Grade C in Photography or a relevant GCSE Art subject. If students have not taken a GCSE Art subject, then a portfolio of work will be considered

Physical Education**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade B in GCSE Biology or Additional Science

Physics*

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and grade B in GCSE Physics or grade BB in GCSE Dual Science. Students must also study A Level Maths

Psychology**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade C in a GCSE Science subject (other than Core)

Religious Studies**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

Sociology**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

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SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

Spanish**

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and grade B in GCSE Spanish

Textile Design

Grade C in Textiles or a relevant GCSE Art subject. If students have not taken a GCSE Art subject, then a portfolio of work will be considered

* If your GCSE Maths grade is 5 and you meet both the general entry criteria and any other subject specific criteria for the course, we will look at your overall GCSE grades to determine an offer of a place on the course . These grades should include 5 GCSEs at grade B (5) in academic subjects. In some cases, there may be genuine exceptions to this entry requirement and at your admissions interview, the specialist interviewer will use their professional judgement to consider this exception when making you an offer of a place ** If your GCSE English Language grade is 4 and you meet both the general entry criteria and any other subject specific criteria for the course, we will look at your overall GCSE grades to determine an offer of a place on the course. These grades should include 3 GCSEs at grade B (5) in academic subjects. In some cases, there may be genuine exceptions to this entry requirement and at your admissions interview, the specialist interviewer will use their professional judgement to consider this exception when making you an offer of a place.

BTEC LEVEL 3 (1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Business

General entry criteria applies

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Computing (Software Development)

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths

WJEC Diploma in Criminology (2yr)

Grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

General entry criteria applies

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in IT

General entry criteria applies

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BTEC LEVEL 3 (1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Applied Law

Grade C (4) in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or English Literature

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Dance (2yr)

General entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Musical Theatre (2yr)

General entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Performance (2yr)

General entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Music Technology (2yr)

General entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths and grade C in a GCSE Science subject (other than Core) or a pass in a vocational level 2 Science qualification

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Sport

Grade C in GCSE PE or in a vocational equivalent, if taken

BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism

General entry criteria applies

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BTEC LEVEL 3 (2 A LEVEL EQUIVALENTS)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Art & Design

Grade C in a relevant GCSE Art or Design subject or a Merit grade in a vocational equivalent

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Business

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Health & Social Care

General entry criteria applies

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in IT

General entry criteria applies

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Applied Science

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths and grade C in a GCSE Science subject (other than Core) or a pass in a vocational level 2 Science qualification

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Performing Arts

General entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required

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BTEC LEVEL 3 (2 A LEVEL EQUIVALENTS)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Sport

Grade C in GCSE PE or in a vocational equivalent, if taken

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

Grade C in GCSE PE or a pass in a vocational equivalent, if taken. A grade C in a GCSE Science subject (other than Core) or a pass in a vocational level 2 Science qualification is essential

BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/ Diploma in Travel and Tourism and Events Management

General entry criteria applies

BTEC LEVEL 3 (3 A LEVEL EQUIVALENTS)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Art and Design

Grade C in a relevant GCSE Art or Design subject or a Merit grade in a vocational equivalent

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Business

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths

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BTEC LEVEL 3 (3 A LEVEL EQUIVALENTS)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Creative Media (Digital Games)

Grade C in GCSE Media Studies and/or Art is desirable

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Creative Media (Film, TV and Radio)

Grade C in GCSE Media Studies and/or Art is desirable

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care (Care and Health Studies routes available in year 2)

General entry criteria applies

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in IT

General entry criteria applies

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Applied Science

Grade 4 in GCSE Maths and grade C in a GCSE Science subject (other than Core) or a pass in a vocational level 2 Science qualification

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Sport

Grade C in GCSE PE or in a vocational equivalent, if taken

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BTEC LEVEL 3 (3 A LEVEL EQUIVALENTS)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 3 Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

Grade C in GCSE PE or a pass in a vocational equivalent, if taken. A grade C in a GCSE Science subject (other than Core) or a pass in a vocational level 2 Science qualification is essential

BTEC Foundation Diploma / Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism and Events Management

General entry criteria applies

OTHER LEVEL 3 QUALIFICATIONS

CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (2yr)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

General entry criteria applies

3 A Level equivalent

Level 3 Core Maths (Certificate in Mathematical Studies)

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Grade 4 in GCSE Maths


BTEC LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATES/ DIPLOMAS

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design

Standard requirements for Level 2 Diploma

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Business

Standard requirements for Level 2 Extended Certificate

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development

Standard requirements for Level 2 Diploma

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

Standard requirements for Level 2 Extended Certificate

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology

Standard requirements for Level 2 Extended Certificate

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Science

Grade 3 in GCSE Maths and grade D in a GCSE Science (other than Core)

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport

Grade D in a GCSE Science (other than Core)

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OTHER LEVEL 2 & GCSE QUALIFICATIONS

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

AQA Level 2 Certificate in Maths

Grade 2 in GCSE Maths

GCSE English

Grade 3 in GCSE English Language

GCSE Maths

Grade 3 in GCSE Maths

GCSE Science

Grade D in a GCSE Science (other than Core)

Level 2 Functional Skills in English

Grade 2 in GCSE English Language

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LEVEL 1 QUALIFICATIONS

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies

Standard requirements for Level 1

Level 1 Functional Skills in English

Grade 2 in GCSE English Language

Level 1 FSMQ Managing Money

Grade 2 in GCSE Maths. Grade 1 in GCSE Maths may be considered following a successful diagnostic session at enrolment

LEVEL 4 QUALIFICATIONS

SUBJECT SPECIFIC ENTRY CRITERIA

Level 3/4 Art & Design Diploma

Two A2 qualifications at grade C and above, including an Art and Design subject or a Level 3 Art and Design Diploma or Extended Diploma (with overall grade minimum MM or MMM desirable). English GCSE grade 4 or above and/ or Functional Skills Level 2 Communication. A successful interview, a strong portfolio of work and a satisfactory reference are also required

Level 5 Foundation Degree – Sport & Exercise Science

TBC

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ART AND DESIGN — LINEAR A LEVEL — 3D DESIGN 3D Design is aimed at students who enjoy creative problem solving through the visual conceptualisation of ideas, 2D & 3D modelling and/or realising practical solutions. In doing so, a broad range of specialist design skills will be developed together with an in-depth knowledge of graphical techniques, computer based media, materials and craft based processes. The emphasis is placed on the visualisation, practical exploration, realisation, and testing of ideas. FINE ART A Level Fine Art is a traditional facilitating subject that encompasses many approaches underpinning other Art disciplines. We teach core skills such as drawing, painting and printmaking, develop critical analysis, sculpture, photography and digital image making and build creative confidence in idea development that give students the foundation to progress within a variety of creative sectors. GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION This course aims to develop students’ ability to communicate, provoke thought and elicit reaction from an audience. Students will explore a broad range of media and techniques. Working both by hand and with the latest industry standard computer software, students will develop a visual language and illustrative approaches used for advertising, promotion and marketing. Contemporary and traditional artists’ and designers’ work are used as a source of inspiration for student’s own work and engage students in critical thinking. PHOTOGRAPHY Photography is a very successful and popular course. It is a 100% digital course, delivered through the use of DLSRs and Adobe Creative Suite. Students are encouraged to explore their own interests whilst studying. The course provides a natural progression for those who have studied Photography, Art and Design or Media at GCSE. It is a creative rather than technical course and provides those who wish to pursue a career in photography with the opportunity to progress into various creative areas. Previous student destinations include fashion photography, photojournalism, advertising and commercial photography.

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ART AND DESIGN IS VERY COMPREHENSIVE AND OFFERS A WIDE RANGE OF ART STYLES TO COVER ALL BASES.” — Will Bodsworth L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Art and Design Art & Design — 63


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TEXTILE DESIGN On this course you will experience a wide range of textile techniques and processes including stitch, dye, felt, embroidery, and garment construction to develop understanding of shape, form, pattern, texture and colour. Students produce designs for fashion garments which are showcased at an end-of-year fashion show. Practical work will be based on a range of themes, with the work of artists and designers used to influence your own designs. All practical work is underpinned by critical analysis of appropriate sources. Students are encouraged to visit galleries and exhibitions in order to view artwork first hand. — BTEC — LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN ART AND DESIGN This course introduces students to a broad range of art and design skills. The work is largely practical but also includes written recording of information, skills and processes and evaluating practical work. In all units, students will work to an assignment brief, where pieces will be created for real life environments and purposes. The BTEC Level 2 in Art and Design prepares you for progression by helping you achieve a consistent high quality of work, whilst developing and organising your unit portfolio. On successful completion of this course, students can progress on to a Level 3 BTEC programme in Art and Design or onto other Level 3 BTEC courses. LEVEL 3 IN ART AND DESIGN Art and Design aims to develop a broad range of vocational art and design skills within specialist areas such as art, graphic design, photography and 3D design. There are two courses for you to choose from, equivalent to two or three A Levels. You will be introduced to a variety of media and techniques, and you will have the opportunity to creatively apply a range of processes and use specialist equipment within the department. You will study the work of other artists and designers and throughout the course have the opportunity to develop a portfolio of work. You will work in response to assignment briefs, where it is important to fulfil all the identified requirements; this may include a timescale for completion of the work or producing work for a specific audience, purpose or environment. Towards the end of the course you will develop a final project in an area of your choice, which will form the basis of your final exhibition. BTEC LEVEL 3 IN ART AND DESIGN

A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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LEVEL 3/4 FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN ART AND DESIGN This course is to be studied after completion of a Level 3 study programme. This innovative, exciting and intensive one year course will give students who intend to study in higher education or enter a creative profession the opportunity to further extend and develop their creative potential across a range of disciplines before selecting and focusing on their personal creative specialism. Students will be significantly challenged to develop new ways of thinking, extending personal idea building skills and to learn ways of innovatively using media and materials, always with a core aim of preparing for appropriate progression to higher education and/or the world of work.

“MY COURSE HAS ALLOWED ME TO DEVELOP NEW ART SKILLS AND HAS PREPARED ME TO TAKE THE NEXT STEP TO UNIVERSITY.”

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business — LINEAR A LEVEL — BUSINESS This subject investigates real business situations to gain an understanding of how they operate. This will allow you to make a practical application of business concepts to make decisions in a range of situations. This course will also give you a real insight into the role of the entrepreneur by designing your own business idea and allows you to look at the operations inside a business to generate ideas to improve a business. You will research the world outside of the business to gain a complete understanding of the business environment. Potential research areas include the impact on a business of health scares, the economy, overseas imports, or competitor actions. ECONOMICS The study of Economics aims to give students an understanding and awareness of the basic economic questions and problems facing the UK and the international community. On this course you will develop an understanding of current economic issues and problems that affect everyday life. You will apply these concepts to a range of situations to explain real world phenomena. You will also assess the market economy and the role of government. Common areas for discussion will be ‘Why are house prices so high?’, ‘Can pollution effectively be controlled?’, ‘Should governments interfere in markets?’ and ‘How are we affected by other countries?’. Many students see Economics as good preparation for further study at university, giving opportunities for a variety of interesting and well-paid careers.

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NEW COLLEGE HAS OPENED UP SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES THAT I HAD NOT CONSIDERED BEFORE. — Praveen Ghakhal A Level Business, Maths, Further Maths and Physics

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— BTEC — LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTORY DIPLOMA IN VOCATIONAL STUDIES This is a one-year study programme, designed for students who have achieved a range of E and F grades at GCSE, to support students’ progression onto an intermediate level course. The BTEC Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies is made up of ten units drawn from vocational areas such as Business, ICT, Customer Service, Science and Career Development. You will have the opportunity to explore more than one sector and be provided with a flexible and engaging programme of learning. LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS The Level 2 Extended Certificate is worth three GCSEs. This one-year Business course is a popular and highly useful subject which has been designed to give students a wide introduction to the business world. Students study a wide range of business activities found in their local community and at a national, European and global level. It is designed to provide a specialist, work-related qualification, which prepares the learner for employment and/or to continue their studies in the business area. Most students who complete this course successfully progress to Level 3 study in Business or related areas.

PRAVEEN GHAKHAL School: Bruntcliffe High School Studied: A Level Business, Maths, Further Maths and Physics Destination: KPMG apprenticeship in Accounting

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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MY BUSINESS COURSE HAS OFFERED ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROGRESS WITH REAL EXPERIENCE.” — Ana-Maria Milescu, L3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Business

LEVEL 3 IN BUSINESS Business makes things happen and affects every part of our lives. Businesses can be small one-person enterprises or dynamic multi-million pound global giants. With the Level 3 in Business, you can choose a course equivalent to one, two or three A Levels to suit your future aspirations. You will develop a wide range of skills and an in-depth knowledge of how businesses operate, and will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The vocational Business courses cover current business activity in the modern world. Studying the subject will give you great insight into businesses both in the UK and overseas, and how they survive and thrive in the business world. You’ll also gain an appreciation of employment in business to support your development in the next stage of your career or studies.

BTEC LEVEL 3 IN BUSINESS

A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

Certificate/Extended Certificate

1 A Level

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

In 2017, we also hope to offer a course in Financial Studies. At the time of going to print, this course has not yet been confirmed. Please speak to a member of staff at one of our open events and/or check the website for up to date information on this course.

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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computing and it — LINEAR A LEVEL — COMPUTER SCIENCE Computer Science challenges students to develop, create and be innovative with special emphasis on problem solving and logical thinking. In the first year you will learn the principles of computing including the characteristics of contemporary processors, types of software and how data is exchanged between different systems. You’ll also study how data is represented and stored within different structures, the risks involved with digital technologies, understanding computational thinking, how computers can solve problems and the use of algorithms. In the second year, you delve deeper into the concepts of computing, covering characteristics of contemporary processes, input, output and storage devices, advanced software development, exchanging data, data types and algorithms. You’ll also cover advanced computational thinking; advanced problem solving and programming; algorithms to solve problems and standard algorithms.

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For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.


I’VE RECEIVED THE BEST EDUCATION.” — Ryan Smithson L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in IT and A Level Business Art & Design — 75


HNC HAS HELPED DEVELOP MY IT SKILLS AND HAS PREPARED ME FOR WORK IN THE FIELD.” — Ben Gilman L3 Extended Certificate/Diploma in IT and A Level Use of Maths

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— BTEC — LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION AND CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY This course is the equivalent to three GCSE grades A*-C. This course covers a wide range of information technology skills and acts as very good preparation for the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT. The course will appeal to you if you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in Information Technology, a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate those ideas effectively. Over the course of the year, you will develop your problem solving and written communication skills through the more practical parts of the course. Units covered include computer hardware and software, database and spreadsheet development, computer networks, website development and multimedia product development. You will design and create your own digital portfolio that showcases the skills you have leaned throughout the course. LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE/EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTING (SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT) This is a two year course that is equivalent to one A Level. This course will help students understand how to design and write programs in modern programming languages such as Java, Delphi, and Visual Basic. The course includes the study of specific areas of computer programming and computer hardware that are popular and growing areas of IT within industry today. In the first year the emphasis is on gaining a thorough understanding of the software development process. You will also study Personal Computer hardware, where you will learn to get an overview of how to repair Personal Computer Systems. The second year focuses on software used in businesses today. Typically, we will create databases using SQL, learning how to use creative software applications to solve business related problems. We will also build upon programming skills through development of basic computer games concepts.

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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LEVEL 3 IN IT We offer three Level 3 courses in IT that are equivalent to one, two or three A Levels. The courses start gently, helping students build their confidence in setting up a computer system and improve their understanding of how computers work. All three courses provide students with a good understanding of major aspects of ICT work, and allow them to develop their software skills using packages such as Adobe InDesign, Flash, Illustrator and Photoshop. Students will use these skills across the course in many interesting ways, such as programming a website, producing animation and designing, creating and populating a database. BTEC LEVEL 3 IN IT

A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

Certificate/Extended Certificate

1 A Level

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

“MY LESSONS ARE ALWAYS WELL PLANNED AND I ALWAYS HAVE SOMETHING TO DO – THE TEACHERS ARE REALLY FRIENDLY AND INFORMATIVE.” LUKE SMITH School: Lightcliffe Academy Studied: L2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology Destination: IT apprenticeship

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creative media — LINEAR A LEVEL — FILM STUDIES Film Studies is an increasingly popular subject. The course explores how films are produced, distributed and exhibited, and teaches you how to ‘read’ films in the way that you would read a text in English Literature. You will explore the representation of people and places in British and American films, as well as examine films movements such as ‘New Waves’ and debate issues of independence. The course is assessed through a mixture of coursework and exams, with coursework involving the creation of storyboards, scripts and profile pieces on specific stars and directors. Film Studies is a useful subject to combine with any English course, Business Studies, Media Studies or Photography. Many of our students progress onto specialised film-related degree courses. MEDIA STUDIES Media Studies is an increasingly popular subject. The media plays a huge and important role in society today - most of your leisure time (and money!) is spent consuming media products, and media industries are some of the biggest employers in the world. Media Studies teaches you how to ‘read’ media texts such as TV programmes, newspapers, adverts and music videos, identify genres and audiences, and explore the ways in which people and places are represented. You will create original media products such as storyboards, film posters, magazine articles and audio-visual texts. Media Studies combines well with English, Business Studies, Psychology or Film Studies.

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For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.


I HAVE GAINED SO MUCH EXPERIENCE AT NEW COLLEGE WHICH WILL HELP ME PURSUE AN INTERESTING, MEANINGFUL CAREER IN GAMES DESIGN. — Lisa-Marie Syslo L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media (Digital Games) and A Level Graphic Communication

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— BTEC — LEVEL 3 FOUNDATION DIPLOMA/ EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE MEDIA (DIGITAL GAMES) This course is equivalent to three A Levels. On this course you will learn the various roles and responsibilities in the industry, from technical artists, games developers and programmers to games testers. You will see how these individuals work together to create games. You will learn to write proposals and pitches for a commission, and to develop a games treatment outlining your ideas and concepts, as well as developing your production skills. Through optional units, you will develop technical skills in 3D animation and programming, and gain the skills to turn your concepts into a reality. On completion of these units you will develop skills in formal writing, team working and pitching ideas and also develop a wide variety of skills using industry standard software.

“LEARNERS BENEFIT FROM HIGH-QUALITY RESOURCES THAT SUPPORT THEIR LEARNING INSIDE

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

AND OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM.” — Ofsted, April 2016

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LEVEL 3 FOUNDATION DIPLOMA/EXTENDED DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE MEDIA (TV, FILM AND RADIO) This course is equivalent to three A Levels. If you consider yourself a creative individual or would like a career in the film or television industry, this course could be for you. On this course you will make a range of moving image products, from the initial concept to planning, development and filming. In doing so, you start to develop the technical skills to work in the film and television industry. The range of practical and written vocational assessments mean you can showcase your learning to best effect when you take your next step, whether that’s supporting applications to higher education courses or potential employers. In 2017, we also hope to offer an Extended Certificate in the Creative Media area. At the time of going to print, this course has not yet been confirmed. Please speak to a member of staff at one of our open events and/or check the website for up to date information on this course.

THE MEDIA COURSE HAS GIVEN ME A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF HOW THE THINGS I CREATE WILL COMMUNICATE WITH AN AUDIENCE. KRISTIAN FAULKNER-SMITH School: ETHOS College Studied: A Level Media Studies, Graphic Communication and Photography Destination: Graphic Design and Photography at University of Bolton For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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Early years — BTEC — LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN CHILDREN’S CARE, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT You will study six different units on this course which will give you the skills and knowledge needed to work with children. As part of the course you will spend one and a half days per week on work placement in an early years setting such as a primary school or a day nursery. The aim of the course is to introduce you to the employment area you have chosen and provide a good basis to progress to an advanced course. This is a practical, work related course in which you learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. The course is equivalent to four GCSEs A* - C.

“NEW COLLEGE HAS PREPARED ME FOR MY CHOSEN CAREER AND HAS PROVIDED ME WITH SO MANY AMAZING LIFE-CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES.”

HOLLY NORTH School: Salendine Nook High School Studied: L3 National Diploma in Children’s Play, Learning and Development Destination: Primary Education at the University of Huddersfield 86

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MY TEACHERS HELPED ME TO ACHIEVE MY BEST AND MY PLACEMENT HELPED ME GAIN VALUABLE EXPERIENCE.” — Alex Karwowska L3 National Diploma Children’s Play, Learning and Development

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— CACHE — LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN CHILDCARE AND EDUCATION This course is equivalent to three A Levels. The CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education is a varied and interesting course which is designed to give you an insight into working with young children. Throughout the course you will develop a range of different skills and acquire knowledge in the classroom which you will then put into place whilst on work placement. During the two years of the course, you will spend two days per week on work placement (750 hours in total). Whilst on placement you will be expected to keep a Professional Practice Portfolio and will be assessed on your competency in demonstrating a range of skills. You will also be required to reflect on your work and look at areas where you need to develop.

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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english — LINEAR A LEVEL — ENGLISH LANGUAGE Studying English Language at A Level involves exploring various language forms and genres, from more informal spoken conversations through to carefully constructed advertisements, as well as formal genres like legal and medical discourses. On this course, we investigate how we encode and decode hidden meanings and inferences in our language choices as well as why more pragmatic issues such as politeness remain so important in an otherwise ever-changing linguistic landscape. Studying English Language opens up many career paths including journalism, law, media and teaching. ENGLISH LITERATURE English Literature is a subject for those who like reading independently. While poetry and plays will be read together in class, there is an expectation that the texts will be read privately as well, in preparation for class discussion. You should enjoy discussing books and be willing to investigate the themes and issues explored in literary texts (novels, plays and poems). You need to have an interest in literature of the past as a number of texts will be pre-20th century, including Shakespeare. You also need to have an interest in literary techniques and how writers use them. Above all, you must have a keen desire to improve your ability to construct a written argument, as essay writing is a vital component of the course and how you will be assessed.

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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SKILLED AND ENTHUSIASTIC TEACHERS CONSISTENTLY SET HIGH EXPECTATIONS FOR THEIR LEARNERS. — Ofsted, April 2016


ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE This course is a study of how language is used by writers to craft literary texts. The two disciplines are thoroughly integrated and the course is very different to the delivery of either subject at GCSE. The combined course will therefore appeal to students who enjoy reading independently and are interested in how writers shape their work. An enthusiasm for writing is also essential as you will develop your creative skills through a variety of written tasks. You will learn how to analyse and respond to the spoken and written word. This means you will study literary and non-literary texts, including those from the media. Communication through language is involved in almost everything we do and the main reason to study this subject is having a genuine interest in language and how it is used in a wide range of contexts. Any student presenting with a GCSE grade 3 or 2 in English Language will need to attend a compulsory diagnostic session following enrolment. You will then be placed on the most appropriate English qualification and will work towards gaining a GCSE grade 4 in English Language during your time at Huddersfield New College. This is a compulsory element of your study programme.

I LOVE NEW COLLEGE! MY FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE COLLEGE IS THE ABILITY TO TALK TO TEACHERS AS AN EQUAL. WILLIAM MARRIOTT School: Huddersfield Grammar School Studied: A Level English Literature, English Language, Drama and Media Destination: Broadcast Journalism at the University of Leeds

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HNC HAS BUILT UP MY CONFIDENCE AND REALLY HELPED ME DEVELOP MY ESSAY-WRITING SKILLS. — Gary Knight A Level English Language, History and Media

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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE — BTEC — LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE This is an ideal course if you would like to extend your knowledge of Health and Social Care, although you can also start this course from scratch. It is a one year course in which you study a wide range of units. Some of these units are assignment based and some are externally assessed. Units include Effective Communication in Health and Social Care, Health and Social Care Values and Creative and Therapeutic Activities in Health and Social Care. Throughout the year you will collect evidence for your portfolio, and although much of this will be written, it may take the form of posters, leaflets, and taped or videoed evidence. The theory is closely related to practice and you will complete twenty-five hours of work experience. The course has proved to be very successful in terms of results and in enabling students to progress to an advanced course. We see this as a very positive course for our students as it will boost your confidence and will prepare you for the rigours of advanced study. LEVEL 3 IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE To study Health and Social Care, you should first and foremost have an interest in a career which involves working with people. The care sector is one of the country’s biggest and most diverse employers offering a wide range of jobs in both health and social care. This course will not only provide you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the care sector, but will also provide you with a good foundation for many degree courses, depending on your choice of other subjects. The theory is closely related to practice and you will take part in work experience. The course will enable you to develop your self-confidence and communication skills through group work, role-plays and presentations as well as build transferable skills such as time management and organization which are useful in any area of employment. There are three courses to choose from:

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BTEC LEVEL 3 IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

Certificate/Extended Certificate

1 A Level

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/ Extended Diploma (Care and Health Studies routes available in year 2)*

3 A Levels

*Crucially, on the Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma course, you will have the opportunity to specialise either within the Health Studies or Care route in your second year on the course, depending on your career preference. This will seriously support your application to further education. Please note: In order to progress to university for a medically orientated profession such as nursing or midwifery, it is important you also consider taking a Science subject in addition to your chosen Health and Social Care course.

“I LOVE THE AMOUNT OF SUPPORT I GET FROM TEACHERS. HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE HAS GIVEN ME SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES. SIAN LEWIS School: Brighouse High School Studied: L3 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Health and Social Care, L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and A Level Psychology Destination: Midwifery at the University of Huddersfield Health and Social Care — 95


MY SUCCESS IS DOWN TO MY HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE FAMILY. I CAN’T THANK them ENOUGH. — Olivia Howgate L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

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THE SUPPORT I RECEIVED FROM HNC ENSURED I GOT ON A REALLY CHALLENGING COURSE IN CHILDREN’S NURSING!” — Rebecca Illingworth L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

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THE TEACHERS ARE REALLY ENCOURAGING, THE ENVIRONMENT IS REALLY FRIENDLY AND THE PLACEMENTS GAVE ME A LOT OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE. — Iqra Shahid L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

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HUMANITIES — LINEAR A LEVEL — CLASSICAL CIVILISATION Classical Civilisation is a mix is of literature and history from Ancient Greece and Rome. It is an increasingly popular subject at A Level because it allows students to study a broad range of topics and texts. The literature and history we study really are ‘classics’ that have stood the test of time and are still relevant to people today. Classics is also a highly respected traditional academic subject that requires students to use high level skills of comprehension and analysis. We assume that you know nothing about the ancient world when you begin and as the course progresses we encourage you to develop the skills you need to succeed. If you have a genuine interest in the past, are prepared to handle a large amount of information, learn detail and develop an argument, this subject will appeal to you. The course involves a great deal of reading, particularly the reading of classical texts. Classical Civilisation combines well with other subjects and success indicates a good academic ability.

“THE SUPPORT OF MY TEACHERS AND FELLOW STUDENTS HELPED ME ACHIEVE MORE HIGHLY THAN I EVER REALISED I COULD.” — Ellie Barnes A Level Classical Civilisation, Geography and English Literature For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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GEOGRAPHY Geography is a subject grounded in the real world, primarily investigating how humans interact with their physical and human environments. The topics covered are chosen to reflect the world today and the current issues and challenges that face global populations. Whilst studying Geography, students develop very useful transferable skills such as the ability to research independently, collect and analyse data, undertake practical fieldwork, make presentations, debate topics and work effectively as part of a team. Geography is also a useful subject
for a wide range of possible future careers including pollution analyst, disaster manager, international law and weather presenter, to name but a few. A career that uses Geography does not have to be related specifically to the subject as the transferable skills are prized by potential employers and universities in all fields.

“HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE HAS ALLOWED ME TO DEVELOP BOTH ACADEMICALLY AND AS A PERSON. I NOW FEEL COMPLETELY PREPARED FOR UNIVERSITY AND MY FUTURE.”

HOLLY EDWARDS School: Netherhall Learning Campus Studied: A Level Law, Classical Civilisation, English Literature and Psychology Destination: Law at Durham University

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GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

HISTORY

Do you take an active interest in political issues and debates, and want to look beyond individuals to understand the British system? Do you want to analyse the nature of our democracy, the values and beliefs of political parties and the workings of governments? Then A Level Government and Politics may be for you. As a ‘traditional’ A Level subject, Politics will help you to develop your written skills and is highly valued by top level universities in degree subjects such as History and Law, as well as in Government and Politics itself.

History is highly regarded by universities and employers as an excellent subject for developing a range of skills including critically analysing information and ideas. You will study a mixture of modern and early modern history; from Tudors to the establishment of modern America and its emergence as a global superpower. History sits well alongside other subjects such as Government and Politics, Classical Civilisation, Law, English, Sociology and Film Studies.

LAW A new subject to most, Law offers an insight into the workings of the English Legal System. You will explore the different kinds of UK law, the courts (and the people you will see there), Criminal law and Civil law. Some choose the subject intending to study it at university, some to complement other subject choices, and others simply out of curiosity. Whichever is the case, the course offers an interesting and often challenging view of English law. Although not essential, an interest in (or awareness of) current affairs is helpful. RELIGIOUS STUDIES A qualification in Religious Studies evidences the ability to think critically and philosophically as well as demonstrating a capacity to study and research abstract ideas in an academic fashion. Religious Studies will build on your communication skills through debate, giving you the ability to construct clear and concise arguments in both verbal and written media. A Level Religious Studies is a sought after qualification from all universities, especially those in the Russell Group, and sits well alongside other subjects including: Law, Classical Civilisation, Geography, English, History (modern and medieval), Physics, Psychology and Sociology.

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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iT HAS BEEN A FUN AND CHALLENGING EXPERIENCE -I WOULDN’T CHANGE MY TIME AT HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE FOR ANYTHING.” — Jack Knight L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Applied Law and Extended Certificate/Diploma in Health and Social Care

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— BTEC — LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE/EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED LAW This course is equivalent to one A Level after two years of study. The BTEC Level 3 course in Applied Law gives students the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life and to allow access to employment opportunities in the legal sector. The specification is designed to appeal to those interested in a career in law. The course is assessed entirely by coursework and offers an interesting and often challenging view of English law. Although not essential, an interest in (or awareness of) current affairs is helpful. You will complete units covering topics such as Dispute Solving in the Legal System, Understanding Law Making and Aspects of Legal Liability.

THE COLLEGE HAS ALLOWED ME TO ACHIEVE MY ACADEMIC POTENTIAL IN A SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT THAT CHALLENGES ME TO BE THE BEST I CAN POSSIBLY BE. RONAN CHARNOCK School: Holy Family Catholic School Studied: A Level Classical Civilisation, Law, Religious Studies and L3 Core Maths Destination: Gap year

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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Mathematics — LINEAR A LEVEL — MATHEMATICS The skills A Level Maths will equip you with are highly prized in the work place, and mathematicians find well-paid careers in business and finance, IT, engineering and the sciences. While GCSE Maths covers a variety of topics accessible to students of all abilities, A Level Maths focuses on algebra, and should be taken by students who are successful in GCSE algebra topics such as solving quadratic equations, completing the square, and solving simultaneous equations. Students who choose this A Level enjoy solving equations, and want to learn how to solve increasingly challenging equations. FURTHER MATHS Further Maths is also available at A Level, and may be taken alongside A Level Maths. It is perfect for those students who may be studying other traditional A Levels such as Physics or Chemistry, or who are considering studying Mathematics at university. In Further Maths you will study areas such as: matrices (which are crucial to fields in Physics and computer programming), real, imaginary and complex numbers, mathematical proof and solving differential equations, which are essential to areas of Physics, Biology and Chemistry.

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THE SUPPORT FROM ALL STAFF HAS BEEN SO USEFUL. THEY’VE REAlLY HELPED ME ACHIEVE MY TARGET GRADES FOR UNIVERSITY. — Oliver Phillips A Level Maths, Further Maths and Physics


LEVEL 3 CORE MATHS (CERTIFICATE IN MATHEMATICAL STUDIES) Core Maths (Certificate in Mathematical Studies) is a new qualification which is designed for post-16 students with a GCSE grade 4 or above who want to continue studying mathematics but not at A Level. The Core Maths qualification will help students retain, deepen and extend their mathematical skills and be better prepared for higher education and employment. The course will help them to understand and apply clear, mathematical reasoning to real-life problems, analyse and interpret data in various contexts, and confidently deal with everyday financial mathematics. Core Maths is a two year course and is equivalent to an AS Level. Any student presenting a GCSE grade 3, 2 or 1 in Maths will need to attend a compulsory diagnostic session following enrolment. You will then be placed on the most appropriate Maths qualification and will work towards gaining a GCSE grade 4 in Maths during your time at Huddersfield New College. This is a compulsory part of your study programme.

SHAUN MILNE School: Home-educated Studied: A Level Maths, Further Maths and Physics Destination: Gap year with plans to apply to Oxford University

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HNC CHANGED MY LIFE. I ENROLLED WITH ONLY 2 GCSES, BUT HAVE THRIVED AND ACHIEVED 3 A*S AT A LEVEL – ALL THANKS TO THE college AND MY TEACHERS.” — Shaun Milne A Level Maths, Further Maths and Physics

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MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES — LINEAR A LEVEL — FRENCH AND SPANISH At Huddersfield New College we offer two foreign language A Levels: French and Spanish. The purpose of studying a language is to develop your skills so that you can use and understand a much wider range of language. At advanced level you learn to expand your range so you can talk about things that are happening in the world and learn more about life in the countries where the language is spoken. A language is a very useful qualification to have. Employers like the fact that you can communicate with their colleagues and customers abroad – and making the effort to speak the foreign language goes down much better than expecting every conversation to be in English. At the same time, having a language qualification means that you are aware of a different country, its culture and its habits, and you will probably have had some experience of life in the country. You will also be particularly good at listening and summarising. Statistics show that modern languages graduates experience the lowest rates of unemployment after university. As part of your study of French, you will have the opportunity to spend time in France by taking part in our French trip, either to Paris or Nice. If you study Spanish, you will have the opportunity to spend time in Spain by taking part in our exchange trip to a school just outside of Valencia.

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For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.


Spanish exchange trip, Valencia, 2016

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THE TEACHING IN SPANISH HAS BEEN AMAZING! I’VE ALSO REALLY ENJOYED MEETING NEW PEOPLE. LUCINDA MCNALLY School: The Brooksbank School Studied: A Level Spanish and L3 Diploma in Children’s Play, Learning and Development Destination: Speech and Language Therapy at Manchester Metropolitan University

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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PERFORMING ARTS — LINEAR A LEVEL — DRAMA AND THEATRE STUDIES This is a two year course which will develop and extend your understanding of drama techniques, approaches and influences. The course is made up of three components. The first component takes the form of practical and written coursework. The second involves the creation, development and performance of two pieces of acting or design work. These will be based on a stimulus provided by the exam board. One piece will be devised work, using the techniques and methods of an influential theatre practitioner or recognised theatre company, whilst the second piece will be an extract from a text in a contrasting style. The final component is a written exam. Overall, this course will broaden your understanding of many dramatic areas, develop your acting and performing skills, as well as give you insight into everything required to create impacting and dynamic theatre for an audience. MUSIC Music is a course which has a balance of practical work, composition and analysis of musical scores. The course is designed to develop the skills of players who are at around a Grade 5 level in performance or who have a good pass at GCSE (grade A to C). Grade 5 Theory is not an essential requirement, but is very useful, and any students without it will be expected to attend theory support sessions. Players of any instrument or voice are free to perform and compose in any style from Baroque to Rock. This is a two year A Level course with exams at the end of the second year.

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THERE HAVE BEEN SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES, FROM INSPIRATIONAL WORKSHOPS with professionals to theatre shows. — Olivia Midgley A Level Dance, English Language and Psychology, L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)


I’VE GROWN AS A PERSON IN CONFIDENCE AND CHARISMA. — Alexis Bamforth L3 Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts and L3 Certificate/ Extended Certificate in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)


— BTEC — PERFORMING ARTS PATHWAYS The pathways available in Performing Arts are still in development by Pearson, the awarding body. For September 2017, we will be offering separate two year (one A Level equivalent) courses in Dance, Musical Theatre, Music Technology and Music Performance. These can be taken alongside the Diploma in Performing Arts to make a full study programme, or alongside other A Level and vocational A Level courses in a mixed Creative Media or Performing Arts programme. LEVEL 3 SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS (DANCE) This course is equivalent to one A Level after two years. The main focus of your dance study will be contemporary dance technique and choreographic development. There is a strong emphasis on creating your own original and innovative dance work in response to a range of stimuli. However, you must underpin this practical work through the study of practitioners and analysis of live dance work within a social, cultural and political context. Throughout the course, you will perform to a live audience, develop your own personal choreographic journal and an ongoing dance portfolio. The emphasis is on practical work and personal development and the understanding of dance. LEVEL 3 SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS (MUSIC PERFORMANCE) This course is equivalent to one A Level after two years of study. The course involves practical modern music making, developing skills in playing in bands and working as a solo artist. As well as lectures and practical activities in class, subsidised 1-1 lessons with instrumental specialists will help to develop musical skills. It is suitable for aspiring guitarists, rappers, singers, keyboard players, drummers, bassists, brass and woodwind players – anyone interested in working as a performer in the music industry. The course develops your performance skills, both as a soloist and in bands. You will also explore song writing to a given brief, and cover the development of popular music styles from the 1950s up to the present day. You will gain experience in setting up equipment for live sound and organising gigs. Reading music is not a necessity, although in the first year you will learn music theory from a practical angle. Assessment is 100% coursework. Performing Arts — 117


LEVEL 3 SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS (MUSIC TECHNOLOGY)

LEVEL 3 SUBSIDIARY DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS (MUSICAL THEATRE)

This course is equivalent to one A Level after two years. You will enjoy this course if you have a keen interest in recording and/or sequencing. It is a vocationally relevant course that will suit anyone who is considering a career in the music technology industry and would like to improve their prospects of progression by gaining relevant technical skills. It consists of six units over two years and assessment is 100% coursework.

This course is equivalent to one A Level after two years. This course is suitable for students who have a keen interest in the Performing Arts and who are considering studying a related subject at degree level. The course focuses on the skills needed for Musical Theatre performance: jazz dance, acting skills and singing skills, and these will be explored both practically and theoretically. You will also study musical theatre across the ages, developing skills to discuss and analyse existing works and how they relate to history and society. The course also includes theatre trips and Musical Theatre professional workshops.

HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE HAS GIVEN ME EVERYTHING I NEED TO PROGRESS IN LIFE AS A SUCCESSFUL PERFORMER. THERE ARE SO MANY SHOWS TO TAKE PART IN THAT ENRICH THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE. MARTHA WATSON School: All Saints Catholic College Studied: L3 Subsidiary Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance), A Level Psychology and Maths Destination: Dance at The Institute of the Arts, Barcelona

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LEVEL 3 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS The Level 3 Extended Certificate/Diploma is a practical and work-related course. It is the most intensive course offered by Performing Arts, and is equivalent to two A Levels after two years. Learners will select specialist options in Drama, Musical Theatre, Dance, Music Technology or Music (depending on previous experience). The course consists of core units that form the basis of study in which your specialist pathways build upon. Students learn from doing practical assignments and projects which are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands, so you develop the essential vocational skills suited to the Performing Arts industry. The course is taught by teachers with strong vocational experience and involves working with visiting professional artists. The course should be seen as a stepping-stone to higher level work in a related vocation.

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION — LINEAR A LEVEL — PHYSICAL EDUCATION A Level Physical Education builds on your experience from GCSE to equip students with both a depth and breadth of knowledge. Students will build on their understanding and skills relating to scientific, socio-cultural and practical aspects of physical education. Studying A Level P.E will increase your understanding of the factors that affect both optimal performance and participation in physical education and sport. The qualification is designed to equip you with skills and knowledge required for higher education or the world of work. Year 1 covers components in Applied Anatomy and Physiology, Skill Acquisition and Sport and Society, whilst Year 2 focuses on Exercise Physiology, Biomechanical Movement, Sport Psychology and Sport and Society, in which the role of technology in physical activity and sport is questioned.

THE COLLEGE HAS FANTASTIC FACILITIES AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR SPORTING ACTIVITIES.” — Piers Boden (Racketlon Doubles World Champion), A Level Physical Education, Psychology and Geography For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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— BTEC — LEVEL 2 EXTENDED CERTIFICATE IN SPORT The BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport is a full time course and is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and practical skills required for success in current and future employment in the sport, and related industries. In particular it prepares you for study at Level 3 and is also a stepping-stone in to employment in the sport sector. The Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport will prepare you for study on the Level 3 BTEC Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport or for a range of careers in sport and related industries. It will provide a comprehensive and challenging programme of study related to sport that is particularly suited to post-16 learners who have the relevant interest and aptitude to progress in the sector. The course will also provide specialised studies which are directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in sport. The certificate is a science-related sport and exercise qualification which will enable progression to further studies with a view to entering careers in the sport and related industries.

JONATHAN BOOTH School: Holmfirth High School Studied: L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport Destination: Gap year with plans to complete a Level 4 course in Sport

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“THE COLLEGE has helped me prepare for the future and ADAPTed MY TIMETABLE TO FIT IN MY SWIMMING SESSIONS AND THE RIO PARALYMPICS. — Jonathan Booth Paralympian, L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Sport

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LEVEL 3 IN SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE This course enables you to explore and understand sport and exercise using the main disciplines of biomechanics, physiology and psychology, in relation to both high-performance athletes and health minded participants. The course is vocationally based and will include visits to local sport and health providers, the opportunity to coach at a local primary school, completion of an industry related work placement and external qualifications including the Sports Leaders award. In addition this course is designed to equip students with the academic skills to progress to higher education, and each student will be supported to carry out a Research Project of their choice in their second year of study. Popular progression from this course includes industry and higher education. There are two courses to choose from: BTEC LEVEL 3 IN SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE

A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

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LEVEL 3 IN SPORT This course focuses on fitness training and programming, sports leadership and coaching, fitness testing, practical sports performance, sports as a business and more. The course is vocationally based and students will be offered the opportunity to gain practical experience within the sports, health and fitness industry, including completion of a work placement. Students will also complete the Sports Leaders Award alongside their studies making this course an exciting opportunity and challenge for those wanting to pursue a career within the coaching, fitness or sports development sector. Popular progression from this course includes both industry and university. There are three courses to choose from: A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

BTEC LEVEL 3 IN SPORT

Certificate/Extended Certificate

1 A Level

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

NEW COLLEGE HAS REALLY PREPARED ME FOR GOING TO UNIVERSITY BY SUPPORTING ME THROUGH ALL MY SUBJECTS AND GIVING ME THE CONFIDENCE I REQUIRE. KATIE HAWORTH School: Shelley College Studied: A Level Physical Education and Psychology, and L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care Destination: Paediatric Nurse Physical Education — 125


SCIENCE — LINEAR A LEVEL — BIOLOGY Whatever your career choice; medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, behavioural genetics, astrobiology or bioinformatics, Biology is the subject for you. Topics within the first year of study include biological molecules, immunity, exchange and transport, and digestion. In your second year, you’ll also study energy transfer, gene technologies, genetic counselling, blood glucose control and diabetes. Biology graduates are highly sought-after by employers for their practical ability, problem solving skills and excellent written communication. Some students take Biology as a valuable complement to their other studies. The entry requirements for science-related courses at university usually include at least two A Levels in sciences or one science and maths. We therefore advise all A Level Biology students to also take another science or traditional Maths at A Level. CHEMISTRY Chemistry is the study of the nature of matter and how it can be changed from one form to another. Chemists are interested in how useful materials can be made and why substances behave in particular ways. The study of Chemistry develops the imagination and encourages students in their own thinking. Students experience Chemistry for themselves; essential chemical ideas are developed through practical work. The course is well suited to those who may want to use Chemistry to support other qualifications or to progress on to further study. A Level Chemistry is required for some Higher Education courses e.g. Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, and is desirable for many other science-based courses. The entry requirements for science-related courses at university usually include at least two A Levels in sciences or one science and Maths. We therefore advise all A Level Chemistry students to also take another science or traditional Maths at A Level.

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THE LABS ARE REALLY MODERN AND THE STAFF ARE REALLY FRIENDLY. I LOVED LEARNING THE PRACTICAL SIDE OF THINGS, SUCH AS MAKING ASPIRIN. — Abrahim Djordjevic A Level Chemistry, Physics and Maths

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PHYSICS In Physics we study everything from the very large to the very small; from the universe to sub-atomic particles. Through Physics, we begin to understand why things behave as they do. Physicists attempt to solve stimulating and important scientific, practical and social problems. Physics seeks answers to interesting fundamental questions - how did the universe begin and how will it end? What holds the parts of an atom together? Is there a theory of everything? Knowledge of physics also underpins all the modern technologies on which we rely and will increasingly rely in the future. Physics is a highly-regarded academic subject in which students develop high-level thinking skills. A Level Physics therefore provides a good preparation for a wide range of degree courses and careers. This makes it an excellent subject to choose if you are not sure about your future plans and want to keep your options open. Please note: In order to study A Level Physics you must also study A Level Maths. Physics also combines well with A Level courses such as Further Maths, Chemistry and Biology.

HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE HAS PROVIDED ME WITH TONNES OF SUPPORT. I KNEW I WAS NEVER ON MY OWN - SOMEONE WAS ALWAYS THERE TO HELP ME MOVE ON TO THE NEXT STEP.

CHANTELLE RUSHWORTH School: Royds Hall High School Studied: A Level Biology, Chemistry, and Maths, L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) Destination: Veterinary Science at Royal Veterinary College Science — 129


— BTEC — LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN APPLIED SCIENCE This course is the equivalent of four GCSE grades A*-C and is suitable for anyone who is planning to enter work directly or wishes to proceed to further or higher education. It is especially suitable for someone considering a career in one of the main areas of science such as new product testing, hospital laboratory work, product development and quality control, sale of science-based products, food science and scientific research. The course will provide students with an introduction to the science industry and related services, enabling them to investigate a range of areas of study. In the past, most students from the intermediate vocational science course have gone on to study other science or vocational qualifications. LEVEL 3 IN APPLIED SCIENCE The college offers Applied Science options which are equivalent to one, two or three A Levels. All are based around developing an understanding of the fundamentals of science, the work of scientists and the science industries. They are excellent qualifications for students seeking to move on to higher education in a range of science related degree courses, or looking to pursue careers in areas such as hospital laboratory work and health related professions. A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

BTEC L3 IN APPLIED SCIENCE Certificate/Extended Certificate

1 A Level

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

— GCSE — SCIENCE Students who take this subject study it alongside BTEC or A Level qualifications. They often choose Science because they require the qualification for entry to a particular career, such as primary education or nursing. The subject content of the course is presented in five sections: How science works, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and a controlled assessment. The course involves learning with the aid of textbooks, computers, interactive whiteboard, posters, video/DVD and practical experiments. Many of the lessons are based in a laboratory so students have experience of practical investigative work alongside the study of the theory.

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For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.


I LOVE THE HELP AND SUPPORT FROM TEACHERS - EACH MAKE THE COLLEGE MORE ENJOYABLE. — Phoebe Pearson L3 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Applied Science, A Level Photography and Psychology


SOCIAL SCIENCES — LINEAR A LEVEL — PSYCHOLOGY Psychology is an alternative and challenging science, which looks at behaviour, mental processes and experiences that shape who we are. The course covers a wide variety of topics that will make you think very differently about everyday things such as crime, childhood and mental illness. The first year covers a wide range of topics including Cognitive Psychology, Attachment, Social Psychology and Psychopathology. You’ll also study Psychology Approaches, in which you learn the various schools of psychological thought, including behaviourism, cognitive, psychodynamic and humanist psychology. There will be an exam assessment at the end of the first year to assess your progress. In the second year you will study various applications of psychological theory. You have the opportunity to study topics including gender identity, schizophrenia and forensic psychology. You will also have the chance to study the various issues and debates in psychology, including bias found in research and ethical issues with psychological studies.

MY TEACHERS ARE MY FAVOURITE THING ABOUT THE COLLEGE. THERE’S ALSO A FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE, WHICH IS GREAT FOR LEARNING. MUDASSER AFZAL School: Sowerby Bridge High School Studied: A Level Sociology, Religious Studies and History Destination: Sociology at the University of Bath 132

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I LOVE THAT I HAVE MY OWN FREEDOM WHILST LEARNING.” — Hollie Horncastle A Level Psychology, Business and Use of Maths


NEW COLLEGE HAS ALLOWED ME TO EXPLORE DIFFERENT AREAS, GROW AS A PERSON, AND FURTHER MY SKILLS.” — Bilal Adam A Level Psychology and Law, L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science

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SOCIOLOGY

WJEC LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA IN CRIMINOLOGY

Every one of us is a sociologist. Even though you probably won’t have studied Sociology as an academic discipline in school, as a member of society you will be living this subject every day. Sociology is a rigorous and challenging academic discipline that aims to open your eyes to the world. The course introduces you to sociological ideas, concepts, evidence and arguments by examining key aspects of the contemporary world. You will study Education with Theory and Methods, Topics in Sociology and Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods. By the end of the course, you should have built excellent evaluative skills and be able to apply sociological ideas to the world around you. In class and through guided study, you will explore debates and issues, develop ideas, and critically evaluate what you find. These are highly important skills valued by both employers and universities alike. As an individual, you will have a greater understanding of the social world around you, and you may never see the world the same again!

This two-year course is equivalent to one A Level. The course introduces you to criminological ideas, concepts, evidence and arguments by examining key aspects of the causes and problems associated with crime. By the end of the course, you should have built excellent evaluative skills and a deeper understanding of different crimes and their effects on society. In class and through guided study, you will explore debates and issues, develop ideas, and critically evaluate your findings. These are highly important skills valued by both employers and universities alike. As an individual you will have a greater understanding of crime in society and you will have a more open view of the causes and punishment of crime. If you’re considering a traditional university, you may wish to refer to their entry criteria in regards to WJEC Diploma qualifications.

For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.

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TRAVEL, TOURISM AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT — BTEC — LEVEL 3 IN TRAVEL, TOURISM AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT The Travel and Tourism industry is one of the biggest in the world. The industry employs people in international locations as well as airports, tourist attractions and cruise ships. All students who study in the department will be offered the opportunity to complete work experience in industry based placements, as well as attending trips and visits to enhance your understanding of the hospitality sector. Travel, Tourism and Events Management can help you gain employment in working for companies such as Jet 2 and Thomas Cook, or continue onto further education in Travel and Tourism, Events Management, Hospitality or Business. Alternatively, students may see the course as a valuable choice of study as it can be complemented with other interests. In addition to your programme of study, you may also have the opportunity to work towards the NCFE Air Cabin Crew, NCFE Resort Representative or NCFE Event Planning qualifications. Throughout your course, a dedicated team of teachers will guide you, providing support along the way to help you maximize your potential and achieve your qualifications. BTEC LEVEL 3 IN TRAVEL, TOURISM AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT

A LEVEL EQUIVALENT AFTER 2 YEARS OF STUDY

Certificate/Extended Certificate*

1 A Level

Extended Certificate/Diploma

2 A Levels

Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma

3 A Levels

*Please note, this course results in a Certificate/Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism – there are no Events Management modules on this course.

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For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.


“I’VE LOVED MY COURSE AND THE TRIPS I’VE BEEN ON - MY WORK EXPERIENCE IN SWEDEN WAS AMAZING!” — Connor Margaglione L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Events Management

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THE WORK OPPORTUNITIES ON MY TRAVEL AND TOURISM COURSE HELPED ME REACH MY RESORT REP AMBITION — Georgia Sutcliffe L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Events Management

GEORGIA SUTCLIFFE School: Ryburn Valley High School Studied: L3 Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Events Management Destination: Thomas Cook Resort Representative

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HOW TO APPLY 1. CHOOSE YOUR STUDY PROGRAMME This prospectus gives you an overview of the courses available at Huddersfield New College, but please refer to our Course Leaflets for more indepth information on each. You will also find more information on our website: www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk. If you need any additional advice or information in deciding on your choices, you can speak to your school Careers Advisor or attend one of our Open Events, where you can speak to our Admissions and School Liaison team, as well as specific subject teachers. 2. APPLY 11-16 Schools in Kirklees If you attend one of the 11-16 schools in Kirklees you should apply to the college through UCAS Progress. Your Careers Advisor or Head of Year 11 will help you to complete this online application. All 11-18 Schools If you attend an 11-18 school, you can apply to the college through UCAS Progress. If this is not available in your school, please complete our online application form. This and other admissions information can be found on our website at www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk. Applications open on Monday 17th October 2016 and the final closing date for application is 17th February 2017. 140

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3. ADMISSIONS INTERVIEW If you have met the application deadline, you will be invited to an admissions interview between January and March 2017 with one of our specialist admissions team. If you attend an 11-16 school in Kirklees, interviews will be held at your school. If you attend an 11-18 school, you will be invited into college for an interview. During your interview you will have the opportunity to discuss why you have decided on the courses you have chosen. Your interviewer will also be interested in your career aims and aspirations, paying particular attention to how your chosen subjects fit into your future plans. In order that careful consideration can be given to your course choices, you are asked to bring your most recent school report with you to your interview. 4. OFFER OF A PLACE You will be informed of the outcome of your application at the end of your interview. In most cases we offer a conditional place, which is dependent on you achieving the entry criteria needed for your chosen course/s. In some cases we place extra conditions on your offer of a place. This can include the need to improve your attendance, punctuality or behaviour by a specified deadline. In either case, we will always confirm this decision in writing. If you have been successful, this letter will include an acceptance form which you need to return to the college no later than 7th April 2017. Once you have accepted your offer, you will have a conditional place at the college subject to meeting your subject choice entry criteria. After completing your GCSE exams, you will be invited to our Welcome Day in July. This will provide you with the opportunity to meet fellow students and your teachers. It is also a great way to get to know the college environment before you arrive in September. 5. ENROLMENT AND INDUCTION If you have accepted a place with us, we will write to invite you to enrol. Enrolment will be between 24th August and 31st August 2017. An Enrolment Surgery is held on GCSE results day - Thursday 24th August 2017. If your results are not quite as expected and you do not meet your subject choice entry criteria, you are invited to come into college to discuss your options with our specialist staff. In the meantime, if you have any questions about your application, please get in touch. You can call Student Services on 01484 652341 or email studentservices@huddnewcoll.ac.uk.

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For more detailed information on each course, please see the relevant Course Leaflet.


“WHAT CAN I SAY? HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE” WAS THE BEST EXPERIENCE EVER. — Harry Prince L3 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Performing Arts and L3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Business

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GETTING TO HUDDERSFIELD NEW COLLEGE — BY BIKE —

— BY TRAIN —

Specialist bike lockers are available on campus.

Students travelling to the college via train will need to walk from Huddersfield Railway Station to Huddersfield Bus Station (2 minute walk) and travel by public service bus to the college.

— BY MOPED/MOTORBIKE — A designated moped/motorbike parking area and lockers for helmets are available. Students will need to acquire a parking permit. — BY CAR — Free car parking is available for students, staff and visitors. Students will need to acquire a parking permit. — BY BUS — There are a number of college buses that follow various routes across Huddersfield. These are provided by the college. College bus passes are offered at concessionary rates to students. Public service buses also travel to the college. There are frequent services to the college along New Hey Road – these being route 370 and 371 at time of print.

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Alternatively, students may wish to travel by taxi from the Railway Station. The station is heavily manned by taxis throughout the day.


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CONTACT US New Hey Road, Huddersfield HD3 4GL 01484 652341 info@huddnewcoll.ac.uk www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk www.facebook.com/huddnewcoll www.twitter.com/huddnewcoll www.instagram.com/huddnewcoll If you need the information in this prospectus presented in a different way, please contact Erika Montgomery on info@huddnewcoll.ac.uk


Prospectus 2017