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A-Levels & Level 3 Qualifications

Option Blocks

  • Most students choose to study 3 A Levels. You can choose one subject from a block.
  • Students with exceptional GCSE Profiles (consistent 7-9) may choose to study 4 A Levels
  • Sutton United Academy Players must choose 3 academic courses to complement the academy
  •  Only Further Maths students can pick Maths in Block A. They must also pick Further Maths in Block E
  • Students who wish to study “Double Sport”, 2 A Level Equivalent must pick BTEC Sport in Block B & Block D
  •  All subjects on offer remain subject to change / withdrawal at any time. These decision would be based upon timetabling, staffing and student numbers.
Option Block A Option Block B Option Block C Option Block D Option Block E
A Level
Economics Sociology Chemistry Economics Further Mathematics (Must also select Maths Block A)
Criminology Biology Politics PE Drama
Geography History Media Studies Physics Product Design
Mathematics
(Further Maths Students ONLY)
Photography Criminology Spanish Psychology
  Computer Science Psychology English Literature Art
  Mathematics   Mathematics Biology
         
Vocational/BTEC L3
Information Technology (Cambridge Technical) Sport
(BTEC Double/2 A Level Equivalent) Can only be selected with Sport Block D
Applied Science (BTEC)

Sport (BTEC Single/1 A Level Equivalent)

Entrepreneurs & Entrepreneurship (BTEC) 
    Business Studies (Cambridge Technical) Music (BTEC) Sutton United Football Academy
      Digital Media (Cambridge Technical)  

 

Courses

Course

English Language
GCSE Requirement

Course Specific
Requirements

Additional
Requirements

Course
Leaflet

 Art

 Grade 6

 GCSE Art - 6

 BTEC students considered
 at HoD discretion.

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 Biology

 Grade 6

 Grade 66 Science Profile

 Grade 6 or better in Exam
 Element of GCSE Science.

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 Chemistry

 Grade 6

 Grade 66 Science Profile
 Grade 6 in Maths

 Grade 6 or better in Exam
 Element of GCSE Science.

 It is advised that A-Level
 Chemistry students should
 also study A-Level Maths.

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 Computer Science  Grade 6  Grade 6 in Maths
 Grade in Computer Science
Students with no prior study of Computer Science considered at HoD discretion. Click Here

 Criminology

 Grade 5 or above

 

 Strong evidence of both   extended writing in   Humanities or Social Sciences.

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 Design and   Technology -   (Product Design)

 

 Grade B or 6 or higher in any   DT GCSE course.

 

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 Drama

 Grade 6  GCSE Drama - 6   Click Here

 Economics

 Grade 6  GCSE Maths - 6   Click Here

 English Literature

 Grade 6  GCSE English Lit - 6  A strong passion for reading. Click Here

 Further Maths

 Grade 6  GCSE Maths - 8

 High confidence in algebra is   essential for the course.

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 Geography

 Grade 6  Geography - 6

 Grade 6  or better in Exam
 Element of GCSE Geography.

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 Government and
 Politics

 Grade 6  

 Citizenship and History are
 advantageous but not   essential.

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 History

 Grade 6  GCSE History - 6

 

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 Mathematics

 Grade 6  GCSE Maths - 7  High confidence in algebra is   essential for the course. Click Here

 Media Studies

 Grade 6  GCSE Media Studies - 6

 Students with no prior Media
 Studies experience considered
 at HoD discretion.

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 Photography

 Grade 6  GCSE Art or Photography - 6

 Students with no prior creative
 studies experience considered
 at HoD discretion.

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 Physical
 Education

 Grade 6

 GCSE PE - 6
 GCSE Science - 66

 Grade B  or better in Exam
 Element of GCSE PE.

 At least 1 strong practical
 sport: this will be assessed
 prior to transition into 6th   form.

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 Physics

 Grade 6

 Grade 66 Science Profile
 Grade 7 in Maths

 Grade 6 or better in Exam
 Element of GCSE Science.

 It is essential that A-Level
 Physics students should
 also study A-Level Maths.

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 Psychology

 Grade 6  GCSE Psychology  - 6

 Students with no prior
 Psychology studies experience
 considered at HoD discretion.

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 Sociology

 Grade 6     Click Here
 Spanish  Grade 6  GCSE Spanish - 6  

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 L3 Applied Science   (Course and board   to be confirmed.)

 Grade 5

 GCSE Science - 55

 Students with 4 in English and   Science considered at HOD   discretion.

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 L3 Sport (Course   and board to be   confirmed.)

 Grade 5

GCSE Science – 55
 GCSE PE - 5
 BTEC Sport - Merit

 A keen interest in sport and
 coaching required.

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 L3 Music   (Course   and board   to be   confirmed.) To  be confirmed. To  be confirmed.   Coming soon..

 Cambridge
 Technical L3
 Business
 Studies

 Grade 5

 GCSE Business - 5
 BTEC Business - Merit
 Students with no prior
 Business studies experience
 considered at HoD discretion.
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 Cambridge
 Technical L3
 IT

 Grade 5

GCSE Computer Science 6
GCSE Mathematics 5

Students with no prior study of Computer Science may be considered at HOD discretion. Click Here

 L3 Digital Media (Course
 and board to be
 confirmed.)

 Grade 5

GCSE GCSE Media 5

Students with no prior Media Study may be considered at HOD discretion. Click Here

 L3 Entrepreneurs   &
 Entrepreneurship   (Course and
 board to be   confirmed.)

 Grade 5

 

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