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“Studying both Music and

Drama has improved my

confidence as a

performer and a

person. I have

benefited from



in both areas,

through Senior

Choir and Ukulele

Club, as well as performing in

the annual school production.

There is great encouragement

for Sixth Form students to take

advantage of the wealth of

opportunities available.”

Rebekah Parsons

Destination post Sixth Form:

Career within the Performing Arts

“The Science Department has

given me the opportunity to

develop my understanding of

high level concepts in depth,

as well as giving me the skills

I need to develop my own

independent learning. There

is support and feedback

available from staff whenever

required. There are also extra-

curricular opportunities which

have greatly encouraged me to

pursue a STEM career and will

be invaluable to my university


Leah White


Engineering Degree

Next Destination Requirements

The Russell Group publication

Informed Choices

is a useful

source of general advice on how to choose the right subjects.

It also highlights the subjects most commonly required for

university entrance. These ‘facilitating subjects’ include

Mathematics and Further Mathematics, English Literature,

Physics, Biology, Chemistry, History and Languages.

Entry criteria for different university and college courses

can be found on the UCAS website.

Career Pathways

If you have a clear career or educational pathway in mind, you

need to consider subjects most appropriate to your pathway.

A few examples of different pathways and associated subjects

are shown below.


Associated Subjects

Medicine, Nursing,

Veterinary Science or


Chemistry, Maths, Biology


Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry,

Design Technology

Business and Accountancy Business, Economics, Law, MFL


English Language or Literature, Politics,


Expressive Arts

Art, Drama and Theatre Studies, Music,

Film Studies, English Literature

Environmental Science

Chemistry, Biology, Geography