Course Information

Rainham Sixth

 

 

Biology 

Business (BTEC)

Chemistry

Criminology

Dance (BTEC)

Drama 

Economics

English Language and Literature

English Literature 

Financial Studies

Fine Art 

Forensic Investigation (BTEC)

Geography 

Government and Politics 

Graphic Communication 

Health and Social Care (BTEC)

History 

Human Biology (BTEC) 

IT (BTEC)

Law 

Mathematics

Media  

Music 

Philosophy and Ethics

Photography 

Physical Education

Applied Psychology (BTEC)

Psychology

Science (BTEC)

Sociology 

Sport (BTEC)

Textiles

Applied Tourism (BTEC)

 

Option Blocks

BLOCK A BLOCK B BLOCK C BLOCK D
Biology BTEC Health & Social Care English Lit Maths
History BTEC Dance Chemistry Geography
BTEC Biology Criminology BTEC IT Finance
BTEC Forensics Finance BTEC Travel BTEC Business
BTEC Science Sociology BTEC PE BTEC Psychology
Psychology English Lang & Lit Criminology Sociology
Photography Gov & Politics Law Textiles
Music Fine Art Graphics Psychology
English re-sit Economics PE Eng Lang & Lit
Maths re-sit Media Philosophy & Ethics Drama

 

Entry Criteria

Course Title

Further Entry Criteria

Biology

  • Grade 6 in Biology
  • Grade 7 in Combined (students with a high grade 6 may be considered)
  • Grade 5 in Maths

Business (BTEC)

  • Grade 4 in English and Maths
  • Grade 4 in Business (if studied)

Chemistry

  • Grade 6 in Chemistry
  • Grade 7 in Combined
  • Grade 5 in Maths

Criminology

  • Grade 4 in English

Dance (BTEC)

  • Previous study of GCSE Dance / BTEC is desirable but not essential

Drama

  • Grade 5 in English Language
  • Grade 5 in Drama (if studied)

Economics

  • Grade 6 in English
  • Grade 5 in Maths

English Language & Literature

  • Grade 5 in either English Language or English Literature

English Literature

  • Grade 6 in English Language or English Literature

Financial Studies

  • Grade 4 in English and Maths

Fine Art

  • Grade 5 in Fine Art
  • If completed other Art based courses then a portfolio of evidence will be required to consider entry

Forensic Investigation (BTEC)

  • Grade 5-5 in combined science
  • Grade 5 in English

Geography

  • Grade 6 in Geography
  • Grade 5 in English Language

Government & Politics

  • Grade 4 in English

Graphic Communication

  • Grade 4 in GCSE Graphics or other Art & Design courses
  • If completed Design Technology based courses then a portfolio of evidence will be required to consider entry

Health & Social Care (BTEC)

  • Grade 4 in English

History

  • Grade 6 in History
  • Grade 5 in English

Human Biology (BTEC)

  • Grade 5-5 in combined science
  • Grade 5 in English

IT (BTEC)

  • Grade 4 in English and Maths
  • Grade 4 in Computing (if studied)

Law

  • Grade 5 in English, Maths, History or Psychology

Mathematics

  • Grade 7 in Maths

Media

  • Grade 5 in English

Music

  • Grade 5 in English
  • Play an instrument at Grade 4 (desirable

Philosophy & Ethics

  • Grade 5 in English
  • Grade 5 in Religious Studies (if studied)

Photography

  • Grade 4 in Art & Design
  • It is open to others who have a level of interest in creative subjects e.g. Media, Product Design, Textiles or Graphics however a portfolio of evidence will be required to consider entry

Physical Education

  • Grade 5 in Combined science
  • Grade 5 in GCSE Physical education (if studied)
  • Merit in BTEC sport (if studied)

Applied Psychology (BTEC)

  • Grade 4 in English

Psychology

  • Grade 5 in English or Maths
  • Grade 5 in Psychology (if studied)

Science (BTEC)

  • Grade 5 in Combined science (high 4s will be considered with a grade 5 in Maths)
  • Grade 5 in English Language

Sociology

  • Grade 4 in English
  • Grade 4 in Sociology (if studied)

Sport (BTEC)

  • Grade 4 in GCSE Physical education (if studied)
  • Merit in BTEC sport (if studied)

Textiles

  • Grade 4 in Textiles or other Art & Design courses
  • If completed Design Technology based courses then a portfolio of evidence will be required to consider entry

Applied Tourism (BTEC)

  • Grade 4 in English is desirable