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Sixth form


Students at Lawnswood will follow one of the following four routes to be agreed with the student on the basis of their GCSE results:

  • 3 A-level subjects – these will be assessed at the end of Year 13 through linear examinations and coursework.There will be no external AS exam sat – instead rigorous mock exams will be sat at the end of Year 12 to inform decisions about progression into Year 13.
  • 2 BTEC Diplomas or equivalent – these will be assessed throughout the two years through coursework assignments (some of which will be marked internally, some externally) as well as through external examination
  • 1 BTEC Diploma + 1 BTEC Extended Certificate or equivalent + GCSE resit: Students on the UFCA Scholars programme who are not pursuing A-levels, or other students who require a resit in English or Maths GCSE will automatically and meet the other entry criteria will pursue this pathway.
  • A mixture of A-levels and BTECs – to add up to a total of three Level 3 qualifications.

We offer the following courses – in partnership with Ralph Thoresby School.

6th Form Subjects 2017-18


Courses and Requirements (3)

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