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Newman Catholic College

NewmanCatholic College

Sixth Form curriculum

The Sixth Form curriculum is specifically tailored to meet the needs of our learners. A mixture of qualifications are offered that are both academic and vocational. Students can study the following:





Advanced Level Pathway (A-levels) 

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • History
  • Art
  • Design and Technology
  • Music Technology
  • Music A-Level

NB: All entrants must have 5 A*-C grades at GCSE (including English and Maths at 4+ and a GCSE in that subject area). To study Maths or Science you will need a 6+ at GCSE.

Vocational Pathway (BTEC Level 3 Extended) 

  • Physical Education
  • Performing Arts
  • Business

NB: All entrants must have four GCSE's A* - C (including English at 4+).

 STEPS Pathway (Intermediate)

  • *English GCSE
  • *Mathematics
  • +
  • GCSE Art
  • BTEC Business
  • BTEC Health and Social Care
  • BTEC Performing Arts
  • BTEC Catering
  • BTEC Sport

Two year KS4 GCSE group (English, Maths, Science, Citizenship, Religious Education (RE), Art & Performing Arts (PA).

*BTEC/GCSE qualifications = 1 year

*English/Maths qualifications = 2 years