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Advanced Bridging Course at The Castle School

Course description

This unique one year course is designed for students who have not achieved a minimum of 5 A* - C grades at GCSE. The aim of the course is to develop students’ skills, confidence and career ideas – as well as increase their range of qualifications. We hope that by the end of the year each student will have achieved a set of qualifications equivalent to 5 A* - C GCSEs.

The course includes:

 Literacy and numeracy classes, with the opportunity to improve your GCSE Maths and English grades.

 Students would normally study 2 subjects, such as Art & Design, Sport or Business.

 Certificates in ‘Careers and Experiencing Work’ and ‘Enterprise Skills’.

 An external work experience placement.

 Enrichment and tutorial programme.

 Students would normally study for two additional GCSEs or BTECs, such as Art & Design, Sport or Business

Entry requirements

A positive attitude and a willingness to work hard to gain more qualifications and develop new skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Castle School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year