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Prospect School 16-19 Programme of Study

Prospect School 16-19 Programme of Study

DfE guidance states that “16 to 19 study programmes are designed to provide students with a structured and challenging learning programme that supports their development and progression in line with their career plans.” In designing the Programme of Study at Prospect School for 16-19 we have taken this guidance into account.

Study programmes will be individually tailored for each student, and will be made up of the following four elements (as appropriate):

  • Substantial academic, applied or vocational qualifications that stretch students and link clearly to training, employment and/or higher education
    • We offer arrange of subjects at Advanced Level and also Vocational Qualifications. The current list of subjects offered can be found in our 16-19 Prospectus
  • English and maths where students have not yet achieved a GCSE grade 4 (reformed grading) or grade C (legacy grading)
  • work experience to give young people the opportunity to develop their career choices and to apply their skills in real working conditions 
  • Other non-qualification activity to develop students’ character, skills, attitudes and confidence, and to support progression
    • All students have the opportunity to participate in/contribute to a range of activities, for example
      • PIXL Edge
      • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
      • Prospect Parliament and Student Leadership Team
      • Sports Coaching Qualifications/Gym Membership
      • Peer Mentoring
      • 6th form visits and trips (eg New York)
      • National Citizen service (NCS)

Further guidance can be found at:

16 to 19 Study Programmes Guidance July 2017 | External Webpage

16 to 19 Study Programmes Guide for Providers | External Webpage