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Careers in English Talk!

Careers in English Talk!

A level English students were challenged by our careers advisor to consider how their studies are developing transferrable skills which are valued by employers in our local community. Carol provided some fantastic resources that were tailored to careers directly linked to the study of English, such as Marketing, Teaching, and Writing but also helped students understand why English is such a valuable subject in developing skills useful in any future choices.

Thank you, Carol!

To anyone considering studying English at A level, please remember: More than any other subject, English – and especially reading – gives pupils access to the rest of the curriculum and is fundamental to their educational success – Ofsted.


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Level 2 entry requirements

If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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