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Oxbridge Trip

Oxbridge Trip

On the 14th February, as part of the Gifted Student programme, St John Rigby College students attended an excellent OxNet ‘Study Skills Day’ at Pembroke College, Oxford.

Following an early start and a coach trip down to Oxford, students were excited to arrive and see Pembroke College, including a spot where Harry Potter was filmed! After an introductory talk on studying at Oxford, students enjoyed a three-course lunch in the servery. Students were then given the opportunity to participate in specific individual subject lectures in areas such as Languages, Science and English. A final talk on the Orwell Youth Prize rounded off an excellent day and provided our students with an opportunity to gain a real insight and experience of what life might be like studying at Oxford University.

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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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