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SJR is 50 – Student Success!

SJR is 50 – Student Success!

Lucy Hemsworth

Lucy is a former Standish High School student who came to study with us in 2015. After achieving AAC in her A levels,  English Literature, History, and Law, Lucy gained a place at the University of Manchester.

After three years of study Lucy graduated in the summer of 2020 with a Law degree and received a full academic scholarship from the Honourable Society of Middle temple to pursue the Bar course which will ultimately qualify her as a barrister.

The picture above is of Lucy proudly attending a Middle temple event and is looking forward to celebrating her graduation ceremony soon which was cancelled due to the pandemic.


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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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