What do students enjoy most about SJR?

Students say
Ben

Ben

The support from the staff was great, especially the sport staff.
Zara

Zara

The continued support from both subject teachers and personal tutor.
Georgia

Georgia

Teachers are always happy to help you and go out of their way for you. They are dedicated to help you get the best grade.
Mel

Mel

I had a great experience at SJR. I met a lovely bunch of people and made so many friends. I wouldn't have achieved the grades I did without the tutor advice and support. Thank you.
Adam

Adam

Great teachers and support from the staff. Everyone cares.
Emily

Emily

The ongoing support from all the staff.
Poppy

Poppy

The teachers are all really supportive and there to help whenever you need any advice.
Shauna

Shauna

Supportive teachers who want the best for me, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and all the staff are extremely caring.
Emma

Emma

The Berlin Trip with History was the highlight for me!
Joe

Joe

The staff were all amazing! They never stop supporting and pushing you.
Luke

Luke

The friendly atmosphere, approachable staff and enjoyable experiences.
Jodie

Jodie

The support from the Science department and all the teachers.
Lucy

Lucy

I loved our Geography trips to Sweden and Berlin. I learnt so much more about my subjects and the countries.
Patrick

Patrick

SJR has a friendly vibe, everyone is accepted, and help is always available. It’s a safe and encouraging environment to learn and socialise with friends.
Georgia

Georgia

The support available from the tutors and the Careers advisor.

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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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