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Level 2 Health and Social Care

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Level 2 Health and Social Care

What is it?

Health and social care is a platform to enter nursing and allied health professions, education and social work. The course involves a range of topics, work related projects and placements, which will prepare you for your future career.  

Why study at Blackpool?

Health and Social Care students are very successful at Blackpool Sixth Form, they continue to level 3 courses and progress to university and careers in the local community. Alongside your academic studies we have an excellent enrichment programme including guest speakers, first aid  training, work placement opportunities and clinical skills workshops with our very own qualifies nurse.

Level 2 Certificate in Financial Education (CeFE)

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Level 2 Certificate in Financial Education (CeFE)

What is it?

You will learn how to manage money effectively using products such as overdrafts, loans, mortgages and pensions. Gaining an understanding of public finance and the economy, helping prepare for financial independence. You will be assessed through exams.

Why study at Blackpool?

The course is structured and formally assessed to ensure students leave with the necessary skills to make informed decisions about saving for later in life and managing their finances effectively.

BTEC First Level 2 in information and Creative Technology

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BTEC First Level 2 in information and Creative Technology

What is it?

This course will give you skills and knowledge to help you thrive in the modern world of digital communications.  It will help prepare you for a very wide range of further study and career routes as IT is highly sort after.

Why study at Blackpool?

We combine this course with the BTEC First in Business to provide a broad and exciting preparation for future study and careers. This course will prepare you for many subjects in the level 3 programme as it helps develop your confidence on computers. It also feeds into the IT level 3 BTEC programme and A level graphics as we cover elements of these courses within the work you do.

BTEC First in Business (Single)

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BTEC First in Business (Single)

What is it?

This course, offered as part of our Route 3 programme, provides an excellent foundation in business and enterprise.  It teaches a wide variety of skills which will be of use whatever further study or career route you take in future.

Why study at Blackpool?

We offer this course in combination with the BTEC First in ICT course which will give you a broad grounding in modern business and communications.

Musical Theatre (Single)

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Musical Theatre (Single)

What is it?

This is an exciting and varied course developing technique and performance skills in singing, dancing and acting (you need to have experience in at least two of these before joining the course). It aims to provide budding West End stars with the skills to apply for higher education courses, or vocational training in the industry. You will have workshops with professional performers. You will undertake work experience in the community and will focus on the high standards needed in the musical theatre industry.

This course can be combined with BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts (Double) to create a  full study programme based around performance with a specialism in musical theatre.

Why study at Blackpool?

Performers who want to develop their skills in acting, singing and dance. Students who want to be prepared for the industry or gain places at prestigious HE institutions. Courses can be a combination of A level and BTEC performance. First class facilities, excellent teaching and learning and a 300 seat theatre.

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Triple)

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BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Triple)

What is it?

The BTEC Applied Science qualifications are designed to provide specialist programmes covering the key knowledge and practical skills required for employment in the science industry and higher education courses.

 

Why study at Blackpool?

Our links with local companies and universities can provide you with valuable work experience of science applications and insights into many associated higher education courses.

 

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Double)

What is it?

The BTEC Applied Science qualifications are designed to provide specialist programmes covering the key knowledge and practical skills required for employment in the science industry and higher education courses.

 

Why study at Blackpool?

Our links with local companies and universities can provide you with valuable work experience of science applications and insights into many associated higher education courses.

 

BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Single)

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BTEC Level 3 Applied Science (Single)

What is it?

The BTEC Applied Science qualifications are designed to provide specialist programmes covering the key knowledge and practical skills required for employment in the science industry and higher education courses.

Why study at Blackpool?

Our links with local companies and universities can provide you with valuable work experience of science applications and insights into many associated higher education courses.

BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Public Services

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BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Public Services

What is it?

This course will provide you with a range of skills and boost your confidence for further study/training and employment.  It will focus on the public services and the important roles they play but what you learn can be applied to a very wide range of future routes.

Why study at Blackpool?

We have excellent links with all the main public services and the armed forces.  The course is taught in a dynamic and engaging way with plenty of 'real life' experience.

 

A Level English Literature

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A Level English Literature

What is it?

From Shakespeare to Carol Ann Duffy, English literature at Blackpool Sixth allows you to study both classic and contemporary works of prose, poetry and drama.

Why study at Blackpool?

Your study of literature will be enhanced by thought-provoking visits by writers and poets, and by taking part in our exciting trips to places such as Florence and London.

A Level Mathematics

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A Level Mathematics

What is it?

A subject which develops problem solving and logic across a diverse range of topics. You will apply algebraic skills to graphical and abstract situations; a challenging but rewarding A level.

Why study at Blackpool?

An extensive range of resources are used in our collaborative classroom to develop deep understanding, coupled with constant support from experienced teachers in class, via emails, additional sessions and in our drop-in environment. During your time at college you will have the opportunity to compete in Mathematical Competitions with the UKMT either individually or as part of the team events. We visit universities and are the HUB for the STEP Preparation in which a Lancaster University lecturer will visit us regularly to ensure you are prepared to progress onto degree level.

A Level Further Mathematics

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A Level Further Mathematics

What is it?

For those with a passion for mathematics, this course will develop your understanding of fundamental ideas with the introduction of complex numbers and matrices. You will also study applied units to discover new areas of interest.

Why study at Blackpool?

A supportive and collaborative atmosphere, taught by highly qualified mathematicians. To develop you further, we offer additional modules, a stretch club and many mathematics competitions such as the UKMT. We offer tailored support for students looking at mathematics degrees, and additional mathematics modules which allow students to be exposed to more maths content.

BTEC Level 3 Fashion and Clothing (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Fashion and Clothing (Double)

What is it?

Professional practice in garment construction, fashion illustration, fashion design, fashion photography, wearable art, fashion promotion, advertising and branding. You will develop a personal and exciting approach as you progress.

Why study at Blackpool?

The course covers many elements of professional practice including: garment construction, fashion illustration, surface pattern design, fashion design, fashion photography, fashion promotion, advertising and branding. Projects include client-led briefs.

A Level Modern History

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A Level Modern History

What is it?

Modern history is the fascinating story of human behaviour and the people and moments that have shaped our world, you will have the opportunity to study aspects of world history from a variety of different periods.

Why study at Blackpool?

This course is uniquely attractive to students, universities and employers providing you with the skills employers desire whilst investigating three of the most turbulent and dramatic periods of history.

A Level Art, Craft & Design

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A Level Art, Craft & Design

What is it?

This course explores several media and disciplines including mixed media, plaster, wire, latex, fabric, embroidery, printmaking, sculpture, wearable art and installation. Study of contemporary and historical artists underpins your development.

Why study at Blackpool?

The course offers a diverse and personal approach to art with opportunities to explore a wide variety of methods, techniques and processes. Whilst taking art, craft & design at Blackpool Sixth you are provided with the opportunity to work alongside contemporary artists and designers.

A Level Geography

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A Level Geography

What is it?

Geography is diverse, topical, exciting and challenging. It provides a holistic view of the world and develops a greater understanding of the human and physical processes that shape it.

Why study at Blackpool?

At Blackpool Sixth you will have a teacher who is an experienced examiner for the subject. Geography is a well-respected subject and superb preparation for studying academic courses at university.

A Level Physics

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A Level Physics

What is it?

Physics encompasses the study of the universe from the largest galaxies to the smallest subatomic particles and is crucial to understanding the world around us, inside us and beyond us.

Why study at Blackpool?

You will benefit from being part of a hub college for the Fylde Coast Ogden Trust Partnership in partnership with Lancaster University. This includes a guest lecture series, ‘Physicist of the Year’ awards, Gold Crest Awards and visits to relevant locations in the UK and abroad.

A Level Biology

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A Level Biology

What is it?

The study of living organisms and their interactions with each other and their environment, at the whole organism and cellular level.

Why study at Blackpool?

Excellent teaching with enrichment opportunities for biomedical and biological sciences, including: support for medical applicants, pond dipping, links with Blackpool Victoria Hospital, a trip to Blackpool Zoo and Echo the pet gecko.

A Level English Language

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A Level English Language

What is it?

English language is the study of spoken and written language. It looks at how language reflects society and how we use it to create and make sense of our world.

Why study at Blackpool?

Whilst studying at Blackpool Sixth, you will also have the opportunity to become a part of our debating society and contribute to our award-winning magazine, Sixth Sense.

A Level Religion, Ethics and Philosophy

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A Level Religion, Ethics and Philosophy

What is it?

A subject for people who are not afraid to ask big questions and are interested in knowing what our deepest thinkers say about God, science and free will.

Why study at Blackpool?

A highly recognised subject for people who are looking for a strong academic discipline. Explore the great philosophical works from the past and present whilst developing high-level analytical and evaluative skills.

A Level Sociology

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A Level Sociology

What is it?

The study of society including families, education, beliefs and crime. We investigate the role of social, economic, political and cultural forces in shaping the lives of individuals today.

Why study at Blackpool?

Our students have had the privilege of attending lectures with leading writers in the field of Sociology. For example, Sue Palmer author of Toxic Childhood delivered a series of lectures to our students in November 2016. We have strong relationships with local north west universities offering Criminology, participating in conference days regularly with Lancaster, Liverpool John Moores, and Manchester. We have also visited religious places of worship such as Buddhist temples and the church of Scientology centre to enhance student knowledge on the sociology of religion. We also take our students to the ‘People’s History’ Museum in Manchester to support increase our student’s knowledge of social change in Britain, and awareness of socialism and feminism. Students are also given the opportunity to sample taster sessions at high tariff universities.

A Level Spanish

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A Level Spanish

What is it?

The study of Spanish is an exciting chance to develop a wide range of skills through a broad range of specialised and detailed insights into the culture, society and history.

Why study at Blackpool?

Innovative teaching methods, with authentic resources, will fully immerse you in the Hispanic culture. Passionate teaching will ensure an inspiring and engaging experience.

A Level Textiles

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A Level Textiles

What is it?

This course develops your skills and understanding of a wide variety of textile media. We offer you opportunities to explore various dying techniques including traditional cultural practices such as shibori and origami. Printmaking and exploratory mark making techniques extend your creative practice and students are encouraged to explore a range of modern and traditional stitch.

Why study at Blackpool?

Personalised projects taught through specialist textiles skills. We have industry-standard textile equipment, Macs, SLRs and opportunities for live briefs, competitions, exhibitions and trips including Manchester, London, Morocco and Paris. Former students have been shortlisted for, and have won, a number of national awards.

A Level Electronics

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A Level Electronics

What is it?

The branch of physics and technology concerned with the design of circuits using microchips, programmable micro-controllers and other electronic components. A combination of theoretical study and practical design, circuit building and problem solving. The new 2017 specification updates the content to make it more relevant than ever.

Why study at Blackpool?

This is a great course to combine with physics, maths or computing. Many students go onto study electronic engineering. It is also a great preparation for technical apprenticeships. We are the only centre in the area to offer electronics as an A level.

A Level German

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A Level German

What is it?

Studying German will increase your confidence and independence in all four areas of the course: speaking, reading, writing and listening. You will also learn about German culture and traditions.

Why study at Blackpool?

At Blackpool Sixth you will be taught by a passionate and enthusiastic native speaker who specialises in tailoring the course to students’ areas of interest using original German resources.

A Level French

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A Level French

What is it?

Studying French will give you new skills and at the same time the chance to appreciate the language, exciting history and innovative culture of modern France.

Why study at Blackpool?

At Blackpool Sixth your teacher will help to improve your knowledge of the language, the culture and history and make all things French come alive as you embrace the course.

A Level Art (Photography)

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A Level Art (Photography)

What is it?

Photography is not just about technique but about perception and communication. You will explore technical camera facilities using traditional and computer technologies and learn how photographs are used to communicate and express yourself.

Why study at Blackpool?

Workshop sessions enhance relevant skills to undertake innovative techniques and processes. Having freedom to develop broad portfolios prepares you for client briefs, trips, competitions, exhibitions, university and professional industries. Inspirational photography excursions including visits to local and international cities and galleries are an integral part of this course.

A Level Business Studies

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A Level Business Studies

What is it?

Do you want to be the next Alan Sugar? This course will help you understand how an organisation is managed, overcomes potential problems and becomes successful in the market place.

Why study at Blackpool?

Studying business allows you to take the opportunity to further develop your knowledge of the subject. We run a business trip to New York city, where you will be put into the heart of the financial district on Wall Street, as well as seeing the main sites including the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty. You can also be a part of the business and ICT trip to Disneyland, Paris, and attend the Business Live conference, where you can hear talks from some of the biggest and most successful entrepreneurs in the business world. You also have the opportunity to be involved in the Career Ready scheme improving your employability skills and gaining valuable work experience with some of the UK’s top businesses.

A Level Chemistry

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A Level Chemistry

What is it?

Through studying A Level Chemistry, you can develop many transferable skills including problem solving, numeracy and a range of laboratory skills, as well as the development of a broader scientific background.

Why study at Blackpool?

Excellent teaching and learning. The college has STEM Assured status for the very high standard of our science education. You will have the opportunity to join the ChemNet – and become a junior member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

A Level Computer Science

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A Level Computer Science

What is it?

Computer science consists of computer systems, algorithms and programming including a programming project. You will develop problem-solving skills by applying the knowledge and understanding encountered.

Why study at Blackpool?

Visual Basic is the programming language of choice embedded into the curriculum. You will also have access to the 6Advance programming club to help enhance your programming skills.

A Level Economics

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A Level Economics

What is it?

Economics describes the factors that determine the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. You will research and debate issues such as inequality, immigration and interpreting data and discuss alternative solutions.

Why study at Blackpool?

You will have access to the 6Advance academy in investment banking, to put theory into practice, and see how the stock market works. You will have the opportunity to visit New York to see how a different economy functions. There are also opportunities to join our Career Ready programme. We often invite guest speakers in to college. Students will have the opportunity to attend lectures held by bodies such as the Institute of Economic Affairs.

A Level Art (Graphic Design)

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A Level Art (Graphic Design)

What is it?

Studying graphic design at Blackpool Sixth will provide students with a diverse range of creative and technical design skills and solutions. This course will give you an understanding of the creative design process in its entirety, enabling you to tackle briefs with confidence and develop the practical skills needed to flourish in today’s design industry.

Why study at Blackpool?

Graphic design at Blackpool Sixth will enhance your employability skill set and prepare you for university life. You will gain fantastic opportunities to work on live briefs within the North West to extend your portfolio and highlight your talents. Former students have achieved great success as independent freelance artists, designers and photographers.

BTEC Level 3 Business (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Business (Double)

What is it?

BTEC Business covers many areas including marketing, recruitment, retailing, human resources and employment law. You will have access to careers including management, marketing, events management, entrepreneurship and finance.

Why study at Blackpool?

As part of studying business at Blackpool Sixth you will take part in organising your own event and have the opportunity to participate in the Business Live conference at Disneyland Paris.

A Level Law

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A Level Law

What is it?

Law is an exciting subject that provides an understanding of the rules and people that govern our lives. We explore interesting and challenging topics such as criminal law, negligence and morality.

Why study at Blackpool?

Our enthusiastic team have a track record of outstanding results. Law is excellent preparation for studying academic courses at university and we have many ex-students who are successful legal practitioners. As a law student there is an opportunity to visit parliament and the supreme court in London. Speakers come and talk about their work as lawyers and there is a visit to the local courts.

A Level Psychology

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A Level Psychology

What is it?

The scientific study of the human mind, its functions and subsequent behaviour. We cover a range of topics including memory, attachment, social behaviour, and psychopathology.

Why study at Blackpool?

Currently our students are participating in contemporary psychological research with Liverpool John Moores University. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to conduct independentresearch into their own areas of interest. The Psychology department is dedicated to providing students with hands-on experience of selected key areas studied on the course. For example, students gain a valuable perspective on forensic psychology by witnessing real cases unfold in the law courts. They can also visit primates at Blackpool Zoo to investigate the similarities between humans and animals in terms of learned and innate behaviours.

A Level Statistics

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A Level Statistics

What is it?

For those who want to develop a deeper understanding of how to analyse and interpret real data. Compare and contrast different methods for collecting data and discover patterns in our world.

Why study at Blackpool?

The course provides an excellent overview of many different statistical techniques and how they are applied to real-life contexts. An ideal complement to other statistically rich subjects to develop deeper understanding.

BTEC Level 3 Uniformed Public Services (Triple)

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BTEC Level 3 Uniformed Public Services (Triple)

What is it?

This innovative uniformed public services course provides enriching teaching and learning opportunities to ensure students discover and develop vital skills required to enter employability or further study.

Why study at Blackpool?

We will help you to prepare psychologically, physically and academically for a career within our illustrious public services. Whether it is our emergency services, armed forces or an additional service you are seeking to join, you will gain hands-on experience from current serving personnel and ex-serving teachers.

Level 3 Certificate in Financial Studies

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Level 3 Certificate in Financial Studies

What is it?

You will learn how to manage money effectively using products such as overdrafts, loans, mortgages and pensions. Gaining an understanding of public finance and the economy, helping prepare for financial independence. You will be assessed through exams.

Why study at Blackpool?

The course is structured and formally assessed to ensure students leave with the necessary skills to make informed decisions about saving for later in life and managing their finances effectively.

BTEC Level 3 Dance (Single)

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BTEC Level 3 Dance (Single)

What is it?

This course is designed for students who wish to explore and develop their practical skills, creativity and technicality. It provides a breadth of experience across a variety of dance styles including contemporary, jazz, pop dance, tap and ballet. BTEC Dance is a practical and vocational course, and can be taken alongside BTEC Musical Theatre and Performing Arts.

Why study at Blackpool?

You will have teachers who have trained at prestigious institutes and are highly experienced in both their craft and teaching and learning. You will use a professional dance studio and a state of the art theatre, which seats 300 people.

BTEC Level 3 Art and Design (Triple)

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BTEC Level 3 Art and Design (Triple)

What is it?

You will study several projects through live briefs, community links and explore a variety of disciplines fine art, craft, design, photography, graphics, textiles, specialising towards the end of the course.

Why study at Blackpool?

We have extensive client connections including NHS, Blackpool Transport and various charities. This course offers extensive opportunities to work with live external briefs and practicing artists. All students plan and promote their own end of year exhibition.

BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care (Double)

What is it?

A platform to enter nursing and allied health professions, education and social work. The course involves a range of topics, work related projects and placements, which prepare you for your future career.

Why study at Blackpool?

We offer two pathways in health and social care: nursing cadetship (you must study the triple course for this) or general health & social care studies. There is a large variety of work placements. First aid training, guest speakers and clinical skills. Excellent high grades and 100% pass rate. We invite in a large variety of guest speakers, including: Highfurlong School, Starbuddies (breastfeeding awareness), nurses from Blackpool Victoria Hospital (how to get into nursing), Wyre and Fylde Children’s Centres, health promotion and sexual and domestic violence training, how to get into teaching, Neurolinguistic Programming. We run first aid training visits to Kids up North and University of Chester.

BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care (Triple)

Triple BTEC Courses

BTEC Level 3 Health & Social Care (Triple)

What is it?

A platform to enter nursing and allied health professions, education and social work. The course involves a range of topics, work related projects and placements, which prepare you for your future career.

Why study at Blackpool?

We offer two pathways in health and social care: nursing cadetship (you must study the triple course for this) or general health & social care studies. There is a large variety of work placements. First aid training, guest speakers and clinical skills. Excellent high grades and 100% pass rate. We invite in a large variety of guest speakers, including: Highfurlong School, Starbuddies (breastfeeding awareness), nurses from Blackpool Victoria Hospital (how to get into nursing), Wyre and Fylde Children’s Centres, health promotion and sexual and domestic violence training, how to get into teaching, Neurolinguistic Programming. We run first aid training visits to Kids up North and University of Chester.

BTEC Level 3 Sport and Exercise Sciences (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Sport and Exercise Sciences (Double)

What is it?

A dynamic and energising course, sport and exercise sciences will prepare you for a career in sport. You will study a variety of units ranging from the study of biomechanics to sports injuries.

Why study at Blackpool?

With strong links with higher education institutes, we tailor our learning and assessment methods to meet the requirements of universities. Strong employer links ensure that our students are exposed to the sports industry gaining vital experience.

BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts (Double)

What is it?

A course to develop your performance experience, you will develop skills in acting, singing and dance and you will have an opportunity to develop your creative and technical skills in all three areas.

Why study at Blackpool?

Gain professional quality training and performance experience. Work at a professional standard to produce professional standard work.

BTEC Level 3 Business (Triple)

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BTEC Level 3 Business (Triple)

What is it?

BTEC Business covers many areas including marketing, recruitment, retailing, human resources and employment law. You will have access to careers including management, marketing, events management, entrepreneurship and finance.

Why study at Blackpool?

As part of studying business at Blackpool Sixth you will take part in organising your own event and have the opportunity to participate in the Business Live conference at Disneyland Paris.

BTEC Level 3 Business (Single)

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BTEC Level 3 Business (Single)

What is it?

BTEC Business covers many areas including marketing, recruitment, retailing, human resources and employment law. You will have access to careers including management, marketing, events management, entrepreneurship and finance.

Why study at Blackpool?

As part of studying business at Blackpool Sixth you will take part in organising your own event and have the opportunity to participate in the Business Live conference at Disneyland Paris.

A Level Music Technology

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A Level Music Technology

What is it?

A creative, exciting and inspiring programme that develops a wide range of production skills including: recording and mixing techniques, composing using technology; synthesis and sampling.

Why study at Blackpool?

As a student you will have access to industry standard studio facilities to complete coursework and build a portfolio of recordings, arrangements and compositions. You will also have the opportunity to sound engineer live events.

GCSE English Language

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GCSE English Language

What is it?

A GCSE in English Language is vital whether you want to go to university, apply for an apprenticeship or get a job. Employers and universities will usually insist upon it as a basic requirement.

It is important to be confident in the use of language because many of the skills required in every day life and study require English in order to achieve the best success.

You can re-sit/take GCSE English Language alongside a range of BTEC and A Level courses subject to entry requirements.

Why study at Blackpool?

We have an experienced team of specialist teachers who will boost your confidence in the subject and help you obtain that grade 4 (or higher).

A Level Drama and Theatre Studies

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A Level Drama and Theatre Studies

What is it?

You will explore all aspects of drama, practical and theoretical, study and perform texts, create original devised work and learn from professional live theatre.

Why study at Blackpool?

We have outstanding facilities including two purpose-built rehearsal studios and a fully equipped theatre as well as an exciting 21st century approach to teaching.

A Level Film Studies

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A Level Film Studies

What is it?

You will study British, Hollywood and world cinema. You will consider audience responses, develop critical and analytical skills, as well as undertaking a range of creative projects across the two years.

Why study at Blackpool?

You will be supported by bespoke online materials in film education, allowing you to continue your studies outside of the classroom. Be prepared for a cinematic master class!

A Level Media Studies

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A Level Media Studies

What is it?

You will study a wide range of different media, including new forms of media. You will learn creative and analytical skills throughout the course.

Why study at Blackpool?

You will engage in production work using industry-standard software, as well as accessing a range of bespoke online support material. The materials will be stimulating, engaging and challenging.

A Level Music

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A Level Music

What is it?

A comprehensive introduction to advanced music studies, including performing, composing and analysing music. You will learn about music by a wide range of composers, and explore musical styles and genres.

Why study at Blackpool?

As a music student, you will receive weekly one-to-one tuition on your first-study instrument. Students get the chance to take part in our amazing concert series, including performances all over the Fylde coast, as well as our annual international concert tour. Recent tour destinations have included Italy, Germany and New York.

The college has become a lead educational partner of the Leeds College of Music in recognition of our high standards in music education.

BTEC Level 3 Film and Television Production (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Film and Television Production (Double)

What is it?

A practical course focusing on the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in the film and television industries.

Why study at Blackpool?

We have a very high success rate with prestigious film schools due to our combined curricula offer of film and television with film studies. Students learn using industry standard equipment and develop their skills through a wide range of opportunities both in college and working alongside local businesses.

GCSE Mathematics

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GCSE Mathematics

What is it?

This course is for students who need to improve their GCSE Maths grade from school (or in some cases those who may not have taken the exam before).

Why study at Blackpool?

GCSE Maths is a key qualification for future study and careers and is often asked for by employers and universities.  Good numerical skills are important throughout life e.g. in managing your finances.

Level 2 Creative Digital Media

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Level 2 Creative Digital Media

What is it?

This course is offered as part of the college's Route3 programme. It is an exciting course covering some of the important skills needed for modern digital media including films and on-line.

Why study at Blackpool?

Develop your skills and confidence in an area which is at the heart of the modern world.

BTEC Level 3 Sport (Performance & Excellence) (Triple)

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BTEC Level 3 Sport (Performance & Excellence) (Triple)

What is it?

BTEC Sport is an exciting coursework, exam and externally assessed course. This range of assessment caters for all types of students. BTEC Sport is an innovative course that develops knowledge and understanding in a range of sporting topics allowing for progression to university.

Why study at Blackpool?

Our highly engaging lessons are taught by a number of outstanding teachers with specialisms in a variety of areas. Our expertise lies in improving our student grades by helping them to learn and apply a variety of scenarios to their assignments.

BTEC Level 3 Sport (Performance & Excellence) (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Sport (Performance & Excellence) (Double)

What is it?

BTEC Sport is an exciting coursework, exam and externally assessed course. This range of assessment caters for all types of students. BTEC Sport is an innovative course that develops knowledge and understanding in a range of sporting topics allowing for progression to university.

Why study at Blackpool?

Our highly engaging lessons are taught by a number of outstanding teachers with specialisms in a variety of areas. Our expertise lies in improving our student grades by helping them to learn and apply a variety of scenarios to their assignments.

BTEC Level 3 in Music (Triple)

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BTEC Level 3 in Music (Triple)

What is it?

The perfect course for anyone who has a passion for popular music and the music industry. You will study solo and ensemble performance, as well as songwriting and production.

Why study at Blackpool?

All your major performances at Blackpool Sixth will take place in external performance venues to live audiences. You will be part of our music agency and have a chance to be signed to our record label, thereby learning about all aspects of this exciting industry in a highly practical way.

BTEC Level 3 in Music (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 in Music (Double)

What is it?

The perfect course for anyone who has a passion for popular music and the music industry. You will study solo and ensemble performance, as well as songwriting and production.

Why study at Blackpool?

All your major performances at Blackpool Sixth will take place in external performance venues to live audiences. You will be part of our music agency and have a chance to be signed to our record label, thereby learning about all aspects of this exciting industry in a highly practical way.

BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Double)

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BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Double)

What is it?

An exciting, interesting and enjoyable course that develops your skills and knowledge to pursue a career in one of the fastest growing global industries.

Why study at Blackpool?

Benefit from working with teachers who have travel industry experience as well as a wide range of travel and tourism employers, including partners at the Winter Gardens, Thomas Cook, NST Travel and universities who will all bring your learning to life.

BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Triple)

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BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Triple)

What is it?

An exciting, interesting and enjoyable course that develops your skills and knowledge to pursue a career in one of the fastest growing global industries.

Why study at Blackpool?

Benefit from working with teachers who have travel industry experience as well as a wide range of travel and tourism employers, including partners at the Winter Gardens, Thomas Cook, NST Travel and universities who will all bring your learning to life.

Cambridge Technicals Level 3 in Engineering (Triple)

Triple BTEC Courses

Cambridge Technicals Level 3 in Engineering (Triple)

What is it?

Engineering is the application of scientific knowledge to solving problems in the real world. Engineering enables technical understanding to come to life through problem solving, designing and building.

Why study at Blackpool?

You will study academic units that are rarely offered elsewhere. These units have been selected to give students the best start in engineering, and have been chosen in partnership with local universities and engineering companies.

A Level Physical Education

A Level Courses

A Level Physical Education

What is it?

A Level Physical Education covers a wide range of exciting topics that give you an insight into the sporting possibilities at university and beyond. The course is a combination of exams, coursework and practical assessment. You are required to be practically assessed in one competitive sporting situation.

Why study at Blackpool?

Our highly engaging lessons are taught with a strong focus on questioning. This innovative way of teaching allows you to apply and experience theories in a way you never have before. Our expertise lies in improving our students’ grades by helping to learn and apply information to a variety of scenarios and exam questions.

A Level Fine Art

A Level Courses

A Level Fine Art

What is it?

Fine art encompasses the personal study, investigation and exploration of painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture and installation. Researching contemporary and historical artists underpins and enhances your development.

Why study at Blackpool?

All projects are tailored and personalised, students are encouraged to explore and develop their ideas through guided and independent study. Former students have been shortlisted for, and have won, a number of national awards.

BTEC Level 3 IT (Triple)

Triple BTEC Courses

BTEC Level 3 IT (Triple)

What is it?

BTEC IT includes practical tasks and theory, incorporating a wide range of topics including website development, animation, database design and game development. The course opens the door to careers in IT and business.

Why study at Blackpool?

We use ‘live’ scenarios, raising funds for charities, incorporating work experience and working in our computer lab to develop practical skills. Ideal for entry into the workplace or university. You will visit the college technical support team and tour the college’s network system. Trips to Business & IT Live at Disney Paris and New York are highlights of the year.

BTEC Level 3 IT (Single)

Single BTEC Courses

BTEC Level 3 IT (Single)

What is it?

BTEC IT includes practical tasks and theory, incorporating a wide range of topics including website development, animation, database design and game development. The course opens the door to careers in IT and business.

Why study at Blackpool?

We use ‘live’ scenarios, raising funds for charities, incorporating work experience and working in our computer lab to develop practical skills. Ideal for entry into the workplace or university. You will visit the college technical support team and tour the college’s network system. Trips to Business & IT Live at Disney Paris and New York are highlights of the year.

BTEC Level 3 IT (Double)

Double BTEC Courses

BTEC Level 3 IT (Double)

What is it?

BTEC IT includes practical tasks and theory, incorporating a wide range of topics including website development, animation, database design and game development. The course opens the door to careers in IT and business.

Why study at Blackpool?

We use ‘live’ scenarios, raising funds for charities, incorporating work experience and working in our computer lab to develop practical skills. Ideal for entry into the workplace or university. You will visit the college technical support team and tour the college’s network system. Trips to Business & IT Live at Disney Paris and New York are highlights of the year.

A Level Ancient History (Classics)

A Level Courses

A Level Ancient History (Classics)

What is it?

Ancient history investigates Ancient Rome and Greece. From the campaigns of Alexander the Great to Caesar’s assassination, you will come face-to-face with history’s biggest winners and greatest losers.

Why study at Blackpool?

The study of classics is well respected by universities and employers and combines with a wide range of subjects. Recent visits have included Liverpool, Athens and Rome.