Name of provider
Helston Community College
Name of course
Post 16 A level course suite
Site/s where available
Helston Community College, Church Hill, Helston, TR13 8NR
Key contact for questions about course
Duration of course
All A level courses are 2 years in duration.
A small number of students access a 3rd year depending on need and individual circumstances.
Age range if applicable
Key Stage 5 – Ages 16 to 18
Key course content and outcomes
A Level: Students studying this qualification must have at least a grade 4 in both Maths and English and a further three GCSEs at a minimum grade 4, especially if students are planning to go on to higher education. Please see course guidelines in the prospectus for further information. (N.B. Some subjects require higher grades – for example, Science A levels require a grade 6 in the relevant subject plus a grade 6 in Mathematics).
- Fine Art
- Drama and Theatre Studies
- English Language and Literature
- English Literature
- Further Mathematics
- Media Studies
Other academic qualifications
- Core Maths
- Extended Project Qualification
Students can combine any these courses with the Applied General offer (see below)
Higher education: diplomas, foundations degrees, bachelor degrees.
Higher apprenticeships and Degree apprenticeships.
Additional charges for families
e.g. swimming, pocket money for shopping
Any charges related to the curriculum will be a voluntary contribution.
Optional expenses for families
e.g. non-essential trips
Most subjects include opportunities for students to undertake educational activities which are outside of the formal curriculum offered – e.g. local, national and international visits. Each educational activity will identify the cost of any payments requested from parents and expensive activities will include the opportunity for payments via instalments over time.
Timing across the week
Monday to Friday (full time).
College day starts at 8.45 and ends at 15.20.
Minimum number of learners to run course
Ideally a minimum of 5 students.
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