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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Sixth Form Information

Park Hall Sixth Form was graded as ‘Good’ by OFSTED in November 2017.

Standards and Expectations: Park Hall Sixth Form insists on the very highest standards of behaviour, attendance and commitment to learning. Since 2016 Park Hall Sixth Form has adopted a Business Dress Code as reflected in the picture above.

Results and Achievements: The levels of progress made by Park Hall Sixth Form students in both academic and vocational subjects are consistently above the National and Solihull averages.

Options in the Sixth Form: Students follow one of three ‘pathways’ through the sixth form.

Pathway 1: Traditional Academic A levels (exams at the end of 2 years study)

Pathway 2: Btec Level 3 courses (equivalent to A levels and combining coursework style assessments and A level style examination.).

Pathway 3: Combination of A levels with Btec Level 3 qualifications


Subjects on Offer

A level Subjects

 

New Btec Level 3 courses

 

 

Art & Photography

Biology

Business

Chemistry

Dance

English Literature

Geography

Government & Politics

History

Mathematics

Media Studies

Physics

Psychology

Sociology

 

 

Children’s Play, Learning & Development

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

Health & Social Care

Information Technology

Creative Media Production

Performing Arts

Sport & Exercise

Uniformed Public Services

 

 

Additional Enrichment Opportunities in the Sixth Form at Park Hall

  • Student Leadership (Sixth Form Executive)
  • Compulsory Work Experience
  • Academy Colours Award
  • World Challenge Expedition (Cambodia 2020)
  • NCFE Employability qualification (all students in Y13)
  • Educational Visits (including India, Nepal, Cambodia, New York, Washington, Austria, Switzerland and Iceland since 2014)
  • Community links / Volunteer Work
  • Sports Leaders / Sports Team representation
  • Business Enterprise Group
  • Student Mentoring
  • Year 12 Enrichment programme

 

For any further information about the sixth form please contact Mr Cornell on icornell@parkhall.org.uk or to arrange a guidance interview on alternative options contact Mr Phillips on aphillips@parkhall.org.uk . Thank you.

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