Learning Pathways

Full details of all the new courses will be available on the Open Evenings at Coombeshead Academy and Teign School and online from Friday 18th November.

Pathway 1

Advanced Levels
  • Students study four subjects in Year 12 and normally three through to Year 13.
  • They may include one or more facilitating subjects to ensure entry into the Russell Group Universities.
  • These include Oxford, Cambridge, Exeter, Bristol or a leading University in a student’s field of study.
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Pathway 2

Advanced Levels and Level 3 BTEC
  • Students at Coombeshead Academy will study four subjects in Year 12.
  • And normally students will continue to study three subjects through to Year 13.
  • They will be aspiring to University entry or Level 3 Apprenticeship.
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Pathway 3

Vocational Courses at Level 2
  • For students with fewer than five GCSE grade Cs or above. Students will select two Level 2 courses (details to follow as courses have not been published yet), re-sit English and Mathematics.
  • In addition, students will undertake work experience and this will be accredited through BTEC. This will equip students to go onto Level 3 courses or Apprenticeships.
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