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Foundation Programme


This programme is a great opportunity for students to re-sit their GCSE English/Maths and develop key skills to prepare them for Level 3 study.

What Will I Study?

You will resit GCSE English and/or GCSE Maths. In addition you will study one BTEC (Level 2) qualiļ¬cation:

  • BTEC Business (Level 2)
  • BTEC Health & Social Care (Level 2)
  • BTEC Sport (Level 2)
  • Work Skills

Additional Activities

Studying a L2 BTEC qualification means that you will take part in the practical activities, trips and work experience.


GCSEs are externally assessed with exams taking place in May & June.Ā  BTECs are assessed through assessments, practicals and work experience.

Future Career Opportunities

The Level 2 programme is an opportunity to boost your GCSE grade profile so that you can progress to a Level 3 BTEC.

Students who are part of Level 2 programme are at Connell Sixth Form College for 3 years (providing they pass their GCSE qualifications).Ā  Student progress to Higher Education (University), apprenticeships or employment after they have completed their Level 3 qualifications.