Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to providing the best possible opportunities for the children, young people, families and communities that we serve. Our schools work collaboratively across the Trust and with other partner schools and agencies to get the best for everyone.
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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.