Name of provider

Liskeard School & Community College

Name of course

Alternative Level 3 Qualifications

Site/s where available

Liskeard School, Luxstowe, Liskeard

Key contact for questions about course

Mrs Nicky Hubartt

Duration of course

2 years

Age range if applicable


Key course content and outcomes
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Exam Curriculum

Entry requirements

OCR Cambridge Technical Sport and Physical Education – Grade 4 or Pass in a level 2 PE course, GCSE English Grade 4, Science Trilogy 44. Must have club standard performance in one sport and be regularly training and competing.

Health and Social Care Diploma (equivalent to 2 A-levels)- 4 GCSEs at grade 4 and above, to include English

Mathematical Studies – GCSE Grade 5 Maths

Available qualifications

OCR Cambridge Technical Sport and Physical Education – Certificate (1 A-level) or Diploma 2 A-levels) – course running depends upon numbers

Health and Social Care Diploma (equivalent to 2 A-levels)

Mathematical Studies – 1 year course, equivalent to an AS level

Likely progression

University, Work and Employment, Apprenticeships

Aspects of provision funded from E1 and E2

Individuals are supported as required through bespoke provision

Additional charges for families
e.g. swimming, pocket money for shopping


Optional expenses for families
e.g. non-essential trips

Some potential course related extracurricular opportunities

Timing across the week

8.75 hours a fortnight for courses equivalent to one A-level

Health and Social Care 18 hours a fortnight

Mathematical Studies 6 hours a fortnight

Minimum number of learners to run course

8+ Learners, ideally 12

Other Information

Students are supported in their transition from GCSE to level 3 by the Study Coordinator. Where needed, additional support is given via one-to-one sessions. These are with the Study Coordinator in the first instance and may also be with the subject teacher.

A comprehensive tutor programme also covers students’ personal development focussing on developing their independent life skills and preparation for further study and employment.

Liskeard Community School and College