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Career Pathways

We provide a series of unique career pathways that enable students to craft their studies exactly to match their career choice.  These career pathways contain core subjects that are essential for progressing in the career pathway and suggested complementary subjects.

Each career pathway is also accompanied by our unique Personal Development Programme. This programme contains core elements available to all students and along with those specific to the career pathway.

Click on the name of the pathway you are interested in to find out more.

STEM based Careers:

If you are achieving good grades and you're inspired to work in a science, technology, engineering or maths related careeer please refer to our Grammar Stream pages for more details.

Medicine - For those interested in Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinarian Science

Science  - For those interested in Biochemist, Biomedicine,  Clinical Science,  Ecologist,  Materials Science, Microbiologist, Environmental Science

Engineering and Architecture - For those interested in  Acoustics Engineer, Civil Engineering, Design Engineering,  Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture

Cyber Technologies - For those interested in Artificial intelligence, Data Science,  Engineering, Physicist, Robotics, Software engineering, Solutions/Systems architecture, Games Design

Allied HealthCare - For those interested in Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Health, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Dietitians, Speech and Language therapy, Paramedics, Art therapists

Professional/ Managerial careers:

Education - For those who are interested in becoming a teacher, teaching assistant, nursery worker, childminder, youth worker, sports coach, outdoor activities instructor, lecturer or careers adviser

Business and Finance - For those interested in Business Management, Accountancy, Auditing, Banking and finance, Economics, Insurance, or starting their own enterprise

Communications - For those interested in working in Journalism; Copywriting; Publishing; Broadcast & media; Communications & advertising agency; 

Criminal justice & Psychology - For those interested in pursuing a career in law, such as Solicitor or Conveyancer; Police Officer, Psychologist, Paralegal, Prison Officer, Forensic Scientist

Sports & Leisure - To work as a Sports Coach, Personal Trainer, Athlete, Sports Psychologist, in the Gym or Leisure sector

Creative Industries - If your passion is to perform or act, to become a Composer, to be a Fashion Designer, Product Designer or Interior Designer, Graphic Designer, Stage Management

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