Curriculum Pathways

What will you actually study

Our tailored curriculum, enhanced from the current national curriculum, allows us to focus all our resources in our specialisms, work in partnership with sector employers and invest in equipment and resources whilst ensuring students achieve the expected GCSEs required at Key Stage 4.

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

UTC Berkeley Green Curriculum 2017: Year 10

Including a full suite of GCSE programmes plus additional course options available in:

Advanced Engineering
Digital Technologies including Cyber security

Core GCSEs Specialism – Choose one Additional Options 1 – Choose one from below Additional Options 2 – Choose one from below Other Core Subjects
English Language

Engineering 2 x 1 year Qualifications each worth a GCSE

Computer Science Computer Science

Citizenship/ Employability

English Literature MFL (French or Spanish) *
Maths MFL (French or Spanish) * Product design Sport

Digital Technologies 2 x 1 year Qualifications each worth a GCSE

At the end of year 1 it is possible to switch specialisms
Triple Science
Triple Science Geography * Enrichment
Double Science (can be converted to Biology, Chemistry and Physics by selecting triple Science in options column) Geography Sport *

*Numbers dependent

Key Stage 5 Curriculum

Berkeley Green UTC Curriculum 2017: Year 12

For young people aged 16-19, on par with A Levels, marking achievement in three areas:

High quality level 3 vocational qualifications, A/AS Level in Maths or core Maths and extended project.

Routes comprising A levels, vocational diplomas or a combination of both focused on careers in either:

Advanced Engineering
Digital Technologies including Cyber security

Pathway A 3 or 4 A levels chosen from: Mathematics; Further Mathematics: Physics; Chemistry; Graphic Design; Resistant Materials, Psychology; Computer Science
Pathway B Level 3 Extended Diploma in either Engineering or Digital Technologies
Pathway C BTEC and A levels e.g. BTEC Extended Certificate plus 1 A level or Diploma and 2 A levels
Optional additions for Tech Bacc

Core Maths
each worth 0.5 A level

Generic Subjects
Covered in enrichment/ project/ self directed study time
Enterprise/management qualification or Sector-specific qualification e.g. Cisco, Microsoft Technical Associate, Solidworks or Adobe Certificated
Personal development

The school day will run from 9am to 4.20pm.

Entry Requirements

None for year 10
For year 12

  • A level pathway: 5 grade 9–6 (A*–B) GCSE including English and Maths
  • Technical Pathway: 5 grade 9–5 (A*–C) GCSE including English, Maths and Science
  • Combined A level and BTEC Pathway: 5 grade 9–5 (A*–C) GCSE including English, Maths and Science with minimum grade 6 (grade B) in chosen A level subject

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