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Sixth Form Pathways

Relevant, Interesting and Varied Learning for 16 - 19 year olds

Sixth Form Pathways

Here at Altrincham College, we believe that each student deserves the best opportunity to reach their full potential. Our outstanding teaching staff are able to provide relevant interesting and varied learning opportunities in preparation for higher education, apprenticeships and the world of work.

Curriculum on offer

On commencement of their studies in Year 12, students can embark on:

  • A choice of 3 A-Levels from a full range of subjects
  • A Vocational Extended Diploma (equivalent to 3 A Levels)
  • A combination of A Levels and Vocational Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A Level) 
  • Core Maths (equivalent to an AS level), when combined with three other subjects.

A full list of all the subjects offered at Altrincham College Sixth Form can be found below, with additional information found within the Course Booklet and Prospectus. Our application form also clearly outlines the different pathways available to all students.

A-Level Subjects





Computer Science


English Language

English Literature

French (alternate years)





Core Maths (AS)




Spanish (alternate years)


BTEC Extended Certificate (1 A-Level)


BTEC Art & Design

BTEC Creative Digital Media

BTEC Music

OCR Level 3 Extended Certificate (1 A-Level)

OCR Business

OCR Sport and Physical Activity


BTEC Diploma (2 A-Levels)

BTEC Fashion Design & Production


OCR Diploma (2 A-Levels)

OCR Sport and Physical Activity


BTEC Extended Diploma (3 A-Levels)


BTEC Creative Digital Media


 Please see the attachments below for: 

  • The courses on offer
  • The admissions policy
  • Sixth Form Application form
If you have any further quires, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Brennan, Head of the Sixth Form.