The purpose of this course is to equip students with the right skills and knowledge to be successful in their studies at DLD in the sixth form
DLD Pre A Level Course: Maths GCSE and English (GCSE or IELTS) plus a wider curriculum leading to DLD sixth form programme only.
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DLD Pre A Level Course
|Maths GCSE||Academic English||Critical ThinkingExtended project||Understanding the world around us||Either Art
International students may find it hard in a one-year fast track programme to get the results which really reflect their true potential.
The purpose of the DLD Pre A Level Course therefore is to equip students with the right skills and knowledge to be successful in their studies at DLD in the sixth form. Learning how to study, developing critical and analytical skills are more relevant in our changing world, especially for students who do not yet know what career they wish to pursue later on or where their strengths lie. Our priority is to ensure all students progress with the necessary skills to be successful.
The course comprises of the following categories:
Or English Language GCSE
Understanding the world around us
ICT and basic coding
And one of the following options:
Modern Foreign Language
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The DLD Pre A Level Course will focus on key skills and knowledge with 4 compulsory elements:
Assessment will be based on producing a portfolio of assignments demonstrating knowledge, ICT skills, communication skills (oral and written) and analysis. On completion of the programme students will be awarded the DLD Bacc.
What should be in the portfolio?
Students need to submit a portfolio comprising of 4 components minimum out of the following:
Level 2 Higher Project (Edexcel qualification)
Students need to pass all 4 components of the DLD Pre A Level Course as well as obtaining at least IELTS equivalent to 5.5.