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For many years Newry High has offered a wide range of courses and subject choices for all students. Each year there are a large number of students who join our school to take up these courses. The information on this page should give some idea of the requirements needed to gain a place at Newry High to follow Post 16 courses.

Aspirations of the Senior Prefect Team

Post 16 Options

Within the School we offer a flexible range of qualifications to suit most individual needs. Pupils entering Year 13 can study the following options or a combination of these options:

Option 1

4 AS

12 GCSE Points

Option 2

3 AS

7 GCSE Points

Option 3

1x 12 Unit A-Level (Health and Social Care)

12 GCSE Points

Option 4

2 AS

6 GCSE Points

AS levels must be chosen from the following subjects:

Art and Design

ICT

Biology

Mathematics

Business Studies

Moving Image Art

Chemistry

Music

Construction

Physical Education

English Literature

Physics

French

Psychology

Geography

Religious Education

Health and Social Care

Technology

History

Travel and Tourism

GCSE points are awarded as follows:

A* = 4 Points

A = 3 Points

B = 2 Points

C = 1 Point

Pupils must have at least a grade C, but preferably an A or B in the subjects to be studied at AS / A-level.
It is desirable that GCSE grades include English Language and Mathematics - one at grade C or above and the other grade D or above

Year 13 pupils are also required/able to complement their studies by participation in some of the following pursuits:

Non-Academic Criteria:

[Sixth Form Booklet]
[Application Form]

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