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General Programme for Home Educated Students

Central College was one of the first colleges in the UK to offer a dedicated GCSE programme for pre-16 Home Educated students.

Following the success of this programme we will be extending our offer to the Home Educated community that now includes:

Pre-GCSE Programme

This one year programme is for students in Year 9-11 and will provide students with the skills that they need to progress on to a GCSE or vocational full time programme. 

  • Level 1 & 2 Functional
  • Skills in English and maths
  • BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Applied Science
  • Tutorial Programme that includes: Personal and Social Development and Employability and Progression skills.

Location: Beeston

GCSE Programme

This one year programme is for Year 10 - 11 students who are ready to undertake a GCSE programme (determined by an initial assessment).

  • GCSE English
  • GCSE Double Science
  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE Psychology
  • GCSE History

Location: Beeston

Year 11 Infill Programme

These one year courses enable Home Educated students who are in year 11 the opportunity to have a fresh start and undertake an intensive vocational learning programme within Central’s main college provision.

Courses available in: 

  • Art and Design
  • Photography
  • Automotive
  • Business & IT
  • Care & Early Years
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Sport

Central is committed to developing additional vocational courses for pre-16 home educated students.