The third, professional level of British education. The passage of two years of the BTEC program is compared with the A-level exams. Every year, adolescents go through up to 12 profile modules, through which they deliver coursework, conduct research, and present practical results of the study. The results of all the works are taken into account in the total score at the rate.
Thanks to the attentive attitude of the pedagogical staff to the level of schoolchildren's progress, the program shows the highest achievements. BTEC provides for constant control over the assimilation of the material through tests, interviews, individual tasks. With a poor knowledge, the students adjust the program and allocate more hours of study. The BTEC feature is practical orientation. As examples there are real situations and problems.
The BTEC program has been working effectively for more than 25 years. In Brockenhurst College, the program includes: physical education, business, photo, theater, hospitality and hospitality, art, IT, tourism, social work (+ in the medical field), music, engineering, media.
Located in Brighton, Varndean College (Varndean College) is considered one of the best in the country Sixth Form College, that is, specializes in preparing high school students for admission to universities. In total today almost 1,500 people aged 16 to 18 years are studying here - both British subjects and foreigners (the last approximately 70 people are representatives of more than 15 nationalities).
Varndean College was founded in 1880 and originally worked as a male high school. The current campus with a spectacular view of the sea school took since 1932, around the same time the school became a gymnasium. In 1970, girls were able to study here, and since 1976 the college specializes in teaching the Sixth Form.
All students and guests of the college celebrate the incredibly warm, friendly and comfortable atmosphere inside the institution, not at all like in traditional strict English boarding schools: teachers and students address each other by name, the uniqueness and personal point of view of each Personality.