• 98%

    of our students have progressed to a positive destination.

    Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.

  • 93%

    of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.

    Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
08/09/20202 Years3Full-TimeHartlepool Sixth FormFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

Within this course, you will study the BTEC in Children’s Play Learning and Development which will not only provide you with a ‘licence to practice’ but will also provide you will the opportunity to progress to university if you should wish to.

Topics you will study include: child development, child literacy and numeracy deveolopment, play, observation and assessment.

You will put this learning into practice, a third of your programme will involve completing compulsory placements with children aged between 0 – 7.

You will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths..

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery and pay for transport costs to and from your work placement. You will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery and pay for transport costs to and from your work placement. You will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Your Curriculum Team

Colleen Sawicki

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97.2% of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Hartlepool Sixth Form students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Hartlepool Sixth Form?

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects including Computer Science, Economics, History and Maths. 

*Summer 2019

99.1% overall A-Level pass rate

*Summer 2019

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