What’s it all about?
Law is an exciting course - it includes fascinating modules looking at various aspects of the Law as it relates to criminal and civil liability and personal injury. The course provides a practical, real-world approach to learning and is a fantastic preparation for a career in Law.
The varied programme of study takes place over a two year period, enabling you to develop a range of skills, techniques and personal attributes which are essential tools for solicitors of the future.
5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, Including English.
BTEC courses are not examination based qualifications and the assessment process is ongoing, so it allows you to analyse and improve your own performance as the course progresses. You will experience a supportive learning environment with a student-centred approach to learning which will help you develop the skills required for higher level studies and employment.
During the course you will be introduced to the key aspects of the English legal system and the main areas of substantive law within it. The modules that you will study can include:
- Dispute Solving in the Legal System
- Understanding Law Making
- Aspects of Legal Liability
- Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers
- Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers
- Aspects of the Law of Tort
Why sixth form is different to school
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
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.
99.1% overall A-Level pass rate
We have recently invested in a brand new state-of-the-art digital suite and health simulation ward.
Digital boot camps launched to address skills shortage and boost job c...
People across the North East are to benefit from a new set of digital training courses to develop specialist skills and improve their opportunities
August 3, 2021
Industry expert to lead sixth form’s engineering provision
Sixth Form welcomes Jeff Bower as a dedicated industry specialist to lead its new engineering academic and technical curriculum
July 29, 2021
NextGen lecturer nominated for BAFTA Mentor Award
Hartlepool Sixth Form lecturer Chris Jeffrey nominated for the 2021 BAFTA Young Games Designer Mentor Award by the students he has inspired
May 5, 2021