in partnership with Seaham School of Technology and City of Sunderland College has established a brand new shared sixth form, named Headways, located at the City of Sunderland College campus called the Bede Centre. All of our young people who join Hetton School will now get a seamless education from 11 to 18. The Head Teachers of the two Secondary Schools, Mr Keay for Hetton School and Mr Shield for Seaham School are Associate Principals of the Sixth Form and have appointed John Rushworth as the Head of Sixth Form.
Headways Sixth Form offers both an academic route via A-levels and also a vocational route via BTEC Diplomas. For A-levels, there are 35 subjects available including:
|Biology||Business Studies||Chemistry||Classical Civilisation|
|Computing||Dance||Drama and Theatre Studies||English Language and English Literature|
|English Language||English Literature||Film Studies||Fine Art|
|Government and Politics||Graphics||History||Information Technology Applied|
|Law||Mathematics Further||Mathematics||Media Studies|
|Product Design||Psychology||Religious Studies||Science (Applied)|
For the vocational route, the sixth form offers BTEC Diplomas, at a range of levels, in the following:
The achievement of students’ in 2009/10 was outstanding as demonstrated by
|Applied Medical Science||Business||Customer Service and Retail|
|Childcare||Health and Social Care||ICT|
Hetton School is proud of the contribution it has made to these outstanding achievements.