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Ursuline College

‘Act, move, believe, strive, hope, cry out to God with all your heart’

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Pathway choices

Academic Level 3

Vocational Level 3

Level 2

Choose 4 if your predicted/actual GCSE grades are 9-7

Choose 3 if your predicted/actual GCSE grades are 9-4

You can study a mixture of A levels and BTECS or:


You may choose 3 straight A levels if you have 5 GCSE passes at grades 9-5

You may choose 3 BTEC courses (or equivalent) if you have 4 GCSE passes grade 9-4

These should be studied in addition to 3 Level three courses if predicted/actual GCSE grades in English and Maths are 3-1.

13 A-levels to choose from, including:




English Literature









Religious Studies


11 qualifications (mainly BTECs) to choose from, including:

Applied Science Ext Cert

Art & Design Ext Cert

Business Studies Ext Cert

Criminology Diploma

Dance Extended Certificate

Health & Social Care Extended Certificate

Health & Social Diploma*

Health and Social Extended Diploma**

Financial Studies

Information Technology Ext Cert

Sport Extended Certificate

Sport National Diploma*

Sport Extended Diploma**


*Equivalent to two A Levels

**Equivalent to three A Levels

GCSE English re-sit

GCSE Maths re-sit



These are short courses. To move to solely Level 3 courses, you must successfully pass English & Maths re-sit. If you fail to complete this, you may not be offered a place the following year.



Please note: Courses will only be run if numbers are viable. Should a course no longer be on offer, you will be informed and a discussion will take place to consider alternative options.

Our Mission and Values

We value each individual as a person made, known and loved by God

We value the whole person, spiritual, physical and intellectual

We value forgiveness and reconciliation

We value justice, equal opportunities and fairness

We value faith development as individuals and as part of communities

We value learning, growth and achievement

We value serving others and caring for those in need

Read Our Values & Ethos Statement

Trust Information

Ursuline College is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Edmund's Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.