Sixth Form Guide

The City Academy, Hackney offers a broad range of AS and A level courses with the addition of Business BTEC for 2016. In addition to the general entry requirements, some subjects specify a minimum GCSE grade required or partnering subjects i.e. physics students should also study mathematics.

Linear A level pathways

As of September 2017 all the subjects that we offer became linear. This means that all students will be enrolled for a 2 year programme. As a result, they will be externally assessed at the end of the two – year course.

Option blocks for September 2018

When filling in your application form, please select one subject from each of the four blocks.

Block A Block B Block C Block D
Business BTEC Business BTEC Art & Design Economics
Business Studies Biology Biology English Literature
Chemistry Chemistry Drama & Theatre Geography
Computing Further Maths Economics Politics
Geography Maths English Literature History
History Music Technology Physics Maths
Maths Psychology Religious Studies Physical Education
Music Sociology - Physics
- Spanish - Psychology
- 3D Design - Textiles

*BTEC Business is equivalent to 2 A-levels