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Sixth Form Life

The Sixth Form at The Ripley Academy Post 16 Study Hours
Summary of the total study programme hours per subject per year:
AS (Year 12): 175 hours (students study 4 AS subjects = 700 hours)
A level (Year 13): 156 hours (students study 3 A2 subjects + EPQ = 518)
Extended Project (Year 13): 50 hours
GCSE Maths re-sit: 68 hours
GCSE English re-sit: 68 hours
Enrichment programme – planned hours per year:
Wednesday Period 5 enrichment: 20 hours (Y12) 16 hours (Y13)
Tutor times and assemblies: 48 hours (Y12) 40 hours (Y13)
Work Experience week: 40 hours
Total for a typical Y12 student per year:

4 AS levels + Enrichment + Tutor Time & Assemblies + Work Experience

700 + 20 + 48 + 40 = 768 hours

Total for a typical Y13 student per year:

3 A levels + Enrichment + Tutor Time & Assemblies + Extended Project

468 + 16 + 40 + 50 = 574 hours