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Joseph Leckie Academy

  • Develop, Inspire, Promote, Encourage & Respect


Entry Requirements

'Minimum of 5, 9 -5 Grades at GCSE or equivalent with English and maths. Grade 6 or equivalent in your chosen study subject is preferred.

Course Description

There is a singular unit of coursework which includes a portfolio of work, and one 15 hour examination in Year 13. Students will also be required to produce a 1000- 3000 word evaluation at this stage. A strong portfolio  of work will be developed across the two years of study in order to meet the requirements of the coursework aspect.


The A level units will be assessed in May of Y13. Assessment of coursework is worth 60% of the final grade and the examination is worth 40% of the total marks.

Career Opportunities

  • Media
  • Theatre Work
  • Design
  • Journalism
  • Consultancy
  • Teaching
  • Marketing
  • Publishing
  • Directing/Film Making
  • Design
  • Photography
  • Architect
  • Advertising
  • Interior Designer

Course Details

For more information please see Miss C Nyirenda (01922) 721071 ext. 327.


All students are provided with their own individual copies of the required textbooks.