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Taster Days for Year 10 students 2018

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Would you like to try out a day at Long Road Sixth Form College? Are you in Year 10? Then come to one of our two taster days:

  • Thursday 28th June 2018
  • Tuesday 10th July 2018

Closing date: Monday 23rd April

What will I do?

You will be able to try out five different subjects, look around the college, eat in the Food Centre and socialise in the Student Centre.

How’s it organised?

You don’t need to wear your school uniform. Arrive at the college at 9am. You will receive a map, a newsletter and your individual programme for the day.

There is a short introductory talk, then you try out three courses in the morning (with a break) and two in the afternoon.

In your lunch break you can buy food from our Food Centre and look around the college.

The day ends at 3.25pm

There will be lots of Long Road students to help you find your way around and answer your questions.

How to book

Cambridge Area Partnership school students

If you attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school, your school will tell you how to book and which date you will attend. You may be asked to use the booking form at the top of this page.

Non-Cambridge Area Partnership students

Please book online using the form at the top of this page. We will send you a confirmation.

How to choose your subjects

Please select seven subjects.

To find out more about each course, and to see what their entry requirements are, visit  Courses . There may be some changes before you apply in December 2018/ January 2019, so this information is for guidance only.

Try to choose at least two subjects which you don’t study at present. For most subjects, you don’t need to be taking the GCSE in order to take the A level or Level 3 Diploma, so be adventurous!

We will then allocate five different subjects to you. You will receive your individual programme telling you which subjects you are trying when you arrive for your taster day.

Please note that you can only come on one day!

Here are the available subjects:

  • Applied Science
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Criminology
  • Design Technology Product Design
  • Design Technology: Textiles
  • Drama and Theatre
  • Economics
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • Geography
  • Graphic Design
  • Health & Social Care
  • History
  • ICT
  • Maths
  • Media
  • Music
  • Musical Theatre
  • Photography
  • PE
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Religion, Philosophy and Ethics
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport

Please note that French and Spanish taster sessions are for students who are taking Spanish / French at GCSE. They are not for beginners.