Manor College has introduced a new pathways system for admissions: 

  • Kirklington 
  • Athelsey 
  • Wolfhunt    

This pathway system will allow you to choose the right subjects for your future. These pathways will keep all progression options open to you; university, apprenticeship, employment. They will ensure that you have a vast array of options when you leave Manor College with excellent grades.

The Kirklington pathway is aimed at students who are interested in entering further education through university courses, degree level apprenticeships or Level 4 apprenticeships. It will also allow them to successfully enter the world of work. This pathway has a mix of diplomas and BTEC courses that will allow pupils to follow their planned career path. Students will receive support and guidance in their choices to ensure that they will be eligible for their future destinations, taking into consideration course requirements. 

Courses: 

  • BTEC Sport  
  • Criminology 
  • Forensics  
  • Health and Social  
  • Performing Arts                 
  • 3D design 

The Athelsey pathway is aimed at those students applying for university or degree level apprenticeships. This pathway has a mix of A-level courses that will support applications to the universities or degree level apprenticeships that best suit your career path. Support and guidance will be given to make sure that the subject choices are right for you, and your future destinations, considering the courses and their entry requirements. 

  • Art and Design 
  • Biology 
  • Business Studies 
  • Chemistry 
  • English Language 
  • English Literature 
  • French 
  • Geography 
  • History 
  • ICT 
  • Physical Education 
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology 
  • Spanish 

The Wolfhunt pathway is aimed at students who are applying for Russell Group universities, Oxbridge and high level degree courses such as vet-med, economics, and PPE. This pathway has a mix of the traditional academic A-levels that will ensure you will have the opportunity to apply for any university/degree. If you are aiming for Oxbridge or a medical degree (including veterinary or dentistry), you will be put into a focus group. This group will give you the extra support for the early application process, work experience and testing necessary to be successful in your application. If you are aiming for Russell Group universities, you will also receive extra support in preparing for requirements such as interviews.   

  • Art and Design 
  • Biology 
  • Business Studies 
  • Chemistry 
  • English Language 
  • English Literature 
  • French 
  • Geography 
  • History 
  • ICT 
  • Maths 
  • Physical Education 
  • Physics 
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology 
  • Spanish