Headstart courses

Headstart Year 12 / S5 courses

Are you a year 12 / S5 student?
We have broad based engineering courses and a wide range of specialist courses - have a look below.

Are you interested in Aeronautical Engineering and enjoying your studies in maths and physics.  A bursary fund has been set up in honour of the late Jon Dennison who had a distinguised career in aerospace and engineering, spanning government and industry.  We have some bursary fully funded places for students who are able to tell us that finances would otherwise prevent them from attending.
Courses available to apply for are:
Aerospace Engineering at Coventry
Aerospace Engineering at Liverpool
Queen's University
University of Salford

University of Sheffield
University of Strathclyde
You can find out how to apply for bursary fully funded places here and more about Jon Dennison here


Are you a Year 11 / S4 Girl?

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Are you a Year 11 / S4 girl who wants to learn new skills and get ahead in the sixth form – and beyond.  If you love science, technology, engineering and maths click here to apply for our Inspire courses for 2016.


Are you a Year 10 / S3 student?

Are you in Year 10 / S3?

If you want to know more about careers using Maths and Science then click here for more information.






Chemistry / Chemical Engineering / Biochemical Engineering


Computer Science



Geology, Geophysics and Geographic



Materials Science


Broad Based Engineering