At Aylesford School – Sports College we are passionate about our students achieving and developing the best possible qualifications and skills to enable them to fulfil their career aspirations. It is imperative that we offer a curriculum at Key Stage 5 that prepares our students for the global economic challenges and competition that they will face throughout their working life. We are convinced that the IBCP can do just that.

The International Baccalaureate Career Programme is more than just an education. It is a programme of study that will provide a well-rounded education for post 16 students at Aylesford from September 2017. The programme is an internationally recognised course, followed by students around the world. It seeks to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young adults who are prepared for the modern world. The programme leads to further/higher education, apprenticeships or employment.

Pathway 1:

This consists of a unique blend of academic and career-related study which comprises of 3 elements:

  •  Career-related study
  • Academic study
  • Skill-based core


Pathway 2:

This consists of two elements where students choose three or four career-related study subjects.  A variety of combinations can be taken including studying two doubles, one double and two singles or four singles, etc.  The two elements consist of:

  • Skill-based core
  • Compulsory PSHE Programme


Minimum entry requirements:

5 x A* - C grades at GCSE including either English or Maths

NB: Please note that subjects will not run if there is insufficient demand and an alternative will be offered


Pathway 3:

This consists of three elements where students continue to study English and Maths at GCSE level, undertake a compulsory PSHE programme and complete appropriate work experience.

The three elements consist of:

  • Work Experience Placement
  • English and Maths Studies
  • Compulsory PSHE Programme

Minimum entry requirements:

There are no minimum entry requirements for this pathway

NB: Please note that subjects will not run if there is insufficient demand and an alternative will be offered


Aylesford School-Sports College is a candidate school* for the Career- related Programme. This

school is pursuing authorisation as an IB World School. These are schools that share

a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that

Aylesford School-Sports College believes is important  for our students. 

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