2021 Entry Requirements

All students following our Level 3 programme need to have at least 5 Grade 9-4 at GCSE including Mathematics and English. In addition, most courses have specific GCSE entry requirements which are stated in the course description for each subject.

All applicants must have at least 5 GCSE's, Grade 4 or above, including English and Mathematics.
The following table represents the other subject requirements for entry to particular Sixth Form courses this year:

If you have any questions about the curriculum please email sixthforminfo@thejohnroanschool.org.uk or contact Ms. D McWilliams 0208 516 7591

 

Subjects

All must have at least 5 GCSE grade 5 or above including English and Mathematics to study A Levels and 5 GCSE’s at 4-9 including Maths and English to study BTEC

Art: Fine Art

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 4 including English and Maths at grade 4.

Grade 4 in Art & Design related subject required.

Art: Photography

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 4 including English and Maths at grade 4.

Grade 4 in Art & Design related subject required.

Art: Textiles

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 4 including English and Maths at grade 4.

Grade 4 in Art & Design related subject required.
For those who have not previously studied this subject they will have a further interview and may need to produce a portfolio.

Biology

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English and Maths at grade 5.

Grade 66 in Combined Science or Grade 6 in Biology required.

Business Studies

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including Maths at grade 5.

Grade 6 in English required.

Chemistry

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English and Maths at grade 6.

Grade 66 in Combined Science or Grade 6 in Chemistry required.

English Literature

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including at Maths grade 5 and English Literature at grade 6.

French

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English and Maths at grade 5.

Grade 6 in French required.

Further Maths

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English grade 5 and Maths at grade 7.

Geography

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English grade 5 and Maths at grade 6.

Geography at grade 6 (The John Roan Students can be accepted with a grade 5 - depending on attitude and previous assessment data from Y11)

History

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including Maths at grade 5 and English at grade 6.

Grade 6 in History required.

Mathematics

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English grade 5 and Maths at grade 6.

Music

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English and Maths at grade 5.

Grade 6 in Music GCSE or Grade 5 in any instrument or theory from ABRSM or Trinity Guildhall Music.

Physics

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English at grade 5 and Maths at grade 6.

Grade 66 in Combined Science or Grade 6 in Physics required.

Politics

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including Maths at grade 5 and English at grade 6 or History at grade 6.

Psychology

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including Maths at grade 5 and English at grade 6.

Sociology

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including Maths at grade 5 and English at grade 6.

Spanish

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English and Maths at grade 5.

Grade 6 in Spanish required.

BTEC COURSES

 

 Computing

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English grade 5 and Maths at grade 5

Health and Social Care

Grade Merit or higher in Level 2 Health & Social Care or 5 GCSEs graded 4 or above including English and Maths at grade 4

Sport

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 4 including English and Maths at grade 4. Admission is also dependent on a minimum grade of 4 or above in GCSE PE or a Merit at BTEC Level 2.

Science

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 5 including English and Maths. Minimum grade 4 or higher in GCSE Sciences or Merit or higher in BTEC Science Level 2.

Performing Arts

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 4 including English and Maths at grade 4.

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 4 including English and Maths at grade 4. If Drama was not studied at GCSE – students will be required to attend an audition.

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