Sixth Form Courses - September 2021 

 

Entry Requirements

The leap from Key Stage 4 to 5 is a challenging one. therefore we require all applicants to our Sixth Form to have obtained the following minimum grades in order to be offered a place:

  • A Levels - at least 5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English and Mathematics
  • BTECs - at least 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above including English and Mathematics

Selected subjects may also require a higher grade in that particular subject.

A LEVEL COURSES

 

Fine Art

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

Grade 4 in Art & Design related subject required.

Photography

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

Grade 4 in Art & Design related subject required.

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.

Core Maths

5 GCSEs graded 9 – 4 including Maths at grade 4

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.

Geography

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

Grade 6 in Geography required.

Further Maths

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

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

Computer Science

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

Grade 5 in Computing required. 

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

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.

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.

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.

 

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