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Entry Requirements

Sixth Form Entry Criteria - September 2018

•             Five GCSE grades at 5 or higher, including a 5 for Mathematics and English          

•             An average GCSE points score of 5.5, or better.

•             The subject specific entry criteria for each chosen option, as noted below

Course

Entry criteria – we offer 19 A level options

Art

Grade 6 or higher in GSCE Art.

Biology

Grade 7 in GCSE Biology or Grades 7 and 7 in GCSE Combined Science.

Chemistry

Grade 7 in GCSE Chemistry or Grades 7 and 7 in GCSE Combined Science.

Classical Civilisation

Grade 6 or higher in English plus a 6 in a related discipline (such as History or a language).

Computer science

Grade 7 GCSE Computing and Mathematics

Design & Technology

B grade or higher in GCSE Design Technology or equivalent.

Economics

Grade B or higher in GCSE Economics. Students who have not studied Economics at GCSE can gain entry via a Grade 6 in both Mathematics and English.

English Literature

Grade 6 or higher in GCSE English Language and Literature.

Geography

Grade 6 or higher in GCSE Geography.

Government & Politics

Grade 6 or higher in GCSE English and a related subject- History/Geography/Economics.

History

Grade 6 or higher in GCSE History.

Mathematics

Grade 7 or higher in GCSE Mathematics.

Further Mathematics

Grade 8 or higher in GCSE Mathematics.

Modern Foreign Languages(French, Spanish)

Grade 6 or higher in the associated language at GCSE.

Music

Grade 6 or higher in GCSE Music, a Grade 4 on an instrument or voice and fluency at reading both the treble and bass clefs.

PE

Grade 6 or higher in GCSE PE in addition to representing either a school or club consistently in one sport. Students who have not studied GCSE PE can gain entry via a grade 6 in English and a grade 6 in a Science.

Physics

Grade 7 in GCSE Physics or Grades 7 and 7 in GCSE Combined Science.

Psychology

Grade 6 or higher in GCSE English and a Grade 6 in a GCSE Science subject.

 

Performance Academy Options

 

Rugby Academy

Players are selected for the academy based on ability and potential.

Hockey, Cricket, Netball Academy

Whilst students are not selected based on ability, there is an expectation that they will make an unwavering commitment to work towards 1st and 2nd Team selection.

Music Academy

Students are required to have a keen interest in pursuing their musical development, with a willingness to present their work to a variety of audiences.

Drama Academy

Students are required to have a keen interest in pursuing their dramatic development, with a willingness to present their work to a variety of audiences.