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Sixth Form

About our Sixth Form academy


Entrance Criteria

Minimum Entry Requirements: Level 4 in English Language and Maths and C grades or equivalent in 3 other qualifications.

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A Level Subjects

Entry Requirements

Art (Fine Art)

GCSE Art and Design

4

Art (Photography)

GCSE Photography or another creative subject

4

Biology

GCSE English Language and Maths

5

GCSE Trilogy Science

Grade 7 in Biology papers  1 & 2

7/6

Or GCSE Biology + one other science

6/6

Business

GCSE English Language or Maths

5

GCSE Business (if taken)

4

Chemistry

GCSE English Language

5

GCSE Maths

6

GCSE Trilogy Science

Grade 7 Chemistry papers  1 & 2

7/6

Or GCSE Chemistry + one other science

7/6

Computer Science

GCSE Computer Science

6

GCSE English Language

5

GCSE Maths

6

Drama & Theatre

GCSE Drama 5 considered/English Language

6

GCSE English Language

5

Economics

GCSE English Language

5

GCSE Maths - Level 5 considered

6

 + additional 5 GCSE Grades 9-4 or equivalents

 

English Language & Literature

GCSE English Language and Literature

(Level 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature considered)

6

English Literature

GCSE English Language and Literature

6/6

French

Higher Tier 6 considered 7 preferred

7/6

Geography

GCSE Geography

4

GCSE English Language

5

History

GCSE History

5

GCSE English - Level 5 considered 6 preferred

6/5

Japanese

GCSE Japanese

7/6

Maths

GCSE Maths Higher tier - Grade 7 preferred but strong grade 6 will be considered

7/6

Further Maths

GCSE Maths Higher tier – Grade 8 preferred but strong grade 7 will be considered

8/7

Must also take Maths A Level

Level 3 Certificate Mathematical Studies

GCSE Maths grade 5 - strong level 4 considered

5

Media Studies

GCSE Media

5

If Media not taken, then a Grade 4 (or equivalent) or above in another creative/ICT related subject.

4

GCSE English Language - Level 5 preferred

5

Physical Education

GCSE PE must have a minimum of a grade 5 on the Theory Paper

6

and GCSE Trilogy Science

5/5

Physics

GCSE English Language (L 5) and GCSE Maths (L 6)

5/6

GCSE Trilogy Science

Grade 7 in P1 & P2 Physics

7/6

Or GCSE Physics + one other science

MUST STUDY A LEVEL MATHS

6/6

Psychology

GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths

6/6

AND GCSE Trilogy Science

6/6

AND GCSE Psychology (if taken)

6

Sociology

GCSE English Language

5

Spanish

Higher Tier 6 considered 7 preferred

7/6

Textiles

GCSE Textiles

5

 

 

Vocational Courses

Entry Requirements

Food Science & Nutrition

Hospitality and Catering

M2

BTEC Health & Social Care

GCSE English Language

5

BTEC Sport

GCSE PE / BTEC Level 2

4 / M2

GCSE Trilogy Science

4/4

Applied Psychology

GCSE English Language

5

BTEC Travel & Tourism

Level 4 in English Language and Maths and 3 other grade 4s

 

Information Technology

 

Certificate in Information Technologies

GCSE Computer Science

M2

5

GCSE English Language

5

GCSE Maths

5

RSL Music Technology

Level 2 Music Technology or GCSE Music

M2/5

RSL Music Performance

Level 2 BTEC/Rockschool or GCSE Music

M2/5

Grade 5 performance standard in your chosen instrument/voice

 

Level 3 RSL Music Theatre

Arts subject e.g. Music, Drama, Dance

5

Level 2 Music Technology or GCSE Music

M2/5