Sixth Form Entrance Criteria

ENTRANCE CRITERIA 2021 - 2022

ENTRANCE FOR A LEVELS

Minimum 5 GCSE Grade 5-9 with an average GCSE point score of 5+. In addition you need to achieve Grade 6+ in the subjects you wish to study*.

The following subject specific criteria will also apply:

  • Grade 7-9 for Maths
  • Grade 8-9 for Further Maths
  • Grade 6 English Language and English Literature to study English Literature at A Level
  • Grade 6 in the Science Module you wish to study
  • If you would like to study A Level Physics, you must also study A Level Mathematics

*If you wish to study a subject you did not take at GCSE but are proficient and believe you have the base knowledge and understanding to study at post-16 standard, please discuss your suitability at the interview stage.

ENTRANCE TO BTEC LEVEL 3

Minimum 5 GCSE Grade 4-9 plus keen interest in the subject area you want to study.

Progression from Year 12 to Year 13

Students must gain at least an E grade in end of year exams in order to progress to year 13 in that subject.

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