Sixth Form Entrance Criteria

ENTRANCE CRITERIA 2024 - 2025

Entry into the Sixth Form at Christ's School has minimum academic entry requirements:

  • 5 GCSEs at grades 9-5, with an Average Point Score (APS) of 5.0.
  • A minimum of Grade 5 in English andGrade 5 in Maths are required, plus a minimum of Grade 6 in the subjects you want to study. 

Grade requirements for individual A Levels are as follows:

  • Art A Level – GCSE Art grade 6 
  • Biology A Level – GCSE Biology grade 6, or GCSE Combined Science grade 6-6
  • Business BTEC - a minimum of 5.0 APS plus keen interest in the subject area you want to study
  • Chemistry A Level - GCSE Chemistry grade 6, or GCSE Combined Science grade 6-6 
  • Computer Studies A Level - GCSE Computer Studies grade 6 
  • Drama A Level - GCSE Drama grade 6 or higher, or English grades 6-6 or higher
  • Economics A Level – GCSE Maths grade 6 or higher, plus English or a Humanities Subject grade 6 
  • English Literature A Level – GCSE English grades 6-6 
  • French A Level – GCSE French grade 6 
  • Further Maths A Level – GCSE Maths grade 8, plus taking Maths A Llevel
  • Geography A Level – GCSE Geography grade 6 
  • History A Level - GCSE History grade 6 
  • Maths A Level - GCSE Maths grade 7 
  • Media Studies A Level - GCSE English grades 6-6 
  • Music A Level – GCSE Music grade 6 or higher, or proven practical skills at GCSE standard
  • Physical Education A Level - GCSE Physical Education grades 6-6 
  • Physics A Level – GCSE Physics grade 6, or Combined Science grade 6-6, plus taking Maths A Level
  • Politics A Level – GCSE English or a Humanities subject grade 6 
  • Product Design A Llevel – GCSE Product Design grade 6 
  • Psychology A Level – GCSE Combined Science 6-6, or two grade 6s in Separate Sciences. 
  • Religious Education A Level – GCSE Religious Education grade 6 
  • Sociology A Level - GCSE English or a Humanities subject grade 6 
  • Spanish A Level – GCSE Spanish grade 6 

The school reserves the right to review applications where appropriate. 

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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