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Subject Specific

Sixth Form Entry Requirements 2023   

A Level Subject

Minimum Required GCSE Grades

Grade 4 or above in Mathematics and English Language. A grade 5 or above in one of either Mathematics, English Language or English Literature. A total point score of 46, based on the applicant’s best 8 subject grades.   

Art & Design - Fine Art

Grade 6 in Art

Biology

Grade 7 in Biology or grades 7-7 in Combined Science (grade 7 in the Biology unit) and grade 6 in Mathematics.

Business

Grade 5 in English Literature and Mathematics

Chemistry

Grade 7 in Chemistry or grades 7-7 in Combined Science (grade 7 in the Chemistry unit) and grade 7 in Mathematics.

Computing

Grade 7 in Mathematics and grade 6 in Computing, if taken.

Design & Technology: Product Design

Grade 6 in a Design and Technology discipline

Drama & Theatre Studies

Grade 6 in Drama and grade 5 in English Literature

Economics

Grade 6 in English Literature and Mathematics

English Literature

Grade 6 in English Literature

Film Studies

Grade 5 in English Literature 

French

Grade 7 in French. Strong grade 6s will be considered.

Geography

Grade 6 in Geography

German

Grade 7 in German. Strong grade 6s will be considered.

History

Grade 6 in History and English Literature

Mathematics

Grade 7 in Mathematics

Mathematics (Further)

Grade 8 in Mathematics

Music

Grade 6 in Music and grade 4 standard on your instrument/voice

Music Technology

Grade 5 in Physics and you must be a practising musician or music technician.

Physical Education

Grade 6 in PE (grade 6 in both theory papers) and play regular competitive sport outside of school.

Physics

Grade 7 in Physics or a 7-7 in Combined Science (grade 7 in the Physics unit) and grade 7 in Mathematics.

Politics

Grade 6 in English Literature

Psychology

Grade 6 in English Literature and grade 7 in Biology or grades 7-7 in Combined Science. Grade 7 in Psychology, if taken.

Religious Studies

Grade 6 in English Literature and grade 6 in Religious Studies, if taken.

Sociology

Grade 5 in English Literature

Spanish

Grade 7 in Spanish

Other qualifications

 

Core Mathematics

Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics

  • PTI 20
  • PTI Art 2022
  • PTI Geography 2022
  • Gold Science Mark
  • Secondary Geography Quality Mark
  • Stem learning
  • unicef bronze
  • IQM Inclusive School Award
  • IQM Centre of Excellence Award