In addition to the requirements below each student will need to achieve a minimum of a Grade 4 in 5 of their GCSE subjects.

 

6th Form Subject (A level/BTEC)

Subject Entrance Minimum Requirements

A

Art (A level)

GCSE Art grade 5, or subject to portfolio review if a grade 4 is attained or GCSE Art not completed.

B

Biology (A level)

GCSE Biology grade 6 in Triple Science, or grade 6-6 in GCSE Double Award Science, with GCSE
Maths grade 6 and GCSE English (Literature or Language) grade 5.

Business Studies (A level)

Either GCSE English (Literature or Language) and Maths grade 5, or grade 6 in GCSE Business Studies.

Business Studies (BTEC)

Five 4 – 9 GCSE grades including a minimum of a 4 in GCSE English (Literature or Language) and a
minimum of a 4 in GCSE Maths.

C

Chemistry (A level)

GCSE Chemistry grade 6 in Triple Science, or grade 6-6 in GCSE Double Award Science, with GCSE
Maths grade 6.

Computer Science (A level)

GCSE Computer Science grade 5 or if computer Science has not been completed, GCSE Maths
grade 6.

D

Dance (A level)

GCSE Dance grade 5 and GCSE English Literature grade 5.

3D Design

GCSE Design and Technology grade 5, or grade 4 considered subject to a portfolio review.
Alternatively, if Design and Technology has not been completed, GCSE Art and Design grade 5 and a
portfolio review.

Drama and Theatre Studies (A level)

GCSE Drama grade 5 and GCSE English Literature grade 5.

E

Economics (A level)

GCSE English (Literature or Language) and Maths grade 6.

English Language (A level)

GCSE English Language grade 5.

English Literature (A level)

GCSE English Literature grade 6.

F

Film Studies (A level)

GCSE English Language grade 5, or GCSE English Language grade 4 and English Literature grade 5.

French (A level)

GCSE French grade 6.

G

Geography (A level)

GCSE Geography grade 5.

Government & Politics (A level)

GCSE English grade 5 (Literature or Language) and a grade 5 in a GCSE Humanities Subject (History,
Geography or Full Course RE).

H

Health & Social Care (BTEC)

Five 4 – 9 GCSE grades including a minimum of a 4 in GCSE English (Literature or Language).

History (A level)

GCSE History grade 6, or if History has not been completed at GCSE, a GCSE English (Literature or
Language) grade 6.

I

IT Technical Award (Double)

Five 4 – 9 GCSE grades, including a minimum of a 4 in English (Literature or Language) and a
minimum of a 4 in Maths

IT Technical Award (Single)

Five 4 – 9 GCSE grades, including a minimum of a 4 in English (Literature or Language) and a
minimum of a 4 in Maths

M

Maths (A level)

GCSE Maths grade 7

Maths (Level 3 Core)

GCSE Maths grade 5.

Further Maths (A level)

GCSE Maths grade 8. Students with a grade 7 will be considered upon successful completion of an
entrance exam

Media Studies (A level)

GCSE English Language grade 5, or GCSE English Language grade 4 and English Literature grade 5.

Music (A level)

GCSE Music is not essential but will be a real advantage. If you do not have a GCSE Music
qualification, you will need to be at a minimum of Grade 5 standard on your instrument/voice at the
start of the course. You must be able to confidently read standard music notation as well as have
regular instrumental/singing lessons with an instrumental teacher.

P

Philosophy (A level)

GCSE English (Literature or Language) grade 6.

Physics (A level)

GCSE Physics grade 6 in Triple Science, or grade 6-6 in GCSE Double Award Science, with GCSE
Maths grade 6.

Psychology (A level)

GCSE English (Literature or Language) grade 5, with GCSE Biology grade 6 if a student has
completed Triple Science, or if a student has completed GCSE Double Award Science grade 6, 6.

S

Sociology (A level)

GCSE English (Literature or Language) grade 5.

Sport (BTEC)

GCSE PE grade 5 / Merit in Sport BTEC Level 2. If Level 2 in PE/Sport has not been completed; Five
4 – 9 GCSE grades, including a minimum of GCSE English (Literature or Language) grade 5.

 

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