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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Sixth Form Admissions

Specific Criteria

Specific criteria in relation to minimum academic entrance requirements for admission to the post-16 provision.

A Levels

Students must have 5 or more GCSE passes, including English and Mathematics, grade 5 to study A levels.

  • For most subjects a GCSE pass at grade 5 or above in the subject
  • For Psychology, Politics and Sociology a GCSE pass at grade 5 or above in English
  • For History and Geography 5 a GCSE pass at grade 5 or above in English and History / Geography
  • For Economics a GCSE pass at grade 6 or above in English and Maths
  • For Sciences a GCSE pass at grade 6,6 or above in additional sciences or a grade 6 or above in two or more single sciences
  • For Mathematics GCSE pass at grade 6 or above at GCSE in mathematics
  • For Further Maths GCSE pass at grade 8 or above at GCSE mathematics

Vocational Level 3 Courses including BTEC

Students must have 5 or more GCSE passes, including English and Mathematics, grade 4 to study level three vocational BTECs.

Level 3 students must choose three subjects from the four blocks, only one subject can be chosen from each block.  Level 3 students who have Turkish GCSE grade 4 and above have the option of choosing A level Turkish in additional to their option choices.

Vocational Level 3 Courses including BTEC

Students must have 5 or more GCSE passes at grade 3.