Entry Requirements

The following factors are used when assessing whether criteria for entry into the Sixth Form have been met:

  • Evidence of sustained and committed approach to study throughout KS4
  • Academic profile to date, combined with predicted GCSE grades
  • Pastoral and academic staff recommendations
  • Attendance and punctuality record
  • Performance at interview

Biology (A-level)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.
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Subject Specific Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 6 in Mathematics.
GCSE grade 7 in Sciences.


Business Studies

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.
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Subject Specific Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 6 in English Language.


Business (Level 3 Diploma)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.


Business (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including Mathematics and English.


Chemistry (A-level)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.
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Subject Specific Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 6 in Mathematics.
GCSE grade 7 in Sciences.


Engineering (Level 3 Diploma)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.


Engineering (Level 3 Extended Diploma)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including Mathematics and English


Mathematics (A-level)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.
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Subject Specific Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 7 in Mathematics.


Physics (A-level)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.
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Subject Specific Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 7 in Physics or combined science.
GCSE grade 7 Mathematics.


Product Design (A-level)

General Entry Requirements:
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including Mathematics and English.
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Subject Specific Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 6 in a design subject or a Distinction (Level 2) grade in Engineering Design.