Courses

Admission to Year 12 is subject to you meeting the following minimum entry requirements:

  • Achieving 6 grade 4s (or equivalent) including English Language.
  • Meeting the specific entry requirements for each individual subject that you opt for.

Individual Subject Entry Requirements

 

Subject

 

Award

 

Minimum Entry Requirements (Essential)

Further Recommendations (Desirable)

Art & Design: Fine Art

A Level

5 in Art

 

Biology

AS/AL

6 in Biology

(or 6 6 in Combined Science)

6 in Mathematics

6 in English Language

 

 

Chemistry

AS/AL

6 in Chemistry

(or 6 6 in Combined Science)

6 in Mathematics

 

English Literature

A Level

6 in English Literature

6 in English Language

 

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

Extended Project

6 in English Language (plus an interview in September 2021)

 

Geography

A Level

5 in English Language

5 in Geography (if studied at GCSE)

5 or above in Geography

Government & Politics

A Level

5 in English Language or Literature

 

5 in History (if studied at GCSE)

History

A Level

6 in English Language or Literature
5 in History (if studied at GCSE)

5 or above in GCSE History

Further Mathematics

A Level

7 in Mathematics

8 or 9 in Mathematics

Mathematics

A Level

7 in Mathematics (raw scores for those with a 6 will be considered)

 

Maths in Context: Core Maths

AS

5 in Mathematics

 

Physics

AS/AL

6 in Physics

(or 6 6 in Combined Science)

6 in Mathematics

 

Psychology

A Level

5 in Mathematics
5 in English Language

5 in Science/5 in Biology

 

Sociology

A Level

5 in English Language

5 English Literature

Spanish

A Level

6 in Spanish

6 in English Language

Theology

A Level

6 in Religious Education

5 in English Language

6 in English Language

Vocational

 

 

 

Business

BTEC

4 in English Language 

5 in Mathematics

 

Criminology

Applied Diploma

5 in English Language

 

Health and Social Care

BTEC

4 in English Language

 

Performing Arts

BTEC

4 in English Language

5 in Drama (if taken at GCSE)

 

IT

BTEC

4 in English Language

4 in Mathematics

 

Science

BTEC

4 in English Language

5 5 in Combined Science

5 in Mathematics

Sport

BTEC

4 in English Language

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can access a complete Subject Information Guide below:

Subject Information Guide 2020-21

You also have access to Russell Group Informed Choices to help you make decisions about post-16 education. You may find this a helpful as you consider the best courses and subjects for you to study at our Sixth Form.

Alternatively to find out where your Post 16 options could take you or find specific advice, visit the Which? Guide

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