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Sixth Form pathways and entry requirements

Pathway
Grade requirements

4 A Levels

Five subjects at grade 9-7

3 A Levels

Five subjects at grade 9-5

Mixture of A Level and Vocational

Five subjects at grade 9-4 or Distinction*-Merit

Vocational subjects

Five subjects at grade 9-4 or Distinction*-Merit

 

 

Subject
English Language
Mathematics
Relevant GCSE Subjects
Art and Design: Fine Art
5
 
Art at grade 6
Art and Design:
Photography
5
 
Art at grade 6
Biology
 
6
Sciences at grade 6, specifically Biology 6
Business
5
5
If taken at GCSE then grade 6
Chemistry
 
6
Sciences at grade 6, specifically Chemistry 6
Dance
5
 
Grade 6 in GCSE Dance
English
6
 
English Literature grade 6
Extended Project Qualification
5
 
This will be started towards the end of year 12 and requires you to be on target for your subjects
Further Maths
 
8
 
Geography
5
 
Geography grade 6
History
5
 
History grade 6
Maths
 
7
 
Media
5
 
If taken at GCSE then grade 6
Physics
 
7
Sciences at grade 6, specifically Physics 6
Politics
5
 
A Humanities subject at grade 6 (preferably history)
Psychology
5
5
Humanities subject at Grade 6. Science at grade 6
Sociology
5
 
If taken at GCSE then 6, otherwise a Humanities subject at Grade 6
Spanish
5
 
Spanish at grade 6
Turkish
 
 
Turkish at grade 6
BTEC Applied Science
4
4
Sciences at grade 5
BTEC Business
4
4
If taken then BTEC Business at Merit or GCSE at grade 4
CTEC Engineering
4
5
Sciences at grade 5, specifically physics at grade 5
BTEC Dance
4
 
5 or above in GCSE Dance, Merit or above in BTEC Level 2 Performing Arts
BTEC Health and Social Care
4
 
If taken then BTEC H&SC at Merit or GCSE at grade 4
RSL Music
4
 
If taken at GCSE then grade 6, or BTEC/RSL at Merit
BTEC Sport
4
 
If taken then BTEC Sport at Merit or GCSE at grade 4

 

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