Course Entry Requirements for September 2021

Students are expected to achieve a minimum of grade 5 or above at GCSE to be considered for A Level and BTEC courses. Below are the minimum entry requirements for all Level 3 courses. Entry requirements for our Level 1 course is based on a case by case basis.

Subject Course GCSE Maths Level GCSE English Level Other Requirements
Applied Biology BTEC 4 4
Applied Science BTEC 4 4 BTEC Applied Science: Merit or GCSE Science 5
Art & Design A level 4 5 4 in Art or Interview
Biology A level 6 5 6 in Biology
Business Studies BTEC 5 5
Chemistry A level 6 5 6 in Chemistry
Computer Science A level 6 5
Dance BTEC 4 4
Drama BTEC 4 5
English Literature A level 4 6
English Language A level 4 5
Geography A level 5 5
German A level 5 5
Health & Social Care BTEC 4 4
History A level 4 6
ICT BTEC 5 5
Mathematics A level 6 4
Music BTEC 4 5
Philosophy, Ethics and Religious Studies A level 4 6
Photography A level 4 5
Physics A level 6 5 6 in Physics
Product Design A level 5 5 5 in design and technology
Psychology A level 5 6
Psychology BTEC 4 5
Sociology A level 4 6
Sports Science BTEC 5 5
Travel & Tourism BTEC 4 5
Textiles A level 4 5 5 in design and technology or Interview
World languages

(e.g. Punjabi, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Mandarin, Urdu, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian)

A level 4 4 These are offered on a case by case basis and are studied independently.