Course entry requirements

Sixth Form

Course Entry Requirements for September 2023

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.

SubjectCourseGCSE Maths LevelGCSE English LevelOther Requirements
Applied Human BiologyBTEC44 
Applied ScienceBTEC44BTEC Applied Science: Merit or GCSE Science 5
Art & DesignA Level454 in Art or Interview
BiologyA Level656 in Biology
Business StudiesBTEC55 
ChemistryA Level656 in Chemistry
Computer ScienceA Level65 
English LiteratureA Level46 
English LanguageA Level45 
Further MathsA Level75Grade 7 in Maths needed on higher tier paper
GeographyA Level55 
GermanA Level55 
Health & Social CareBTEC44 
HistoryA Level46 
MathematicsA Level64 
Philosophy, Ethics and Religious StudiesA Level46 
PhotographyA Level45 
PhysicsA Level656 in Physics
Politics A Level45 
Product DesignA Level555 in Design and Technology
PsychologyA Level56 
SociologyA Level46 
Sports ScienceBTEC55 
Travel & TourismBTEC45 
TextilesA Level455 in Design and Technology or Interview

World languages

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

A Level44These are offered on a case-by-case basis and are studied independently.