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A Level Entry Requirements 2018

Our general entry requirement into the sixth form is 330 points from your best 8 GCSEs that score points, including GCSE English Language or GCSE English Literature and GCSE mathematics at a 5 or above.

The following grades are scored as outlined:

A* - 58, A – 52, B – 46, C – 40, D – 34
9 – 60, 8 – 58, 7 – 55, 6 – 49, 5 – 43, 4 – 40
Distinction* - 58, Distinction – 52, Merit – 46, Pass – 40

Vocational subjects are level 2 grades only

To access our full range of subjects 360 points is required. Students gaining between 330 and 360 points may follow a more applied route or a mix of applied courses and A Levels where entry criteria are met. With a point score of 360 or above, you may choose to study subjects at A Level that you did not study at GCSE, where indicated in the subject requirements.

Entry to individual courses is dependent on meeting the subject specific requirements outlined below.

SubjectRequirements
ArtGrade 6 or above in GCSE Art if studied or a portfolio of work to be assessed.
BiologyGrade 6 or above in GCSE Biology and another single science, or Grade 7 or above in Core and Additional Science. (NB 6 grades must be achieved in all examination components)
BusinessGrade B or above in GCSE Business if studied or 360 points
Business Applied General330 Points
ChemistryGrade 6 or above in GCSE Chemistry and another single science, or Grade 7 or above in Core and Additional Science. (NB 6 grades must be achieved in all examination components)
Computer ScienceGrade 6 or above in GCSE Computer Studies if studied or 6 or above in GCSE Maths
DanceGrade 5 or above in GCSE Dance and prior Dance experience essential
DT Product DesignGrade 6 or above in GCSE Product Design / Textiles
English LanguageGrade 6 or above in GCSE English Language and English Literature
English LiteratureGrade 6 or above in GCSE English Language and English Literature
FrenchGrade 6 or above GCSE French
GeographyGrade 6 or above in GCSE Geography if studied or 360 points
GermanGrade 6 or above in GCSE German
Health and Social Care Applied General330 points
HistoryGrade 6 or above in GCSE History if studied or 360 points
ICT Applied GeneralGrade 5 or above in GCSE ICT or at least a Pass in a Level 2 IT course or 330 points
MediaGrade B or above in GCSE Media if studied or 360 points
MathsGrade 7 or above in GCSE Mathematics. Grade 6 students will be required to pass an initial Algebra based assessment before entry to the course
Further MathsGrade 8 or above in GCSE Mathematics
MusicGrade 6 or above in GCSE Music or Grade 5 theory, and at least Grade 5 on main instrument
SociologyGrade 6 or above in GCSE Sociology if studied or 360 points
Sport Applied GeneralGrade 5 or above in GCSE PE and Grade 5 or above in GCSE Science and a commitment to sports or physical activities outside core PE
PhotographyGrade 6 or above in a GCSE Arts subject or a portfolio of work to be assessed
PhysicsGrade 6 or above in GCSE Physics and another single science, or Grade 7 or above in Core and Additional Science. (NB 6 grades must be achieved in all examination components)
PsychologyGrade B or above in GCSE Psychology if studied or 360 points
Religious StudiesGrade 6 or above in GCSE Religious Education if studied or 360 points
SpanishGrade 6 or above in GCSE Spanish
Theatre StudiesGrade 5 or above in GCSE Drama or prior Drama experience
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