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A Level Entry Requirements 2019

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* - 58A – 52B – 46C – 40D – 34 
9 – 608 – 587 – 556 – 495 – 434 – 40
L2D* – 58L2D – 52L2M – 46L2P – 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.

SubjectBWA Requirements
ArtGrade 6 or above in GCSE Art if studied or a portfolio of work to be assessed
Biology Grade 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)
Business Grade 6 or above in GCSE Business if studied or 360 points if not studied
Business Applied General 330 points
Chemistry Grade 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 Science Grade 6 or above in GCSE Computer Studies if studied or 6 or above in GCSE Maths if not studied
Dance Grade 5 or above in GCSE Dance and prior Dance experience essential
DT Product Design 6 or above in GCSE Product Design/Textiles
English Language Grade 7 or above in GCSE English Language or Grade 6 in both GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature
English Literature Grade 7 or above in GCSE English Literature or Grade 6 in both GCSE English Language and GSCE English Literature
French Grade 6 or above GCSE French
Geography Grade 6 or above in GCSE Geography if studied or 360 points if not studied
Health and Social Care Applied General 330 points
History Grade 6 or above in GCSE History if studied or 360 points if not studied
ICT Applied General Grade 5 or above in GCSE ICT or at least a Pass in a Level 2 IT course or 330 points
Media Grade 6 or above in GCSE Media if studied or 360 points if not studied
Maths Grade 7 or above in GCSE Mathematics
Further Maths Grade 8 or above in GCSE Mathematics
Music Grade 6 or above in GCSE Music or Grade 5 theory and main instrument
Sociology Grade 6 or above in GCSE Sociology if studied or grade 5 English Language and 360 points if not studied
Sport Applied General Grade 5 or above in GCSE PE and Grade 5 or above in GCSE science plus a commitment to sports or physical activities outside core PE
Photography Grade 6 or above in a GCSE Arts subject or a portfolio of work to be assessed
Physics Grade 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)
Psychology Grade B or above in GCSE Psychology if studied  or 360 points if not studied
Religious Studies Grade 6 or above in GCSE Religious Education. 360 points if not studied
Spanish Grade 6 or above in GCSE Spanish
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