Entry Requirements

Subject

Specific Entry Criteria

Art and Design

A grade 6 or above in an Art based course. Portfolios of work may be considered by the Head of Expressive Arts if a student has not followed the specific subject.

Biology

A grade 6 or above in the biology exam component of 2 science courses.

Business Studies

A grade 6 or above in Business. Mathematics and English grades will be considered if a student has not studied business before.

BTEC Applied Science

A grade 5 in Examination paper for Biology Chemistry and Physics. Also a grade 5 in Maths and English.

Cambridge Technical (ICT)

A distinction or above in ICT.

An assessment of ICT skills will be considered by the head of technology

Chemistry

A grade 6 or above in the chemistry exam component of 2 science courses

Computer Science

A level 6 – 9 in Computer Science and level 7 or above in Maths.

Dance

A grade 6 or above in Dance. A performance may be considered by the Head of Dance if a student has not studied GCSE Dance.

Drama & Theatre Studies

A grade 6 or above in Drama. A monologue performance may be considered by the Head of Drama if a student has not studied GCSE Drama.

Economics

Students should have a minimum of five GCSE Grade 5 or above with a 6 in Mathematics. No previous experience of Economics is needed.

English Language

A grade 6 or above in both English Language & English Literature.

English Literature

A grade 6 or above in both English Language & English Literature.

Extended Project

A grade 6 or above in Mathematics and English.

French

A grade 7 in GCSE French.

Geography

A grade 6 or above in Geography. 

Health & Social Care (L3)

A grade Level 2 Merit or above in Health & Social Care (L2) and a 5 in English Language

History

A grade 6 or above in History. 

Mathematics

A grade 7 or above in Mathematics.

Further Maths

At least a Grade 8 in GCSE Mathematics (from the Higher Tier) with a 4, or above in English Language.

Level 3 Digital Media

A grade 5 /6 or above in English

Music

A grade 6 or above in Music AND a Grade 5 in an instrument (or equivalent standard)

Photography

A grade 6 or above in an Art based course. Portfolios of work may be considered by the Head of Expressive Arts if a student has not studied Photography at GCSE.

Physics

A grade 6 or above in the physics exam component of 2 science courses

Psychology

A grade 6 or above in English Language, Mathematics & Science (Biology exam)..

Religious Studies

 

A grade 6 or above in Religious Studies

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Sociology

A grade 6 or above in Sociology or a Humanities based subject & English Language if a student has not studied Sociology before

Spanish

A grade 7 at GCSE Spanish

Textiles

A grade 6 or above in an Art based course. Portfolios of work may be considered by the Head of Expressive Arts if a student has not studied Textiles at GCSE.

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