Entry Requirements

There are several Pathways through the Sixth Form. Which Pathway you take will depend on your achievements in Year 11 and your intentions for education after Sixth Form. You must meet the entry requirements for the Pathway and specific subjects that you wish to follow.

 

According to the entry requirements below, students are offered a specific Pathway;

 

Pathway 1:

At least five GCSEs grades 9-5

(including grade 4 in English and Maths)

Students have the option to study one T Level 

Pathway 2:

At least eight GCSEs grades 9-5

(minimum of six grade 7 or above)

Students can opt to do 4 A Levels or 3 A Levels and EPQ

Pathway 3:

At least eight GCSEs grades 9-4

(minimum of four grade 5 or above)

Students study 3 A Levels

Pathway 4:

At least eight GCSEs grades 9-4

(including grade 4 in English or Maths)

Students study two Level 3 BTEC qualifications and can study one A Level or a further Level 3 equivalent qualification

Pathway 5:

At least five GCSEs grades 9-4

(including grade 4 in English or Maths)

Students study three Level 3 BTEC qualifications and may also retake GCSE Maths or English if they have not achieved a 4 in one or the other.

Pathway 6:

Fewer than five GCSEs grades 9-4

(including grade 4 in English or Maths)

Students follow the Level 2 Courses and retake both GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics.

   

Additional Requirements

In addition to meeting the above requirements to follow each Pathway, students must also meet the entry requirements for each subject they intend to study. You must meet the higher of the two entry criteria, between the schools, depending on where your lessons will be taught. 

You can find our Subject Requirements page here.

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