Courses

A Level Courses

 

   Subject If studied at Key Stage 4 If not studied at Key Stage 4

Art and Design

(A Level)

 Grade 5 in Art

Grade 5 in at least 3 courses 

(or based on a portfolio)

Art Photography

(A Level)

 

Grade 6 in Art and Design

(or based on a portfolio)

Biology

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Biology OR Grade 7 in Combined  Science

AND Grade 6 in Maths 

 

Business Studies

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Business Studies OR Merit in BTEC Business Level 2

Grade 5 in English OR Maths

Chemistry

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Chemistry OR Grade 7 in Combined Science

AND Grade 6 in Maths 

 

Computer Science

(A Level)

 

Grade 7 in Mathematics

Drama

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Drama  

Grade 6 in English Language OR English Literature

Economics 

(A Level)

 

Grade 6 in English AND Maths

AND Grade 6 in Business Studies GCSE (if taken)

English Language

(A Level)

Grade 6 in English Language OR English Literature

 

English Literature

(A Level)

Grade 6 in English Language OR English Literature

 

English Lang/Lit

(A Level)

Grade 5 in English Language AND Grade 6 in English  Literature

 

Film Studies

(A Level)

 

Grade 6 in English Literature AND/OR Grade 5 in English Language

French

(A Level)

 Grade 6 in French

 

Geography

(A Level)

 Grade 6 in Geography AND Grade 5 in Maths 

 Grade 6 in English Language OR English Literature  

 AND Grade 5 in Maths

German

(A Level)

 Grade 6 in German

 

Government and Politics

(A Level)

 

Grade 6 in English Language OR English Literature OR  History

History

(A Level)

Grade 6 in History 

Grade 6 in English Literature OR English Language

Mathematics

(A Level)

Grade 7 in Mathematics

 

Further Mathematics

(A Level)

 Grade 8 in Mathematics

 

Music

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Music 

AND to be proficient in at least one instrument and/orvoice to grade 5

 

Physical Education

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Physical Education 

AND Grade 5/6 in Science

AND regular participation in at least one sport

 

 

Physics

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Physics OR Grade 7 in Combined Science

AND Grade 6 in Maths

 

Psychology

(A Level)

 

Grade 5 in Maths

AND Grade 6 in English Language OR English Literature

Religious Studies

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Religious Studies AND Grade 4 in Maths AND Grade 5 in English Language

 

Sociology

(A Level)

 

Grade 4 in English Literature or Language OR Grade 4 in Religious Studies

Spanish

(A Level)

Grade 6 in Spanish

 

 

BTEC Courses

 

Subject If studied at Key Stage 4 If not studied at Key Stage 4

Applied Science

(BTEC Level 3)

Grade 4 in English Language, Maths  AND Grade 4 in Science OR Merit in BTEC Science  Level 2

 

Business Studies

(BTEC Level 3)

Grade 4 in English Language OR Maths AND Pass in Business BTEC Level 2 OR Grade C in Business Studies GCSE

Grade 4 in English Language  OR Maths

Health and Social Care

(BTEC Level 3)

Grade BB in Health and Social Care GCSE OR Merit in BTEC Health and Social BTEC  Level 2

Grade 4 in English Language  OR Maths

IT

(BTEC Level 3)

Merit in ICT National Level 2 OR Grade 4 in Computer Science

Grade 4 in Maths

Thought for the Week
“You will never be happy if your happiness depends on getting solely what you want. Change the focus.”
Venerable Fulton Sheen