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Subject Specific Entry Requirements

A LEVEL COURSES

COURSE

MINIMUM GRADE REQUIREMENT

ADDITIONAL GRADE REQUIREMENT

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

ART & DESIGN

B in GCSE Art or related subject   Grade 4

BIOLOGY

GCSE Double Scientists, Core & Additional Science grade B.

The Biology components of Additional Science must be a minimum of a grade B

GCSE Triple Scientists, GCSE Biology grade B

GCSE Mathematics grade 4 Grade 4

BUSINESS STUDIES

Grade B in GCSE Business Studies or Merit in BTEC First Certificate in Business. If not previosuly studied Grade B in a related subject GCSE Mathematics grade 4 Grade 4

CHEMISTRY

GCSE Double Scientists, Core & Additional Science grade B.

The Chemistry component of Additional Science must be a minimum of a grade B

GCSE Triple Scientists, GCSE Chemistry grade B

GCSE Mathematics grade 5 Grade 4

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Grade C in GCSE Computer Science GCSE Mathematics grade 4 Grade 4

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY: PRODUCT DESIGN

Grade B in a related Technology subject GCSE Mathematics grade 4 Grade 4

DRAMA & THEATRE STUDIES

Grade B in GCSE Drama. If not previosuly studied Grade B in a related subject   Grade 4

ECONOMICS

Grade B in GCSE Business Studies or Merit in BTEC Extended Certificate in Business. If not previosuly studied Grade B in a related subject   Grade 4

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Grade 6 in English Language   Grade 6

ENGLISH LITERATURE

Grade 6 in English Literature

Grade 6 in English Language
  Grade 6

GEOGRAPHY

Grade B in GCSE Geography. If not previosuly studied Grade B in a related subject (eg. History)   Grade 4

HISTORY

Grade B in GCSE History   Grade 4

MATHEMATICS

Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics   Grade 4

FURTHER MATHEMATICS

Grade 8 in GCSE Mathematics   Grade 4


LEVEL 3 CORE MATHEMATICS

Grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics   Grade 4


MEDIA STUDIES

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature   Grade 5

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES FRENCH, GERMAN & SPANISH

Grade B in the relevant MFL GCSE   Grade 4

MUSIC

Grade C in GCSE Music if studied Students must be able to play an instrument or sing to at least grade 4 standard for year 1 and grade 5 level for year 2

An audition will also be required
 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Grade B in GCSE Physical Education, or a Merit in BTEC Sport. If not previosuly studied then a grade B in a related subject is required. In order to succeed at higher level, students will be required to perform at a high level in a minimum of 2 activities. Please see the PE staff for further information Grade 4

PHYSICS

GCSE Double Scientists, Core & Additional Science grade B.

The Physics component of Additional Science must be a minimum of a grade B

GCSE Triple Scientists, GCSE Physics grade B

Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics Grade 4

PSYCHOLOGY

GCSE Double Scientists, Core & Additional Science grade B.

The Biology component of Additional Science must be a minimum of a grade B

GCSE Triple Scientists, GCSE Biology grade B

  Grade 5

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Grade B in GCSE Religious Education. If not previosuly studied then a grade B in a related subject is required.   Grade 5

SOCIOLOGY

Grade 5 in English Language    

 

BTEC LEVEL 3 COURSES

COURSE

SPECIFIC GRADE REQUIREMENT

ADDITIONAL GRADE REQUIREMENT

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT


BTEC APPLIED
SCIENCE

GCSE grade C in Core Science and Additional Science OR 2 GCSE's grade C in Biology, Chemistry or Physics OR Merit grade and above in Level 2 BTEC Applied Science. Grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics Grade 4

BTEC ART & DESIGN (FASHION & CLOTHING)

Merit in BTEC Level 2 or a Grade B in GCSE Textiles, Art, Graphics, or a related subject   Grade 4

BTEC BUSINESS

Grade C in GCSE Business Studies or Merit in BTEC First Certificate in Business   Grade 4

BTEC SPORT

Grade C in GCSE Physical Education, or a Pass in BTEC Level 2 Sport. If not previosuly studied then a grade B in a related subject is required.   Grade 4

BTEC ICT

Grade C in GCSE ICT or a Merit in BTEC First Certificate in ICT or grade D in Computer Science. Will also consider other relevant qualifications.   Grade 4


BTEC TRAVEL & TOURISM
 

GCSE English Language grade 4 or grade C in GCSE Geography or GCSE Business Studies    


WJEC FOOD SCIENCE & NUTRITION LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA
 

GCSE grade B in Food Technology or Catering   Grade 4

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