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Admissions and Entry Requirements

Note to Applicants

All courses are subject to viable numbers.

  • Submitting applications by the December before the year of entry will help ensure all choices are feasible.  However applications can be submitted and are still welcomed after this date.
  • Entry into the Sixth Form is specific for the individual courses, please see the requirements table below.

Procedure for Internal Applicants

  1. November 2018:
    Attend Sixth Form open evening, discuss options with subject teachers & mentor.
  2. November/December 2018:
    Attend Year 11 guidance interview, submit application for the Sixth Form. Interviews to start week commencing 20th November.
  3. March 2019:
    Receive offer.
  4. August 2019:
    Confirm offer, confirm choices and register for Sixth Form.
  5. September 2019:
    Commence Sixth Form courses.

Procedure for External Applicants

  1. November 2018:
    Attend Sixth Form Open Evening, discuss options with subject staff.
  2. November/December 2018:
    Submit application for the Sixth Form.
  3. March 2019:
    Attend interview at The Beaconsfield School.
  4. April 2019:
    Receive offer
  5. August 2019:
    Confirm offer, confirm choices and register for Sixth Form.
  6. September 2019:
    Commence Sixth Form courses.
Subject Minimum Entry Requirements

A Levels (7 GCSE A* - C or 9 – 5 grades including English and Maths grade 5)

 Art, Craft & Design              

 (Art, Photography or Textiles)

 GCSE Art, Photography or Textiles 6/B

 Biology

 GCSE Combined or 2 x separate Sciences 6, Maths 6

 Chemistry

 GCSE Combined or 2 x separate Sciences 6, Maths 6

 English Literature

 GCSE English Language & Literature 6

 Geography

 GCSE Geography 6

 Graphics

 GCSE Graphics B

 History

 GCSE History 6

 Mathematics

 GCSE Maths 7

 Film Studies

 GCSE Media C if taken

 Philosophy and Ethics

 GCSE English 6

 Psychology

 GCSE English, Maths & Science 6

 Spanish

 GCSE Spanish 7

 Theatre Studies

 GCSE Drama 6 & English 6

Level 3 (5 GCSE A* - C or 9 – 5 grades including English and Maths grade 4)

 Applied Business

 GCSE Business C if taken

 BTEC ICT

 GCSE ICT C if taken

 BTEC Science Ext Certificate

 GCSE Science 5

 BTEC Sport Ext Certificate

 GCSE Sport 5 or BTEC Sport M