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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.

Jackie Palmer Academy Links

We also work in conjuction with Jackie Palmer Academy. Details below.
 

Subject

Minimum Entry Requirements

A Levels traditional pathway (5 GCSE 9 – 5 grades including English and Maths)

 Art, Craft & Design              

 (Art, Photography or Textiles)

 GCSE Art, Photography, Textiles 6

 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

 History

 GCSE History 6

 Mathematics

 GCSE Maths 7

 Spanish

 GCSE Spanish 7

 AQA Applied Business

 GCSE Business grade 5 if taken, if not taken English and Maths grade 5

IB Diploma subjects – Standard ( grade 4 minimum grade) or Higher(grade 6 minimum grade)

 Film Studies

 GCSE Media 4 if taken

 IB ICT in a Global Society

 GCSE computing or iMedia 4 if taken

 Psychology

 GCSE English, Maths & Science 6 (grade 4 if standard taken)

Anthropology

GCSE English, 6 (grade 4 if standard taken)

Level 3 and IBCP pathway (5 GCSE 9 –4grades including English and Maths grade 4)

BTEC Performing Arts Foundation Diploma

GCSE Drama 4 + audition

 BTEC Science Foundation Diploma

 GCSE Science 4

 BTEC Sport Foundation Diploma

 GCSE Sport 4 or BTEC Sport Pass