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Entry Requirements

As well as expecting all students to have at least Four grade 4s or equivalent at GCSE, each individual course has its own specific entry requirements

For September 2019

Department

Course

GCSE Entry Requirement

Business

Accounting

4 in English or 5 in Maths & aps 4 & 4 in GCSE Business if taken 

Business

BTEC National (QCF)  Business

4 in English or a Pass in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject area 

Business

Business Studies

4 in English & Maths & aps 4 & 4 in GCSE Business if taken

Business

Economics

4 in English & 5 in Maths & aps 4.3 & 4 in GCSE Business if taken

Business

BTEC (QCF)
Travel and Tourism

4 in English or a Pass in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject area

D&T

Product Design

4 in a Technology GCSE

English

English Language

4 in English and aps of 4

English

English Literature

4 in English & 5 in English Literature

English

Film Studies

4 in English & 4 in English Literature

English

Media Studies

4 in English 

Geography

Geography

4 in English & 4 in Geography

History

History

4 in History & 4 in English & aps 4 

ICT

BTEC National (QCF) IT 4 in English or a Pass in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject area

ICT

Computer Science

4 in English & 6 in Maths

ICT

Computer Science

4 in English & 6 in Maths 

Maths

Further Maths

8 in Maths

Maths

Maths

7 in Maths

MFL

French

5 in French

MFL

German

5 in German

MFL

Italian

5 in Italian

MFL

Spanish

5 in Spanish

PE

Sport and PE

4 in English & 5 in Science & aps 4 & 4 in PE if taken 

PE

BTEC National (QCF) Sport & Physical Activity

4 in English or a Pass in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject area

Perfoming Arts

Drama

4 in English & 4 in Drama if taken or a Pass in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject area

Perfoming Arts

Music

4 in Music, plus grade 4

RE

Religious Studies

4 in a Humanity & 4 in English  

Science

AQA Applied Science

5 and 4 in Combined Science & aps of 4, or 5 and 4 in Triple Science & aps of 4

Science

Biology

7 and 6 in Combined Science & 5 in Maths, or 7 and 6 (minimum of 6 in Biology) in Triple Science & 5 in Maths

Science

Chemistry

7 and 6 in Combined Science & 5 in Maths, or 7 and 6 (minimum of 6 in Chemistry) in Triple Science & 5 in Maths

Science

Physics

7 and 6 in Combined Science & 5 in Maths, or 7 and 6 (minimum of 6 in Physics) in Triple Science & 5 in Maths

Social Sciences

Politics

4 in English & aps 4

Social Sciences

Law

5 in English & aps 4

Social Sciences

BTEC National (NQF) Health and Social Care

4 in English or a Pass in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject area

Social Sciences

BTEC National (NQF) CPLD 4 in English or a Pass in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject area

Social Sciences

Psychology

5 in English & 5 in Maths

Social Sciences

Sociology

4 in English & aps 4

Visual Arts

Art & Design

4 in Art or Textiles or a Merit in a Level 2 vocational course in the subject

Visual Arts

Fine Art

4 in Art or Textiles

Visual Arts

Photography

4 in Art or Textiles

Visual Arts

Textiles

4 in Art or Textiles