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​​​​​​​Sixth Form

Students wishing to be considered for entry into the Sixth Form to study AS and A2 subjects are required to have a minimum of five I/GCSE grades A* to C/ CXC Grades 1-3, or equivalent qualifications. Students should ensure they are aware of the specific subject requirements, in order to be considered for their desired courses.

Students are required to study a minimum of three A2 subjects in year 13.

Any student who does not pass the AS exams in a specific subject at the end of Year 12 will not, unless there are exceptional circumstances, be allowed to continue with that subject to A2.

​​Subjects offered at AS and A-level

Subject​Entry Requirements​Course Overview
Art & Design​B grade or above in IGCSE Art. In some cases a student with a C grade or an impressive portfolio or sketchbook can be considered for entry to the course. Art Overview.pdf
​Biology

Compulsory requirements: A* or A in Biology, CXC Grade 1 in Biology, AA in coordinated science (double award). Desirable to have Grade or 1 in Maths.  

Biology Overview.pdf
​Business Studies​Students who have previously studied the subject at GCSE/ CXC and attained a B/level 2 or higher will be given preference. Students who have not studied the subject before are also welcome to apply. In order to be considered for entry to this course students should have at least an IGCSE grade B or CXC 2 in English Language and IGCSE grade B or CXC 2 in Mathematics.Business Studies Overview.pdf
ChemistryCompulsory requirements: A* or A in Chemistry, CXC Grade 1 in Chemistry, AA in coordinated science (double award). Desirable to have Grade or 1 in Maths.  Chemistry Overview.pdf
​​Drama​A minimum of a 'B' grade in GCSE English Literature or CXC Level 2 (in both English A and English B) Drama Overview.pdf
​Economics​In order to be considered for entry to this course students should have at least an IGCSE grade B or CXC 2 in English Language and IGCSE grade B or CXC 2 in Mathematics. No previous subject knowledge is required but preference will be given to students with previous exam knowledge.Economics Overview.pdf
​​English Literature (CIE)​Grade B in English and English Literature GCSE or level 2 in CXC English Language or LiteratureEnglish Lit (CIE) Overview.pdf
​French & SpanishAt least a grade B in the relevant language at IGCSE.  Some students will be required to have a conversation in order to gauge oral skills in the language of choice. Spanish and French Overview.pdf
​GeographyAt least B or above at IGCSE or a level 2 or above at CXCGeography (CIE) Overview.pdf
​HistoryAt least B or above at IGCSE or a level 2 or above at CXCHistory (CIE) Overview.pdf
​Information TechnologyCompleted a Cambridge IGCSE course, or the equivalent, in Information and Communication Technology or in Computer Science with a C grade.IT Overview.pdf
​LawStudents should have at least 7 passes at GCSE or CXC, including a grade B in English or a 2 at CXC.Law Overview.pdf
​Marine Science

Compulsory Requirements: B in Biology or Chemistry, CXC Grade 2 in Biology or Chemistry, BB in coordinated science (double award). Desirable to have a second science at grade B/2 or B/2 in Maths​

Marine Science Overview.pdf
​Mathematics​Grade A or minimum B in IGCSE mathematics, grade A at WJEC mathematics or a grade 1 at CXC mathematics.Maths Overview.pdf
​MusicPlay a musical instrument to Trinity (or equivalent) Grade 5 and above, be able to read music and have an understanding of music theory equivalent to grade 5 Trinity theory level. Students who have studied music at GCSE would be at an advantage; however this is not a prerequisite.Music Overview.pdf
​PhysicsCompulsory requirements: A* or A in Physics, CXC Grade 1 in Physics, AA in coordinated science (double award). Desirable to have Grade or 1 in Maths.  Physics Overview.pdf
​Pyschology​Grade A or CXC grade 1 in English is preferred. At least a grade 2 or IGCSE grade C in Maths.Psychology Overview.pdf
​​Sports & PE (WJEC)Benefit from previous experience at GCSE and also need to be playing sport at a competitive level outside of school.  The course requires a lot of research, independent essay writing and reading. Final selection will be dependent upon interview.Physical Education (WJEC) Overview.pdf
​Travel & Tourism​Students who have previously studied the subject at GCSE/ CXC and attained a C grade or higher will be given preference.  Students who have not studied the subject before are welcome to apply. In order to be considered for entry to this course students should have at least an IGCSE grade B or CXC 2 in English Language and IGCSE grade B or CXC 2 in Mathematics.​Travel and Tourism Overview.pdf