Shireland Sixth Form

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Course Entry Requirements for September 2018

Students are expected to achieve a minimum of Level 5 in 5 separate subjects to be considered for A Level and BTEC courses. Below are the minimum entry requirements for all courses. Entry requirements for our Access course is based on a case by case basis.

Subject Course GCSE Maths Level GCSE English Level Other Requirements
Accounts A level 6 5
Applied Science BTEC 5 5 BTEC Applied Science: Merit or GCSE Science C
Art & Design A Level 4 5 4 in Art or Interview
Biology A level 5 5 6 in Biology
Business Studies A level 5 5
Business Studies BTEC 5 5
Chemistry A level 6 5 6 in Chemistry
Computer Science A level 6 5
Dance BTEC 4 4
Drama BTEC 4 5
English A level 4 6
Geography A level 5 5
Health & Social Care BTEC 5 5
History A level 4 6
ICT BTEC 5 5
Mathematics A level 6 4
Media Studies A level 4 5
Music BTEC 4 5
Physical Education A level 5 5 5 in Science, 5 in GCSE PE
Photography A level 4 5
Physics A level 6 5 6 in Physics
Product Design A level 5 5 5 in design and technology
Psychology A level 6 6
Punjabi A level 4 5
R.E A level 4 5
Sociology A level 5 6
Spanish A level 4 6
Sports Science BTEC 5 5
Travel & Tourism BTEC 4 5
Textiles A level 4 5 C in design and technology or Interview

*Note. Level 6 is the equivalent to grade B at GCSE and Level 5 is the equivalent to a high grade C at GCSE.