Sixth form

Entry Requirements

In order to ensure success in the Sixth Form, we have designed different pathways to suit your individual needs.  Please see below for the specific entry criteria, in addition to this students will need to check the specific entry criteria for their chosen subjects by checking each course description.

Entry Requirements September 2021

The General Pathway

This pathway is for students who are unsure about which way their future will take them and therefore would like to keep their options as open as possible by gaining UCAS points with their Module Two Option.

Module One: three A-levels
Module Two: Award of Personal Effectiveness
Module Three: Enrichment Course
Module Four: Academic Coaching

You will need English and Mathematics at Grade 4 or above and at least four other GCSE subjects at Grade 4 or above.


The Combined Pathway

This pathway is for students who are unsure which way their future will take them and therefore would like to keep their options as open as possible.

Module One – either one of the three below options:

  • Two A-levels and one specialist qualification (equivalent to one A-level)
  • One A-level and two specialist qualifications (equivalent to one A-level each)
  • Three specialist qualifications (equivalent to one A-level each)

Module Two: Enrichment Course
Module Three: Academic Coaching

You will need English or Mathematics at Grade 4 or above and at least four other GCSE subjects at Grade 4 or above.


The Specialist Pathway

This pathway is equivalent to three A-levels and is designed for students who already know which career path they would like to take. Please refer ‘Courses on offer‘ to view the range we offer.

Module One: Advanced Specialist Qualification
Module Two: Work Placement
Module Three: Enrichment Course

You will need English or Mathematics at Grade 4 or above and at least four other GCSE subjects at Grade 4 or above.


The Extended Pathway

This pathway is for students aspiring to study at Oxbridge or one of the Russell Group Universities or who want to follow a high-demand course such as Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary, Law or Engineering.

Module One: Three A-levels
Module Two: One Advanced Subsidiary Level
Module Three: Enrichment Course
Module Four: Academic Coaching

You will need English and Mathematics at Grade 5 or above and at least four other GCSE subjects at Grade 5 or above.


The T Level Pathway

This course is equivalent to three A-levels and is designed for students who already know which career path they would like to take. Please refer to ‘Courses on Offer‘ to view the range we offer.

Module One: T-level Education and Childcare or Digital Production, Design and Development
Module Two: Industry Placement

You will need English or Mathematics at Grade 4 or above and at least four other GCSE subjects at Grade 4 or above.