Entry Requirements 2023-2024

These entry requirements are for guidance purposes only, and are reviewed each year.

A Level

SubjectMinimum English
GCSE Grade
Minimum Maths
GCSE Grade
Other Minimum GCSE Grade Requirements
ArabicN/AN/AArabic Grade 6
Art (Fine)Grade 5 LangN/AArt Grade 5
BiologyGrade 6 LangGrade 6Double Science Grades 6,6 or Biology Grade 6
Business StudiesGrade 5 LangGrade 5Business Grade 6 or one essay-based subject at Grade 6 + four additional subjects at Grade 5s
ChemistryGrade 6 LangGrade 6Double Science Grades 6,6 or Chemistry Grade 6
EconomicsGrade 5 LangGrade 5One Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
English Language & LiteratureGrade 6,6 Lang & LitN/AOne Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
English LiteratureGrade 6,6 Lang & LitN/AOne Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
Film StudiesGrade 5 LangN/AOne Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
FrenchN/AN/AFrench Grade 6
Further MathematicsN/AGrade 7(see Mathematics)
Government & PoliticsGrade 5 LangGrade 5One Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
HistoryGrade 5 LangGrade 5History Grade 6 or one Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
Italian*N/AN/AItalian Grade 5
LawGrade 6 LangGrade 5One Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
MathematicsGrade 5 LangGrade 6One Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
MediaGrade 5 LangGrade 5Media Grade 6 or one Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
Religious StudiesGrade 5 LangGrade 5Religious Studies Grade 6 or one Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
PhotographyGrade 5 LangGrade 5Photography Grade 6 or one Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
PhysicsGrade 6 LangGrade 6Double Sciences Grades 6,6 or Physics Grade 6
PsychologyGrade 5 LangGrade 5Science Grade 5 + one Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
SociologyGrade 5 LangGrade 5Sociology Grade 6 or one Grade 6 in an essay-based subject + four additional subjects at Grade 5
SpanishGrade 5 LangGrade 5Spanish Grade 6

*This course will run based on demand

BTEC Diploma (Level 3)

SubjectMinimum English
GCSE Grade
Minimum Maths
GCSE Grade
Other minimum GCSE Grade Requirements
Applied LawGrade 5 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5
Applied Science (Single or Double)Grade 5 LangGrade 5 Five subjects at Grades 5
Art & DesignGrade 4 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5
BusinessGrade 4 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5
CriminologyGrade 5 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5

BTEC Extended Certificate (Level 3)

SubjectMinimum English
GCSE Grade
Minimum Maths
GCSE Grade
Other minimum GCSE Grade Requirements
Applied PsychologyGrade 5 LangGrade 4Double Science Grades 5,4
Applied ScienceGrade 5 LangGrade 5 Five subjects at Grades 4/5
Media – Digital Film & Video Production (Single)Grade 4 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5

CTEC Diploma (Level 3)

SubjectMinimum English
GCSE Grade
Minimum Maths
GCSE Grade
Other minimum GCSE Grade Requirements
Health & Social CareGrade 4 LangGrade 4 Five subjects at Grades 4/5
Information Technology (IT)Grade 4 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5

CTEC Introductory Diploma (Level 3)

SubjectMinimum English
GCSE Grade
Minimum Maths
GCSE Grade
Other minimum GCSE Grade Requirements
Information Technology (IT)Grade 4 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5

T Levels (Level 3)

SubjectMinimum English
GCSE Grade
Minimum Maths
GCSE Grade
Other minimum GCSE Grade Requirements
FinanceGrade 4 LangGrade 4Five subjects at Grades 4/5