Entry Criteria 

A Levels

Our general entry criteria is 4 GCSEs at grade C or above plus Maths and English Language at grade 5 or above.

Subject specific entry criteria 

Art and Design

GCSE grade C or above in an art based subject or an interview to show portfolio (these take place during enrolment).

Biology/Chemistry/Physics

Students will need GCSE Maths at grade 6 or higher.

Taking Double award Science? You will need at least BB.

Taking Triple Sciences? You will need at least a B in the science(s) you wish to study.

Computer Science

Either GCSE Maths at grade 6 or higher  or GCSE Maths at grade 5 and GCSE Computing at grade C or higher.

English Language

GCSE English Language at grade 5 or higher.

English Literature

GCSE English Literature at grade C or higher.

Maths

GCSE Maths at grade 6 or higher.

Further Maths

Please discuss entry criteria for this subject with Maths department staff.

Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish)

GCSE grade C or above in language chosen or interview/task set by Modern Foreign Languages teacher.

Entry criteria is subject to possible changes.

Access to A Levels

You should have at least 5 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English Language and Mathematics.

If English is not your first language you will need an English Language Assessment score of 5.0 (reading) or above.

Please note: If you have not taken any GCSE exams before, we will have other options that may be of interest to you. For more information please call 0191 226 6232

Please note

Entry criteria can change without notice.