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Entry Requirements

 

In order to begin any of the A Level or vocational courses offered by Northwood Sixth Form, you must achieve the following grades at GCSE. 

Conditional offers for the Sixth Form will be confirmed upon receipt of GCSE results on Thursday 23rd August.

 

Subject

Entry Requirement

BTEC Sport

5 + GCSE PE, Merit + BTEC Sport Level 2, 5 in GCSE Science

BTEC Business

5+ GCSE Business or Merit in BTEC Business Level 2 and 5+ in Maths GCSE

English Literature

6+ in English Literature GCSE

Maths

7+ in Maths GCSE

Biology

7+ in GCSE Biology and 6+ in GCSE Maths and English

(students on the combined science course would need to achieve grade 7-7 minimum and would be considered on an individual basis)

Chemistry

7+ in GCSE Chemistry and Maths and 6+ in English (students on the combined science course would need to achieve grade 7-7 minimum and would be considered on an individual basis)

Physics

7+ in GCSE Physics and Maths and 6+ in English (students on the combined science course would need to achieve grade 7-7 minimum and would be considered on an individual basis)

Computer Science

7+ in GCSE Computer Science GCSE Mathematics.

Please note - GCSE Computer Science is NOT a prerequisite for this course, as long as the student has gained a 7+ in GCSE Mathematics and has strong Science GCSEs, particularly Physics.

Drama

6+ in GCSE Drama and English

Business A-level

B+ GCSE Business, 6+ in GCSE Maths

History

6+ in English and History.

Product

B+  in Product Design

5+ in English, Maths, Science

You need good technical drawing skill (isometric, 1.P.P, 2.P.P, etc)

Literacy is important because the portfolio is 35 pages minimum.

French

6+ French GCSE.

Psychology

6+ in English, Science, Maths

Geography

5+ in English and Geography