Summary of Entry Requirements

Summary of Entry Requirements for September 2018

 As at 29th Januaty 2018

All entrants must have a minimum of 5 full GCSEs at grades 9-5/A*–C, and with 3 of their passes at grade 6/B or aboveEntrants must also have GCSE grade 9-5/A*‑C in English (Language or Literature) and Mathematics.  Grade 6/B passes in two short course GCSEs will be treated as equivalent to one grade 6/B pass in a full course GCSE.

In addition, there are specific entry requirements for each course. These requirements are detailed in the Sixth Form Prospectus 2018-2020, but are summarised below:

Course         Minumum Specific GCSE Full Course or Other Entry Requirements
Accounting St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Mathematics grade 6/B

Art and Design – Fine Art St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements
Art and Design – Graphics St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements
Art and Design – Photography St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements
Art and Design - Textiles St George's Sixth Form Entry Requirements
Biology St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Combined Science: Triology grade 6/6 (a double award)
and Mathematics grade 6/B

OR
Biology grade 6/B (if studying separate sciences)
and Mathematics grade 6/B 

AND
Students will also need to take Biology with another subject that covers scientific ideas (Chemistry, Physics, Psychology or Mathematics) or with a subject that covers environmental factors (Geography), elements of physiology (PE) to be accepted on the course.

Business
(A Level)

 

St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B 
and Mathematics grade 6/B 
and (if studied)  Business Studies or Economics grade 6/B

Business
(Cambridge Technical)
St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements
Chemistry St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Combined Science: Triology grade 6/6 (a double award) 
and Mathematics grade 6/B

OR 
Chemistry grade 6/B (if studying separate sciences)
and Mathematics grade 6/B

Computer Science St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Mathematics (High Level) grade 6/B
and English Language grade 5/C

Design and Technology – Product Design St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Design Technology grade 6/B

Drama and Theatre  St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B
and Drama grade 6/B

Economics St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B
and Mathematics grade 6/B
and (if studied) Business Studies or Economics grade 6/B

English Literature St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English Language grade 6/B
and English Literature grade 6/B

French St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

French grade 6/B

Geography St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Geography grade 6/B

OR (if students have not studied full course GCSE Geography)
English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B
and Mathematics grade 6/B
and Science grade 6/B

German

St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

German grade 6/B

Government and Politics St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English Literature grade 6/B OR History grade 6/B

History St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

History grade 6/B

OR (if students have not studied full course GCSE History)
English (Language or Literature) grade 7/A

Mathematics St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Mathematics (Higher Level) grade 6/B
and English Language grade 5/C 

However, it is strongly advised that students have attained a grade 7/A or above in GCSE Mathematics (Higher Level).

Mathematics and Further Mathematics St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Mathematics (Higher Level) grade 7/A
and English Language grade 5/C 

and can only be studied if taking 2 other A Level subjects.

Music St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Advisable to have taken GCSE Music and it would be an advantage (but not essential) to have Grade 5 Theory.  
An ability to play an instrument, or to sing, is essential.
It is expected that students will have instrumental/vocal lessons.

Physical Education

St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B
and Mathematics grade 6/B
and Combined Science: Triology 6/6 (a double award)
and (if studied) Physical Education grade 6/B

OR
English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B
and Mathematics grade 6/B 
and Biology grade 6/B (if studying separate sciences)
and (if studied) Physical Education grade 6/B

AND all students must be participating in their sport at a good to high level (if GCSE Physical Education was undertaken, then a clear guide to this is that a mark of 9 or 10 was achieved in the chosen sport).

Physics St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Mathematics grade 6/B
and Combined Science: Trilogy grade 6/6 (a double award)

OR 
Mathematics grade 6/B
and Physics grade 6/B (if studying separate sciences) 

It is strongly recommended, but not essential, that students also take A Level Mathematics.

Psychology St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B
and Mathematics grade 6/B
and Combined Science: Triology grade 6/6 (a double award)

OR 
English (Language or Literature) grade 6/B
and Mathematics grade 6/B 
and Biology grade 6/B (if studying separate sciences)

Religious Studies
(Philosophy and Ethics)
St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

English Language grade 6/B
and (if studied) Religious Studies grade 6/B

   
Consortium Course Minimum Specific GCSE Full Course or Other Entry Requirements
Media Studies
(taught SJL)
St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Media Studies grade 6/B

OR (if Media Studies has not previously been studied)
English grade 6/B

Spanish
(taught at RPS)

St George’s Sixth Form Entry Requirements including:

Spanish grade 6/B

E & OE

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Summary of Sixth Form Entry Requirements for September 2018 1st February 2018 Download >
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