Sixth Form Entry Criteria

 

DWHS Sixth Form General Entry Requirements

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes.

 

BTEC Courses

Level 3 BTEC Business

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9- 4 GCSE passes

Level 3 BTEC Health & Social Care

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes

 

A-Level COURSES

Art & Design

(Fine Art)

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9- 4 GCSE passes

Biology

A grade 6 in GCSE Biology or GCSE Additional Science and a grade 5 in GCSE English and Maths. Three further 9-4 GCSE passes are also required

Business

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum grade 4 in both) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes. GCSE Business is not required to study A Level Business. 

Chemistry

Grade 6 in GCSE Chemistry or GCSE Additional Science and a grade 5 in GCSE English and Maths. Three further 9-4 GCSE passes are also required

Computing

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and a minimum of grade 4 in GCSE English along with three further 9-4 GCSE passes

Drama & Theatre Studies

Grade 5 in GCSE English and a minimum of grade 4 in GCSE Maths along with three further 9-4 GCSE passes

Economics

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths and a minimum of grade 4 in GCSE English along with three further 9-4 GCSE passes

English Literature

Grade 5 in GCSE English and a minimum of grade 4 in GCSE Maths. Three further 9-4 GCSE passes are also required

French

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes including a minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE French

Further Mathematics

Grade 8 or above in GCSE Maths and a minimum grade 4 in GCSE English along with three further 9-4 GCSE passes

Geography

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 5 in English) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes including a minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE Geography

History

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 5 in English) and three  further 9-4 GCSE passes including a minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE History

Mathematics

Grade 6 in GCSE Maths. Minimum of grade 4 in GCSE English along with three further 9-4 GCSE passes

Photography

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes. GCSE Photography is not required to study A level Photography

Physics

Grade 6 in GCSE Physics or GCSE Additional Science. A grade 6 in GCSE Maths and a minimum of grade 4 in GCSE English. Three further 9-4 GCSE passes are also required. It is expected that students study A level Mathematics alongside this course

Psychology

A combination of 10 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 5 in both) and three  further 9-4 GCSE passes including a minimum of a grade 4 in a science subject. GCSE Psychology is not required to study A level Psychology 

Religious Studies

(Philosophy & Ethics)

A combination of 9 from English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes. GCSE RE is not required to study A level Religious Studies

Sociology

A combination of 9 from GCSE English and Maths (minimum of grade 5 in GCSE English) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes. GCSE Sociology is not required to study A level Sociology

Spanish

A combination of 9 for English and Maths (minimum of grade 4 in both) and three further 9-4 GCSE passes including a minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE Spanish