Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are a guide to the level of education required to study each course. If a course requires additional qualifications or evidence of suitability (e.g. a portfolio) this will be stated on the related course page.

Upgrade

Upgrade

Students taking the Upgrade Vocational Course will require a minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 2, which must include Maths and English

What is the Upgrade Programme

Foundation Year for T-Level A-Level Progression Programme

Foundation Year for T-Level

Students on the Foundation Year for T-Level will have gained 3 or more GCSEs at Grade 3 or above.

What is the Foundation Year for T-Level

A-Level Progression Programme

A-level Progression Programme (APP) Students who have a spiky profile eg. some grade 3s alongside a couple of high passes.

What is A-level Progression Programme

A-Level

A-Level

Students are required to gain a Grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths plus 3 subjects at Grade 4 from the basket subjects. *

What are A-Levels

T-Levels & Level 3 Vocational Courses

T-Levels

Students are required to gain a Grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths plus 3 subjects at Grade 4 from the basket subjects. Or Merit at Level 2 with English Language and Maths.*

What are T-Levels

Level 3 Vocational Course

Students are required to gain a Grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths plus 3 subjects at Grade 4 from the basket subjects. Or Merit at Level 2 with English Language and Maths.*

What is a Vocational Level 3 Course

* Some A-level and T-level courses require a higher grade in specific subjects (please see individual course pages for these). Unfortunately, students will not be allowed onto Level 3 courses without a Grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths. 

Basket Subjects

  • Art and Design
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Combined Science
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Economics
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Film Studies
  • Food Technology
  • Foreign Languages
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • IT/ICT
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Statistics