What are the minimum grades required at GCSE to study a subject at A level?
The minimum requirement for entry to Year 12 is 48 points in the best 8 GCSE subjects including at least a 5 in both English Language and Mathematics.
Our A level courses and any minimum grade requirements are listed below.
|A Level Subject||GCSE Grade Requirement|
|Art & Design||6 in Art|
|Biology||7 in Biology or 7,7 in Combined Science|
|Business Studies||5 in English Language and Maths|
|Chemistry||7 in Chemistry or 7,7 in Combined Science|
|Classical Civilisation||6 in a Humanities subject|
|Economics||6 in Maths|
|English Literature||6 in English Literature|
|French||6 in French|
|Geography||6 in Geography|
|Geology||7 in a Science subject (inc Combined Science)|
|German||6 in German|
|History||6 in History|
|Further Maths||8 in Maths|
|Maths||7 in Maths|
|Religious Studies||6 in RS|
|Music||6 in GCSE Music and preferably grade 5 theory|
|Physics||7 in Physics or 7,7 in Combined Science|
|Politics||6 in History, if taken or 6 in English Language|
|Psychology||6 in English Language and Maths/Science|
|Spanish||6 in Spanish|