Entry Requirements

The majority of courses available are at Level 3 (A-Levels and equivalent), reflecting the destination of a vast number of students to universities and other high education establishments.

Advanced Level qualifications are demanding courses that require two years of full-time study after GCSE. Good GCSE results are essential to ensure that you are best placed to achieve at A-Level.

Sixth form pupil


Level Study Programme Typical Entry Requirement Equivalent
Level 3 BTEC’s



5 A*- C or equivalences  including English or/and Maths (4-9 new grades.) 2 or 3 A- Levels
Level 3 A Level’s 5A*-C or 5-9 with English and Maths. A – Levels
Level 2 BTEC Certificates and Diplomas 3 GCSE’s grade A*-D or 3-9 ideally including English or Maths or


A qualification at Level 1


GCSEs A*-C or 9-3