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Entry Requirements

          We want to develop our students into fully rounded
          individuals who are responsible, self-assured, happy and
          mature young adults.

          All students will need to have achieved
          English and Maths GCSE at a minimum   “High expectations
          of Grade 4. For automatic acceptance
          onto A Level courses, students will need   and dedicated
          to have achieved the entry requirements
          for the subjects they wish to study. For   support empowers
          most subjects, this is Grade 6 in the most
          closely related GCSE + English or Maths   students to learn and
          at Grade 5 or 6. For vocational subjects,
          the entry requirement will be Grade 5 in the  achieve personal

          qualifying subjects.
          We may consider students who have just
          missed the qualifying grades if there is
          clear evidence of good attitude to learning
          and strong aptitude for the subjects they
          wish to study. The final decision will be
          made by the Head of Department and
          will be informed by their professional
          judgement.                                                                                                                                                                Sixth Form is exciting,

          For details of entry requirements for
          all courses, please see the Subject
          Information Booklet or the Sixth Form                                                                                                                                     challenging and
          Entry Requirements sheet, both of which
                                                                                                                                                                                    ultimately rewarding
          can be accessed on our school website.

                                                   students are encouraged to take on challenging levels of responsibility

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