King's Sixth Form provides A-level and some Level 3 BTEC equivalent courses, enabling options and pathways for students to go on to Higher Education or high quality alternatives. We also offer students the opportunity to study for an EPQ.
Our minimum entry requirements are:
- For A-Levels: Five GCSE Grades 5-9, including English and Maths, and more specific requirements for some courses, as detailed below;
Bridging work for Year 11 students who have accepted a place at King's Sixth Form can be found here.
Our provisional course offer for 2024 is outlined below. Select the course link to find out more.
|Fine Art||Grade 5 in GCSE Art and a passion for Art, Craft and Design.|
|Biology||Grade 6 in GCSE Biology or two Grade 6s in GCSE Trilogy (combined science). Grade 6 or above in Mathematics would be beneficial.|
|Chemistry||Grade 6 in GCSE Chemistry or two Grade 6s in GCSE Trilogy (combined science). Grade 6 or above in Mathematics would be beneficial.|
|Computer Science||Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics.|
|Criminology||Grade 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature and Mathematics.|
|Drama||Grade 5 GCSE English and some performance experience essential.|
|Economics||Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics.|
|English Literature||Grade 6 in both GCSE English Language and English Literature, as well as a genuine passion for the written word.|
|French||Grade 6 in GCSE French, as well as a love of languages, other cultures and the diversity of the World.|
|Geography||Grade 5 in GCSE Geography and Grade 5 in Mathematics.|
|History||Grade 6 in GCSE History as well as a Grade 5 in English Language, and a genuine interest in History and the world around you.|
|Mathematics||Grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics.|
|Further Mathematics||Grade 8 in GCSE Mathematics and A-Level Mathematics must be taken too.|
|Media Studies||Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature.|
|Music||Minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or Grade 4 and above. Music at Grade 6
evidence of performance skills.
|PE||Grade 6-6 GCSE Combined Science or Grade 6 GCSE Biology if GCSE PE has not been previously studied. Must be competing in a sport from the AQA A Level specification (list found on AQA website) outside of school.|
|Physics||Grade 6 in GCSE Physics or two Grades 6 in GCSE Trilogy (combined science). Grade 6 or above in Mathematics is essential. It is recommended that students wishing to study Physics consider taking A-Level Mathematics.|
|Psychology||Grade 6 in GCSE English Language and Mathematics.|
|Religious Studies||Grade 6 in GCSE Religious Studies or Grade 5 in English Language if Religious Studies has not been taken.|
|Sociology||Grade 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature and Mathematics.|
|Spanish||Grade 6 in GCSE Spanish, as well as a love of languages, other cultures and the diversity of the World.|
|BTEC Applied Science||Requires an interest in Science and grades 55 in Combined Science|
|BTEC Business||At least five 4s at GCSE including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.|
|EPQ (Extended Project Qualification)||This course allows you to independently investigate, in depth
a topic of your choice.
It is worth the equivalent of an AS-level. This is particularly recommended for students thinking of applying to university courses with competitive entry requirements.