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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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