Sixth Form Subjects

Presdales School offers a wide range of subject to study in the Sixth Form at A level.

Presdales School Sixth Form Subject Entry Requirements by Subject 2018 (DRAFT)

Subject If the subject has been studied at GCSE we require:If the subject has not been studied at GCSE we require:
ArtGCSE grade 6 in Art  
BiologyGCSE grade 6 in GCSE Biology or Combined Science
GCSE grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics
GCSE grade 5 in English 
 
BusinessGCSE grade C in Business
GCSE grade 5 in English and Mathematics
GCSE grade 5 in English and Mathematics
BTEC Level 3
Travel & Tourism 
 GCSE grade 4 in English and Mathematics
ChemistryGCSE grade 6 in GCSE Chemistry or Combined Science
GCSE grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics 
 
Design & Technology:
Fashion and Textiles
GCSE grade B in Design & TechnologyApplicants to have an individual consultation with a Textiles teacher. 
Drama & TheatreGCSE grade 5 in Drama and Theatre Studies 
GCSE grade 5 in English
GCSE grade 5 in English and practical experience of Drama.
EconomicsGCSE grade B in Economics 
GCSE grade 6 in English and Mathematics 
GCSE grade 6 in English and Mathematics
English Lang and LitGCSE grade 5 in English Language 
GCSE grade 5 in English Literature 
 
English LiteratureGCSE grade 5 in English Language 
GCSE grade 5 in English Literature 
 
Film Studies GCSE grade 4 in English
FrenchGCSE grade 6 in French  
GeographyGCSE grade 6 in GeographyGCSE grade 6 in English 
GermanGCSE grade 6 in German  
Government & Politics GCSE grade 5 in English 
History ModernGCSE grade 6 in HistoryGCSE grade 6 in English
History EarlyGCSE grade 6 in HistoryGCSE grade 6 in English
Italian GCSE grade B in Italian 
JapaneseGCSE grade B in Japanese 
MathematicsGCSE grade 7 in Maths 
Mathematics FurtherGCSE grade 8 in Maths
This must be taken as a 4th A Level 
 
MusicGCSE grade 6 in MusicMinimum Grade 6, within the last 3 years, for a musical instrument or voice. 
Philosophy & Ethics GCSE grade 5 in English
Photography GCSE grade 5 in Art, Graphics or Photography.
A portfolio of work needs to be submitted before entry onto the course.
GCSE grade 5 in English.
Physical EducationGCSE grade 6 in PEGCSE grade 6 in Combined Science or Biology.
To be able to perform at a high level practically in at least one sport
Physics GCSE grade 6 in Physics or Combined Science
GCSE grade 6 in Mathematics 
 
Psychology GCSE grade 5 in Mathematics and English 
GCSE grade 5 in Biology or Combined Science
Sociology GCSE grade 5 in English
SpanishGCSE grade 6 in Spanish  
Russian GCSE grade B in Russian 

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