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Entrance criteria for the Sixth Form

Level 3 entry criteria

 

  • Average GCSE score of 5.5 points or above over all their subjects PLUS grade Grade 5 in English Language or English Literature AND Maths
  • If no specific criteria listed below, then students should have a C grade in the subject at GCSE if they have studied it before.
  • Support for the values and ethos of the school community

 

The subjects below have additional requirements

 

Subject

Entry requirement

Art

Grade B or an acceptable portfolio presented before the end of the summer term

Biology

Grade A in Biology or A in the Biology module of Double Science, plus completion of the Bridging Course

Chemistry

Grade A in Chemistry or A in the Chemistry module of Double Science, plus completion of the Bridging Course

Computer Science

Grade 6 in Maths

Economics

Grade 6s in English Language OR English Literature AND Maths

English Literature

Grade 6 in both English GCSEs

Maths

Grade 7 or above, plus completion of the bridging course

Further Maths

Grade 8 or above plus completion of bridging course

Music

Grade B at GCSE and Grade 5 Music Theory

Photography

Grade B in Art or an acceptable portfolio presented before the end of the summer term

Physics

Grade A in Physics or A in the Physics module of Double Science, plus completion of the Bridging Course

Psychology

Grade B in Biology or Grade B in Biology module of Double Science

 

 

Note 1: Students should be discouraged from studying both English Language/Media and Literature; students should also be discouraged from studying Economics, Business AND CFS

 

Note 2:

If a student wishes to study a collaborative subject at St. Michaels, they will need 6 x Bs at GCSE (including English and Maths at Grade 6 and above). Languages request a grade A in the language to be studied. Other subjects will require a grade B at GCSE if it has been taught.

To study a non-collaborative subject at St Michael’s students will need 6 x As at GCSE (Grade 7 in English and Maths).

 

Level 2 entry criteria – BTECs

Qualification

Modules

BTEC

Hospitality, Business, Engineering  (all at FCHS)

BTEC

Hospitality at FCH PLUS a BTEC at Barnet and Southgate College

 

  • Average GCSE score of 3.5 points or above
  • Support for the values and ethos of the sixth form community