Admissions to Sixth Form

    Application Form for Sept 2019 Entry

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    Stratford upon Avon School Sixth Form Entry Requirements

    At Stratford upon Avon Sixth Form we tailor our course offering to achieve the best educational outcome for each individual student.   An accompanying schedule of supported study, Life Skills & Career development, and elective enrichment activities provide a personalised programme of study.

    General Entry Requirements:

    Our minimum entrance requirements are five GCSEs at Level 4-9 including English Language and Maths (GCSE equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis)

    Please familiarise yourself with our subjects available for Sept 2018 by selecting the link on the right and going to our 'Subjects Offered' page.

    Core Requirements:

    • Evidence of good attitude to study
    • Evidence of good attendance
    • Completed application form
    • Internal students school report and attainment data will be reviewed.

    External Students:

    External students will be invited for an interview and we will contact your current school for a reference. 

    Important Dates for Admission:

    • Closing Date for Applications: 2nd February 2018
    • Selection Process: Feb-April 2018
    • Taster Days: July (tbc) 2018
    • GCSE Results and Sixth Form Enrolment: 23rd August 2018

    We are quite rightly very proud of our Sixth Form at Stratford upon Avon School.  If you believe you have the right ethos to do the very best you can, and make the most of your time with us, then we would be happy to receive your application to join us in September 2018.

    Entry Requirements

    Level 3 Qualifications -A Level Subject Entry Requirements (Level 2 / GCSE)
    Applied Science (Level 3 Extended Certificate) Two grade 5s in GCSE Science
    Art (Fine Art - Drawing & Painting Grade 5 in Art and / or evidence of Portfolio
    Biology Grade 5,6,6 in Science or Maths in any combination
    Business Studies Grade 4 in Maths and English Language
    Chemistry Grade 5,6,6 in Science or Maths in any combination
    Criminology (Level 3 Diploma) Grade 4 in English Language
    Dance Grade 4 in English and a grade C in Dance or equivalent
    Economics Grade 4 in Maths and English Language
    English Language Grade 5  in English Language
    English Literature Grade 5 in English Literature
    Geography Grade 5 in Geography
    History Grade 5 in English Language or History
    IT (Cambridge Tec) Grade 4 in Maths and English Language
    Maths Grade 6 in Maths
    Further Maths Grade 7 in Maths
    Media Studies Grade 4 in English Language
    PE (Physical Education) Grade 5 in Sport / PE or grade 5 in Biology or grade 5,5 in Combined Science
    Physics Grade 5,6,6 in Science or Maths in any combination
    Product Design Grade C in Design and Technology
    Psychology Grade 6,5 in two Sciences and grade 4 in English Language
    Photography Grade 5 in Art or Photography and/or evidence of portfolio
    Sociology Grade 4 in English Language
    Extended Project As part of our enrichment programme
    Level 2 Qualifications
    GCSE English Language (re-sit) Subject to discussion with the school
    GCSE Maths (re-sit) Subject to discussion with the school

    Criteria for Allocation of Places

    Sixth form places will be allocated on the following basis:

    • Attainment of general entry requirement of five level 5 GCSEs including English Language and Maths
    • Attainment of subject specific entry requirements.

    Oversubscribed Subject Allocation:

    The criteria above must first be met then subject places will be allocated in the following order;

    • Students who already study at Stratford upon Avon School
    • The date applications are received


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