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Ashcroft Technology Academy

Ashcroft Technology Academy

Entry Requirements

Sixth Form Entry Requirements for year 12 students starting September 2018

Minimum entry requirements for A Level Programme of Study:

English Language and Maths at grade 5 or above, plus five 9-6/A*-B grades in other GCSE subjects or D*-M in BTEC subjects.

Students who choose to study a subject which has been taken at GCSE level, must have achieved minimum B/6 in that subject.

Minimum entry requirements for IBDP Programme of Study:

Eight 9-6/A*-B grades including a combination of grades 6 and 7 for English Language and English Literature, grade 6 for Maths and grade 6 for combined/triple Science.

For the purposes of entry to Ashcroft Technology Academy Sixth Form:

  • Vocational level 2 awards (e.g. BTEC) will count as one GCSE.
  • Community languages will not form part of the entry criteria.

In addition to academic entry requirements, applicants must be:

  • In full time and continuous education.
  • No older than 16 years of age at the start of the course.
  • Able to show evidence of good attendance, positive behaviour and work ethic as shown in section 8 of the application form.
  • Eligible for funding.

Students who meet the minimum entry requirements for the Sixth Form, but not for their preferred programme of study may be offered more appropriate subject combinations, better matched to their abilities.

We reserve the right to withdraw subjects that are undersubscribed.