Sixth Form

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SMSJ: Admission Criteria.

We teach the following subjects in the Sixth Form at A Level.

  • Students must have a minimum point score of 5.5 or above for their best 8 GCSE subjects.

  • Students must have at least a GCSE grade 5 or above in Maths and English

  • In addition many subjects will have a further admission requirement of grade 6 or higher in the subject. Some subjects have additional entry criteria; these are listed in the table

  • SMSJ Sixth form Application Subject Choice Form.

Art

6 in Art

Biology

* Triple Science candidates: a 6 in Biology, plus a 6 in either Chemistry or Physics. Candidates will be expected to achieve at least a 6 in GCSE Mathematics. 
* Double Science students: Two Grade 6s, plus a 6 in Mathematics

Chemistry

* Triple Science candidates: a 6 in Chemistry, plus a 6 in either Biology or Physics. Candidates will be expected to achieve at least a 6 in GCSE Mathematics. 
* Double Science students: Two Grade 6s, plus a 6 in Mathematics

Computer Science

6 in Maths and preferably 6 in Computer Studies

Dance

6 in Dance

Drama and Theatre

6 in English Literature GCSE, Level 6 in Drama GCSE or equivalent proof of performance experience.

Economics

6 in Mathematics, 6 in English language

English Literature

6/6 in English Language and English Literature

English Lang & Literature

6/6 in English Language and English Literature

French

6 in French

Geography

6 in Geography

History

6 in History & 6 English

Mathematics

7 in Mathematics GCSE

Further Maths

7 in Mathematics GCSE; must take Maths A level

Music

6 in Music and grade 5 standard on an instrument or voice

Physics

* Triple Science candidates: a Grade 6 in Physics, plus a 6 in either Biology or Chemistry. Candidates will be expected to achieve a 6 in GCSE Mathematics. 
* Double Science students: Two Grade 6s, plus a 6 in Mathematics

Psychology

6 in English language and 6 in one of the Sciences

Religious Studies

6 in Religious Studies and 5 in English Language

Sociology

5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above

Spanish

6 in GCSE Spanish

PE

6 in PE

 

*We will consider each student’s application on an individual basis. Students who achieve a high 5 in English and Maths would be considered for entry into the Sixth Form.

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