Applying for Sixth Form

Important dates for applicants

USF Open Evening : Thursday 25th November 2021 5pm-7pm

Online applications :  from Thursday 25th November 2021

Application deadline : Monday 31st January 2022

Consultation Meetings : Spring 2022

Taster day: TBC following offers

Subjects Offered and Entry Requirements

Please see below for individual entry requirements for each A Level subject. These are in addition to the overall entry requirements of a Grade 4+ in at least 5 GCSEs which must include English & Mathematics.

A level Art 

Grade 6 in Art 

A level Biology 

Grade 6-6 in Combined Science or 6 in Biology and Grade 6 in Mathematics 

A level Business 

Grade 6 in Business Studies or English Language and Grade 5 in Mathematics 

A level Chemistry 

Grade 6-6 in Combined Science or 6 in Chemistry and Grade 6 in Mathematics 

A level English Language 

Grade 6 in English Language and English Literature 

A level English Literature 

Grade 6 in English Language and English Literature 

A level Geography 

Grade 6 in Geography 

A level History 

Grade 6 in History 

A level Mathematics 

Grade 7 in Mathematics 

A level Further Mathematics 

Grade 8 in Mathematics 

A level Media 

Grade 6 in Media or English 

A level Music 

Grade 6 in Music 

A Level Physical Education 

Grade 5-6 in Combined Science or Grade 6 in Biology and Grade 6 in English 

A level Physics 

Grade 6-6 in Combined Science or 6 in Physics and Grade 6 in Mathematics 

A level Psychology 

Grade 6 in Psychology or a Grade 6 in English, Mathematics and a Science 

A level Religious Studies (Ethics) 

Grade 6 in Religious Studies or English 

A level Sociology 

Grade 6 in English or Sociology 

For further details on the courses offered, please consult the relevant Curriculum pages. 
United Sixth Form > Curriculum 

Students who have not had the opportunity to study the required GCSE on entry requirements above will be considered on an individual basis. For example those whose KS4 school did not allow both Geography and History or those who have studied overseas.

Option Blocks 

Biology 

Chemistry 

Physics 

Maths 

Further Maths 

 

 

 

History 

English Literature 

English Language 

Geography 

Business St 

Ethics 

Psychology 

Sociology 

Art 

Physical Education 

Music 

Media 

AS Level EPQ is also available, which is taught outside of option blocks in Enrichment time.

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