After you apply, you will be invited to an informal interview to talk about your subject choices and why you want to join The Ridgeway Sixth Form. Our minimum entry requirements are 5 C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) in 5 different subjects. Certain subjects may only accept students who have achieved a GCSE grade B or above in their subject area.
The Structure of AS and A levels is changing. The change will be in two phases, the first came into effect in September 2015 and phase 2 will be in September 2016. All subjects will be assessed by examination at the end of the course.Under the new specifications, AS levels will no longer contribute to A levels and will be a standalone qualification. Under the new specifications, AS levels will no longer contribute to A levels and will be a standalone qualification.
Phase one subjects: English Language, English Literature, English Language and Literature, the Sciences, History, Psychology, Art & Design, Sociology, Business Studies, Economics and Computing.
Phase two subjects: Maths & Further Maths, Modern Foreign Languages and Geography.
For all other subjects the consultation regarding the new specifications is on-going. Please contact the Subject Leaders for further information.
|Requirement..||To Study..||Can Lead To..|
|6+ grades 5-9 at GCSE||3 A levels/BTEC equivalent at the end of Year 13 and EPQ||University (including Oxbridge & Russell Group) or employment|
|5+ grades 5-9 at GCSE (or equivalent)||3 A levels/BTEC and EPQ or Core Maths||University (including Oxbridge & Russell Group) or employment|
|5+ grades 4-9 at GCSE (or equivalent) in at least 5 different subjects||3 subjects, all of which will be taken as A levels/BTEC equivalent at the end of Year 13||University or employment|
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