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T: 01803 653756

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South West Secondary
School of the Year 2019

30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
E: sixthformadmin@tggsacademy.org
T: 01803 653756
Sixth Form Absence Line: 01803 653 761

South West Secondary School of the Year 2019

Sixth Form Entry Requirements for September 2018

Applicants must satisfy;

 

1. The General entry requirements of: SIX full1 G.C.S.E. subjects at Grade 6 or above;

2. Grade 5 or above in both English Language and Mathematics;

3. The Subject Specific entry requirements which are shown in the table below;

 

  Maths English Other
Art & Design     or above in GCSE Art
Business Studies or above or above in Language GCSE Business Studies is not a requirement, but if taken a is a requirement.

Computer Science

     No additional requirements
Critical Thinking      No additional requirements
Drama & Theatre Studies   or above in Language and Literature or above in Drama. Students who have not studied GCSE Drama will be considered on an individual basis but will be expected to perform a short monologue.
Economics or above or above in Language GCSE Business Studies or Economics would be useful but is not a requirement. If the GCSE has been taken, a 6 is a requirement.
English Literature   6 or above in Language and Literature  
Geography 6 or above or above in Language or above in Geography
Government & Politics   or above in Language  
History   or above in Language and Literature or above in History
Maths or above   or above in core and additional science or at least a in 2 out of 3 separate sciences.
Further Maths or above   or above in core and additional science or at least a in 2 out of 3 separate sciences.
Media Studies   or above in Language and Literature  

Modern Languages:

French and German

    7 or above in the relevant language. If a student achieves a Level 6 but still wants to take the subject, then the Head of Department will assess that candidate’s suitability.
Music     Music or above. Students should be approximately grade 4-5 standard or higher on any instrument and have reasonable grounding in music theory.

Philosophy

  6 or above in Language and Literature Humanities subject – History, Geography or RE or above
GCSE Religious Education is not essential
Physical Education     A strong practical background is required as well as grade or above in Additional Science OR or above in Single-Science Biology. GCSE PE is not a requirement but if taken a is required.
Psychology 6 or above 6 or above in Language or Literature Science 6 or above in both Core and Additional Science. Or single Science grade 6 or above in any two Sciences.

Science: Biology

6 or above   Separate Science GCSE students
7 or above in chosen A level science and
6 or above in other two sciences
OR
Double Award Science GCSE students
6 or above in both GCSE Science and GCSE Additional Science2, with an overall 7 or above in chosen science and 6 or above in the other two science components.
Chemistry 6 or above  
Physics 7 or above  

 

1. An individual G.C.S.E short-course will not count as part of the six subjects needed. 

2. If a student who currently attends another school achieves less than two grade 7’s in double science, we will ask them to arrange for their school’s Examination Officer to complete a form to provide evidence of their performance in each Science subject.

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