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H. G. Wells


All A Level courses require at least 3 GCSE Grade B’s; 1 other Grade C and 4- 9 in English and Maths.
In addition, the following subjects have specific GCSE Grade requirements:

Sciences: Double Science – Grade B or better in core science and a minimum of a B in additional science and a 6 in Mathematics. Triple Science – Grades BBC minimum – see subject insert

Physics: A Level Mathematics in Y12

Mathematics: Minimum Grade 6 in Mathematics

Further Mathematics: Minimum Grade 8 in Mathematics

English Language & Literature: 11 points from English Language & Literature GCSE-Minimum Grade 5

Economics/Business: Grade 5 or better in English and Mathematics*

French or Spanish: Grade B or better in the appropriate language

P.E./Geology: Minimum C in additional Science*

Vocational Courses: 4 Grade C’s and 1 Grade B (not just ECDL) Double courses (2 A Level equivalent) and 3 Grade B’s and 3 Grade C’s for Single courses (1 A Level equivalent) since these shorter qualifications must be combined with A Level courses.

*At least a Grade C necessary if taken at GCSE

Some subjects not studied at GCSE Level may, with teacher approval, be taken at A Level. ECDL will be considered as part of our offer. In addition to the courses, students who achieve a Grade 4 in English and/or Mathematics GCSE will be required to re-sit to achieve a Grade 5 to increase options post 18 and access higher education.

Students who fail exams in Y12 subjects may not be permitted to continue that subject to Y13.

3F2A9587External Application Form:

External Application Form 2017

Please complete this form & return by:

Thursday 24th November 2016 to Mrs E Barnes, PA to the Sixth Form Leadership Team.

However after the deadline has past we will still accept completed application forms.

For further information please see Sixth Form Courses, or contact the Sixth Form Leadership Team.

Tel: 01425 481273 Email: sixthform.admin@ringwood.hants.sch.uk