Entry Requirements

Ruislip High School Sixth Form Entry Requirements 2018-2019

All students must achieve at least five grade 4s (including English and Maths) to be able to study at Ruislip High School Sixth Form. In most subjects, there are further requirements as detailed below.

Grade 3s will not be considered for any subject under any circumstances.

A Level Subject:

Minimum GCSE grades required:

Art and Design

Grade 5 in Art; 4 may be considered if places are available on course. 

Biology

Grade 6 in both Core/Additional Science (with at least Grade 6 in both the relevant Chemistry Biology/Chemistry/Physics modules)

Grade 6 or above in Triple Science

Grade 6 in Mathematics

Business Studies

Five GCSEs at grades 4-9, including a grade 4 in English Language

Chemistry





Grade 6 in both Core/Additional Science (with at least Grade 6 in both the relevant Chemistry Biology/Chemistry/Physics modules)

Grade 6 or above in Triple Science

Grade 6 in Mathematics

Computer Science

Grade 6 in Computer Science and knowledge of Python (a grade 5 may be considered if there are places available on the course)

Drama

Grade 5 in Drama and a Grade 5 in English Language or English Literature (a grade 4 may be considered if there are places available on the course) 

English Language 

Grade 6 in English Language and English Literature; a 5 may be considered if there are places on the course

English Literature 

Grade 6 in English Language and English Literature; a 5 may be considered if there are places on the course

French

Grade 6 in French

Geography 

Grade 5 in Geography and a grade 5 in English Language or English Literature

Government and Politics

Grade 5 in English Language or English Literature

History 

Grade 5 in History and a grade 5 in English Language or English Literature

Maths

Grade 7 in Maths. Students with high 6 grades may be accepted on the course if they can pass a challenging algebra test before the start of the new term

Media Studies 

Grade 5 in English Literature or English Language

PE BTEC Sport (single)

Five GCSEs at grades 4-9, including a grade 4 in English Language

Physics

Grade 6 in both Core/Additional Science (with at least Grade 6 in both the relevant Chemistry  Biology/Chemistry/Physics modules)

Grade 6 or above in Triple Science

Grade 6 in Mathematics

Psychology 

Grade 5 in English, grade 5 in Maths and a grade 4 in either Double or Triple Science

Sociology 

Five GCSEs at grades 4-9, including a grade 4 in English Language

Spanish

Grade 6 in Spanish. 

Travel and Tourism

Five GCSEs at grades 4-9, including a grade 4 in English Language