Application Process

Entry Pathways and Admission Criteria
Southfield Sixth Form offers a broad range of subjects that students can study to Level 3. Students can study a pathway that is made up of:

  • ‘Academic’ qualifications (A Levels).
  • ‘Vocational’ qualifications (BTECs and Cambridge Technical).
  • A blend of the two types of qualification.

Pathway 1:

Four A Level courses. Students selecting this pathway will have achieved 5 GCSEs 9 – 7 with a minimum of a grade 7 in English and maths. They will, also, need to meet the subject entry requirements for all the subjects that they select.

Pathway 2:

Three A Level courses. Students selecting this pathway will have achieved 5 GCSEs 9 – 5 with a minimum of a grade 5 in English and maths. They will, also, need to meet the subject entry requirements for all the subjects that they select.

Pathway 3:

Any three Level 3 courses with a minimum of two BTEC/CTEC courses. Students selecting this pathway will have achieved 5 GCSEs 9 - 4 (or equivalent Level 2 passes) with a minimum of a grade 4 in English and maths. They will, also, need to meet the subject entry requirements for all the subjects that they select.

Students not achieving a grade 4 in English or maths will need to resit this exam.