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.

6th form timeline for admission

Open Evening 15 November 2018
Return date for applications 17 December 2018
Provisional offer of sixth form place January 2019
GCSE results 22 August 2019
Allocation of confirmed places August 2019
Decision communicated to parents August 2019
Independent Appeals Term 1 September 2019

 

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