Join our Sixth Form

We welcome applications to Brentside High School's Sixth Form

A Level results are in the top 2% nationally in two recent (pre-COVID) years (DfE). 

 

In the Sixth From Prospectus you will find details of the courses on offer and the entry requirements to begin Year 12, September 2021. Should you have any further enquiries please contact the Sixth Form team at 6thformadmissions@brentsidehigh.ealing.sch.uk.

To apply click here

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Commitment to study and a desire for success
  • Appropriate qualifications
  • A good record of attendance and punctuality
  • A good record of appropriate behaviour
  • Acceptance of, and compliance with, our dress code
Sixth Form Study Programme  GCSE Entry Required

4 or more A levels + L3 extended project

8+ Grade 9-6 at GCSE including English language or literature and mathematics

3 x A levels + L3 extended project

5+ Grade 9-5 at GCSE including English language or literature and mathematics 

Level 3 BTEC course/CTEC course(3) + L3 extended project

5+ Grade 9-4 at GCSE including English language or literature and mathematics

1 x Level 2 course

5+ Grade 9-3 at GCSE including English language or literature and mathematics

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR A LEVEL STUDY

Minimum entry requirements: five Grade 9-5 at GCSE plus subject specific requirements (see below)

SUBJECT SPECIFIC MINIMUM GCSE (or equivalent) REQUIREMENTS

Art:

Fine art, graphic communication, photography, product design and textiles.

Grade in the relevant GCSE art subject or Merit in Level 2 BTEC art & design

Biology

High Grade 6-6 in combined science or high grade in biology, plus in mathematics and in English language or literature

Chemistry

High Grade 6-6 in combined science or high grade in chemistry, plus in mathematics and in English language or literature

Computer science

Grade in GCSE computing, plus in mathematics and in English language or literature

Economics

Grade in mathematics and in English language or literature

English language

Grade in English language and literature

English literature

Grade in English language and literature

French

Grade in French and in English language or literature

Further mathematics

Grade in mathematics

Geography

Grade in geography and in English language or literature

Government and politics

Grade in history or geography and in GCSE English language or literature

History

Grade in history and in English language or literature

Mathematics

High Grade in mathematics

Media studies

Grade in English language or literature

 

Music

Grade in GCSE music and able to perform to Grade 4 standard. If you have not studied  GCSE Music you will need to demonstrate Grade 5 Associated Board of the Royal School of Music theory and practice (or equivalent)

Music technology

Grade in GCSE music and Grade 4-4 in GCSE combined science or Grade in GCSE mathematics/physics

Physical education

Grade in mathematics and English language or literature, 5-5 in GCSE combined science and in either physical education or biology

Physics

High Grade 6-6 in combined science or high grade in physics, plus in mathematics and in English language or literature

Psychology

Grade 6-6 in combined science (biology units) or in biology, plus in mathematics and

in English language or literature

Religious studies: philosophy and ethics

Grade in religious studies or history and in English language or literature

Sociology

Grade in English language or literature and in any GCSE humanities subject (religious studies, history, geography, citizenship)

Spanish

Grade in Spanish and in English language or literature

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 3 BTEC/CTEC STUDY

Minimum entry requirements: five Grade 9-4 at GCSE plus subject specific requirements

SUBJECT SPECIFIC MINIMUM GCSE (or equivalent) REQUIREMENTS

Level 3 BTEC art & design (triple award only)

Grade in art and design or merit in Level 2 BTEC art and design

Level 3 BTEC business (single, double or triple award)

Grade in mathematics and English language or literature or a high merit in Level 2 BTEC business

Level 3 BTEC computing (extended certificate single award)

Grade in mathematics and English language and Grade or above in computer science.

Level 3 BTEC drama- performing arts (single award)

Grade in GCSE drama (if taken) and Grade in GCSE English language or literature (applicants who have not taken GCSE drama will need to pass an audition with the subject leader)

Level 3 BTEC sport (double award)

Grade in mathematics and English language or literature, 5-5 in GCSE combined science and in either physical education or biology

Level 3 BTEC science (double award)

Grade 5-5 in GCSE combined science or in triple science or distinction in Level 2 BTEC science and Grade 5 in mathematics and English language or literature

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 2 BTEC STUDY

SUBJECT SPECIFIC MINIMUM GCSE (or equivalent) REQUIREMENTS

Level 2 BTEC art & design

Grade 9-3 in five GCSE subjects including English language or literature, mathematics and art or design technology

Level 2 BTEC business administration

Grade 9-3 in five GCSE subjects including English language or literature and mathematics

If you have recently arrived from overseas and have not taken GCSE examinations, we will assess you by other methods to find out the most suitable course for you.