Post 16 Entry Requirements for courses starting September 2021

To access post 16 at The King Edward VI School all students must attain a minimum total of 5 GCSEs at a standard pass (4) or higher

Art Grade 5 in Art
Art Graphics Grade 5 in one of the following; Art, Art Graphics or Design Technology
Biology Grade 66 in Science (including Biology if studied as separate science) and 6 in Maths
Business Grade 4 in Business if studied
Chemistry Grade 66 in Science (including Chemistry if studied as separate science) and 6 in Maths
Computing Grade 6 in Maths and/or Computing GCSE if studied.
Core Maths Grade 5 in Maths
Design Technology Grade 5 in DT and 4 in English Language or Literature and 4 in Maths
Economics Grade 6 in English Language or Literature and grade 5 in Maths
English Language Grade 4 in Literature 5 in Language
English Literature Grade 6 in Literature 5 in Language
EPQ Grade 5  in English Language or Literature
Food Grades 44 in Combined Science (4 in Food if studied)
French/Spanish Grade 6 in Target Language, Grade 5 in English Language
Further Maths Grade 8 in Maths
Geography Grade 5 Geography and Grade 5 in English Language or Literature
H&SC A L2 Pass in H&SC if studied
History Grade 5 in History and Grade 5 in English Language or Literature
IT A L2 Pass in IT if studied
Maths Grade 7 in Maths
Media Studies Grade 5 in Language 4 in Literature 
Music Grade 5 or above in Music GCSE or Grade 5 Performance standard in Singing or on an Instrument (this includes Drum Kit and Electric Guitar/Bass) and Grade 5 Music Theory (or plans to work towards Grade 5 Music Theory).
Music Technology Grade 4 in English Language or Literature. Students should also have some Instrumental (Keyboard or Guitar) or Singing experience with an enthusiasm for using and developing skills in studio recording and music production.
Sport (PE) Grades 44 in Science. Should be actively performing at club level in an individual and/or a team sport.
Photography Grade 5 in one of the following; Art, Art Graphics or Design Technology 
Physics Grade 66 in Science ( including Physics if studied as separate science) and 7 in Maths
Psychology Grade 5 in English Language or Literature and  4  Maths
RE Grade 5 in English Language or Literature.
Sociology Grade 4 in English Language or Literature
Theatre and Drama Grade 5 in English Language or Literature (Grade 5 in Drama if studied)