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Subject Requirements 2020-2021

 The Westgate Sixth Form Level 3 Subject Requirements 2020-2021

To access level 3 courses at The Westgate School, students will need to have base line of qualifications at GCSE, which are:

  • A level - 5 GCSE's between 4-9 and meet the requirement for the specific A levels chosen
  • BTEC's - 5 GCSE's between 4-9

Please also note that you can mix A level and BTEC courses

Level 3 - A Level / BTEC & diploma

Core and Sciences

Subject Grade
Maths 6
English Literature 6
Biology

6

66 Combined Science

Chemistry

6

66 Combined Science

5 in Maths

                                       Core Maths                                                                         Grade 5  GCSE Maths  
                                         Spanish                                                                        Grade 5 or above in Spanish  
                                          French                                                                          Grade 5 or above in French  

Humanities

Subject Grade
Philosophy and Ethics 5
History 5
   

Social Sciences and Other

Subject Grade
Psychology 5 English Language
Sociology 5 English Language
Art 5
Media

5 English Language or Merit in Media Level 2

BTEC and Diploma 

Subject Grade
BTEC Sport

Grade 4 or above in GCSE PE

Pass or above in BTEC Sport Level 2

BTEC Business

Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths

  Pass or above in BTEC Enterprise & Marketing Level 2

BTEC Health and Social Care

Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Science

Pass or above in BTEC Sport Level 2

       BTEC Music      

Grade 4 GCSE English and 4 in Music

Criminology Grade 4 in English and 4 in Maths
Applied Science Grade 4 in Science and 4 in Maths