Entry Requirements

Slough & Eton Entry Requirements 2022/2023

There are three Level 3 pathways into our Sixth Form, please see the general entry requirements for each pathway below, together with the individual subject requirements. It is important you pick the right pathway for the subjects you wish to study as you need to select this when completing your application form. 

A Level only:

5 standard passes (9-5) including English and Mathematics at a Grade 5, together with the individual subject requirements.

A Level and Vocational Mix:

5 standard passes (9-4) including English and Mathematics at a Grade 4, together with the individual subject requirements.

Vocational Only:

5 standard passes (9-4) including English or Mathematics at a Grade 4, with the other at a Grade 3. . Level 2 vocational subjects must be at a minimum of a Level 2 Merit.

Subject

S & E - Entry Requirements

Biology

Grade 5 in Mathematics and

Double Science: Grade 5-5 OR

Separate Science: Grade 5 in Biology

Must have sat the higher tier paper at GCSE.

Business Studies

Grade 5 in Business Studies if studied

Chemistry

Grade 5 in Mathematics and

Double Science: 5-5 OR

Separate Science: Grade 5 in Chemistry

Must have sat the higher tier paper at GCSE.

English Literature

Grade 5 in English Literature

History

Grade 5 in History

Law

Grade 5 in English Language

Mathematics

Grade 5 in Mathematics

Must have sat the higher tier paper at GCSE.

Physics

Grade 5 in Mathematics and

Double Science:  5-5 OR

Separate Science: Grade 5 in Physics

Must have sat the higher tier paper at GCSE.

Psychology

Grade 5 in English Language and Psychology at GCSE (if studied)

Religious Studies

Grade 5 in Religious Education

Sociology

Grade 5 English Language and Sociology at GCSE (if studied)

Art and Design 

Grade 5 in Art or Photography GCSE if studied

Geography

Grade 5 in Geography if studied

Product Design Grade 5 in Product Design if studied
Politics Grade 5 in English Language

L3 IFS Certificate in Financial Studies

Level 3 Vocational entry requirements and a Grade 4 in Maths at GCSE.

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science

Level 3 Vocational entry requirements and a Grade 4 in a Science at GCSE.

OCR Technical Diploma in Business Studies

Level 3 Vocational entry requirements.

Food Science and Nutrition

Level 3 Vocational entry requirements.

BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care

Level 3 Vocational entry requirements.

BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport

Level 3 Vocational entry requirements.

 

Level 2 Offer (internal candidates and by invitation only)

Students do English and/or Mathematics and two subjects from the option choices below.  Students will attend school from Monday to Thursday and attend a work placement on a Friday from the October half term onwards.

GCSE English re-sit

Achieved a Grade 3 at GCSE

ESOL

Achieved a Grade 1 or 2 at GCSE

GCSE Mathematics re-sit

Achieved a Grade 3 at GCSE

Functional Skills

Achieved a Grade 1 or 2 at GCSE

                                                                  AND

Entry to the Uniformed Services

Option choice 1 (can only choose one of these subjects)

Child Development & Well-being

                                                                            OR

Sport and Physical activity

Option choice 2

                                                                            OR

Enterprise and Marketing

Option Choice 3

 

Please note that entry requirements are subject to change at any time.