Admissions and Course Requirements

Places at Amethyst Sixth Form are allocated following the application deadline date and notified by letter. Offers are all subject to meeting the following conditions:

Generic Sixth Form Entrance Criteria

  • To study for the equivalent of 3 A-levels requires a GCSE APS average point score of 46 (average B grade) or greater (these should be gained in a minimum of 5 separate GCSE subjects). Students should have at least a grade 5 in GCSE English and mathematics for acceptance on to A Level courses.
  • To study for 3 BTEC courses would require a GCSE APS average point score of 40 (average C grade) or above and a minimum of five GCSE (or equivalent courses). In addition, L3 BTEC subjects may require a minimum of grade 5 in GCSE English Language and mathematics.

Subject Specific Entrance Criteria

  • Specific criteria for individual areas vary according to the demands of the subject, most require a Grade B (6) in the same subject to continue at A Level, with the exception of mathematics which requires a Level 7.
    The specific subject requirements will be discussed at interview and offer stage.
  • Where subjects are offered at Wolverhampton consortium schools they may apply different criteria and will be discussed at interview and offer stage.

KS5 Curriculum Offer 2022/23

SubjectCourse TitleExam Board
Applied ScienceLevel 3 Extended Certificate in ScienceAQA
ArtLevel 3 Advanced GCE in Art and Design – Fine ArtOCR
BiologyLevel 3 Advanced GCE in BiologyAQA
BusinessLevel 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in BusinessOCR
ChemistryLevel 3 Advanced GCE in ChemistryAQA
ChildcareNCFE Cache Level 3 Applied General Certificate in Early years, Childcare & Education DevelopmentNCFE
Core MathsLevel 3 Certificate in Mathematical StudiesAQA
DanceLevel 3 Diploma in Creative and Performing ArtsRSL
DramaLevel 3 Advanced GCE in Drama and TheatreEdexcel
Education and ChildcareT-Level in Education and Childcare (Level 3)NCFE
EngineeringLevel 3 Advanced GCE in Design and Technology – Design EngineeringOCR
English Language and LiteratureLevel 3 Advanced GCE in English Language and LiteratureAQA
Food Science and NutritionLevel 3 Applied Diploma in Food Science and NutritionWJEC
GeographyLevel 3 Advanced GCE in GeographyOCR
Health & SocialLevel 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Health and Social CareOCR
Health & SocialLevel 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Health and Social CareOCR
HistoryLevel 3 Advanced GCE in History AOCR
ITLevel 3 Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma in ITOCR
LawLevel 3 Advanced GCE in LawAQA
MathematicsLevel 3 Advanced GCE in MathematicsEdexcel
MusicLevel 3 Subsidiary Diploma for Music PractitionersRSL
PhotographyLevel 3 Advanced GCE in Art & Design – PhotographyOCR
PhysicsLevel 3 Advanced GCE in PhysicsAQA
PsychologyLevel 3 Advanced GCE in PsychologyAQA
SociologyLevel 3 Advanced GCE in SociologyAQA
SpanishLevel 3 Advanced GCE in SpanishAQA
SportLevel 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport and Physical ActivityOCR
SportLevel 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Sport and Physical ActivityOCR
StatisticsLevel 3 Advanced GCE in StatisticsEdexcel
TextilesLevel 3 Advanced GCE in Art and Design – Textile DesignOCR

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