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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Entry Requirements

Course Entry Requirements: September 2017

Our aspiration is for all Park Hall students to continue their education in the Sixth Form at Park Hall. The following entry requirements provide a clear guideline regarding student suitability to specific courses.

A levels: Students must have 5A* to C at GCSE (including Grade 5 or above in GCSE English and Maths) with a grade B or above in the most relevant subject. (Please see the table below for subject specific requirements).

Please note, students that achieve a grade 4 in either GCSE Maths or GCSE English may still be able to study A levels in the Sixth form if they meet the other entry criteria.

Level 3 Btec courses: Students must have 5A* to C at GCSE (including Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths).

Please note, students that achieve a grade 3 in either GCSE Maths or GCSE English may still be able to study in the Sixth form if they meet the other entry criteria. Students will be required to resit GCSE Maths and English in year 12 if they achieve less than a grade 4.

Subject

Equivalent to

Additional requirements

A level Art

A level Photography

1 A level

C in GCSE Art

C in GCSE Photography

A level Biology

1 A level

B at GCSE Biology

A level Business Studies

1 A level

B in GCSE Humanities or equivalent 

A level Computer Science

 

B in GCSE Computer Science

A level Chemistry

1 A level

B at GCSE Chemistry & level 5 Maths

A level Dance

1 A level

 

A level English Literature

1 A level

Grade 5  in GCSE English 

A level Geography

1 A level

B in GCSE Humanities or equivalent

A level Government and Politics

1 A level

 B in GCSE Humanities or equivalent

A level History

1 A level

 B in GCSE Humanities or equivalent

A level Maths

1 A level

Grade 6 at GCSE Maths

A level Media Studies

1 A level

 

A level Physics

1 A level

B in GCSE Physics and level 5 in Maths

A level Psychology

1 A level

B in GCSE Humanities   or science or equivalent

A level Sociology

1 A level

 B in GCSE Humanities or equivalent

OCR Cambridge Technical in IT

1 A level

 

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Art & Design (3D Design)

1 A level

 C in GCSE Resist. materials

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Performing Arts

1 A level

 

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care

BTEC National Diploma in Health and Social Care

1 A level

2 A levels

 

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Ent. & Entrepeneurship

1 A level

 

BTEC National Extended Diploma in Children’s Care Learn&Dev

 3.5 A levels

 Level 4’s in Maths and Eng

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Sport

BTEC National Diploma in Sport

1 A level

2 A levels

 

 

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production

BTEC National Diploma in Creative Media Production

BTEC National Subsidiary Creative Media Production

1 A level

2 A levels

3 A levels

 

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