BSV Subject specific entry criteria

SubjectMinimum Grades Required 
Where subject studied at GCSEAlternative where subject not studied at GCSE
Art / Photography / Textiles6 at GCSEAt the discretion of the Head of Department
BiologyAPS of 6+ and 6s in GCSE Science (incl. a 6 in Biology / Biology components of Triple or Combined Science) & 6#in Maths
Level 3 Applied Science5 in Triple Science or Combined Science and grade 4 in Maths and English
CTEC/ BTEC Sport (Single)Merit in BTEC Sport Level 2 & 4 in GCSE English4 in GCSE PE & grade 4 in English
BTEC Business (Single)Merit in BTEC Business Level 2 & 4 in GCSE English and GCSE MathsGrade 5 in GCSE Business and grade 4 in GCSE English & Maths
BTEC Media (Single)Merit in BTEC Media Level 2 & 4 in GCSE English4 in GCSE Media & grade 4 in English
BusinessB at GCSE Business and/or EconomicsGrade 6# in GCSE Maths and English
ChemistryAPS of 6+ and 6s in GCSE Science (incl. a 6 in Chemistry /Chemistry components of Triple or Combined Science Science) & 6# in Maths
Computer Science6 at GCSEGrade 6# in Maths and English
Dance6 at GCSEAt the discretion of the Head of Department
Drama6 at GCSE & 5 in GCSE EnglishAt the discretion of the Head of Department
EconomicsB at GCSE Business and/or Economics and 6# in Maths and EnglishGrade 6# in Maths and English
Economics and BusinessB at GCSE Business and/or EconomicsGrade 6# in Maths and English
English LanguageGrade 6 in GCSE English Language
English LiteratureGrade 6 in both GCSE English Language and English Literature
French / German / Spanish6 at GCSE in your chosen language
Further MathsGrade 7 at GCSE
Geography6 at GCSEAt the discretion of the Head of Department. Grade 6# in Maths and English
Government & PoliticsGrade 6# in English
History6 at GCSEAt the discretion of the Head of Department. Grade 6# in English
ICT Cambridge Technical6 at GCSE or Merit in BTEC ICT Level 2 and 4 in GCSE EnglishGrade 4 in GCSE Maths and English
MathsGrade 7 at GCSE
Media Studies6 at GCSEGrade 6# in GCSE English
Music6 at GCSE and Grade 5 or above in instrument/voice
Music Technology6 in GCSEMusic
P.E.6 at GCSE (with 6 on the theory paper)
Philosophy & Ethics6 at GCSEGrade 6 in a Humanities subject and grade 6# in GCSE English
PhysicsAPS of 6+ and 6s in GCSE Science (including 6 in Physics / Physics components of Triple or Combined Science Science) & 6 in Maths
Product DesignB in GCSE Technology option
PsychologyGrade 6# in GCSE English and a grade 6# in Maths or 6s in Science
SociologyGrade 6# in GCSE English
The following subject can be taken as an additional qualification to three subjects from the list above
SubjectMinimum Grades Required
Mathematical Studies(worth an AS Level)Grade 5 at GCSE
Financial StudiesN/AN/A
EPQN/AN/A

 

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