leeds sixth form

Entry requirements: an overview

The general entry requirements are five GCSEs including English and maths at grade 9-4 or equivalent, and two additional GCSE qualifications at grade 9- 4 or BTEC equivalents. Grade 4 is equivalent to a grade C. For subject-specific entry requirements please see the table below.

Course General entry requirements Additional entry requirements
Art 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-4 at GCSE in a creative subject or an interest in the subject.
Biology 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE Biology or 9-5 in GCSE Combined Science and a 9-5 in GCSE maths.
Business 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE maths.
Chemistry 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE Chemistry or 9-5 in GCSE Combined Science and a 9-5 in GCSE maths.
Computer Science 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-6 in GCSE maths
English Language 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-4 in GCSE English.
English Literature 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE English.
Film Studies 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths.
Further Mathematics 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-7 in GCSE Maths.
Geography 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE English or GCSE Geography.
Government & Politics 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE English.
History 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE English or GCSE History.
Law 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE English.
Maths 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-6 in GCSE Maths.
Media Studies 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths.
Music 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. GCSE Music 9-5 and/or grade 5 in practical and grade 3 in theory.
Philosophy 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE English.
Photography 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-4 in GCSE in a creative subject or an interest in the subject.
Physics 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE Physics or 9-5 in GCSE Combined Science and a 9-5 in GCSE Maths.
Psychology 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-4 in two science subjects and 9-4 in GCSE Maths.
Religious Studies 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-5 in GCSE English.
Sociology 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths.
Textiles 5 GCSEs 9-4 including English and maths. 9-4 at GCSE in a creative subject or an interest in the subject.