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Pathways and grade requirements

At CCF Sixth Form, we offer unique pathways to ensure what we offer is tailored to each individual student’s abilities, needs and goals.

Aspiration Pathway

On the Aspiration Pathway you will:

  • Study 3 or 4 A level subjects
  • Receive specialised support and mentoring, focusing on gaining places at the leading universities in the country or gaining places on apprenticeships at Top 100 companies.

Requirements:

  • You need to achieve an average GCSE points score of 6.5 or above.
  • You need to achieve a grade 7 or above in each of your chosen subjects.

  • Individual subject requirements:
Subject Requirement
Art Art 7
Biology Biology 7 or Science 77, Maths 5, English 5
Business Studies Business Studies 7
Chemistry Chemistry 7 or Science 77, Maths 5, English 5
Computer Science Computer Science 7, Maths 5
Design Technology DT 7
Economics Maths 7, English 7
English Language English Lit and Lang 7
English Literature English Lit and Lang 7
Geography Geography 7
History History 7
Mathematics Mathematics 7
Further Mathematics* Mathematics 8
Philosophy & Ethics RE 7, English 5, Maths 5
Physics Physics 7 or Science 77, Maths 5, English 5
Physical Education PE 7
Politics 7 in a written subject
Psycholohy Psychology 7, Biology 7, English 5
Sociology English 7
  •  You must achieve both the average points score AND the subject requirement in every subject.
  • *Students studying Further Mathematics must take 4 A levels.

Tradition Pathway

On the Tradition Pathway you will:

  • Study 3 A level subjects
  • Receive extra support and guidance with your A level studies, including study skills sessions, university style seminars in small groups and supervised study sessions.
  • Have access to university, apprenticeship and careers guidance to ensure you select and apply for the course which suits you best
  • Have the opportunity to progress to the Aspiration pathway.

Requirements:

  • You need to achieve an average GCSE points score of 5.5 or above.
  • You need to achieve a grade 6 or above in each of your chosen subjects.

  • Individual subject requirements:
Subject Requirement
Art Art 6
Biology Biology 6 or Science 76, Maths 5, English 5
Business Studies Business Studies 6
Chemistry Chemistry 6 or Science 76, Maths 5, English 5
Computer Science Computer Science 6, Maths 5
Design Technology DT 6
Economics Maths 6, English 6
English Language English Lit and Lang 6
English Literature English Lit and Lang 6
Geography Geography 6
History History 6
Mathematics Mathematics 6
Further Mathematics* Mathematics 7
Philosophy & Ethics RE 6, English 5, Maths 5
Physics Physics 6 or Science 76, Maths 5, English 5
Physical Education PE 6
Politics 6 in a written subject
Psycholohy Psychology 6, Biology 6, English 5
Sociology English 6
  •  You must achieve both the average points score AND the subject requirement in every subject.
  • *Students studying Further Mathematics must take 4 A levels.

Where next?

Take a look at the range or courses we have available:

Sixth Form Courses

Find out more about our Scholarship Programme:

Scholarship Programme