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Year 12 A level subject requirements: 2019 entry
        The Sixth Form minimum entry requirement is grade 5 and 4 in English (either language or literature) and mathematics, in any combination, plus three other GCSEs or
        equivalent at grade 4. Please check the specific entry requirements for individual subjects, shown below.
        For all applicants, clear evidence of strong attitude to learning is required: for Keswick School applicants an ATL average of 3.5 minimum; for external applicants at least "good" in
        each attitudinal category on the reference from their current school or college.
        Subject                    Specific requirement
        Art, craft and design      Grade 5 or above in art if studied at GCSE.
        Biology                    Grade 6 or above in biology (separate science) or 6-6 or above in combined science: triology, plus grade 5 or above in both maths and English.
        Business                   Grade 4 or above in business if studied at GCSE.
        Chemistry                  Grade 6 or above in chemistry (separate science) or 6-6 or above in combined science: triology, and grade 6 or above in maths.
        Computer science           Grade 5 or above at GCSE in maths.
        Core maths                 Grade 4 or above at GCSE in maths.

        Design & technology        Grade 5 or above in a DT GCSE subject.
        D & T: fashion and textiles  Grade 5 or above at GCSE in art.
        English language           Grade 6 or above at GCSE in English language and grade 5 or above in English literature.
        English literature         Grade 6 or above at GCSE in English literature and grade 5 or above in English language.
        French                     Grade 6 or above at GCSE in French.

        Further mathematics        Grade 7 or above at GCSE in maths.
        Geography                  Grade 5 or above in geography if studied at GCSE.
        German                     Grade 6 or above at GCSE in German.
        Government & politics
        History                    Grade 5 or above in history if studied at GCSE, or grade 5 or above in either English language or literature if history not studied at GCSE.
        Mathematics                Grade 6 or above at GCSE in maths.

        Media studies              Grade 5 or above at GCSE in either English language or English literature.
        Music practitioners RSL    Grade 4 or above in music if studied at GCSE.
        Performing arts
        Physical education         2 grade 5s or above in science, including biology; grade 5 or above in PE if studied at GCSE.
        Physics                    Grade 6 or above in physics (separate science) or 6-6 or above in combined science: triology, and grade 6 or above in maths.

        Psychology
        Religion, philosophy & ethics Grade 5 or above in RPE if studied at GCSE, and grade 5 or above at GCSE in either English language or literature.
        Sociology
        Vocational business        Grade 4 or above in business if studied at GCSE, or a Level 2 pass for a vocational course.
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