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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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