020 8590 3782

Ms J L Hamill (Headteacher)
45-65 Oaks Lane, Newbury Park
Ilford, IG2 7PQ

2018 Entry Requirements

MINIMUM SUBJECT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR OAKS PARK SIXTH FORM 2018

2018 entry requirements:

Pathway 1 Applicants (4 A Levels)

We expect Pathway 1 applicants to achieve 5 GCSEs at grades 7-9, with a
minimum of a grade 5 in English Language or Literature and Mathematics, and
the relevant subject specific entry criteria.

 

Pathway 2 Applicants (3 A Levels)

We expect Pathway 2 applicants to achieve 5 GCSEs at grades 5-9, with a
minimum of a grade 4 in English Language or Literature and Mathematics, and
the relevant subject specific entry criteria.

 

Pathway 3 Applicants (3 BTEC Level 3 courses)

We expect Pathway 3 applicants to achieve 5 GCSEs at grades 4-9, with a
minimum of a grade 4 in English Language or Literature and Mathematics, and
the relevant subject specific entry criteria.

 

To study 2 or more Sciences (Chemistry/Biology/Physics) you must have Grade
7s in those subjects and combined science pupils will need Grade 7-7.

As specified above, applicants need to meet the entry criteria for the
subjects they are applying for:

 

A LEVEL SUBJECT Exam Board SUBJECT MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Art & Design Edexcel Either a Grade 4 in GCSE Art & Design OR Pass BTEC Art & Design. If art not
studied a portfolio will be required.
Biology AQA Either Grade 6 in GCSE Biology triple OR a Grade 6-6 for GCSE combined
science. PLUS GCSE Mathematics 5 Grade.
Business AQA Grade 5 GCSE Mathematics and English language and a C Grade in Business if
studied.
Chemistry AQA EITHER Grade 6 in GCSE Chemistry triple OR a Grade 6-6 for GCSE combined
science. PLUS GCSE Mathematics 6 Grade.
Computer Science OCR Grade 6 GCSE Computer Science and a Grade 5 in Mathematics.
Core Maths (AS only) Edexcel Grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics.
Drama & Theatre Studies Edexcel Grade 5 GCSE Drama. PLUS 5 Grade GCSE English Literature.
Economics AQA Grade 6 GCSE English language.
English Literature Edexcel Grade 6 GCSE English Literature and a Grade 5 in GCSE Language OR
Grade 6 GCSE English Language and a Grade 5 in GCSE Literature.
Extended Project Edexcel Interest in completing an independent dissertation.
Film Studies Eduqas C Grade GCSE Media Studies (if studied) and an interest in film.
French AQA Grade 6 in GCSE French.
Further Mathematics MEI 8 Grade GCSE Mathematics. (Further Maths is two qualifications – Mathematics A-Level & Further Maths
A-Level. Both are automatically selected when you apply.)
Geography Edexcel Grade 6 in Geography (if studied). If Geography is not studied Grade 6 in
any of the following GCSEs: History, Sociology, English
Literature/Language, RE.
Politics Edexcel Grade 6 in any of the following GCSEs: History, Sociology, Geography,
Religious Education and a Grade 5 in English Language.
History Edexcel Grade 6 in GCSE History (if studied). If History is not studied Grade 6 in
any of the following GCSEs: Sociology, Geography, Religious Education,
English Language or Literature.
IT (Cambridge Technical Diploma) OCR Pass grade in Cambridge Nationals GCSE or C grade at GCSE IT.
Mathematics Edexcel 7 Grade GCSE Mathematics.
Media Studies Eduqas C grade GCSE Media Studies (if studied).
Music  Edexcel Grade 4 in music GCSE if studied or Grade 5 practical examination or
equivalent.
RE WJEC  Grade 5 in GCSE English Language or Literature or GCSE Religious Studies.
Physics AQA EITHER Grade 6 in GCSE Physics triple OR a Grade 6-6 for GCSE combined
science. PLUS GCSE Mathematics 6 Grade.
(It is advised that this course is taken alongside A Level Mathematics or
Core Mathematics.)
Psychology Edexcel Grade 5-5 in Combined Science and a Grade 5 in Mathematics.
Sociology AQA C grade in GCSE Sociology (if studied). If Sociology is not studied Grade 5
in any of the following GCSEs: History, Geography, Religious Education,
English Language or Literature.
Spanish AQA Grade 6 in GCSE Spanish.
 BTEC SUBJECTS   SUBJECT MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – The following Diploma courses are equivalent to 2 x A Levels
BTEC – Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies.

(4.5 OR 9 Hours)

Edexcel EITHER Merit BTEC Business OR C Grade GCSE Business (if studied)
BTEC – Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care

(4.5 OR 9 Hours)

Edexcel  

Merit BTEC Health & Social Care (if studied)

 

BTEC SUBJECTS

  SUBJECT MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – The following Subsidiary Diploma courses are equivalent to 1 x A Level
BTEC – Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Science

(4.5 Hours)

Edexcel EITHER Pass BTEC Applied Science OR Grade 4 GCSE Science or Grade 4 GCSE
all Triple Sciences.
BTEC – Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and Civil Engineering
(4.5 Hours)
Edexcel EITHER PASS in BTEC Construction OR Grade 4 in any of the following GCSEs:
Mathematics, Science, Geography, or Product Design.
BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sport (Basketball) Edexcel Grade 4 in GCSE PE and 4-4 in Combined Science. Students must have an
interest in sport and should be competing in sport at a high level.

 

Please note:

  • The grades listed are the minimum.
  • Preference may be given to students with the highest grades.
  • ALL courses on offer are subject to change and may not run. Subjects can only run if there are enough students wishing to study them.

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