Entry Criteria 

Successful candidates must have achieved both of the following to be eligible to enter Sixth Form at Townley:

  • A minimum of 8 full course GCSEs at grade 9-5 which must include English, Mathematics  (English and Maths grade 5 or above)
  • An average point score of 5.75 in the best 8 subjects 
  • If students want to study 4 A Levels they need an average GCSE Point Score of 7 or above.
  • All subjects are linear now, unless we decide later in the year to allow the fourth option to possibly be a standalone AS.

We regret that BTEC courses and short courses cannot be taken into consideration. 

Our application process for September 2018 entry will open on Friday 10th November 2017 and close at 4pm on Friday 8th December 2017.

Subject Criteria

 

Subject

Criteria

Detail

Art and Design

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE Art

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Art and Design Textiles

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE Art Textiles or Textiles Technology or 6 in GCSE Art & Design or Fine Art if Textiles not taken

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Biology

Minimum of a in GCSE Biology (or 7 grade in both GCSE Core & Additional)

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Chemistry

Minimum of a in GCSE Chemistry (or 7 grade in both GCSE Core & Additional)

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Classical Civilisation

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE English Literature

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Computer Science

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE Computing (or 6 in GCSE Mathematics if Computing not taken at GCSE)

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Dance

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE Dance or passed audition (if Dance not taken at GCSE)

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Economics

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE Mathematics

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English Literature

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE English Literature

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EPQ

 Extended Project Qualification

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Film Studies

 Minimum of a 6 in GCSE English Language

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French

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE French

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Further Mathematics

Minimum of an 8 in GCSE Mathematics 

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Geography

Minimum of a in GCSE Geography

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German

Minimum of a in GCSE German

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Government and Politics

Minimum of a in GCSE Humanities subject

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History

Minimum of a in GCSE History

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History of Art

Minimum of a in GCSE History

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Mathematics

Minimum of a 7 in GCSE Mathematics

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Music

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE Music plus audition

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Music Technology

Minimum of a in GCSE Music plus audition 

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Philosophy and Ethics

 Minimum of a 6 in GCSE Religious Studies 

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Physics

 Minimum of a in GCSE Physics (or 7 grade in both GCSE Core & Additional)

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Product Design

 Minimum of a B in GCSE DT Graphics, Resistant Materials or Product Design and portfolio seen

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Sociology

Minimum of a 6 in a GCSE Humanities subject

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Spanish

 Minimum of a in GCSE Spanish

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Theatre Studies

 Minimum of in GCSE Drama 

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Townley Leadership Programme

 

Select the link below to view the booklet giving details of the schools leadership programme.

 

Townley Leadership Programme

Sixth Form Success Guides

 

The Sixth Form Vision

It is our mission at Townley to help your daughter/son become inspirational learners who have the courage to take risks and the wisdom to learn from their mistakes. We want them to become responsible citizens with a social conscience, able to lead others and act as change agents for a better society. We want them to begin adult life with experiences, skills and qualifications that will make a real difference.

Download the following Guide to Success Sixth Form Booklets for further information.

 

Supporting Success in Lower Sixth a Parent's Guide (PDF Booklet)

 

Supporting Success in Upper Sixth a Parent's Guide (PDF Booklet)

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