Subject and Information Criteria

Entry Criteria 

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

  • A minimum of 7 full course A*- C grade GCSEs including English, Maths (or a grade 5)
  • An average (mean) point score of 45 or above taking only full course GCSEs into consideration

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

 Our application process  for September 2017 entry will open on Friday 11th November 2016 and close at 4pm on Friday 9th December 2016.

Subject Criteria

 

Subject

Criteria

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Art and Design

Minimum of a B in GCSE Art

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Art History

Minimum of a B in an essay based subject.

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Biology

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

 

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Chemistry

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

 

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Classical Civilisation

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE English Literature

 

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Computing

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

 

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Dance

Minimum of a B 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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French

Minimum of a B in GCSE French

 

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Further Mathematics

Minimum of 8 in GCSE Mathematics

 

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Geography

Minimum of a B in GCSE Geography

 

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German

Minimum of B in GCSE German

 

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Government and Politics

Minimum of a B in a GCSE Humanities subject

 

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History

Minimum of a B in GCSE History

 

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Mathematics

Minimum of a 7 in GCSE Mathematics

 

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Media Studies

Minimum of a 6 in GCSE English Language

 

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Music

Minimum of a B in GCSE Music plus audition

 

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Music Technology

Minimum of a B in GCSE Music plus audition

 

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Philosophy and Ethics

Minimum of a B in GCSE Religious Studies

 

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Physics

 Minimum of a A in GCSE Physics (or A grade in both GCSECore & 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 B in a GCSE Humanities subject

 

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Spanish

Minimum of a B in GCSE Spanish

 

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Textiles 

Minium of a B in GCSE Art Textiles or Textiles Technology or A in GCSE Art & Design or Fine Art if textiles not taken

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Theatre Studies

Minimum of B in GCSE Drama 

 

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AS & A Level Changes 2017-18

 

Select the link below to read details of the curriculum changes being made to AS and A Level in 2017-18

 

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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