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Woodhouse College
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A level subject requirements

ACCOUNTS  
6 in Maths required
5 English Language required


ART 
5 in Maths  required
5 in English Language required?
6 in Art required (if taken at GCSE)
OR 6 in Applied Art
NB. Portfolio required to judge suitability if Art not taken at GCSE OR if predicted below 6 in GCSE Art


BIOLOGY 
6 in Maths required
5 English Language required
7 + 6 in Science Combined Trilogy required
OR 7 + 6 + 6 separate sciences required
NB. BTEC Science is not a suitable entry qualification


BUSINESS  
6 in Maths required
5 English Language required
6 in Business required (if taken at GCSE)
NB. Cannot be taken in combination with Economics


CHEMISTRY  
6 in Maths required
5 English Language required
7 + 6 in Science Combined Trilogy required
OR 7 + 6 + 6 separate sciences required
NB. BTEC Science is not a suitable entry qualification


CLASSICAL CIVILISATION 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required


COMPUTER SCIENCE 
7 in Maths required
5 in English Language required
6 in Computer Science required (if taken at GCSE)
6 in any science subject required if Computer Science not taken at GCSE 


DRAMA & THEATRE  
5 in Maths  required
6 in English Language required
6 in English Literature required
6 in Drama required (if taken at GCSE)
NB. Recent experience of performance needed if Drama not studied at GCSE
 

ECONOMICS 
6 in Maths required
6 English Language required
6 in Economics required (if taken at GCSE)
NB. Cannot be taken in combination with Business


ENGLISH LITERATURE 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in English Literature required 

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in English Literature required


FRENCH  
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in French required


FURTHER MATHS 
8 in Maths required
5 in English Language required
NB. Further Maths can only be taken as part of a 4 A level programme
NB.
August Enrolment: Students who achieve GCSE Maths, grade 9 in August, will be permitted to study Further Maths as part of a 3 A level programme.  Further Maths can only be studied in conjunction with A level Maths.


GEOGRAPHY 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in Geography required (if taken at GCSE)
6 in any science subject required if Geography not taken at GCSE


GERMAN 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in German required


HISTORY 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in History required (if taken at GCSE)
6 in an essay writing subject required if History not taken at GCSE  (e.g. Eng. Literature, Geography)


LAW  
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in an essay writing subject required if Law not taken at GCSE  (e.g. Eng. Literature, History, Geography)


MATHEMATHICS  
7 in Maths required
5 in English Language required


MUSIC 
5 in Maths required
5 in English Language required
6 in Music required
Grade 5 instrument or singing required
Grade 5 music theory required
NB. If you do not have any music qualifications, an audition is required


MUSIC TECHNOLOGY 
5 in Maths required
5 in English Language required
4 in Science required
6 Music required
OR grade 2 theory & keyboard skills (ability to play basic melodies and chords)
OR Key stage 4 equivalent (BTEC, NVQ etc.)
NB. If you do not have any music qualifications, an audition is required


PHILOSOPHY  
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in English Literature required
NB. Cannot be taken in combination with Religious Studies
 

PHYSICS 
7 in Maths required
5 English Language required
7 + 6 in Science Combined Trilogy required
OR  7 physics + 6 biology + 6 chemistry
NB. BTEC Science is not a suitable entry qualification


POLITICS 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in History or Geography required
6 in English Literature required if History or Geography not taken at GCSE


PSYCHOLOGY 
6 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in any science subject required


RELIGIOUS STUDIES 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in Religious Studies if taken at GCSE
6 in an essay writing subject required if Religious Studies not taken at GCSE (e.g. Eng. Literature, History, Geography)
NB. Cannot be taken in combination with Philosophy


SOCIOLOGY 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in Sociology if taken at GCSE
6 in an essay writing subject required if Sociology not taken at GCSE  (e.g. Eng. Literature, History or Geography)


SPANISH 
5 in Maths required
6 in English Language required
6 in Spanish required