Our Courses

At Newman Sixth Form we pride ourselves with the wide variety of courses that we have to offer. Feel free to browse the list below in order to get more information on the general requirements for each subject:

SubjectGeneral RequirementsnSubject Specification
Accounting5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in Maths & 4 in English
Art & Design (Fine Art)5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade C in Art otherwise a portfolio of work needs to be seen
Biology5 GCSEs grades A - CB in GCSE Biology, 6 in Maths, 4 in English & BB Science
ALL EXTERNAL STUDENTS MUST BE SENT TO MISS DALY
Business Studies5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English & 4 in Maths
ChemistryChemistry5 GCSEs grades A - CB in GCSE Chemistry and must have BB in Science (Year 10 Core and Year 11 Additional), 6 in Maths and 4 in English
ALL EXTERNAL STUDENTS MUST BE SENT TO MISS DALY
Computer Computer ScienceScience5 GCSEs grades A - C6 in Maths 5 in English
Drama & Theatre Studies5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English
Economics 5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 6 in Maths & Grade 5 in English
English Literature5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English
Ethics & Philosophy5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English
Geography5 GCSEs grades A - C5 in English & 5 Maths
History5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English
Law5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English
Mathematics5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 6 GCSE at the higher level. 50% fluency in Algebra/Geometry. Any student who gets a 6 must do an entry test on enrolment day
Further Maths7 at Maths GCSE
Media5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English
Physics5 GCSEs grades A - CB in GCSE Physics, Must have BB in Science (Year 10 Core and Year 11 Additional), 6 in Maths and 4 in English
ALL EXTERNAL STUDENTS MUST BE SENT TO MISS DALY
Psychology5 GCSEs grades A* - CGrade 5 in English & 5 Science (However good universities ask for a 6 in Maths if you want to study it with them)
Sociology5 GCSEs grades A - CGrade 5 in English
ICT BTEC L35 GCSEs grades A - CGCSE English & Maths at grade 3
L3 OCT Technical in Business - 2 A LevelsMin. 4 GCSEs grades A - CGCSE English & Maths at grade 3
Finance L3 IFS Personal FinanceMin 4 GCSEs grades A - C
L3 Cambridge Technical Health & Social Care - ( equivalent to 2 A Levels )Min. 4 GCSEs grades A - CGCSE English & Science at grade 3

Nb THIS IS ONLY A GUIDE

WHERE WE HAVE SPECIFIED A 5 IN ENGLISH, WE MAY ALLOW THE TO DO A SUBJECT WITH A 4. IT WILL DEPEND ON THEIR OVERALL PERFORMANCE AT GCSE