Sixth Form Admissions

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for ALL students applying to Sixth Form at Ulidia:

  • Grade C or above in GCSE English Language & GCSE Mathematics (for vocational pathway it is a requirement of acceptance into sixth form that students will undertake a re-sit in the subject where a C has not been awarded)
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C and/or BTEC level 2 at grades Distinction* – Pass
  • Minimum entry requirement of preferred subjects should be met. This will usually be a GCSE grade B or BTEC Level 2 Merit. (This information can be found throughout the booklet)

Points will be calculated as follows:

GCSE (A*-G)GCSE (9-1 SCALE)BTEC (LEVEL 2 AWARD)
A* = 99 = 9 pointsD*2 = 9
A = 78/7 = 7 pointsD2 = 7
B = 66 = 6 pointsM2 = 5
C* = 55 = 5 pointsP2 = 4
C = 44 = 4 pointsP = 2
D = 33 =3 points

Pathways

We have two pathways into Sixth Form study at Ulidia Integrated College:

ACADEMIC PATHWAY (26 POINTS)
Study a minimum of 2 up to 4 Full GCE A Level courses, with minimum of 3 level 3 qualifications overall.

Entry Requirement:
– Best 5 subjects should total at least 26 POINTS
– Meet requirements for all Sixth Form applications

We would advise students who are considering University to take this pathway.
VOCATIONAL PATHWAY (23 POINTS)
Study a MAXIMUM of 1 full GCE A Level course along side 2 Vocational CTEC or BTEC courses

Entry Requirement:
– Best 5 subjects should total at least 23 POINTS
– Meet above requirements for all Sixth Form applications

Please note, before embarking on the vocational pathway, applicants should carefully consider what their chosen pathway post 18 will be, as not all universities accept more than one vocational course.

Sixth Form Life

The qualities of a successful Ulidia 6th form student are developed well beyond the academic. All Sixth Form students are offered the chance to enrich their studies through a large spectrum of enrichment opportunities.

Subject Choices

As at GCSE level, we provide a wide range of courses for post 16 study. These courses have been developed to best suit the needs of our learners. Sixth Form at Ulidia Integrated College is a stimulating experience, with opportunities to study subject areas relevant to the 21st Century working environment.

Once again students have a full range of more than 27 choices through our Learning Community that meets the requirements of the Entitlement Framework. Subjects on offer cover the full spectrum of diversity, from Moving Image Arts to Maths; from Photography to Physics; from Spanish to Sport.

Most importantly, students are part of an Integrated community where peer relationships can be developed and extended, creating a caring and focused environment. Students will have access to specialist Sixth Form facilities including dedicated study areas, social space, as well as modern ICT technology to aid in their studies and help them reach the highest of academic standards.

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