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Nottingham Girls' Academy

Entry requirements and subject choices

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All students must meet the standard entry requirement of 5+ GCSEs at Grade 4+ to access NGA Sixth Form.

One of these GCSEs must be in English OR Maths, if not the student will be expected to re-sit English OR Maths to achieve a 4+.

In addition to meeting the entry requirements above, some subjects have specific requirements listed below:

Current subject options:

A Level

GCSE Subject/Grade required

Art

Art 4+ and/or portfolio

Biology

Biology 6+ including English 5+

Chemistry

Chemistry 6+

English Literature

English Literature 6+

Geography

Geography 6+

History

History 6+ and English Literature 6+

Mathematics

Mathematics 6+

Media Studies

English 4+

Photography

Portfolio required

Psychology

Maths 5+ and English Literature  6+

Physics

Maths 5+ and Physics 6+

Sociology

English Literature 6+ and/or Sociology 6+

Spanish

Spanish 6+

 

Vocational

GCSE Grade required

Applied Science

5 GCSEs at 4+ including Science 5+

Criminology

5 GCSEs at 4+

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (equivalent to 2 A levels)

5 GCSEs at 4+

Health and Social Care

5 GCSEs at 4+

IT

5 GCSEs at 4+ including Maths and English

Performing Arts

5 GCSEs at 4+ including Merit+ in Performing Arts

Sport

5 GCSEs at 4+