Holly Lodge has established a thriving Sixth Form, and our aim is to meet your needs by offering both academic and vocational courses and extensive individual support, with opportunities to contribute to the real and varied life of the school. For more information please take a look at the Holly Lodge Sixth Form prospectus.
As a committed student you will enjoy life in Holly Lodge 11-19 Science College Sixth Form. The prime aim for every student must be to gain good academic qualifications.
This guide has been produced to help you make course choices for your education following completion of your GCSEs. There are a range of subjects on offer both A Levels and Level 3 BTEC courses here at Holly Lodge. Below shows the routes of entry that are available to you and how they relate to one another. Please note these routes are based on your average GCSE point scores.
Please note the all BTEC courses and grades count as one single grade.
I have an average points score of 45 points or above- including a 6 in English Language and Mathematics.
You are allowed to select from all subjects- if choosing any Science course or Mathematics you must still achieve a B/6 grade or above in that chosen subject.
I have an average points score of between 41-44 points- including a 5 in English Language and Mathematics.
You may only select two from Biology/ Chemistry/Physics & Mathematics if you have a B/6 grade in those subjects if you so wish, plus any two others.
I have an average points score between 39-40 points- including a 4 in English Language or Mathematics.
You may select 3 AS/A2 subjects but not any subject from Biology/ Chemistry Physics & Mathematics. Your choice can include A level and BTEC courses some of which are double awards this would count for 2 courses plus a retake in Mathematics or English Language.
|GCSE Point Scores||Level 2 BTEC/VCERT Point Scores||GCSE English & Mathematics|
|A* = 58 points||Dis*= 58 points||9= 64|
|A = 52 points||Dis= 52 points||8=58|
|B = 46 points||Merit= 46 points||7=52|
|C = 40 points||Pass= 40 points||6=48|
|D = 34 points||Level 1 Pass= 17 points||5=44|
|E = 28 points||4=40|
|F = 22 points||3=34|
|G = 16 points|
We aim to introduce you to our school, outline some of the many opportunities it offers and to demonstrate our aim to provide a quality education for every child.