Our Curriculum offer and entry requirements:
We offer both A Level and BTEC courses at Beckfoot Thornton. 3 A Level Courses, 3 BTEC courses or a combination of both can be studied, subject to entry requirements being met.
Our entry requirements are as follows:-
• Grade 5 (or B or merit) or above in at least 5 subjects or a minimum point score of 50 across
all qualifications and:
• Grade 5 or above in Mathematics, and grade 5 or above in either English Literature or English Language
• Grade 4 or above in Mathematics, and grade 4 or above in English Literature or English Language
Each subject has its own specific entry criteria, which can be viewed on the application form.
Irrespective of pathways chosen, students must have demonstrated through their attendance, behaviour and attitude to learning that they are suited to level 3 courses.
Please be aware that subjects will only run if there is enough interest in them. Where numbers are low we will withdraw the subject from the offer. Where courses are oversubscribed we will use the admissions policy procedure to prioritise places.
Please see below for the courses that are on offer and what combinations can be chosen from the blocks
Year 12 into 13:
For students to progress from Year 12 into Year 13 they must have 3 subjects with at least grade D, or Pass at BTEC, excellent attendance and attitude to learning. We are unable to offer students the opportunity to repeat year 12 or 13.
Our subjects booklet, application form and prospectus can be downloaded here: