Students wishing to enter 6th Form in St.Colman's will normally be required to have 7+ A-C grades at GCSE .

Students must take a minimum of x3 subjects, with many taking x4 for their AS studies. Students can choose from a range of academic and vocational A-level subjects. The entry requirement is generally a minimum grade B at GCSE level in that subject.

For a full breakdown of subject entry requirement please see below:

A-Level Subject

Essential

Useful

Art

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Art

Accounting

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Maths

Biology

-Minimum Grade B in GCSE Biology.

-Grade AA or AB in GCSE DA Science -�with A-grades in Biology components.

�GCSE Chemistry

Business Studies

Grade B or better in GCSE Bus Studies

Chemistry

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Chemistry.

Grade AA or AB in GCSE DA Science-�with A-grades in Chemistry components.

Design & Technology

Minimum Grade B in GCSE DT

English Literature

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Eng. Lit

Minimum Grade B in GCSE English.

Environmental Technology

GCSE Geography, Physics, DT.

French

Minimum Grade B in GCSE French.

Further Maths

Minimum Grade A in GCSE Further Maths.

Health & Social Care

History

Minimum Grade B in GCSE History.

Digital Technology

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Digital Technology

Irish

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Irish.

Geography

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Geography.

Government & Politics

GCSE History, English, RS.

Maths

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Further Maths.

Minimum Grade A in GCSE Maths.

Moving Image Arts

GCSE Art.

Music

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Music.

Religious Studies

Minimum Grade B in GCSE RS.

Physical Edcuation

Minimum Grade B in GCSE PE.

Physics

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Physcis.

Grade AA or AB in GCSE DA Science -�with A-grades in Physics components.

Sociology

GCSE History, English, RS.

Software Systems Development

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Computer Science.

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Further Maths.

Study of A-level Maths and / or Physics

Spanish

Minimum Grade B in GCSE Spanish.

B-Tech.

Essential

Useful

Sport (Double Award)

GCSE PE

Construction (Double Award)

Any pupil wishing to transfer from another school, to arrange a visit or to find out more information about our Post-16 provision, can contact the following members of staff:

Mr Ciaran O'Hare

  • Senior Teacher: CEAIG / Post-16 studies

Mr Michael Doyle

  • Vice Principal - Pastoral

Mr Aidan Henry

  • Vice Principal - Curriculum.

School contact details here.

Please see 2016 / 17 AS / A2 Subject Choice booklet below:

File Type File Name File Size
Subject Choice Form for AS A2 Feb 2017 0.26MB
St Colmans College Admissions Policy 2016 17(1) 0.26MB
AS A2 Subject Choices Booklet Feb 2017 1.21MB

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