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Beckfoot Trust is an organisation that links a group of local Bradford schools together so that they can collectively improve the life chances for young people within their schools. Our aim is to create a group of truly remarkable schools each with a genuine comprehensive intake. They will be wonderful places for young people to learn and grow up in. We want to make a difference. We want to create something special.

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Sixth Form

Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening

Welcome to the Beckfoot Oakbank Virtual Open Evening 2021!

Please explore the options below:

Creative Arts

English

Humanities

Maths

MFL

Science

PE

Technology & Computer Science


Entry Criteria

 

Minimum of 5 grade 4’s at GCSE including English Language and Maths.

Students will then be required to meet subject specific entry criteria for each programme of study which will, unless there are exceptional circumstances, (as decided by the Headteacher and Associate Assistant Head: 14-19 Pathways), be rigorously applied.

Academic Pathway:

Course Title / Spec

Minimum expected grades

English Language Requirement

Maths Requirement

Facilitating Subjects

(subjects most commonly asked for by Universities and allow access to the widest range of degrees)

Biology

6-6 in combined Science

or 6 in Biology (Single Science)

5

5

Chemistry

6-6 in combined Science

or 6 in Chemistry (Single Science)

5

5

English Literature

6 in English Language or Literature

6

4

 

French

 

6 in French

6

4

Geography

5 in Geography

5

5

 

History

5 in History

5

4

 

Maths

7 in Maths

4

7

 

Physics

6-6 in combined Science

or 6 in Physics (Single Science)

5

6

Spanish

 

6 in Spanish

6

4

Non-Facilitating A Level choices

(may be required by some Universities for particular degrees)

Art A Level

5 in Art GCSE

4

 

4

Computer Science

5 in Computer Science

5

 

5

English Language

 

5 in English Language

5

4

Product Design

5 in any Technology based GCSE

4

4

 

Psychology A Level

5 in Maths

5

5

Sociology A Level

 

5

 

4

 

 

 

Applied Pathway:

Course Title / Spec

Minimum expected grade

English Requirement

Maths Requirement

Applied Science Level 3 BTEC

4-4 in combined Science

 

4

4

Business Level 3 BTEC

Level 2 Pass in BTEC Business

 

4

4

Criminology Level 3 Certificate

 

4

4

IT Level 3 BTEC

4 in Computer Science or equivalent

4

4

Sport Level 3 BTEC

BTEC Sport Lev 2 Pass or equivalent

4-4 in Combined Science or a 4 in Biology (Single Science)

4

4

Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3

 

4

4

Performing Arts (Cambridge Technical Cert)

4 or higher in GCSE Drama or equivalent

4

4

Music Performance (Pearson)

4 or higher in GCSE Music or equivalent

4

4

 

**We aim to support our students in providing the choices they want and accommodate these as far as possible. Subjects can only go ahead if there are viable class sizes.


Download our prospectus

Sixth Form Prospectus 2021 2022


Beckfoot Oakbank Sixth Form


Meet the Team

Application Forms

Applications are now open. 

You can download or print the form below to complete and send to oakellis@beckfootoakbank.org or hand it into reception at school for the attention of Emma Ellis. You can also post it to us addressed to Emma Ellis, Beckfoot Oakbank, Oakworth Road, Keighley, BD22 7DU:

INTERNAL Post 16 Application Form

EXTERNAL Post 16 Application Form

Applications close on Friday 10th December