• Sixth Form Common Room

Individualised Study Programme

When choosing the right course, it is important to consider what the result of these qualifications will be. 

Choosing the right pathway…

Your pathway will be dependent on your outcomes at GCSE.


Minimum Entry Requirements

Course Choices

Place of Study

Vocational Pathway

4 Separate GCSE subject passes at grades 4-9 with English and/or Maths at grade 4 or above.

NB - resit required

3 BTEC courses this can be either 3 single subjects or 2 double and I single

North Durham Academy

Each student’s eligibility will be considered on an individual basis and some exceptions may apply depending on circumstance.

Entry Requirements

As well as the general criteria it is important to refer to the individual subject guidance on subject leaflets.

Any personal issues regarding entry criteria and extenuating circumstances can be raised and discussed either prior to the application being submitted or during your meeting with the Sixth Form team.

For further details or information about Sixth Form please contact Mr Thomas - [email protected]


Updated Nov 2019