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Middleton Crescent

Costessey

Norwich

NR5 0PX

Ofsted Outstanding School 2012 | 2013
BBC School Report 2017

Applications

Your application for sixth form can be submitted through Help You Choose or Google Forms.

Please apply through either of these websites. Alternatively, you may click here to download a copy of the application form. Please email completed application forms to sixthform@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk.

It is our aim when considering applications to accept students onto a learning package which will suit their learning style and encourage them to flourish academically. Judgements and offers will be made on an appropriate level of prior academic achievement and a positive attitude/aptitude for learning.

Method of Application:

The prospectus will be published during the Autumn Term each year. All current Ormiston Victory Academy students will be invited to an open event and the event will be marketed locally and on the school website to encourage external candidates. They will be specifically issued to:

  • All current Year 11 students
  • Students visiting from other educational establishments
  • Those making specific requests by contacting the school

Information, advice and guidance meetings/interviews are set up for every prospective Sixth Form student, with their parents, to provide expert professional support at a critical time of decision.

Applications from Students not currently studying in Year 11 at Ormiston Victory Academy:

Each year a number of students can join our Sixth Form from other schools. Applications are welcomed from such students who wish to continue their studies at Ormiston Victory Academy. The application process and entry requirements will be identical for both internal and external applicants (please see capacity below).

Arrangements for admission to post-16 provision

There are 210 places available in total. 150 places are reserved for first refusal from students currently attending the academy. We are able to accept 60 students entering the Academy for the first time in Year 12 (i.e. have not attended Ormiston Victory Academy in Yr 11)

Where the number of applications for admission is greater than the published number (60) applications will be considered against the criteria below.

Lord Nelson Sixth Form Entry Requirements

Your choice of Sixth Form is an important one and we want to make sure we get it right for you. We have really high expectations and it is essential that you choose the right courses to enable you to succeed. You should therefore refer to the entry requirements for both the level of qualification and each individual subject.  Where you do not meet the requirements, but feel that there are good reasons why you should be allowed on the course; please feel free to come and discuss this with one of the Sixth Form team.

Level 3 Academic Entry Requirements

In order to follow an academic Level 3 programme of study you should have achieved five or more GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 5s or above, including English* and mathematics (for 2018 entry, we are willing accept 4s in English and mathematics).

In addition you should have achieved the GCSE grades below to study the individual subjects of your choice.

Art6 in Art - GCSE Art is compulsory
Biology7 in Biology or 7-7 in Double Science
Business A Level5 in English and Maths with Business studies or 6 in English and Maths
Chemistry7 in Chemistry or 7-7 in Double Science
Computer Science7 in Mathematics or Computer Science
Design Technology6 in Mathematics and 5 in Science. GCSE DT preferable
English Language6 in English*
English Literature6 in English*
English Language and Literature combined6 in English*
Film Studies6 in English*
Further Mathematics8 in Mathematics - students should also be studying Mathematics GCE
Geography6 in Geography โ€“ GCSE Geography is compulsory
History6 in History โ€“ GCSE History is compulsory
Law6 in English*
Mathematics7 in Mathematics
Physical Education A Level6 in English* and a 5 in Science.
Philosophy and Ethics6 in English*
Physics8 in Physics or 7-7 in Double Science and an 8 in Mathematics Students should also be studying Mathematics GCE
Psychology6 in English*
Sociology6 in English*

* Please use highest grade from either English language, literature or predicted grades.

Level 3 Vocational Entry Requirements

In order to follow an vocational or mixed Level 3 programme of study you should have achieved five or more GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 5s or above, including English* and mathematics.  Those students without a grade 4 or above in English or mathematics, will take a level 2 qualification in these as part of their studies.

In addition you should have achieved the GCSE grades below to study the individual subjects of your choice.

Applied Science5 in English* and Mathematics
Beauty Therapy5 in English* and Maths. Individual interviews with Head of Beauty
Business (BTEC)5 in English* and Mathematics
Childcare and Education5 in English* and Mathematics
Creative Digital Media5 in English* and Maths
Information Technology5 in ICT or 4 in Maths
Performing Arts5 in Performing Arts, English*, Maths. Interview with Director of Performing Arts
Sport5 in English* and Maths

* Please use highest grade from either English language, literature or predicted grades.

Level 2 Entry Requirements

We have a range of Level 2 courses available.  To find out more about entry requirements and information on these, please speak to a member of the sixth form team.

Year 13 Entry Requirements

In order to progress from AS to A-Level courses, students should achieve the minimum of a grade C in their AS-Level qualification.

Application Process

All students will be invited to an interview and references will be requested.

Students who do not meet the entry criteria can discuss the courses that they want to follow with the Assistant Principal responsible for Sixth Form and may be given permission to join in exceptional circumstances.

Parents will have the right of appeal to an independent Appeals Panel if they are dissatisfied with an admission decision.

1st October 2017

The Help You Choose website is here.

Your application for sixth form can be submitted through Help You Choose or Google FormsPlease apply through either of these websites. Alternatively, you may click here to download a copy of the application form. Please email completed application forms to sixthform@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk.

20th July 2018

Deadline for return of application form to the Academy

Offer letters are sent out within 14 days of the interviews taken place. The offer maybe conditional or unconditional, depending on the course.

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