General requirements

Students wanting to study at EHC are required to achieve 5 or more standard GCSE passes or higher (grade 4 or higher) including GCSE Maths and either English Language or English Literature at a grade 4 or above.

If a student is applying for a course in a subject that they have studied at GCSE it is expected that a student would have achieved at least a standard pass (grade 4) in this subject.

Subject specific requirements

  • Art and Design – achieve a standard pass (grade 4) or higher in an art related GCSE

  • Mathematics – achieve a grade 6 or higher in GCSE Mathematics

  • Mathematics (Further) – achieve a grade 7 or higher in GCSE Mathematics

  • Music – it is desirable that students have a qualification in a musical instrumented at grade 5 or higher

  • Sciences – achieve a grade 66 or higher in combined GCSE science, a grade 6 or higher in a single GCSE science in the specialism select at A Level or grade 55 in combined science for medical science or 5 in biology, if studying triple science.