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Admissions

Sixth Form Admissions 2018 – Online Application Form

Should you require another copy of our standard reference form, please download it here:

Conditions of entry to the Sixth Form

  • All applicants to Year 12 must have a minimum of five Grade 6s at GCSE, with a minimum of Grade 5 in English Language and Maths if they are not part of the five.
  • They must have Grade 6 or above in the subjects they wish to study or, in the case of a new subject, a Grade 6 or above in a related subject.
  • Please see the course outlines for full details of the requirements for individual subjects.

In a typical year there will be approximately 500 applications for the 65 additional places, so please be aware that meeting the entry requirements does not guarantee a place.

Admissions Process

We begin by inviting Year 11 external candidates and their parents to our Sixth Form Open Afternoon in November. The programme consists of tours of the school, talks by Mr M Ewins (Head of Key Stage 5) and an opportunity to talk to subject teachers (you are advised to read through our Guide to Courses before you attend to prepare any questions, as this is only available on our website).

Timeline for external candidates for entry September 2018:

  • To apply to the Sixth Form, please complete an Online Application Form which will be available from Thursday 16th November 2017 and submit it by Thursday 21st December 2017. Please refer to our Guide to Courses and A Level Subject Grid before submitting your application.
  • Student meetings/Ongoing admissions process are held during February/March 2018. (Only selected students will be invited to the school to discuss their applications further).
  • Conditional offers of places – Letters are sent by the end of the Spring Term 2018.

Please note – 16-19 Bursaries are available – see Policies