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Admissions

Conditions of entry to the Sixth Form

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

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).

How to Apply:

Application for Sixth Form Entry 2017 has now closed.

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

For any further queries regarding our Admissions process, please email Year12entry@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk

Timeline for external candidates for entry September 2017:

  • Our Open Afternoon for external candidates to Sixth Form will be held on Thursday 17th November 2016 from 2.00pm – 5.00pm. No booking is required.
    2.00pm – 4.00pm Tours of the school. Talks by Mr M Ewins (Head of Sixth Form) at approximately 2.15pm and 3.00pm.4.00pm – 5.00pm. Subject teachers available for discussion in the Main Hall. Please note that this is a normal school day and consequently parking on site will not be possible – we would be grateful if you considerate to our local residents.
  • Online Application/Subject Choices to be submitted by Monday 19th December 2016.
  • Student meetings/Ongoing admissions process are held during February/March 2017. (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 2017.

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