Sixth Form Admissions

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Our online virtual Open Evening will be available on the website throughout the application period.  This includes the Executive Principal’s Talk, an introduction to the Sixth Form by our students, a Virtual Tour of the Sixth Form facilities and individual A level Subject Information.

The Sixth Form admissions policy is contained within the whole school admissions policy which you can find HERE

Please see our virtual Sixth Form prospectus for A level subject outlines and details of our extracurricular and co-curricular activities.

The applications for entry to Year 12 for September 2022 are made via the online system on this website.  For information about an application to the Sixth Form or if you have a query about a submitted application please contact Head of Sixth Form, Mrs Hughes via

2022/23 Minimum entry criteria

The minimum entry requirement is 4 GCSEs at Grade 7 or above and 2 GCSEs at Grade 6 including English Language and Mathematics at a minimum of Grade 6.  Students will be required to achieve at least a Grade 7 in each GCSE subject they wish to study at A level.

Those students wishing to take A level Music will also require Associated Board Grade 5 Music Theory and Associated Board Grade 5 Music Practical in addition to the GCSE grade requirements outlined above.

For A level subjects not studied at GCSE, each subject has a specified GCSE entry qualification:

  • for Classical Civilisation, Economics or Religious Education a Grade 6 in GCSE English Language or GCSE English Literature
  • for Psychology a Grade 7 in GCSE English Language or English Literature and Grade 6 in Mathematics
  • for Further Mathematics a Grade 8 or above in GCSE Mathematics.

If Economics, Physical Education, Psychology or Religious Education have been studied at GCSE then the entry requirement will be a Grade 7 in the subject to be taken at A level.