Types of Places
We welcome students of Christian faith, all other world faiths and those with no faith.
Applicants from any faiths other than Church of England should apply for an Open place.
Applicants who have no faith should apply for an Open place.
Applicants from the Church of England faith should apply for a Church of England place and complete a clergy form.
We also have 15 scholarship places available across Maths and the Performing Arts (Dance, Drama, Music and Music Tech).
To apply for a scholarship you must be applying to study the relevant A-Level. Maths scholars must be applying for both Maths and Further Maths. Scholars are prioritised in the allocation of places. They must still meet the grade entry criteria to gain their place. Once at the School they will be ambassadors in their chosen subjects across the School. Please click on the relevant link below for further information about the scholarship process.
Unsuccessful scholarship applications will continue as either Church of England or Open applications.
To secure a place in our 6th Form, students must meet the grade entry requirements, as this is an indicator of the student’s academic grounding and ability to rise to the challenge of A-Levels in our school.
Our entry requirements are:
5 GCSEs at grade 6-9
English and Maths at grade 5 or above
AND and any subject entry requirements (some of which may be higher than others)
You can find all subject entry requirements in our options block.
Timetable for Year 12 entry in September 2024
We will hold open mornings on Friday 17th November and Tuesday 21st November and an open evening on Wednesday 22nd November. Booking will be available on our website from Monday 2nd October.
The deadline for internal applications is Friday 15th December 2023.
The deadline for external applicants is Friday 12th January 2024.
The deadline for receipt of the reference is Wednesday 21st February 2024. If we have not received it by Wednesday 7th February we will contact you, at which point it will become your responsibility to make sure we receive your reference from your current school.
Performing Arts and Maths scholarship applicants will be invited for an audition/test in February.
Conditional offers will be made at the end of March.
The deadline for accepting conditional offers is Friday 26th April 2024.
We hope to be able to offer a Taster Day for applicants with conditional offers on Friday 5th July.
Following the publication of GCSE results in August, applicants who were given a conditional offer of a place, who have achieved the grade entry requirements should enrol at the School to secure their place in Year 12. Information about enrolment will be shared nearer the time.
If you have any questions please contact the Sixth Form Manager: 6thformadmissions@