How To Apply

STEP 1: Sixth Form Open Evening
All students interested in joining our Sixth Form are invited to our Sixth Form Information Evening in October.

STEP 2: The Application Form
The next stage in the process involves completing an application form indicating which A Level subjects you would like to study in Sixth Form.

STEP 3: Advice and Guidance Meeting
We will invite you to an Advice and Guidance meeting to discuss your future ambitions and subject choices.

STEP 4: A Letter Home
We will write to you to tell you whether you have been successful in securing a provisional place.

STEP 5: Pre-Enrolment
Successful applicants will be invited to attend a pre-enrolment event in late June/early July.

STEP 6: Results & Enrolment
When you receive your GCSE results in August you will complete your enrolment with us before starting your studies in September.

Entry Requirements

Condition 1: To guarantee a place at Blue Coat Sixth Form, all students must hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grades 9-5 including a Grade 5 in English

(Language or Literature) and Maths.

Condition 2: In addition, students must achieve at least a Grade 6 in the subjects that they wish to study to guarantee a place on their chosen

courses. An equivalent subject with a similar skill set will be considered as an alternative measure in the case of an A Level course, which is not part of

the standard GCSE curriculum.

Condition 3: For the specific subject combination of more than one Science studied together (e.g. Biology with Chemistry or Biology, Chemistry, Physics etc.), students must also achieve a Grade 6 in Maths to guarantee their chosen study programme.