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Sixth form admissions

The school admits up to 50 new students to the Sixth Form each September.  We welcome applications from ambitious students from the Birmingham area and beyond.  Financial assistance may be available for students currently studying at schools in the north-west area of Birmingham. Parents of external candidates wishing to enrol a student into the Sixth Form should contact the school. It is not necessary for parents of existing pupils to apply formally for places in year 12.

To achieve entry into the Sixth Form in September 2020, prospective entrants (both existing pupils and external candidates) must achieve a minimum of seven GCSE passes at grades 9 – 5, including at least grades 6 in English and Mathematics.

In order to study a subject at A Level a student must have achieved at least a grade 7 at GCSE in that subject.

In order to study Further Mathematics, a student must have achieved at least a grade 8 in Mathematics at GCSE level.

Offers of places in the Sixth Form will be conditional on the achievement of these results and capacity on chosen courses.

Current students who do not meet the sixth form entry requirements are unlikely to be offered a place in the sixth form. They will, however, be placed in a pool with all new external applicants and these will be rank-ordered and places offered depending on availability.

In the event of over-subscription preference will be given to: “looked after or previously looked after children and children who are currently in receipt of Free School Meals (Pupil Premium) and then those who live nearest to the school (according to the straight-line distance between home and school)".

Sixth Form prospectus

Click here to view the sixth form prospectus.

Open evening

The sixth form open evening took place on 5 November 2019. Here is a copy of the slides used in the main presentation, however, should you require further information please do not hesitate to contact the school.

How to apply

We are no longer accepting applications for entry to our sixth form as all places are now filled.

For external students only

Applications that were submitted via the link are being considered and you will be told today if you have been successful in getting shortlisted. Please make sure that the following are adhered to when attending the appointment with a senior member of staff:

  1. You will be allowed to bring no more than ONE member of your family with you to the meeting.
  2. Do not arrive more than 5 minutes early for the meeting.
  3. You must bring proof of your qualifications (GCSE results statement from your previous school) to the meeting.