To support you with your post 16 applications please see three presentations available to download: Post 16 Options, Personal Statement Support, Application support.
You must apply to either a Sixth form, a College or an apprenticeship/traineeship for September 2020.
Please find below the deadlines for your post 16 applications.
Important Dates and Deadlines:
Monday 7th October: Researching Sixth forms, and entry requirements for chosen subjects and courses:
Monday 11th November: First draft personal statement
Monday 25th November: Final draft Personal statement
Monday 16th December: All applications completed
Colleges and Sixth Form
A-Levels - you must pick between 3-4 subjects to study, the study duration is two years (Exam based).
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSES grade 5-9 Including Maths and English.
(Please check individual subject requirements on college / sixth form websites)
You must pick 1 course to study, the study duration is for two years (Coursework based)
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSES grade 4-9 including Maths and English (Level 3)
(Please check individual subject requirements on college/ provider websites)
For those who do not achieve a pass (Grade 4) in English or Maths GCSE, you will need to retake this in college/sixth form alongside a level 1 or level 2 BTEC qualification.
Apprenticeship: Working whilst gaining a qualification
Entry Requirements: Please check your chosen apprenticeship
Apply for apprenticeships through official Government website:
College and Sixth Form Open days
You must attend open days: Use the table below to check dates and book via the direct websites.
Please check dates on the direct website as they can be subject to change.
Links To Colleges and Sixth Form:
Please use the direct website links to make your applications and book on to open evenings.
If you have any questions, please email: