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Admissions to Sixth Form

Please click this link to apply to our Sixth Form.

If you are applying from outside of Kent, you may self-register for Kent Choices, or alternatively contact our Sixth Form Manager, Ms M Khalil, for an application form: m.khalil@highworth.kent.sch.uk  

Key Dates

Virtual Open Event on website Friday 18 December 2020
Applications open Thursday 14 January 2021
Deadline for applications Wednesday 10 February 2021

 

Entry Requirements

As a basic entry requirement to join our Sixth Form, you must have achieved at least 6 GCSE subjects at Grade 6 or above including:

  • at least Grade 5 in English 
  • at least Grade 5 in Mathematics
  • the specific entry requirements for each of your subjects

Most applicants are advised to choose 3 subjects to study at A Level.  However, some applicants are welcome to discuss the option of 4 subjects if there are spaces on the courses.

Choosing to study the Extended Project Qualification or Core Mathematics will be an additional course choice.  Your study programme will also include timetabled supplementary study sessions and you will be expected to be involved in a Co-curricular activity such as: a volunteering or work experience placement; the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme; music lessons; or a regular sporting commitment.

All A Level courses are linear with examinations at the end of the two year course.  

PLEASE SEE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

Please be aware that if there are insufficient numbers, a course may not run.

Application Process

Following your application, we confirm with your school that you are on target to meet the entry requirements for the courses you wish to study by requesting a reference.  Places will be offered purely on academic criteria.

We have a Taster Event in the Summer Term for you to speak to teachers and receive summer tasks to complete in preparation for your courses. This event may be held online.