Application Information

Prospective Sixth Form Open Evening 2023

Thursday 19 October 2023, 4-7pm (last entry 6.15pm)

You are invited to attend our Sixth Form Open Evening which is for students who would like to join Barnhill Sixth Form in September 2024. This is a great opportunity to see a high-achieving and caring community school.

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How To Apply

We are an over-subscribed Sixth Form with a limited number of places available. To offer adequate support and guidance to students in making appropriate subject choices; the deadline for applications to join Barnhill Sixth Form in September 2023 are as follows: 

  • Applications for Year 11 Barnhill students:  15th December 2022
  • Applications for Year 11 students from other schools:  9th February 2023 

Click here to fill in our online application form.

The alternative route for late applications is explained in the 'GCSE Results Day' section at the bottom of this page.

Entry Requirements and Subject Criteria

Students will need to perform exceptionally in a wide range of subjects at GCSE and also be able to evidence high standards of behaviour, punctuality and attendance in Year 11.

Students must achieve a minimum of 5 grade 9-4 at GCSE including English and Mathematics, with a minimum of a grade 6 at GCSE in that subject or a closely related subject for most A Level courses (some subjects require grade 7 at GCSE). View the entrance and subject criteria document attached below for more detailed information.

All applications to Barnhill Sixth Form will be considered carefully and offers will only be made following a face to face meeting at Future Focus Evening and if pupils are likely to meet the entrance and subject criteria requirements.

Next steps

Once you have completed your application we will write to you with further details of Future Focus Evening in February and March where a member of the Senior Leadership Team or Post-16 Team will meet with you to discuss your subject choices and application further. Students will receive offer letters in March.

GCSE Results Day

We are open for further enquiries regarding enrolment from GCSE Results Day onwards to interview students who may have missed the previous application deadlines and wish to enquire about joining us. Attendance with proof of GCSE grades, home address and photo ID are required. Enrolment and school opening times are published in the 'Enrolment Information' section.