Admissions


Applications for the Sixth Form open in November for the following academic year.

The Sixth Form Application Form should be submitted to the school prior to the December deadline.

Places in Year 12 will be awarded in the following order of priority:

  1. Children currently in public care (looked after children) / children previously in public care who meet the entry requirements and subject specific criteria (see notes below).
  2. Students who were on roll at Alperton Community School at the end of the academic year immediately preceding the proposed date of entry into the Sixth Form and who meet the entry requirements and subject specific criteria (see notes below).
  3. To receive priority for 2020 entry Alperton Community School students must apply by Friday 20 December 2019. Applications received after this date will be treated as external applications.
  4. External applicants for 2018 entry who meet the entry requirements and subject specific criteria (see notes below) must apply by Friday 10 January 2020. Any applications received after this date will be added to the waiting list.

Additional notes:

  1. All applicants must be aged 16 on the 31 August in the year of application.
  2. Students must meet the entry requirements for their chosen programme of study as published in the Sixth Form prospectus and application form.
  3. Students must meet the individual subject criteria as published in the Sixth Form prospectus and application form.
  4. Sixth Form admission meetings for 2020 entry will commence on Monday 13 January 2020 and are subject to availability of places on courses.
  5. Late applicants may be invited for discussion if places are available on their chosen courses or for a place on the waiting list.
  6. The Sixth Form does not normally admit students to re-take Year 12 or Year 13.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


Entry requirements for Level 1 Course in Year 12

This is a one year programme of study designed to support students in gaining entry level qualifications in order to progress into Level 2 courses. Students will be accepted onto this course if they have entry level spoken and written English Language skills.

Entry Requirements for Level 2 Courses in Year 12

This is a one year programme of study for students who wish to progress to the Level 3 Applied Pathway but have not quite met the entry requirements.

Students will achieve a minimum of five GCSE qualifications at grades 1 – 3 or equivalent. A minimum of grade 3 is required in English Language & mathematics.

Entry Requirements for Level 3 Courses in Year 12

Sixth Form students typically study 3 AS subjects or equivalent in Year 12.

The minimum entry requirement will be six GCSE qualifications at grades 6 – 9 including English Language and Mathematics. In addition to this students will be expected to achieve grade 6 or above in each of their chosen subjects and meet the specific subject entry requirements which are outlined in the Sixth Form Course Options section of the website.

In order to qualify for 4 AS subjects students must achieve grades 8 – 9 in all subjects studied at GCSE.

No admissions will take place after week 2 of the autumn term.

Entry Requirements for Level 3 Courses in Year 13
Sixth Form students typically study 3 A level subjects or equivalent in Year 13.

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 passes at grades A-D (or equivalent) in the AS or BTEC subjects they wish to continue studying.

In order to qualify for a 4 A Level Programme students much achieve 4 A grades passes/equivalent in the AS or BTEC subjects studied in Year 12, in addition to an outstanding progress report and teacher references.

No admissions will take place after week 1 of the autumn term.