How to apply


Applications for the Sixth Form open in November for the following academic year. The deadline for submitting The Sixth Form Application Form is Friday 16 December 2022. Please click on the button below to access the application form.



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 2023 entry to our Sixth Form at Alperton Community School, all students must apply by Thursday 05 January 2023. Applications received after this date will be treated as late applications.
  4.  Any applications received after Thursday 05 January will be added to our 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 2023 entry will commence on Friday 3 March 2023 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 admit students to retake Year 12 or Year 13.

Entry requriements


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 A Level subjects or equivalent.

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 A Level subjects students must achieve grades 8 – 9 in all subjects studied at GCSE. Students on this programme will be required to sit an AS qualification in one of their 4 subjects at the end of Year 12.

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

Sixth Form Appeals


Dates Description
Appeal date The date will be during the month of September 2023.
Last day for Lodging appeals 4pm on Wednesday 30 August 2023 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard within the first weeks of September. You MUST state the reasons for your appeal on the online form and supply any documentary evidence at this stage e.g. a copy of your result sheet.

Please note the timetable is very short to enable those appellants who win appeals to start as early into the school year as possible.

Click here for the 6th form appeal form.