Joining Sixth Form

Below is a step-by-step guide to joining Hope Academy Sixth Form Centre. Please note you should apply as soon as possible to secure an offer of a place.

This can be done at any stage throughout the year using our application form. Applicants will receive written communication following submission and if you are offered a place you will be asked to confirm your acceptance.

Autumn 2019

  • Attend our Post-16 Information Evening, read the prospectus and visit our website. (Dates to be confirmed)
  • Start thinking about the subjects you might want to study and speak to your subject teachers and Career Connect Adviser for their advice.
  • Apply to become a Sixth Form student at Hope Academy in one of three ways: 
  1. Completing the online application form on Hope Academy website
  2. Completing a paper copy of the form and handing it in to your Head of Year
  3. Posting a copy of the application form to Hope Academy Sixth Form at the address below.

Autumn 2019 - Spring 2020

We will consider your application form along with the information we receive from your school. You will then have an informal interview to discuss:

  • your initial choice of subjects and the entry requirements for these

If you are offered a place you will be asked to confirm your acceptance.

August 2020

  • After publication of the GCSE results you can enrol on your courses at the Sixth Form for September 2020
  • Start your first few days at Hope Academy Sixth Form on an induction programme to  ensure you settle into Academy life quickly and easily. 
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