16+ Admissions

16+ Admissions

Reach your potential in our Sixth Form. Tailored subjects, dedicated teachers, and a friendly environment fuel pupils’ academic growth within a vibrant and well-rounded education. We welcome Day and Boarding 16+ applications from external applicants wishing to join our dynamic and friendly Sixth Form.


If a candidate is applying for a Boarding place they should followBoarding Admissions.


Application. The closing date for 16+ Day applications is Monday 14 October 2024. Applications for financial support and/or co-curricular scholarships are submitted by the same deadline. For more information about financial support, please click here. We have a range of academic and co-curricular scholarships available, and for all details, please see here.

Open Events. Prospective 16+ applicants are encouraged to attend our dedicated 16+ events. We will be holding our 16+ Options Evening on Tuesday 8 October – you will be able to register your interest in this event in due course.

for our dedicated 16+ Visitor Morning on Saturday 12 October. The morning starts with a presentation by the Headmaster and senior staff, which is followed by a guided tour around the school by current pupils. Families end their stay by chatting to staff from many departments over refreshments.

Assessment and Interview. On receipt of anapplication, applicants are invited to our assessment day on Saturday 9 November, where candidates will sit up to 2 papers based on the A Levels they wish to study, and a Critical Thinking Paper. Interviews are either conducted on the same Saturday, or close to that time via Teams.

At ۲, we welcome applications from candidates with disabilities or special educational needs; applicants who meet the criteria set out in the school’s Access Arrangements in Entrance Examinations Policy herewill be eligible for suitable adjustments in the entrance assessments. Documentary evidence, such as a current Specialist Assessor’s report, must be submitted to the school before the closing date for applications.

Scholarships. We encourage applicants to consider applying for our specific Academic Scholarships and Co-curricular Scholarships. The processes for these vary, with short-listed applicants being seen for assessments in November.

Confidential School Reference. After the closing date, a reference or school report will be sought from the prospective pupil’s current school. We ask schools to provide GSCE predictions.

Offers. Offers are made on the basis of applicants’ performance during their assessments and interview, in addition to predicted GCSE grades and current school reports. Offers for Day places are conditional upon the applicant satisfying our entry requirements: 44 points (or equivalent) from the best six IGCSE/GCSE subjects. Additionally, there are specific entry requirements for each A Level subject.


Sixth Form Options Evening *Pre-registration is requiredTuesday 8 October 2024
16+ Visitor Morning (pre-registration is required)9.30am, Saturday 12 October 2024
16+ application, Bursary and Scholarship closing dateMonday 28 October 2024
16+ Exam Day Saturday 9 November 2024
16+ ScholarshipsWeek commencing 11 November 2024 (Dates to be advised)
Decision letters emailed to families on:Monday 2 December 2024
Acceptance deadlineMonday 20 January 2025