Sixth Form Admissions

Sixth Form Open Evening

Tuesday 25th January 2022

Our Open Evening will take place on Tuesday 25th January, from 5pm to 8pm.  There is no need to book.

To reduce the risk of Covid transmission we are asking, where possible, that only one parent per student attends.  We also ask that attendees wear a mask and carry out an LFT before arrival to reduce the risk of Covid transmission.

We thank you in advance for your help with this.

On the evening there will be Head’s talks at 5.30pm and 7pm.  These will be video recorded and put on the website.  You will also be able to take a tour of the school and meet members of staff.

Please allow time for parking in the surrounding area as there will be limited parking onsite (apologies that, due to the time of year, we are unable to park cars on the field).

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.

Any questions can be addressed to the Sixth Form Admissions Manager, Mrs Amey, on

 Applications For September 2022

Applications to join Pate's in September 2022 can be made on line here from Monday 24 January.  Applications will close at midnight on Wednesday 2nd March 2022.

Offers will be made by Easter.

Any questions can be addressed to the Sixth Form Admissions Manager, Mrs Amey, on


Sixth Form Admissions Requirements

We will look at the top eight predicted GCSE grades, using the following points system:

Grade A* A B C 9 8 7 6
Worth 8.5 7 5.5 4 9 8 7 6

Entry into Year 12 will require a minimum of 57 points from the top eight GCSEs.  A minimum of grade of 5 is required for English and Maths.


Conditional offer emails will be sent out before Easter, provisionally confirming your choice of A Level subjects.

Conditional offers are made purely on the basis of predicted grades.

Offers are automatically confirmed on GCSE Results Day, Thursday 25th August 2022, if you achieve the qualifying point score (57 points)

If you change your mind about what A Levels you want to take between applying and the beginning of Y12, then just let us know.

Consultation Admissions Policy 2022

2022 Admissions Policy

Consultation 2022 Admissions Policy


"Coming to Pate's in the 6th Form was the best decision I ever made!" (Year 12 Pupil)