SIXTH FORM ADMISSIONS

September 2023 Entry

Please click here for the online application form

Admissions Criteria

For admission to the Pate’s Sixth Form a student must have:

  • A minimum total ‘points’ score across their best 8 GCSE grades of 57 points.

  • A minimum score of 5 in both Mathematics and English

  • A predicted GCSE grade of at least a 7 in any subject to be studied at A Level, as specified in the Sixth Form Prospectus. If a student is not studying GCSE or iGCSE, then ENIC equivalency must be sought by the applicant.

For those students taking traditional GCSEs please use the table below to work out equivalent points.

Full details of admissions criteria can be found in the Admissions Policy. Note the Sixth Form Admissions start from page 7.

Traditional GCSE Grade

C

B

A

A*

Equivalent Points

4

5.5

7

8.5

Admission Process

Applications for September 2023 Entry open at midday on Monday 23rd January 2023 and will close at midday on Monday 27th February 2023. 

Conditional Offers will be made by Easter.

Places will be confirmed on GCSE Results Day.

Admission Queries

All admissions queries should be addressed to lclaridge@patesgs.org

Sixth Form Prospectus

The Sixth Form Prospectus is available here.
We also have a tour of the Sixth Form available to watch. This was filmed during lockdown and has a former student giving a tour of the Sixth Form facilities.