September 2023 Entry

Sixth Form Open Evening

The Sixth Form Open Evening will take place on Tuesday 24th January 2023 from 4pm to 8pm. The Head Master’s Talk will be at 5.30pm and will be repeated again at 7pm.

No need to book – just turn up.

Sixth Form Prospectus

The Sixth Form Prospectus is available here.

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.

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

Traditional A Level Grade





Equivalent Points





Admission Process

Applications for September 2023 Entry open on Monday 23rd January 2023 and will close at midday on Monday 27th February 2023. The link to the Application Form will be available on the Pate’s Website during this time.

Conditional Offers will be made by Easter.

Places will be confirmed on GCSE Results Day.

Admission Queries

All admissions queries should be addressed to