Admissions & how to apply

The Bedford Sixth Form aims to ensure equality of opportunity by providing a wide range of programmes at different levels to facilitate access and progression. It is our policy to operate an admissions system which guides students onto appropriate programmes of study from which they are likely to benefit and which will enable them to fulfil their potential.

Admissions policy

How to apply

Follow our eight simple steps to apply for your place at The Bedford Sixth Form...

1) Find the subjects you are interested in
Check out our courses page to find out about the subjects we offer that interest you.

2) Attend an Open Day
To discover more about your chosen courses and life at our Sixth Form, come and see us at one of our Open Days throughout the year.

3) Apply online
From the course pages, select the ‘Apply’ button to send us your application. Remember: you can apply before you receive your GCSE results. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31 May 2016.

4) Attend an interview
After we receive your application we will invite you to attend an interview with one of the team, who will be able to answer any questions you may have.

5) Receive your offer
We will let you know if you have been successful and offer you a place at The Bedford Sixth Form within two weeks following your interview (subject to achieving the relevant entry requirements).

6) Welcome event
After accepting your offer you will be invited to attend our special welcome event at the end of the summer term where you’ll get a real insight into life and your course at The Bedford Sixth Form.

7) Advice day
Post-GCSE results advice is available at our Sixth Form Advice Day on Thursday 25 August 2016 – come to The Bedford Sixth Form if your results aren’t what you expected and discuss your options.

8) Enrolment
You will be invited to the Sixth Form to review your GCSE results at the end of August 2016 and finalise your offer of a place. Enrolment will be from Tuesday 30 August 2016 to Friday 2 September 2016. Induction is Monday 5 September 2016 to Friday 9 September 2016. Term begins on Monday 12 September 2016.

Any questions?

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call us on 01234 291291.

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