Arrangements for admission to Post 16 provision

6. The Academy will publish specific criteria in relation to minimum entrance requirements for the range of courses available based upon GCSE grades or other measures of prior attainment. The detailed information will be contained in the sixth form prospectus published annually.

7. Children already on roll are entitled to transfer to the sixth form if they meet the published standards for entry.

8. The sixth form will open for students in Year 12 from September 2008 and for students in Year 13 from September 2009. Only those applicants who meet the minimum published standards for entry will be considered

9. The admission number for the sixth form will be 125 students. The Academy will accept external students up to that figure less the number of the Academy’s own students who are accepted into the sixth form. If the sixth form is oversubscribed, the following criteria will be used to determine which external students to admit:

a) applicants whose permanent address is closest to the Academy using the nearest designated public route as defined on the Directorate for Children, Young People and Families’ Geographic Information system.


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