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Sixth form application form

Sixth Form Admission

Application Type

Select applicable*

Applicant's Details

Does the applicant have a sibling at Gordon's School?*

Parent Contact

Do you have legal parental responsibility for the student?*

Academic Information

The minimum academic requirements to join Gordon's School Sixth Form in 2021 to study A levels are the following or equivalent:

A minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9-5 including at least a grade 5 in GCSE English and Mathematics


The grade criteria for individual subjects as outlined in the Gordon's Sixth Form Options booklet .

 Applicant's GCSE SubjectsExpected Grade & type of exam (eg. GCSE or IGCSE)

Please note, your school will be asked to verify your predicted GCSE grades (if given).

Gordon’s School Sixth Form students study 3 A Levels.
Please see below table for option blocks and courses available. You may only select one course from each column.

* If you wish to study Further Maths, you must also take A level Maths from block A and are recommended to take 2 further subjects (ie 4 A levels in total)
* If BTEC Sport is chosen, 2 option blocks must be selected as it is considered as a double A level.

Option Blocks

Option A
Option B
Option C
Option D
Media StudiesChemistryBiologyGeography
EconomicsTechnologyHistoryComputer Science
English LiteraturePsychologyEnglish LanguageHistory
PEBusinessBusinessMedia Studies
German BiologyMusicDrama
ArtSpanishEnglish LiteratureFrench
Photography*Further Maths*Further Maths*Further Maths
BTEC SportBTEC Sport BTEC Business

Please indicate from the below drop down boxes which 3 A levels you wish to study at Gordon's
Therefore please leave one block blank by selecting 'none from this block'.
(Please note, you will NOT be taking AS Levels in these subjects).

Students can opt to take 4 A level subjects for 2 years if they so wish. In this case, please select from all 4 blocks.

Subsidiary Subjects

Students studying any 3 of the above courses will be required to select a further subsidiary subject to be studied in Year 12 only. (DiSE will be studied in Y12 & Y13).
Please indicate which subsidiary subject you would consider taking alongside your 3 A levels. It is envisaged that the majority of students will undertake the EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) which provides a good preparation for university.
Please indicate up to 3 preferences. (Final subsidiary subjects will be dependent on numbers and confirmed in Easter 2021.)

Select up to three of the following subsidiary subjects (to be discussed at interview)*
If you have chosen to study 4 A levels and also wish to take an EPQ please tick here :

Boarding Information

(Only complete this section if you are making a Full or Weekly Residential Boarding Application)


Please tick*

1. Please read the Sixth Form Admissions Policy for the relevant year of entry which is published on the school website

2. We welcome applications for Residential Boarding places with a strong 'need to board'. Parents who are applying for a boarding place are asked to give additional information in Section 3, or by covering letter, saying why there is a need for their child to board.

3. Any offer and subsequent entry to Gordon's School to study a Sixth Form course will always be subject to the applicant meeting the published minimum entry requirements.