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Sixth Form Admissions

Welcome to this Sixth Form Admissions page on which you will find all the information you need to make your application to Gordon's Sixth Form.

Please visit the interactive map to explore the school and see further video presentations about the many aspects of Gordon's. 

You will see the application form link below, this is for both internal Gordon's students and external applicants in Year 11. Applications for September 2024 must be submitted by 24 November 2023.

Please also view the options guide and subject information section where you will find individual information booklets for each course that we offer.

Finally, at the bottom of this page you will find  a list of all relevant documents including our admissions policy, entry requirements, oversubscription criteria and current charges.


Our Open Events are held in the Autumn Term each year and can be booked via this website from May 2024. 

  • Please click here to view the presentation slides from the evening for Internal Students.


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Please make sure your Sixth Form application form is with us by 24th November 2023.

Admissions timeline for entry into sixth form September 2024
5 October 2023  Sixth Form Open Evening (External Students)
12 October 2023 Sixth Form Open Evening (Internal Students - current Year 11)
 October 2023 Harlequins Partnership Assessment Day
7 November 2023
15 November 2023
Sixth Form Open Mornings (External Students Only)
24 November 2023 On-time deadline for all applications (internal and external Students)

01 December 2023

Scholarship Application Deadline

W/c 15 January 2024


W/c 22nd January 2024

Interviews for internal applicants


Interviews for external applicants (Day Places)

Interviews and offers for external residential students to take place November – December 2023

14 January 2024

26 January 2024

February 2024

Sports Scholarship Assessment Day

Aptitude Assessment evening - Sport

Creative Arts Scholarship Assessment Day

9 February 2024

Conditional offer of a place in the Sixth Form to external and internal applicants

1 March 2024

Deadline for acceptance of conditional offers for all day applicants and Gordon's residential applicants.

4 July 2024 (TBC)

Sixth Form Taster Day 

August 2024 GCSE Results Day
September 2024 Y12 Induction Day 
September 2024

Start of Term



Boarding Categories

Day Boarding - Day Boarding students must be in school by 8.15 am ready for 8.20 am registration and can stay through until 7.30 pm Monday to Thursday and 7.00 pm on Friday.  Sixth Form also have access to the library until 9.00 pm Monday to Thursday.

Weekly Residential Boarding - As a general rule, weekly boarders live at school from Sunday evening to Saturday lunchtime and return to school during the following Sunday evening, depending on exact school term dates. Weekly Boarders are not in residence for exeats and school holidays.

Full Residential Boarding – Full boarders live at school during term time. Full boarders are not in residence for exeats and school holidays.

In order for prospective students to demonstrate that they are eligible for a residential boarding place, they must meet one of the following criteria :

  • full UK Citizenship; or
  • a permanent or temporary UK Residency Permit with access to public funds; or
  • have other approved access to public funds.

Please note that the scholarship programme is not intended as means of financial support for Sixth Form charges. For further information about our bursary programme for financial support please click here.