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6th Form Application for a September 2019 start

Number of courses

Students meeting the standard entry criterion will typically choose 3 A-levels or BTECs to study throughout Years 12 and 13.

However, students may additionally choose the Level 3 Mathematical Studies course. This course is half the size of an A-level and therefore may be taken by any student as a fourth option.

A small number of students may wish to choose 4 A-levels to study throughout Year 12 and 13. To study 4 instead of 3 courses students would need to obtain 5 or more grades at GCSE at 7, 8, 9, A or A*. Students meeting the qualifying criterion for doing 4 courses above may, of course, only choose 3 A-level courses if that is their wish.


  1. Students who wish to do “Further Maths” should choose Further Maths in Option block C and E below. Students will achieve both Maths and Further Maths A-level through doing this.
  2. Students should not choose 2 variants of the same subject ie. Sport Studies and BTEC Sport
  3. Students who do not achieve a Level 4 in Maths or either English GCSE are obliged to choose these courses again in the 6th form

Subject combinations

Like all schools and colleges we put our subjects into different blocks. We have five blocks to ensure a really wide choice of subjects, however, not every combination is possible. If your preferred combination is not possible, please add below what would be ideal.



In order to make an application to join The Gryphon School Sixth form, you will need to register or login. you will then be required to fill in the application form.

You can start your application today and then come back to it at a later time before submitting, or submit straight away. You can also track the status of your application once you have pressed submit. If you have any questions prior to submitting your application, please contact

Please note the following deadlines for applications:

Date of deadline for application – 7th January 2019

The information you provide will only be used for the purpose of processing your Sixth Form application.
We will not pass on the information you provide to anyone else without your consent.
The information will be processed fairly, securely and in line with your rights.
We will not retain this information for longer than is necessary.

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Please note that all communication will be made via email, so it is important that you provide us with current and valid email addresses that are checked regularly.

All students have the opportunity to apply for two of our scholarships, although students can only hold one. The award of a scholarship may, like a university offer, be made conditional on the achievement of certain outcomes. The deadline for applying, is the same as all applications – Friday 7th January 2019. Any application submitted after this date will not be considered for a scholarship.

Please use this space to detail why you feel that you should be considered for a scholarship. This could include a list of your achievements in the area covered by the scholarship. You are required to complete this statement in order to be considered for a scholarship interview.

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If you have been unable to select your preferred combination of subjects tell us about it here.

Please use this space to tell us more about yourself. We would like to know what are your future career aspirations, why do you want to study the subjects you have selected, what extracurricular activities do you already get involved with. If you would like to include further information in support of your application, please do.

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