Applications for September 2024
How do I make an application?
Applications will open on Thursday 19 October 2023 and close at 9am on Monday 15 January 2024.
Applications will be made through Applicaa and the link will go live on Thursday 19 October 2023. If you have previously made an application for another child, either for Sixth Form or Y7, you can log into this application and 'add sibling'. This will prepopulate information such as contact details. Make sure you choose 'Sixth Form Admissions Applications 2024/2025'.
Our Open Evening will take place on Thursday 19 October. This will be a ticketed event and Y11 applicants and parents will be able to reserve a place through TicketSource. Tickets will be available to book from 10am on Tuesday 19 September 2023.
What are the entrance requirements?
Waldegrave is non-selective however there are national minimum GCSE grades required to study A Levels. On your application you will be asked for your predicted grades. These are used for guidance only as we recognise many applicants improve their grades between mock exams and public exams. Applicants will be accepted onto courses following the results of the GCSEs received in August.
You will be asked to choose three subjects that you think you would like to study at A Level. No firm decision needs to be made until Enrolment Day in August and confirmation of your place will depend on availability of courses on the day.
For more information on the subjects we offer please view Sixth Form Subjects webpage.
If you have not sat GCSEs or iGCSEs you will need to provide a Statement of Compatibility.
What happens after I have submitted an application?
All applicants are given a Conditional Offer. Offers will be made at the end of the Spring term.
Places at Waldegrave are not guaranteed until after Enrolment Day in August
We advise all applicants to make at least three applications to A Level providers.
What happens on Enrolment Day in August?
This will take place on the same day as GCSE results for current Waldegrave students and the following day for external applicants. Towards the end of the Summer term 2024 you will receive an Enrolment Pack and the time of your appointment to attend on Enrolment Day. You will be expected to attend your appointment so we strongly advise you attend your enrolment meeting and do not book holidays. We will not enrol virtually.
Your place in Sixth Form is not guaranteed and is only confirmed once your meeting has concluded, as such we recommend you make applications to several Sixth Forms and colleges.
Applicants will be given an appointment time to attend according to the Oversubscription Criteria of distance from home to Waldegrave. Oversubscription Criteria. Please read this document carefully.
Information on admissions data for the last three years can be viewed at Admissions Data.
Open Evening - Thursday 19 October 2023
Applications open - Thursday 19 October and close Monday 15 January 2024
Y11 into Y12 Taster Day - June 2024 (TBC)
GCSE Results Day - Thursday 22 August 2024
Enrolment Days - Thursday 22 August (internal applicants) & Friday 23 August (external applicants 2023).
Appointment times will be communicated by the end of the Summer term. Applicants are expected to attend in person, we do not offer virtual enrolments.