Admissions & how to apply

The Bedford Sixth Form aims to ensure equality of opportunity by providing a wide range of programmes at different levels to facilitate access and progression. It is our policy to operate an admissions system which guides students onto appropriate programmes of study from which they are likely to benefit and which will enable them to fulfil their potential.

Admissions policy

How to apply

Follow our six simple steps to apply for your place at The Bedford Sixth Form...

1) Find the subjects you are interested in
Check out our subjects page to find out about the subjects we offer that interest you.

2) Register for an Open Day
To discover more about your chosen courses and life at The Bedford Sixth Form, come and see us at one of our Open Days throughout the year. Please note, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation we are now offering a virtual Open Day in April. Find out more here. 

3) Apply online
From the course pages, select the ‘Apply’ button to start your application, and select the A levels you wish to study. If you do not have access to a computer you can give us a call, drop us an email or chat with us on line and we can help you.

4) Receive your offer
We will arrange a telephone interview with you so you can find out more about your course. You will also have the opportunity to chat with a tutor. Please download our useful guide here to help prepare you for your telephone interviews. We will let you know if you have been successful and offer you a place at The Bedford Sixth Form at your interview. 

5) Welcome Day
We usually invite you to a planned Welcome Day held at The Bedford Sixth Form on Friday 19 June 2020. At the moment we are a little unsure if this will go ahead, but we will ensure we keep you informed about this when you apply. If this is not possible you will receive all the information you need at a later date in our welcome pack.

6) Enrolment
You will be invited to the Sixth Form to review your GCSE results at the end of August 2020 and finalise your offer of a place. Enrolment will be Friday 21 August 2020 and Monday 24 August 2020, please ensure you keep these dates free.

Any questions?

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call us on 01234 291291.

Please note
We do not give priority to applications from pupils enrolled at particular schools.

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