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Application Process


Answers to some of our most frequently asked questions can be found via the link below:

Application FAQs

You can download a copy of our application form via the link below or you can pick up an application form from The Sixth Form Centre: 

Application form coming soon!

(Please download and save this document before completing, rather than using a web version)

If you would like us to send you an application form, simply call the Sixth Form Team on 01803 408852 or email

Application Timeline


What happens?

Further details

18 November 2020 (TBC due to Coronavirus restrictions)

Sixth Form Open Evening

A chance to find out more about the opportunities on offer at The Spires College Sixth Form.

Meet the staff and current students.

Explore courses that you might be interested in and get expert advice about the right Study Programme for you.

December 2020 (TBC due to Coronavirus restrictions)

Drop-In Advice Sessions






Course Taster Sessions




Visits for students wishing to join us from other schools and colleges


Drop-in Advice and Guidance sessions with the Sixth Form Team for students from The Spires College.


Opportunities to find out more about courses and qualifications you might be interested in.



Please contact our sixth form team for details:

Friday 15 January 2021

Applications Deadline

Your completed Application Form must be returned to the Sixth Form Centre by this date.

January – February 2021

Sixth Form Applicants’  Meetings

Applicants are invited to meet with the Sixth Form Team. This is an opportunity for us to get to know you and for you to ask any remaining questions that you might have.


Your personal Study Programme will be discussed and agreed.

May – June 2021

GCSE Examinations


June 2021 (exact date TBC)

Sixth Form Induction Day

All applicants are expected to attend the Induction Day.

This is a great opportunity for you to meet with your tutor and your course teachers.

You will also collect the Induction Tasks that you will need to complete before joining the Sixth Form.

26 August 2021

GCSE Results Day

The Sixth Form Team will be available for advice, guidance and support.

26 and 27 August 2021 (TBC)

Sixth Form Admissions Meetings

Applicants are asked to attend a post-results admissions meeting to confirm their Study Programme and complete the official enrolment process.

7 September 2021

Start of Term

Welcome to the Sixth Form!