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Sixth Form Applications

Thank you for your interest in Sale Grammar School Sixth Form.

Admissions Criteria

To gain entry into the Sixth Form, students must be able to demonstrate suitability for an academic course of study at Advanced Level. To qualify for admission into Year 12 for September 2018, within the previous two years (during Years 10 and 11) students must:

  • Achieve a minimum Attainment 8 score of 60 AND
  • At least a grade 5 in GCSE English Language and Mathematics AND
  • At least a grade 6 in the subjects they wish to study.

In order to study one of the Sciences (Biology, Chemistry or Physics), students must achieve at least a grade 6 in Mathematics and if Co-ordinated Science was studied at GCSE, two grade 6s must have been achieved. Allowance is made if a student has not taken a GCSE in their chosen course of GCSE study (for example Psychology, Sociology, Government and Politics) but we would expect them to have a grade 6 in a subject where comparable skills are required, such as History or Geography.

Applicants’ date of birth must be between 1st September 2001 and 31st August 2002.

Our full Admissions Policy can be viewed by clicking here.

Our Year 12 Option Blocks for 2017 - 2018 will be released after our Sixth Form Information Evening on Thursday 25th January 2018. Information about the subjects we currently offer can be found in the ‘Subjects on Offer’ page of the Sixth Form area of our website.

If you require further assistance, please contact Sixth Form Student Services on 0161 973 3217 extension 6280 or use our contact form and select Admissions Sixth Form from the recipients list.

Sixth Form Applications

Our application form will open on this page on Friday 26th January 2018 - the day after our Sixth Form Information Evening. The deadline for online applications will be Friday 9th February 2018.

In the meantime, we encourage you to attend the Sixth Form Information Evening on Thursday 25th January 2018 from 6.00 pm – 9.00 pm to learn more about our Sixth Form and the subjects we offer. To register to attend, please complete the registration form on the Sixth Form Information Evening page of our website by Friday 15th December at the very latest. Please note that the form will close after this date.

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Sixth Form Prospectus 28th Jan 2016 Download