Applying for the 6th Form

Sixth Form External Applicants' Information

Applications should be brought to the 6th form via tutors or sent to Sixth Form Team at the school address.


Requirement 1 - Essential

Year 12

5 Full Course GCSEs at C grade or above for AS

A minimum of 5 Full Course GCSEs at C grade or above to study four AS Levels in Year 12.

A minimum of 4 Full Course GCSEs at C grade or above to study BTEC L3.

Year 13

2 AS passes at E grade or above

Requirement 2 – Essential

Whilst we have a minimum entry requirement of five Full Course ‘C’ grades at GCSE (Year 12) and two ‘E’ grade passes at AS (Year 13), entry to sixth form is not automatic for admission.

Staff and governors take account whether an applicant:

  • has demonstrated the potential to succeed at the higher level which is senior study
  • is deemed to have the aptitude for voluntary study beyond the school leaving age
  • has a proven track record by way of attendance, behaviour and attitude to work
  • has demonstrated a broad competence across subjects with a consistent degree of diligence throughout.

Requirement 3 - Essential

Although ‘C’ grades at GCSE are the minimum entry requirement to the Sixth Form, some subject areas require a minimum ‘B’ grade at GCSE to continue studying their specialism at AS/A2. Please click here to read our subject-specific entry requirements for 2014.

Requirement 4 - Essential

All students are required to read, sign and adhere to the Chepstow School Sixth Form Student Contract.

If you can meet these requirements please complete our Application Form and return to Sixth Form Office.