Admission procedures

Stage 1: Open Evening

Our Sixth Form Open Evening takes place on 12th October, providing an excellent opportunity for all students to learn more about our Sixth Form including the courses we offer. We will attach further detail as the date nears.

Stage 2: Making an application

Current St John Payne Students will complete two online application forms in the spring term. The first
application form will register their interest in our Sixth Form whilst the second application form allows them to indicate the subjects they would like to study at A Level based on the timetable that will be in place for the next academic year. Further details will be shared with the students on receipt of their mock examination results but the final deadline for the first online application will be 4pm on Friday 10th March 2023.
External Students should complete the online application form by 4pm on Friday 10th March 2023.

Stage 3: Informal Meetings

Both current St John Payne students and external applicants will be invited to attend a short individual meeting with a member of the School Leadership Team to discuss their application. These meetings take place in March and April. We will discuss students' future plans and advise on suitable pathways. Successful external applicants will receive a formal letter confirming the offer of a place. They will need to let us know if they accept the offer at this stage. All current SJP students are offered a place in our Sixth Form providing they meet the entry requirements detailed in the prospectus and have demonstrated good behaviour for learning throughout Key Stage 4.

Stage 4: GCSE Results Day

Students who have indicated that they will be returning to the Sixth Form at St John Payne will need to formally confirm that this is still their intention by completing the final stage of their online application by midday on GCSE Results Day.

External students need to contact the school on receipt of their GCSE results. Those who have met the entry
requirements will be given the link so that they can also complete the online application form.

Stage 5: September Enrolment

All students who have accepted their provisional offer of a place in our Sixth Form will be invited to formally enrol for their A Level subjects on the first day of term in September.

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