Sixth Form Admissions

Sixth Form Open Evening 2024

Tuesday 15th October 2024 6.30pm – 8.30pm. An opportunity for prospective students to visit the Sixth Form, meet staff and discuss subjects. New applicants to KHS are also encouraged to apply to attend our Post 16 Taster Day on Friday 6th December 2024.

How to Apply

Kesgrave Year 11 Pupils – It is essential that you discuss your subject choices fully with teachers and parents. Further details of the content of courses may be obtained from the appropriate Head of Department. You will be given dedicated PSHE time to address concerns about subject choices and future pathways. There are also opportunities to speak to a member of the sixth form management team. To apply click HERE

New Applicants – Students who join Kesgrave from other schools are full and equal members of the Sixth Form. The sixth form prospectus is available HERE. To apply click HERE. Or you can contact the school via email or speak to Mrs Wheatley (Director of Sixth Form). We have an open morning on the Thursday 11th January 2024 where you can see the sixth form in action.

Applications Deadlines

Applications Deadline for internal applicants – Wednesday, 18 December 2024
Applications Deadline for external applicants – Friday, 24 January 2025

We will consider applications from all students who apply by this date. Any applications received after this date will be placed on a reserve list.


Interviewing For KHS students, this will take place either Tuesday, 28 January or Thursday, 4 February or Tuesday, 13 February 2025. You will be interviewed with your parents or guardians and will need to provide a Personal Profile, which will be worked on during PSHEE. Interviewing for New Applicants, interviews will happen in April 2025. Again we ask that you are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Interviews will take place out of school hours.

(Interviews are not conducted for selection purposes, but are intended to allow for consultation regarding applicants’ suitability for proposed courses)

Tours and Inductions

Post 16 Taster Day – Friday, 6 December 2024. This day will allow all students to attend ‘taster’ lessons in 3 subjects – Students not at Kesgrave should speak to Mrs Smith on 01473 624855 (option 3) regarding this.

Sixth Form Open Morning – Thursday 16 January 2025. If you are interested in a tour of the school and meeting our staff and students, join us for our open morning. Book your place by contacting Mrs Smith on 01473 624855 (option 3).

Induction Day – Thursday, 19 June 2025. The day offers an opportunity to meet other members of the year group. You will take part in a team building activity and will familiarise yourself with courses and demands.

Registration/Enrolment – Thursday, 21 August 2025 (Results Day). This is when you will collect your results and enrol into the Sixth Form. It is a final opportunity to confirm or change your subject choices.

Courses Begin – Wednesday, 3 September 2025

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