Students can apply to the Sixth Form at any stage of the academic year but courses run from September until July. Although we are a North Somerset School, St Katherine’s Sixth Form is open to all students regardless of their home location.
Parents and prospective students are encouraged to visit us at our Open Evening or by appointment for an individual meeting. Finding an appropriate place for the next stage of your education is very important and we encourage you to read the determined admission arrangements and follow the guidance below to support this transition.
Applications for 2024 will open shortly, students will need to register via an online form
|Thursday 2 November 2023||
Sixth Form Open Evening
Register for the event here
Applications for 2024 open via online application form. Deadline 8th January 2024.
|January - March 2024||Informal discussions with internal and external students. Subject taster sessions.|
|Summer 2024||Taster day TBC|
|Thursday 22 August 2024||GCSE results day|
|September 2024||Induction day for Year 12|
To enter the Sixth Form students must achieve at least five GCSE or vocational qualifications graded 9-4 for GCSEs or their equivalents, Distinction* - Level 2 Pass for vocational subjects. Individual subjects will have their own minimum GCSE attainment grade as detailed below.
Subject specific entry requirements
|Subject||Specific subject grade(s)||Maths grade||English grade|
|Business Single Award||Level 2 Pass|
|Drama and Theatre||5|
|Health and Social Care||4 in biology||4|
|Philosophy and Ethics||5|
|Physical Education||6 in Biology or 6, 6 in Combined Science||5||5|
|Product Design||5 or merit in engineering|
|Psychology||5 in biology||5||5|