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 2022 are open.
To apply online you will need to register via the Google Form
|Wednesday 17 November 2021||
Sixth Form Open Evening
Register for the event here
|January - March 2022||Informal discussions with internal and external students. Subject taster sessions.|
|Summer 2022||Taster day TBC|
|Thursday 25 August 2022||GCSE results day|
|September 2022||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|
|Business Double Award||Level 2 Pass|
|Creative Digital Media Production||4|
|Drama and Theatre||5|
|Food Science and Nutrition||5 or Merit in hospitality|
|Health and Social Care||4 in biology||4|
|Philosophy and Ethics||5|
|Physical Education||Merit in sport and 5 in biology|
|Product Design||5 or merit in engineering|
|Psychology||5 in biology||5||5|
You can apply via this Google Docs form.