Sixth Form Admissions FAQs


Is there a catchment area for the Sixth Form?

NO, there is no catchment area for the Sixth Form. 


Do you have to attend church to apply to the Sixth Form?

NO, you do not need to attend a church to apply to the Sixth Form.  HOWEVER, all Sixth Form students must attend House Chapels and Assemblies.


Do you provide transport to and from the School?

NO, Sixth Form students are expected to arrange their own transport to and from the School.  Harpenden Train Station is approximately a 5-10 minute walk. There are also several local buses that serve the area.  There are no facilities for Sixth Form students to park on the School site (with the exception of the School Captains).


I am an external day Sixth Form applicant, when will I hear whether I have been offered a Sixth Form place?

All external day Sixth Form applicants will receive a letter informing them of the outcome of their application. We endeavour to send out letters before the end of April.  All places offered are conditional on meeting the required entry criteria.


I have been offered a conditional Sixth Form place, what happens if I don't get the necessary GCSE results?

Firstly, you must meet the entrance requirements for admission to the School.  Secondly, you must meet the specific subject entry requirements.  These requirements are clearly stated in the Sixth Form Prospectus and are always strictly adhered to.


How can I verify that my international qualifications meet the School’s entry requirements?

UK NARIC (National Recognition Information Centre) is a company which offers a service (fee payable) on the comparability of international qualifications against UK qualifications.