This page is currently being updated with information for applicants for 2021 entry. The below information from 2020 is for reference only and we look forward to sharing our new prospectus and updated webpages shortly
Please see our prospectuses below:
Prospectus for September 2021 Admission
We welcome applications from motivated and appropriately qualified students.
We encourage all applicants to complete our online form. You may, however, wish to complete a paper application which can be downloaded below. Please return all paper applications to the main reception.
Minimum entry requirements for A Level Programme of Study:
English Language and Maths at grade 5 or above, plus five 9-6/A*-B grades in other GCSE subjects or D*-M in BTEC subjects.
Students who choose to study a subject which has been taken at GCSE level, must have achieved minimum B/6 in that subject.
Minimum entry requirements for IBDP Programme of Study:
Eight 9-6/A*-B grades including a combination of grades 6 and 7 for English Language and English Literature, grade 6 for Maths and grade 6 for combined/triple Science.
For the purposes of entry to Ashcroft Technology Academy Sixth Form:
- Vocational level 2 awards (e.g. BTEC) will count as one GCSE.
- Community languages will not form part of the entry criteria.
In addition to academic entry requirements, applicants must be:
- In full time and continuous education.
- No older than 16 years of age at the start of the course.
- Able to show evidence of good attendance, positive behaviour and work ethic as shown in section 8 of the application form.
- Eligible for funding.
Students who meet the minimum entry requirements for the Sixth Form, but not for their preferred programme of study may be offered more appropriate subject combinations, better matched to their abilities.
We reserve the right to withdraw subjects that are under-subscribed.