How to apply for a sixth form or college place when you are 16.
You must stay in education or training until the end of the academic year of your 18th birthday. This is so that you gain the right knowledge and skills to move on to a successful career.
If you are still at school you should talk to :
They will tell you about the post-16 options available that match your interests and abilities.
For post-16 courses you should apply directly to your preferred school or college.
All students follow an agreed study programme of academic studies, tutor periods and enrichment. The academic studies will normally include a combination of three Level 3 courses such as A-Levels; BTECS or equivalents.
Find out more about Brixham College including contact details, Ofsted reports and the admission policy.
Since Churston is a selective grammar school you must have a GCSE grade 6 in at least 5 subjects in total and a grade 5 or better in English language and Maths.
You’ll also need to meet the entry criteria for the individual subjects you want to study.
Find out more about Churston including contact details, Ofsted reports and the admission policy.
This school is a co-educational comprehensive school that welcomes pupils from both a faith and a non-faith background. Students must meet the entry criteria for the individual subjects you want to study.
Find out more about St Cuthbert Mayne including contact details, Ofsted reports and the admission policy.
All students will have a personal discussion with senior staff prior to their being offered a place. This will review the applicant’s intended subject choices against the courses available in the College and the contribution of subjects for future career profiles.
Find out more about The Spires College including contact details, Ofsted reports and the admission policy.
You can choose to follow a traditional academic A Level programme, a more vocational programme, choosing courses that build practical skills at the same time as developing your academic abilities or a combination of both.
Find out more about Torquay Academy including contact details, Ofsted reports and the admission policy.
If you’re looking to switch things up a bit, college could be for you. A college will offer you a different learning environment compared to a sixth form. Colleges offer a wide range of options for school leavers, including:
SDC offers a wide range of courses which means that you will always be able to find the right route for you, and all here on your doorstep in South Devon.
Find out more about SDC.
Exeter College offers an exceptional choice of curriculum options including over 35 A Level subjects, the International Baccalaureate (IB), Apprenticeships and vocational/technical courses, covering nearly every subject area across a broad range of levels.
Find out more about Exeter College.