To study at the Sixth Form at Horsforth School you will need a minimum of 5 GCSE passes at grade 5 or above including GCSE English (Literature or Language) and GCSE Mathematics. Course entry requirements for individual subjects are often higher: please check the courses section of our website for further details.

Applications from Current Horsforth School Students

  • Please note current Horsforth School students must not fill in the online application form on the Sixth Form website to apply to the Sixth Form at Horsforth
  • To apply for the Sixth Form at Horsforth you must complete the google form which will be shared with you via email after you receive your mock exam results in November
  • You will then be invited to an individual interview to discuss your subject choices
  • Places will be offered via email after all interviews have taken place. All offers will be conditional based on students meeting our entry requirements.

How to Apply from Other Schools

  • Use the information provided within the prospectus or online here to help with your subject choices
  • Click on the ‘external applicants apply here’ button on the Sixth Form website and complete the online application form
  • All applicants will be invited for interview
  • If possible, you should bring your official mock exams to the interview. You should also bring your latest school report and attendance certificate
  • Provided all the required evidence has been submitted you will be offered a conditional place which must be accepted by the deadline stated in the letter.

    Key Dates

    We pride ourselves on a policy of open enrolment to our ‘outstanding’ Sixth Form. Applications are welcomed from students at both Horsforth School and from other schools. Here are some of the key dates to note when applying to join us.

    Sixth Form Open Evenings

    10 November 2022 and 19 January 2023 at 5:30pm


    Students Currently Studying at Horsforth School

    Year 11 Next Steps Week 7 – 11 November 2022
    Year 11 Mock Exam Results Day Friday 18 November 2022
    Apply to the Sixth Form by completing Google Application Form 21 November – 14 December 2022
    Year 11 Sixth Form Individual Interviews
    (for all applicants)
    16 January – 10 February 2023
    Confirmation of Sixth Form offers
    (via email to parent / carer / student)
    From 27 February 2023 onwards
    Sixth Form Option Change Deadline 21 April 2023

    Students New to Horsforth Sixth Form

    Online Application Submitted
    (using form found on the website above)
    From October 2022
    First Wave Interviews
    (by invitation, for applications before end of January 2023)
    February 2023
    Second Wave Interviews
    (by invitation, for applications after January 2023)
    June – July 2023
    Confirmation of Sixth Form Offers
    (by email to the student)
    From February 2023 onwards

     Induction Process

    Sixth Form Experience Day 27 June 2023
    GCSE Results Day 24 August 2023
    Year 12 Enrolment/Induction TBC September 2023