Key dates for your enrolment

How it works

  • 30 July

    New student online enrolment opens

    If you have just completed year 11, or are new to our college, you will receive an email from us with a link to your online enrolment slot, including a date and time.

    You will receive step-by-step guidance on how to complete the form correctly.

  • 20 August

    On campus enrolment

    If you've not already competed your online enrolment, you will be asked to come along to one of our in-person enrolment sessions at the campus you will be studying.

    Online enrolment will continue throughout this period.  

Online enrolment - Step-by-step

Watch our super simple, step-by-step video to guide you through online enrolment. 

You will need the following information available to complete your online enrolment:

  • A digital passport-size photo clearly identifying your face likeness
  • Proof of identity, such as a copy of your passport, birth certificate or driving licence
  • Copies of certificates for any qualifications you have already achieved
  • Proof of residency in the UK/EE, if you have not been here for the last three years, continuously

Please also note the following important information:

  • The session will remain active for 30 minutes before it expires
  • Remember to click the submit button at the bottom of the form, otherwise we will not receive your enrolment
  • The maximum file size is up to 2MB per file, the supported file formats are jpg, png, jpeg and pdf
  • Your enrolment remains subject to approval by the college.  Submitting this form does not guarantee your place.

Tips for the summer

Make the most of your freedom and have an amazing summer!

Say goodbye to school routine and your uniform.

Connect with us on social media to get useful updates.

Trying something new, develop a new skills or play a new sport. 

Get familiar with your route to college.

Kick start your CV with a summer job or voluntary work.

Open a bank account if you're starting an apprenticeship so you don't miss a pay day.

Don't forget to enrol on your course over the summer.

Prepare for your first day at college with any stationery or equipment you'll need.

Spend quality time with friends and family before your new adventure starts!

Why sixth form is different to school

A fresh start

Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!

New people

Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!

Specialist Staff

Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.

Independence

College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.

Free time

Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.

Different environment

College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.

More choice

A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.

More opportunities

You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.

Specialist facilities

A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.