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How to apply to our Sixth Form

Our Sixth Form Open Evening for September 2024 entry will take place on Thursday 2 November 2023.  Further information and our Sixth Form Course Booklet 2024-2026 will be published in due course.
The deadline to apply to Backwell Sixth Form for September 2023 entry has passed.

Please see our current course booklet below, which contains all key information about the courses offered in Sixth Form for September 2023 entry.

Please note that, since publication of our Sixth Form courses for 2023-25, we are unable to offer the following courses due to the low number of students applying to study them:

  • A Level Music is no longer running, but we are still running AS Level Music (one year course)
  • A Level Spanish is no longer running, but we are still running AS Level Spanish (one year course)
  • A Level and AS Level German
  • Level 3 Performing Arts

Provisional Application Timeline for September 2024 entry

Thursday 2 November 2023 Sixth Form Open Evening
Friday 3 November 2023 Online applications open
Friday 5 January 2024 Deadline for applications.  Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered.  However, whilst we will do our best to accommodate subject choices, those subjects may already be full and there could be reduced choice in terms of subject combinations
February 2024 onwards Sixth Form interviews take place for all applicants.  For students new to Backwell and their parents/carers, this will include a guided tour of the school campus, visiting live lessons and an opportunity to ask questions
May 2024 Conditional offers made to students
Date to be confirmed Backwell Sixth Form Induction Day (attendance is compulsory)
Thursday 22 August 2024 GCSE Results Day
Thursday 29 August 2024 Deadline to complete online registration at Backwell Sixth Form
Date to be confirmed First day of term and Sixth Form Registration for Year 12


For further information about Backwell Sixth Form please visit all of the Sixth Form pages of our website or click here for the Admissions and Courses page.