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We advise students to apply for sixth form by the end of January, however we will accept applications beyond this date. Before applying, we suggest you find out more about sixth form life at de Ferrers, and visit us at an open evening.

Once you're sure that The de Ferrers Academy sixth form is right for you, here's how to apply.

1. First, take a look at the courses we offer

All students will be expected to study 3 subjects (or equivalent). In some circumstances we will consider a 4th option. Each subject has 5 hours of teaching allocated to it plus homework and independent study.

2. Check the entry requirements

Once you've chosen your preferred subjects, make sure you check that you meet the entry requirements for the course.

3. Check the subject pools

2018-19 Pools  Y12

A

B

C

D

E

Out of Hours

Maths

Maths

Further Maths

Biology

Maths

Maths stats AS

Chemistry

Physics

Chemistry

PE

Maths

 

Sociology

Psychology

Psychology

Sociology

Biology

 

Gov & Politics

Geography

History

Psychology

French

 

English Language

Eng Literature

ICT BTEC

History

English Language

 

Economics

H&SC

Photography

English Literature

Business (A level)

 

Product Design

H&SC Double

H&SC

Business (A level)

H&SC Double  

Art BTEC Double

Business BTEC

CTEC Science

Art (A level)

Media BTEC

 

Business BTEC Double

   

Art BTEC Double

BTEC Sport Double

 

BTEC Sport

   

Business BTEC

 

 

Art BTEC double must be chosen in both Pool A & D

Any other BTEC double must be chosen alongside the single award

4. Complete the application form
Next, you will need to check that the courses you wish to take, can be taken together. Download the 2018-2019 subject pools document to ensure that you can take your subject combination.

Now, you're ready to complete the application form. For this, you will need your personal details as well as some ideas about what you hope to achieve after sixth form. We also like to get to know you, so there's a section for you to tell us about yourself.

5. Send it to us

You can send the application form to us in the post or electronically.

Postal address: Mrs Karen Hulbert, The de Ferrers Academy, Trent Campus, St Mary's Drive, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0LL

Email address: sixthform@deferrers.ac.uk

6. See whether you qualify for financial support

You may also wish to see whether you qualify for government financial support. This isn't part of the application process for The de Ferrers Academy sixth form, but staff can support you with the application for funding if you need help.

View our courses

Check our entry requirements

Complete the application form