APPLY - APPLICATION FORM NOW AVAILABLE

Here's how to apply:

1. Take a look at the courses we offer

All students will be expected to study 3 subjects (or equivalent). Each subject has 5 hours of teaching allocated to it plus homework and independent study.

2. Check the entry requirements

We will only be able to make you an offer to study the courses you are predicted to meet the entry criteria for. Please only submit your application form once you have received your first Year 11 report, with predicted grades. 

3. Check the subject pools 

You will need to check the courses you wish to take can be taken together by checking the subject pools document. Subjects in the same pool are taught at the same time so you must select subjects from different pools. Please check carefully as our most popular courses appear in multiple pools.

4. Complete and submit your application form
You will complete your application via an online portal. This will go live week commencing 21st November 2022. You will be able to submit your application form once you have received your first Year 11 school report with predicted grades. For external students you will need to upload a copy of your report to the admissions portal. 

External Student Link https://thedeferrersacademysixthform.applicaa.com/2

Our equal consideration deadline for applications is 31st January 2023. All students who submit their application by this date, and meet our entry criteria will be considered for a place. 

What happens next?

We will acknowledge receipt of your application. We aim to make conditional offers to students by February 2023.