Admissions 2020/21 applications

Making an application to the Sixth Form at Cecil Jones academy is the first and best step on your journey beyond year 11.

Please complete the application form (link on right side menu) and return to the school reception or to: sixthfromapplications@ceciljones.net

Due to COVID restrictions, all events are subject Government guidance and restrictions and may be altered or changed.

Admissions and Key Dates 2020/21 applications

Cecil Jones academy 6th Form recruiting now for 2021. 

The key dates for the 2020 admissions process are:

Monday 2nd November until Monday 30th November – 6th From subject fairs  
All prospective students for our sixth form are welcome along for our Subject Fair. This will be held, socially distanced, in the sixth form area during lunch time throughout November 2020. Year 11 students will have the opportunity to meet subject teachers and current sixth form students to discuss their pathways.  There will be representatives from both pathways, academic (A Level) and vocational (BTEC).

Week beginning – Monday 1st December 2020

Students will be invited to talk to current students about their experiences in a drop-in session during form time.

Friday 25th January 2021

This is the deadline for all students currently studying at Cecil Jones. You will be given an application form at the Subject Fair. Students are asked to read the subject descriptions as well as ask staff and current sixth formers for advice as necessary. Ensure that you are aware of the course requirements.

February 2021 – Interviews – Internal Candidates 

Each student will have an interview with one of the Sixth Form team to look at their subject choices and combinations. Reports and tracking data will be looked at to see if they are likely to achieve the grades needed for the subject(s) they have chosen. If you would like to attend this interview with your child then please indicate this on the application form.

March 2021 – Interviews – External Candidates

Each student will have an interview with one of the Sixth Form team to look at their subject choices and combinations. Their reports and tracking data will be looked at to see if they are likely to achieve the grades needed for the subject(s) they have chosen. If you would like to attend this interview with your child then please indicate this on the application form. Please ensure that this is present at the meeting to avoid any delays in processing your application.

May/June 2021 – Offer

Students will receive a letter confirming that you have a place subject to you gaining the necessary grades for their chosen course. It is vital that they are working hard so that they achieve or surpass the grades they have been predicted.

Thursday 12th August 2021 – Final Interview & Confirmation

Students will come to school to collect their GCSE results and they will have a personal interview to review their results and confirm their place at Cecil Jones Sixth Form. This will be on the same day or the day after they receive their results. Please be prepared to come into Cecil Jones on that day.

September 2021

Year 12 will start with an Induction Day which will give them the opportunity to get to know their new tutor group, Year Care Team and expectations of an outstanding learner and to start gaining the skills they will need to be successful.

External Candidates

We welcome applications from external candidates. Please complete the application form (link on right-side menu) and return to the school office in person or by email to: sixthformapplications@ceciljones.net

References will be requested from your current school.