Joining our Sixth Form

2022 Sixth Form entry open evening

Thursday 27th January 2022, 5.30 - 8.00pm

We are delighted to invite students interested in joining our Sixth Form, to our open evening on Thursday 27th January 2022. The open evening will run from 5.30 - 8.00pm, and will offer the opportunity to hear from Kevin Warren, Head of Sixth Form, to meet our teaching team, to explore our excellent resources and facilities, and to understand our A Level and BTEC offer and entry requirements.  

If you would like to book a tour of the school and Sixth Form during the school day, please email to organise. 

Our 2022 entry prospectus and course information will be available here from December. 

Year 11 - Welcome to Cheltenham Bournside Sixth Form

Find out more about our Sixth Form


Year 12 Entry Criteria

At Bournside we invest significant time in ensuring that students applying to our Sixth Form internally and externally are well suited to their chosen subjects. Our general entry requirements are:

  • All students must achieve at least a grade 4 in Mathematics and English Language or Literature, and at least a grade 5 or equivalent in their 3 chosen subjects
  • All students must meet the subject-specific entry requirements for the courses they wish to study. See our Sixth Form Course Guide for further details.

Year 13 Progression Criteria

In order to progress successfully from Year 12 into Year 13, you need to have displayed adequate progress on your programme of study. Your place in Year 13 will be evaluated at the end of Year 12, and your attitude to learning, attendance, and progress across the year will inform your successful progression into Year 13.

Cheltenham Bournside School reserves the right to refuse progression into Year 13 based on any of these factors. If we decide that it is not in your best interest, an alternative offer will be made.

Summer Bridging Work

Click here to view Summer Bridging Work for those joining us in Year 12.

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