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Joining Our Sixth Form

Sixth Form Open Evening

Our Sixth Form Open Evening will take place on Tuesday 2 November from 6-8pm. The evening will include a chance to visit departments, speak to teachers and current students. There will also be formal presentations from our Headteacher Mrs Walker, The Head of Sixth Form Ms Southwell and The Deputy Head of Sixth Form Ms Knott.  Both current and past students will also be sharing their experiences of studying at QEGS Sixth Form.

In addition to this, you will be able to visit the various subject areas and speak to teachers and current students. We hope that you will be able to join us. A ticket booking system will be used in order to manage the number of people on site to ensure that everyone feels safe and secure throughout the evening. 

The evening is planned as follows:

Current Year 11 QEGS students and families:
Option 1
6.00pm - 6.15pm: Arrival 
6.15pm - 6.45pm: Sixth Form Presentations
6.45pm - 8.00pm: Families free to visit the subject areas

Option 2
6.40pm - 6.45pm: Arrival
6.50pm - 7.20pm: Sixth Form Presentations
7.30pm - 8.00pm: Families free to visit the subject areas

Prospective Students and Families  
6.15pm - 7.00pm: Arrival between these times for a guided tour
6.15pm - 7.20pm: Tours guided by current Year 12 and 13 students  
7.30pm - 8.00pm: Sixth Form Presentations

Please book using the Sixth Form Open Evening Booking Form

Applying to the Sixth Form

Current QEGS Students
Current Year 11 students are not required to submit an application to the school sixth form as they are all eligible for a place, conditional on meeting the entry criteria (these can be found on the courses section of the website). Current Year 11 students will need to complete the course choices form by Friday 7 January 2022. 

Prospective Students
All students not currently studying at QEGS need to complete the Application Form (available on this page after the open evening). The deadline for applications to be received is Friday 7 January 2022. Once your application has been processed, we will notify you to let you know if you have been offered a place. This offer will be conditional on your meeting the entry criteria in your final GCSE exams. You will be invited to a Prospective Students Morning where you will have the chance to meet current Sixth Form students and receive further information on life in the Sixth Form.

Entry Criteria

For all students, access to QEGS Sixth Form will be based on the following:

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 6 or above
  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade 4 or above
  • A level subject specific entry requirements. Generally you will need at least Grade 6 or above at GCSE, in any subject you wish to study at A Level.

Student Testimonials

“Teachers are very attentive to the needs of their students - they know where you need to improve and how to get the best out of you - they really know you!” Iman

“The schools sixth form community is very friendly and keeps us motivated” Abishah

“The teachers are extremely supportive and give us the resources we need to blossom in our education” Bushra 

“Form tutors are always checking on our wellbeing ensuring we are our best versions of ourselves throughout the years” Hannah 

“Everyone is welcoming and supportive” Lena

“The Sixth Form engages with their students through a wide variety of activities done during the week for instance presentations which not only help with gaining of skills but confidence too.” Pamela


Further performance information is available on the GOV.UK website.