How to apply

Entry criteria

For courses at Level 3

5 A* to C at GCSE (or equivalent) including English Language. For an A-Level, you would be expected to also have a GCSE B grade (or equivalent vocational grade) in the subject you are intending to study.

For courses at Level 2

4 A to E at GCSE (or equivalent) of which at least 2 must be a C.

Offers of places

Gloucester Academy has 120 places available for Year 12 students within its Sixth Form which will be comprised of a combination of internal and external applicants. Offers of places into the Sixth Form will be conditional on a number of criteria including achieving the minimum entry grades for the chosen course of study.

All offers are conditional on the applicant achieving the required grades for the course in their GCSE exams or equivalent courses. Applicants must also have a good current academic reference and demonstrate an appropriate attitude and commitment to their chosen course(s) of study.


 – Should there be more applicants than there are places for external students, the places will be allocated in accordance with our over-subscription criteria.

 – All courses are offered subject to the required number of applicants taking places on them in order to achieve viable class sizes.

Your Application

In order to apply to the Sixth Form, please download and complete the application form and and e-mail to

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