Sixth Form Admissions

Key Dates

13th November 2018
Sixth Form Open Evening

5pm - 6pm for current NHGS students
6pm - 8pm for external applicants

11th January 2019

Closing date for external application forms

Predicted grades are taken from current schools following the receipt of application forms.

February to March

Invites to discussions following mocks exam results

Sixth Form Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 6 GCSE subjects at Grade 5 or above including English and Mathematics;
  • A Grade 5 or above in any subject to be studied at A-level (where the student has previously studied the subject);
  • Equivalent vocational qualifications may be accepted;
  • All full course, Level 2 qualifications, including Applied GCSEs, of whatever size will count as one GCSE.
  • To study Biology, Physics or Chemistry, students need to have achieved a Grade 6 or above in the respective GCSEs or a minimum of two Grade 6’s in Science and Additional Science at GCSE.
  • To study Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry students must have Grade 6 or above in Mathematics at GCSE.
  • To study French or Spanish students must have a Grade 6 or above in their chosen language.
  • Students wanting to study 4 A level courses should achieve at least an average GCSE Grade of 7.

Expression of Interest

Our application form for 2019 intake is now closed. 

If you have any queries, please contact the Sixth Form Administrator, Mrs Charles on 01422 244625 or email at