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Application for entry in 2023

For more information on categories and our admission policy see Sixth form Admissions.

  • Application is online via the website.
  • The application form will be available from, Saturday 24 September 2022 until our closing date of midnight Wednesday 30 November 2022.
  • Applicants in category 1 whose applications are received by our 30 November 2022 closing date will be contacted for a course consultation discussion.
  • Applicants in Category 2 whose applications are received by the 30 November 2022 closing date will be assessed and those applicants selected for further consideration will have an interview.
  • All applicants will hear from us by 16 December 2022 via email.

Course Consultation Discussion

Applicants in category 1

Applicants will need recent evidence of their current academic progress to ensure that appropriate advice and guidance can be given about courses which match the applicant’s academic ability and career plans.

Interview

Applicants in category 2

The interview will be used together with the application form to decide whether the applicant will be offered a place. Interviewees will need recent evidence of their current academic progress to ensure that appropriate advice and guidance can be given about courses which match the applicant’s academic ability and career plans.

Category 2 applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email once all the interviews have taken place.

Our offer of a place is not subject to certain GCSE results however each subject has individual entry criteria. Please check our Subject Entry Criteria.

Welcome Day

Monday 03 and Tuesday 04 July 2023

All applicants who have received an offer will be invited to one of our welcome days.

Welcome Day provides an opportunity to attend trial lessons.  College routines and facilities are introduced and there are talks by staff and our Student Council.  Advice on enrolment is also provided.

Enrolment

We spend as long as necessary to provide advice and guidance to enable students to choose the right course.

Enrolment days are Monday 29th August and Tuesday 30 August 2023.

Should you have any questions or require clarification on any matter relating to our admission procedure, please do not hesitate to contact  our Admissions Team, by email admissions@aquinas.ac.uk or by telephone 0161 419 3605.

Induction

New students will need to attend our Induction days on Wednesday 6 September and Thursday 7 September 2023.

Start of lessons

Lessons start on Monday 11 September 2023.