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Sixth Form

Every year we welcome new students into our Sixth Form from both independent and state schools in the UK and from overseas. There are a number of additional financially assisted places available for entry to our Sixth Form.

The admissions process for entry into Year 12 consists of two papers in subjects students intend to study at A Level, a verbal reasoning paper and a personal statement task. Selected candidates are also invited to an interview with the Head of Sixth Form.

All offers are conditional on GCSE results. Entry requirements for the Sixth Form are currently set at six grades 9-6 (A*-B equivalent) at GCSE, with 9-7 (A*/A equivalent) grades in the subjects appropriate to the student’s choice of A Levels.

Please note that the 16+ registration fee has been lowered from £100 to £50 as of 08/10/19.

Key Information

Visiting the Sixth Form

Our next Sixth Form Open Evening will take place Wednesday 9 October 2019.

Click here to book your place

A Levels on offer

Art and Design

Classical Civilisation

Computer Science (From September 2020)
Design and Technology: Product Design
English Literature 
Further Mathematics (must be chosen with Mathematics)
Physical Education
Religious Studies


Key Dates

For entry in Year 12 in September 2020, candidates will need to be born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004:

The registration process is now closed for 16+ entry in 2020. However if you would still like to apply please complete the enquiry form and the Admissions team will be in touch.

Registration step for external candidates Date
Online registration opens 1 August 2019
Tour of the College 22 May 2019
Sixth Form Open Evening 9 October 2019 
Registration  process closes 25 October 2019 - NOW CLOSED
Bursary application deadline 31 October 2019
Entrance exams 7 November 2019
General interviews with Head of Sixth Form 18/19/20 November 2019
Scholarship application interviews 20 November 2019
Sixth Form Taster Day 3 December 2019
Offers posted by first class Week commencing 9 December 2019
Scholars' Retreat February 2020


Sixth Form Scholarship Programme

The Sixth Form Scholarship Programme was created to recognise those students who demonstrate, model and champion the values at the heart of our school: the courage to be who they are, the creativity to develop new ideas and shape their own futures, the confidence to try, succeed and respond positively to failures, the compassion to understand and appreciate others and the wider world, and the curiosity to always want to discover more.

The St Dunstan’s Scholarship includes a fee reduction, typically 10%, although this may be higher in some instances.


The bursary programme is designed to help as many candidates as possible who meet our academic entry criteria to take up a place at St Dunstan’s. Both parents are required to provide proof of their income and assets. The level of support varies according to parental need, but can extend to full fee remission in cases of proven need. To qualify for consideration for a bursary, the gross family income must be below £75,000 per annum. Each case is assessed on its own merits and awards are made accordingly.

Every year, the number of bursary applicants greatly exceeds the amount of funding available. Bursaries are therefore awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Bursaries are only offered to families who are resident in the UK. Please note that the offer of a place to a Bursary Applicant may be conditional upon a home visit.

Please note that applications for a bursary need to be made at the time of registering online. No late applications will be accepted.

(Information correct as of 16 August 2019)


Registration for September 2020 has now closed.  Please complete the enquiry form if you would like to apply.