Colleges and sixth form admissions ...
... Calderdale, Kirklees and wider area
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Check out how GCSEs and A levels will be marked in summer 2020 - information from Ofqual, the government's qualifications regulator. *A level results will be available on Thursday 13 August and GCSE results will come out on Thursday 20 August as planned. - 17 April 2020
See also Ofqual video on how qualifications will be assessed - 20 April 2020
- Askham Bryan College - updated 24 July 2020*
Still accepting applications for the next academic year. Face to face interviews will be replaced by telephone or Skype calls. Any students or parents/carers who are concerned about their next steps can contact the college via apply - the college is still accepting applications.
The college is holding a three day applicant event:
- Tuesday 14 July - is an introduction to the campuses
- Wednesday 15 or Thursday 16 July - individual courses - check the date/time for your course or apprenticeship
Students can find out about the course content and the campus teams - from the reception and grounds staff, through to your course manager and learning support team. It aims to give you a feel for your course and where you will be studying. The event will take place via Zoom webinars, so there is no need to book, just go to the What’s On page to join
Before attending the Zoom sessions you should check out the Find out More page to see individual course guides, course/support overview presentations and go on a virtual tour.
Students interested in the University Centre offer, should visit the university website and look out for the new Facebook page. University Centre Virtual Open Event will take place on Wednesday 20 May to Friday 22 May, 1pm to 4pm. Anyone interested must book online and will receive a schedule with all of the Zoom links for the Q&As. The University Centre offers degree programmes in equine, arboriculture and horticulture, agriculture, animal management and science, companion animal management, veterinary nursing, wildlife and conservation , zoo and wildlife, sport. The university prospectus and a range of presentations are available W: www.askham-bryan.ac.uk/students/apply-now/find-out-more
The college is also developing pre-enrolment activities for students starting in September.
*Open days for September 2021 starts: Tuesday 6 October 2020, 5.30pm to 7pm; Saturday 7 November 2020, 10am to 1pm; Saturday 30 January 2021, 10am to 1pm; Saturday 20 March 2021, 10am to 1pm; Tuesday 11 May 2021, 5.30pm to 7pm
- Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar - New 24 July 2020*
Open days for September 2021 starts: Wednesday 11 November 2020, 6pm to 8pm
- Barnsley Sixth Form College - New 24 July 2020*
For open days for September 2021 starts see W: www.barnsleysixthformcollege.co.uk/open-days
- Batley Girls High School - updated 20 August 2020
The BG6 college team and BGHS leadership team will be calling all applicants by telephone on Thursday 20 August anytime from 9am to 3pm to enrol applicants on their chosen A Level programme. This will give you the opportunity to receive appropriate advice and guidance and to discuss and change options.
Start date details will be shared at enrolment.
- Bradford College - updated 20 August 2020
To enrol, students must have applied and been made an offer. A link to enrol will then be sent to you by text/email.
If you have applied but have since changed your phone number or email should contact
The college is still accepting applications online 24/7 W: www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk or
Open days for September 2021 starts: Saturday 14 November 2020, 11am to 2pm; Saturday 20 March 2021, 11am to 2pm; Saturday 3 July 2021, 11am to 2pm
- Bradford New College - 31 March 2020
The college is carrying out telephone interviews with applicants. The college will usually contact all prospective students via email or mobile with any new information/updates.
The application deadline was the 1 March 2020, applications received after this date will be considered a late application and in the event of the college being oversubscribed in August, priority will be given to students who applied before the deadline, unless exceptional circumstance apply.
- Brighouse Sixth Form - *updated 20 August 2020
Late applicants – link will reopen on the website and late applicants will receive a telephone interview. Also see the Brighouse sixth form applications link
Applicants who receive an offer must respond by the deadline otherwise their place cannot be guaranteed.
Brighouse will apply its oversubscription criteria if needed on each course and support you with a new offer.
*Enrolment for external students: you should receive a letter after getting your results telling you to use the link that has been emailed to you to either accept or decline the offer of an interview at Brighouse Sixth Form on Friday 21 August. On this link you are asked to attach your GCSE results, if you don't you can't be interviewed. When you go for your interview, you must take your statement of results with you - this can either be a printed version or the email containing your results on your phone.
Enrolmrnt for internal students: you should have been given a specific time to attend your interview on GCSE results day to confirm your subject options.
NB: Brighouse will be offering a Level 2 Bridging Course: GCSE maths, English, biology, plus BTEC Level 2 Sport and ASDAN Level 2 Certificate in Personal Effectiveness (both GCSE equivalents). Call to arrange an appointment to discuss after GCSE results day.
T: 01484 406390
- Brooksbank Sixth Form - *updated 20 August 2020
Year 11 applicants will be sent a letter offering them a place on either Level 2 or Level 3 courses, based on predicted grades/attendance/attitude to learning. Late applications will be considered and a Sixth Form application form can be downloaded from the school website and posted to the school.
- Burnley College - updated 20 August 2020
- Calderdale College - *updated 20 August 2020
*Enrolment will be taking place from Thursday 20 August and will be online. You will be contacvted by the college before this date with instructions on how to use the online enrolment platform. A link to the platform will be sent to you on Thursday 20 August, students have up until 4pm on the Tuesday 1 September to complete your online enrolment. Anyone who does not have an online account or is struggling with the process should contact the college T: 01422 399367 where you will receive support to enrol. Please note that all students who would like to enrol must have applied. If you have yet to apply you can do apply at W: www.calderdale.ac.uk/apply/
If you are worried about your results you will get support at enrolment and a member of the college staff will go through your options based on your grades.
The following courses will NOT be running in 2020/21
- Level 2 Outdoor Education
- Level 3 Outdoor Education
- Level 2 Public Services
Anyone who had been offered a place to start in September 2020 on one of the above courses will be contacted by the college. You can also contact C&K Chat to discuss what else is available, see below.
- CAPA College, the Wakefield performing arts college - New 28 October 2020
The college has opened applications for September 2021 starts. For information and to apply W: www.capa.college/apply/ (1.2kb PDF)
- Crossley Heath - *updated 20 August 2020
*You should have received a letter outlining arrangements for enrolment. Before results day you must complete an online personal details form via the link in your letter. If you have an offer you will have been invited into school on the afternoon of GCSE results day, Thursday 20 August, to confirm your option choices.
- Dixons Sixth Form, Bradford - 6 April 2020
All current offers stay the same, the college is working off predicted grades. * Conditional offers have been made based on interviews. Remaining applicants will be interviewed by telephone
- Elliott Hudson College, Leeds - updated 20 August 2020
Applicants enrolling from non-partner schools should visit this link for further information W: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sgn5tq53IBTCedJLkU3ixWOTBX3gkL9t/view, it provides detailed instructions of the enrolment procedure. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, so it’s important you follow the guidelines on the above link and fill in the form by the relevant date and time. W: www.elliotthudsoncollege.ac.uk, T: 0113 3239777,
- Greenhead College - *updated 20 August 2020
The principal, Simon Lett has put together information for all Year 11s hoping to go to Greenhead, which he hopes will answer your questions and stop any fears you may have (243kb PDF). It also includes some Year 11 summer work for those of you planning to study A levels starting in September, which will be available from the week beginning Monday, 11 May.
*If you accepted your conditional offer you should have received a package of information in the post during the first week of August, telling you of what you need to do pre-enrolment and enrolment.
Pre-enrolment: when you receive your GCSE results on results day, Thursday 20 August, you need to log onto Greenhead’s Moodle site (indicated by an “m” in a circle at the top of the homepage on W: www.greenhead.ac.uk. Then click on the result link and enter your grades. You must do this before the deadline on the 31st August. A username and password will be provided, together with other enrolment information, in the pack you should have received in the first week of August.
Enrolment will take place from Tuesday 1 September to Friday 4 September. You will be given a day and time to go into Greenhead College and will be advised in your information pack of what you need to bring with you. At enrolment you will be able to finalise your course options. The process of sorting out options, personal tutor, as well as a timetable, will probably take no more than 90 minutes on this first day.
When you start college on Wednesday 9 September, the college will be helping you to get to know the geography of the college and outlining college procedures, as well as finalising details for teaching. Teaching will begin on either Thursday 10 or Friday 11 September. Any problems with course choices from enrolment will also be resolved on these days.
Late applicants meeting the entry criteria should check the college website on GCSE results dayy to complete the late application form.
- Heckmondwike Grammar - updated 20 August 2020
Enrolment will take place mostly online. If you hold an offer you need to upload details of your exam results at W: https://bit.ly/hgsenrol - you should have received an email with these details. The sixth form will then contact you by telephone with one of three outcomes - a confirmed offer of a place, a rejection where grades do not meet the requirements, or an invitation to come into school for a meeting on Friday to discuss your options. These meetings are likely to be for those who have just missed the grades in terms of their offer, or who have missed the criteria for one subject but could do other subjects instead.
- Full name, date of birth and contact details, including your address and phone number(s).
- Current school
- An original copy of your results, either an electronic copy of the results sheet issued by school or a scan/photo.
- The three subjects you would like to study. Students with grade 8s in all subjects may study a fourth subject. Students wishing to study further maths must take this as a fourth subject and hold at least an 8 in maths.
The sixth form aims to respond to all applications as soon as possible in a similar fashion to how they will for those students holding offers. W: www.heckgrammar.co.uk, T: 01924 402202,
- Hopwood Hall College - 24 July 2020
For open days for September 2021 starts see W: www.hopwood.ac.uk/events
- Huddersfield New College - *updated 20 August 2020
*Enrolment: all applicants who have accepted their offers will be sent a letter with an individual enrolment appointment from Tuesday 1st September. You must take a copy of your results with you, including any sat in previous years.
Thursday 20 August: senior admissions staff are available to answer your questions and address concerns. Make sure you attend your scheduled enrolment slot. You will not be disadvantaged in any way by having to wait for your appointment. All decisions about changes to study programmes, including not meeting the entry criteria for all/elements of it, are not made until the end of the entire enrolment period.
You should upload a photo of yourself to Cedar, HNC’s student portal, for your membership badge by Wednesday 26 August, as you may not be able to enrol without it. You can do this by entering the username/password enclosed in your letter to W: www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk/student-life/enrolment
HNC do not accept late applications unless there are extreme extenuating circumstances. If this applies to you, please visit W: www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk/apply-courses/apply to complete the form and email in with a supporting letter explaining what the circumstances are.
- Keighley College - 6 April 2020
- Kirklees College - *updated 20 August 2020
For the latest news and answers to FAQs (frequently asked questions), see also www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk
Applicants with an EHCP (across all departments), or who have an offer of a place in foundation studies should have received an appointment to enrol in person. These appointments are for Thursday 20 and Friday 21 August. If you are unable to attend your appointment, call the enrolment line T: 01484 437100 and they will be able to make an alternative appointment. Where possible only bring one person with you to the appointment.
Full-time applicants: you will be invited to enrol online. All applicants should have received a letter letting them know when their electronic enrolment appointment is. Enrolment link emails will be sent out alphabetically to applicants throughout Thursday 20 and Friday 21 August. The email link will go to the email address the college has registered for you two hours before your designated enrolment time. All enrolment links are live until the end of Sunday 23 August to allow anyone to enrol who isn’t available at their designated enrolment time. Your enrolment link will remind you of the GCSE entry criteria for your course. You need to input your results and upload a photo. Results will be checked at induction to check you have input your results accurately.
If you don’t meet the conditions of your offer or you do better or you want to change course at enrolment: you should ring the enrolment line T: 01484 437100 at your designated enrolment time and the college will arrange for you to speak to a member of staff, ideally within two hours depending on the time you ring.
Late applications have now closed, any young person, who has not applied, but who would like to join the college on a full-time course needs to call the enrolment line, which is open now, to book an enrolment appointment T: 01484 437100, the line is open Monday to Thursday 9am to 6pm, Fridays 9am to 4pm. The college is not able to enrol anyone who just turns up at college, you must have an enrolment appointment. Appointments are available from Monday 24 August onwards. The course information line is still open if you need to talk to someone in more detail T: 01484 43707, the info line can also book appointments once you have spoken to people.
- Leeds Arts University - updated 24 July 2020*
*Open days for September 2021 starts: Wednesday 7 October 2020, online - times TBC; Saturday 21 November 2020, online - times TBC;
Wednesday 27 January 2021, online - times TBC; Wednesday 17 March 2021, online - times TBC
- Leeds City College and Leeds Sixth Form College - updated 20 August 2020
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You can use the hotline on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 August. The numbers the college previously gave will no longer be available; as an alternative, staff and students can also use:
Helen: 07814 818636
Holly: 07717 578324
Stephen: 07500 083170
Teah: 07500 975322
Enrolment: students who have applied and accepted an offer will receive an email with the pre-enrolment form where they will need to fill in their GCSE results. Please see details of our virtual enrolment process for both Leeds City College and Leeds Sixth Form College (20kb Word).
Students who have not received an offer from us yet, can visit the campus their subject is based at and apply on site. If you can't access the pre-enrolment form from home, please go to the relevant campus. If for any reason you can't do the form online and go to the campus, you will be sent an email with a phone number to ring and your enrolment form will be done over the phone with a member of the college team.
Students who are visiting the campus will need to go on their own, unless they need support for example, SEND or mental health needs. Anyone not enrolling will need to wait outside campus to limit the number of people on site.
Please see the list of where courses are based (27kb PDF). Additional to this list, the Foundry will be at the Printworks Campus for enrolment.
Open days for September 2021 starts: Wednesday 14 October 2020, 4pm to 7pm; Wednesday 11 November 2020, 4pm to 7pm; Saturday 23 January 2021, 10am to 1pm; Wednesday 24 March 2021, 10am to 1pm; Saturday 15 May 2021, 10am to 1pm; Wednesday 24 March 2021, 10am to 1pm
- Leeds College of Building - updated 20 August 2020
Online enrolment forms have been sent to students to complete and return. Student Services will contact you with conditional or unconditional offers for full-time courses by email with instructions on how you can enrol. The college is still accepting applications, call Student Services T: 0113 222 6002 to find out what places are available.
*Open days for September 2021 starts: Thursday 15 October 2020, 5pm to 7pm; Saturday 21 November 2020, 10am to 1pm; Thursday 18 February 2021, 5pm to 7pm; Saturday 15 May 2021, 10am to 1pm
- Leeds UTC - New 24 July 2020
Open days for September 2021 starts: Thursday 15 October 2020, 5pm to 7pm
- LLS Sports - *updated 20 August 2020
- Mirfield College (Mirfield Free Grammar sixth form) - updated 20 August 2020
Applicants will receive a letter and a personalised phone call about enrolment. This will detail how enrolment will take place. Enrolment booking opens at 8am, Thursday 20 August. If you do not currently attend The Mirfield Free Grammar School, you will need to book an enrolment slot W: https://mirfieldcollege.simplybook.it/v2// then click the ‘book now’ button. Select your preferred meeting time. Please note, we have five meeting rooms with slots available every 30 minutes, so please check each meeting room for the most convenient slot.
Make sure you take the following items to the enrolment meeting, enrolment can’t take place without these:
- GCSE results slips/proof of your actual grades, including any Year 10 results.
- Passport or birth certificate
- Optional - £20 to pre-order your Mirfield College Enrolment Pack, grey/ purple hoodie, MC water bottle and pen
- Myerscough College - *updated 14 July 2020
Still accepting applications - apply online.
Conditional offers - confirming places: all GCSE students will receive their grades on normal GCSE results day. Offers will be made on the basis of the expected grades on your application forms (as normal). If you feel the grades you get don't reflect your ability, there is a 42 day settling period where decisions can be discussed to move you up or down once you have enrolled.
Interviews - most offers will be made without interview, except for ‘Inclusive Learning’, which is being dealt with by the transition team and students, parents and carers will be informed.
Enrolment - Myerescouch College will be told, as will all colleges, of dates when the new term can start.
Reassurance of a place - please rest assured that all offers of a place to students are guaranteed.
Offer booklets/info: - My Myerscough pages are updated on a regular basis.
Live Chat - open the Myerscough College website and look for the 'Let's Chat' box on the bottom right of your screen. Advisers will be online, ready to chat to you or you can leave your details and an adviser will get back to you as soon as possible.
For further details W: www.myerscough.ac.uk T: @myerscoughcoll F: MyerscoughColl
Accommodation bookings will go live ASAP.
*The next online advice morning is Saturday 18 July, 10am to 12.30pm - see the events page to find out more
- New College Bradford - updated 20 August 2020
*Open days for September 2021 starts: Saturday 7 November 2020, 10am to 3pm; Tuesday 1 December 2020; 4pm to 7pm; Tuesday 23 February 2021, 4pm to 7pm
- North Halifax Grammar - *updated 20 August 2020
- Northern School of Contemporary Dance - New 24 July 2020
Open day information for September 2021 starts, contact the school W: www.nscd.ac.uk/whats-on
- Notre Dame, Leeds - updated 20 August 2020
*Open days for September 2021 starts: Thursday 8 October 2020, 4.30pm to 7.30pm; Saturday 17 October 2020, 9.30am to 1pm
- Ossett Accord Sixth Form - updated 24 July 2020*
All applicants except two have been interviewed, everyone has had an offer, the two students still outstanding will also be made offers.
*For open days for September 2021 starts, contact the sixth form directly
- Rochdale Sixth Form College - updated 20 August 2020
Enrolment will take place online via Microsoft Teams, so no students are expected at the college on the day. All Year 11 applicants have been sent information regarding the process to follow via Cedar. You will need to send a clear photo of your results and will be asked to attend an online interview. You will be sent an interview time slot nearer the time, so you will need to look out for further emails and updates on social media. Any queries about enrolment and applications, contact the college
*Open days for September 2021 starts: Saturday 10 October, 10am to 2pm; Thursday 19 November, 4pm to 7pm
- Ryburn Valley High Sixth Form - *updated 20 August 2020
- Shelley College Sixth Form
All students who have made applications have been contacted by letter regarding face to face interviews – they now will be contacted by phone to arrange a telephone interview, for a convenient time so that they are able to prepare.
- Shipley College - updated 24 July 2020*
*For open days for September 2021 starts, contact the sixth form directly
- St John Fisher - updated 20 August 2020
All applicants should have received a letter with information about arrangements for enrolment. You will be given an appointment time between 9am to 12.15 lunchtime on Friday 21 August.
- Trinity Sixth Form Academy - *updated 20 August 2020
Trinity opened for further applications, details are on its website. There are a further 100 places available for students thinking about retutning to study. Applications will close on 8 July and students will be told whether or not they have a place by 17 July - check the website for updates.
NB: Offers for ealier applications have gone out. Applicants who have previously applied and didn’t receive a conditional offer and those who didn’t attend their guidance meeting and failed to let Trinity know or reschedule will not be considered.
*Deadline for late applications was the 8 July but
- Wakefield College - updated 20 August 2020
*Open days for September 2021 starts: Wednesday 14 October 2020, 5pm to 7pm; Saturday 21 November 2020, 10am to 1pm; Wednesday 24 February 2021, 5pm to 7pm; Saturday 19 June 2021, 10am to 1pm
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