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How to apply

Thank you for your interest in applying to Paddington Academy Sixth Form, applications for a September 2022 start will open on Monday 8th November. Please check this page for updates nearer the time.

Application Guidance

Course Choices

The application form will ask you to choose a sixth form pathway, please click here to find out more details about the three different academic pathways available to students.

The application form will also ask you to choose your subjects, please click here to find details of the different subjects and entry requirements.

The Personal Statement

For both forms you will be required to answer three questions which form your personal statement, we would advise you write the answer to these questions in Microsoft word and then copy and paste them into the application form. The three questions which form your personal statement are: 

  • Why you want to study the subjects you have picked
  • Why you wish to join Paddington Academy Sixth Form
  • Explain why you feel that the sixth form should offer you a place. Include how you feel you will contribute to the wider school community

External Students Additional Guidance

Before starting to fill in the application form we would advise you collect together the following pieces of information required to fill the form in:

  • Contact details for your parents
  • Contact details for your GP/ doctor surgery
  • Name and contact details of your in-school referee (usually your Head of Year)

Admissions Policy

The Sixth Form admissions policy can be found here Sixth Form Admissions Policy.


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