Applying for Sixth Form

Sixth Form On-line Application Information - now closed


Please select the relevant On-line Application form; for students applying from outside Townley Grammar School, select the "Newcomer" application form. 



Applications for sixth form is now closed on Friday 13th December at 4:00pm. 


On receipt of your application we will contact your school and request your predicted grades. We may then need to invite you into school for the pre-entry assessment / audition day (Saturday, 18 January 2020).

Conditional offers will be sent w/c 2 March 2020 if your predicted grades and test indicate that you are likely to fulfil our admissions criteria for entry into the Sixth Form. We can only accept predicted grades received from our initial request to your school. We cannot reconsider your application or option choice if your grades change during the academic year.

Entry Criteria 

Successful candidates must have achieved both of the following to be eligible to enter Sixth Form at Townley:

  • A minimum of 8 full course GCSEs at grade 9-5 which must include English, Mathematics  (English and Maths grade 5 or above)
  • An average point score of 5.75 in the best 8 subjects 
  • If students want to study 4 A Levels they need an average GCSE Point Score of 7 or above.
  • All subjects are now linear.

We regret that BTEC courses and short course GCSE cannot be taken into consideration. 


Sixth Form Guide Booklet for 2020 Entry

Select the image below to view the booklet.   





Sixth Form Electives Booklet for 2020 Entry

 Select the image below to view the options when deciding the programme of study.






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