Admissions 2022

Admissions to start in September 2022 is now closed.  

If you have an enquiry about an in-year transfer please call 01932 778600 and ask to speak about Sixth Form Admissions. 

Admissions Information

There will be 230 places available for allocation across Year 12 and 13. A minimum of 35 places will be available to external candidates, 25 of which will be allocated to those applying under the London Irish ACE Programme. We welcome and encourage applicants from other schools.

Academic requirements

The minimum entry requirement to study at The Bishop Wand Sixth Form is 5 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above. Please note that the specific entry requirements for many of our subjects is grade 5 or higher at GCSE and many courses require English and Maths at a good level too. Please refer to our course booklet (subject to change) for the entry requirements for each course.

16+ Options Booklet 2021-2022 

Application Process for Bishop Wand students

There is no requirement for students who attend The Bishop Wand School to make an application for our Sixth Form. Students are automatically considered for a place through the 16+ Options process.

15th June 2021

16+ Options Evening – talks about the pathways open to students at age 16. Open to parents/carers and existing BW students and students from other schools.

2nd July 2021

16+ Taster Day – Open to existing BW students. A chance to try some of the courses on offer at our Sixth Form.

October 2021

Open Morning – Another chance to discuss your choices with teachers and students.

November/ December 2021

16+ Options Guidance Meetings for all Bishop Wand Year 11 students with their parent/carers (via Teams)

January 2022

All Bishop Wand students submit their Intentions Form.

Bishop Wand Sixth Form interviews for all external applicants.

February 2022

Offer letters sent out

March 2022

Final option blocks published and students select their final subject combination.

July 2022

Induction Day

August 2022

GCSE Results Day and Sixth Form Enrolment


Application process for students applying from other schools

Please express your interest in our Sixth Form by using the form below. This will mean you will receive information about all events designed to help you make a decision about your 16+ options.  The application deadline for 2022 is December 2021. Applications received after this date will be considered but will not be given priority. We will then contact you to arrange a Sixth Form Interview. Students offered a place to study here will be invited to the Induction Day and will be expected to enrol on GCSE Results Day.

Please return your completed application form to:

Sixth Form Admissions, The Bishop Wand Church of England School and Sixth Form, Layton’s Lane, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 6LT.




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Sixth Form - Expression of Interest

Sixth Form - Expression of Interest
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