The school will operate with a maximum number of students in the sixth form) of 300 and a maximum number of students in year 12 of 180.
Students currently on roll at the school will have first call on all available places in the sixth form, (subject to meeting individual course entry criteria). If any of the 180 places in year 12 remain unfilled from students already on roll at the school then these will be offered to New Entrants to the school subject to a maximum of 50 New Entrants be admitted into year 12 in any single year.
Applications from New Entrants will be judged according to set entry requirements for the course(s) of study requested by the applicant and these can be found in the annual School Sixth Form Prospectus.
Where applications for a particular course exceed the number of places available applications will be ranked according to student prior attainment levels with higher ranked students given priority
Those students who are unsuccessful in securing a place on a course due to over subscription will, where the total number of New Entrants is less than 50, be offered an alternative course where one is available.
Places are available for external applicants. Places will be offered subject to appropriate, viable courses being available and students meeting the entry requirements.
Students will be required to read and sign a Post 16 Learning Contract. Any students who do not comply with the requirements of this document will be required to leave the school.
Students applying for AS level courses should make an application appropriate to their target grades. Students expecting to gain all GCSE results (not including BTEC Courses) at Grade B and above should apply for 5 courses. They should show a preference for the first 4 and state which other course is their reserve. Students expecting to gain GCSE results (not including BTEC Courses) at mainly Grade B and C should apply for 4 courses. They should show a preference for the first 3 and state which other course is their reserve.
A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grades 9‐4 (or A*‐C equivalent) including at least a grade 4 in English for students to study at Post 16.
We prefer students to have at least a Grade 5 at GCSE in the subject they will study in Post 16. There are further subject specific entry requirements in the subject overviews.
There will be timetable provision for students to study GCSE Maths who have not achieved a grade 4.
Final decisions about course entry will be made in the best interest of the students. Please note that as always course availability is subject to change.
For any queries about applying for post 16 at Lightcliffe, please contact Mrs A. Fuller.
Halifax, HX3 8TL
Tel: 01422 201 028
Fax: 01422 204 615
Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
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