Sixth Form

Admission to Prendergast Sixth Form - September 2024


Closing date for applications: Friday 16th February 2024

If you missed our Sixth Form Open Evening, please look over our 'KS5 Subject Handbook 2024-26', where you will find full information about our courses, minimum entry criteria and subject requirements for particular courses for 2024. There will be further opportunities to visit the school for one of our Q&A sessions in the spring or summer term. Keep an eye on this page for updates throughout the year.

If you have queries about sixth form admissions, please contact the sixth form administrator, Nicki Mason, on 020 8690 3710 x3050, or email

Who can apply for Prendergast Sixth Form?

We welcome applications from Year 11 students from the Leathersellers' Federation of Schools and from external applicants. For information about our curriculum offer minimum entrance requirements and subject course requirements for 2024, please see our 'KS5 Subject Handbook 2024-26'.

All students seeking admission to the Sixth Form must achieve the minimum entry criteria for entry into the sixth form.

At Prendergast Sixth Form the minimum entry criteria is a GCSE Average Points Score (APS) of at least 5.2 if they wish to study A Levels.  Students should also meet the subject requirements for access onto specific courses. 

If a student does not achieve an APS of 5.2, they will be able to follow a BTEC programme.  BTEC courses require an APS of 4.2, along with the subject requirements for access onto specific courses.  Students need to have achieved at least a grade 4 in Mathematics and English Language to enrol in the Sixth Form.

Please see our admissions policy on our policies page for more information regaridng admissions to the sixth form, including our over subscription criteria. 

Which subjects can I study? Click here for subject options and subject requirements

Prendergast Sixth Form is the right choice for you if you want to:

  • Gain excellent grades at A level, BTEC and Cambridge Technicals
  • Go to a top research-intensive university or art college
  • Benefit from the individual help and guidance of excellent teaching staff
  • Become an independent learner
  • Develop into an articulate, confident and successful young adult

You will benefit from:

  • A wide range of option choices
  • Excellent higher education and careers guidance
  • Dedicated Sixth Form Study Room
  • Sixth Form Common Room

Nathan Mealor
Head of Sixth Form