Sixth Form Admissions

Entry requirements

To study with us, you should normally have at least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including a grade 5 in both English and mathematics, and grade 6 in the subjects closest to the courses you have chosen to study.

For students with lower grades but at least a grade 3 in English and mathematics we offer a special one-year Access to Sixth Form course to build up your skills ahead of tackling our main courses.

If you’re not sure about which courses are best for you, please get in touch to discuss your options.

If any subject is oversubscribed we will give priority to:

  • Students who attend Thetford Academy.
  • The applicants best qualified for the courses they intend to study.
  • Those applicants who put Thetford Academy as their first choice centre.
  • Applications that reach us by the designated deadline.

Successful applicants will be invited for interview to discuss course options and future career paths. These interviews will be carried out by the director of sixth form and senior tutors.

If you are successful you will receive a conditional offer, subject to the GCSE grades you achieve in the summer.

How to apply

You can apply online by visiting or downloading the form on this page. 

Complete the form below and return it to Mrs Sam Fields, Thetford Academy, Croxton Road, Thetford IP24 1LH or email