Sir William Borlase's Grammar School

Joining us in 2024

Applying to Join the Sixth Form in 2024

Thank you for considering applying to join the sixth form at Borlase.  We welcome applications from both internal and external students and we hope that the following information will provide you with all you need to submit your application.  We guarantee to offer places for 45 external  students applying both in and outside our catchment area but typically we admit around 100 external students.

Our sixth form applications are managed strictly in accordance with our Admissions Policy which we would recommend all students read as they consider their applications.

Internal and External Students

Our application process is now closed.  

Please make sure that you bear in mind the Entry Guidelines to understand clearly the subject entry requirements.

You should be confident you will achieve the required grades for your chosen subjects.

If you wish to change your subjects you can do so up to 19 July. Please read the information below for further guidance.


What Happens Next?

  1. We will look at the combination of subjects you have chosen and if, for any reason, we cannot accommodate your subject choices we will contact you.

  2. You will receive a letter acknowledging your application and confirming your chosen subjects. 

  3. You will be expected to attend the Information Day at Borlase on either the 26 or 27 June. During this information day we will explain the process of uploading your results on Results Day.

  4. If you change your subjects we will send you confirmation of your change of subjects, the deadline for subject changes will be Friday 19 July. 

  5. The uploading of results will use the same system as your application so please keep a note of your login details.

  6. In addition to your results we will also ask you to upload a photographic proof of ID  and proof of your home address eg council tax bill.

  7. All of the Results Day information will be published on the website.

We look forward meeting you on the Information Days but if you do have any questions in the meantime please do email us on

Please keep looking at this page as we will update information from time to time