Thank you for your interest in applying to Winchester's Sixth Form. This timeline details each stage of your journey to Winchester College, including the application form, information about bursaries and scholarships, and what to expect along the way.

If you have any questions or have missed any of the deadlines, please contact our Admissions Team who will be very happy to help you.

Sixth Form Timeline For Entry

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Research and Register

Your current year 10 Year

  • Find out more about our Sixth Form, including the financial support that is available for eligible pupils.
  • You can read more about our courses and entry requirements here.

  • Have a 1:1 chat with a Sixth Form Advisor and ask any questions about our Sixth Form experience.
  • Please contact admissions@wincoll.ac.uk to organise your meeting.

Your current year 11 Year

  • Please complete and submit the Application Form by 6 October. More details about the application process can be found here
  • Overseas candidates should arrange to sit UKiset assessment tests, ensuring that results reach us by 6 October.
  • All applicants will complete aptitude tests remotely on Monday 10 October.
  • All applications are reviewed and a shortlist drawn up. We will contact all applicants via email by the October. 
  • If you are shortlisted, we will ask for payment of the £375 Registration Fee.

  • If you are shortlisted and would like to apply for a bursary, please contact the Bursary office on +44(0)1962 621138 or bursaries@wincoll.ac.uk.
  • The deadline for bursary applications is 31 October.

Assessment and Preparation

Your current year 11 Year

  • We will invite all shortlisted applicants to attend interviews at the school in November.

Place confirmed

Your current year 11 Year

  • We will let you know the result of your interview on 1 December in accordance with HMC guidelines.
  • If you are offered a place, you will be sent the Parent Contract and accompanying documents by email.
  • If you applied for a bursary, you will be informed of this decision at the same time. 
  • Please return the signed Parent Contract and pay the deposit by 8 December.
  • Find out more about fees and deposits here.

  • You will be invited to a Sixth Form Induction day where senior staff and current Sixth Form pupils will guide you through what to expect when you join in September.

  • We would expect anyone who has been offered a place to achieve the required GCSE results. Everyone with a confirmed place is required to send official confirmation of their results to the Admissions team, when these are published in August. 
  • If there are any concerns, parents are asked to contact the team at admissions@wincoll.ac.uk.

Join the School

Your current year 12 Year

  • Your Housemaster will welcome you and be your main point of contact throughout your time at Winchester.
  • In the first few weeks of term, pupils will have a full schedule of activities every day so that they can learn about what is on offer at Winchester and they can start to form friendships.
  • We understand the importance of your first day, week, month, and term with us. The House teams, dons (teachers), and support staff devote time and care to ensure that each pupil settles in and has a happy, successful experience at Winchester.