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How to apply for a sixth form place

Application forms are available from secondary schools in Merton or directly from South Thames College. Find a sixth form

Information on how to fill in your application and where to send the form will come with the application form itself.

You will be offered a guidance interview to discuss your course choices.

What happens after you’ve applied

You will receive a notification that your application has been received.

An appropriate programme will be negotiated, dependent on you achieving the criteria for your chosen courses.

You will receive information concerning the offer of a place.

Why choose a Merton sixth form?

Our sixth forms offer a broad, high quality curriculum for all students, including:

  • apprenticeships
  • AS and A level subjects
  • diplomas and other applied courses (BTECs and NVQs)
  • foundation learning

You can attend a school or college close to home where you will benefit from:

  • small class sizes and a friendly, caring atmosphere
  • the opportunity to study within a familiar environment
  • the opportunity to develop friendships already made as well as make new ones
  • excellent teaching and high quality support, advice and careers guidance
  • exciting enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities
  • strong links with businesses, universities and training providers
  • all organisations in the Partnership offer additional support if you have a special educational need

Applying to faith schools in Merton

There are no religious criteria for applications to the sixth form at Ursuline, Wimbledon College and St Mark's. However, in the event of oversubscription, Wimbledon College’s admissions policy applies. Please check with the school for further information.

Open evening events for 2024 entry to 6th form

Harris Academy Merton

Open evening: Thursday 5 October 2023, 5.00–7.00pm.

Harris Academy Morden

Please see school website for further information

Harris Academy Wimbledon 

Open evening: Tuesday 10 October 2023, 5.30–7.30pm.

Open mornings: 7 & 9 November from 9.30am.

Please see school website for further information

Raynes Park High School

Open evening: Thursday 19 October 2023, 4.00–8.00pm.

Ricards Lodge High School

Open evening joint RR6 at Rutlish School: Thursday 9 November 2023, 5.00–7.30pm.

Rutlish School

St Mark's Church of England Academy

Open evening: Thursday 5 October 2023, 5.00–7.00pm.

Ursuline High School

Open evening: Thursday 12 October 2023, 5.30–7.30pm.

Wimbledon College

Open evening: Wednesday 11 October 2023, 4.30–7.00pm. Ticketed event please sign up for free tickets via the College website.