Why Choose Beechen Cliff Sixth Form?

  • A large Sixth Form of over 400 students
  • An unpretentiously academic Sixth Form offering a choice of 26 A Levels and EPQ
  • Excellent academic results – nearly a quarter of students gaining AAB grades or better in the core academic A Levels
  • A well-developed Oxbridge and Medicine programme
  • A high proportion of students gaining places at Oxbridge and Russell Group universities
  • An unrivalled range of super-curricular, extra-curricular and leadership opportunities
  • A strong tradition of sporting excellence, including the Bath Rugby ACE partnership programme
  • An impressive careers and higher education programme

The Application Process for September 2024

The key dates for an application to the Sixth Form at Beechen Cliff are as follows:

October: Saturday 14th October 2023 – Beechen Cliff Sixth Form Open Morning and applications open

Deadline to ApplyThe application deadline has now passed. Any new applications will now automatically join our waiting list. Please contact sixthformadmissions@beechencliff.org.uk if you have any queries.

January to March: Interview Process

June: Applicants are invited to attend a two day Induction in June/July 2024. A full programme will be sent by email in due course.

August: On GCSE results day, post-GCSE advice is available for internal applicants.  External applicants will complete an online Admissions Form and will be telephoned by a member of the Sixth Form Team to confirm their place.


If you have any questions at all concerning applications to The Sixth Form at Beechen Cliff, please contact:

Linda Dobie, Sixth Form Admissions Secretary
Telephone: 01225 480466
E-mail: sixthformadmissions@beechencliff.org.uk

Entry Requirements

Please note that information on this page should be read in conjunction with the full Admissions Policy.  The minimum entry requirement onto the A Level programme is 5 GCSEs at Grade 6 including at least a Grade 4 in English Literature or Language and Mathematics.  Students will also have to obtain at least a GCSE Grade 6 in the subject (or related subjects) of the chosen A Level subject – see Prospectus for more details.