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

Please note the application form for September 2024 is now closed and our waiting list is at maximum capacity

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.