How to apply
All applications for the sixth form at Christ’s College Finchley are dealt with by Ms Barnett, Head of Sixth Form.
Students in Year 11 at Christ’s College Finchley
Complete and return the application form and hand it in to your form tutor by the date you have been given.
During the Spring term all students will have the opportunity to meet with a member of the Senior Team to discuss their post 16 options.
Non Christ’s College Finchley students
Complete and return the application form and reference to Ms Barnett at the school address. Clearly mark the envelope in the top left corner ‘Sixth Form Application’. Early application is advised as there is a heavy demand for places.
When you have returned the application form you will be invited to an informal meeting with the Head of Sixth form (Ms Barnett). You are required to attend this meeting and we welcome parents too. An offer of a place on a course depends on your examination results and the views from your current school that the course chosen is suitable.
Entry to Christ’s College Finchley sixth form is offered first to Christ’s College Finchley students studying in Year 11, provided they meet the school’s sixth form entry criteria for the courses for which they apply.
Applications from external applicants are welcomed, and places allocated on a first come first served basis after places have been given to Christ’s College Finchley students, provided students meet the entry criteria for the courses they are applying for. Although there is no maximum number of places, approximately 30-40 places are given each year to external students who meet the entry criteria.
Entry criteria for AS levels
All students should attain 40 or more points from their GCSEs.
Written subjects at GCSE = English Language, English Literature, History, Business Studies, Geography and RE.
All students will be encouraged to study 4 AS levels; however students with lower APS can enrol to study only 3 AS levels.
In certain cases special consideration may be made to students who have not gained the 40 points needed to enter eg family bereavement or serious illness. In this instance students may be admitted on agreement with individual Heads of Department
Christ’s College Finchley students wishing to retake Year 12 will only be considered after all other applicants have been provided for.
Entry criteria for A level
Students who do not achieve a minimum of an E grade in an AS subject will not be permitted to continue this subject to A2.
In order to qualify for Year 13, a student must achieve at least 2 E grades at AS level, and must have an attendance record of at least 80%.