Our straight forward Admissions Process

Stroud High Sixth Form is an outstanding co-educational Sixth Form that welcomes boys and girls from over 30 different schools from across the county and beyond. It is accessible to you!

Entry Criteria
We offer opportunities for those students who achieve a minimum of 48 points taken from the sum of their best 8 full course GCSEs (for example a Grade 8 is equivalent to 8 points).

Students are also required to achieve a minimum Grade 6 in the subjects they wish to study at A Level (note for Modern Foreign Languages, the Sciences and Mathematics we require a Grade 7). 

Creative Scholarship
Students can apply for our Creative Scholarship which is a bespoke pathway for students studying 2 or more subjects from the following A Levels:
Art Fine
Art Graphics
Art Photography
Art Textiles
Drama & Theatre
DT-3D Product Design
If you are interested in the Creative Scholarship please tick the box on our application form. Further information can be found on our Subjects page.

All students are expected to have a minimum of Grade 5 in both GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics, but students with a Grade 4 will be considered if they have met the 48 point threshold or the requirements of the Creative Scholarship.  

If you have any questions about the application process please contact Julia Merrett at 6thform@stroudhigh.gloucs.sch.uk.

Widening participation at Stroud High
As a school, we are committed to supporting those of you who are in receipt of Pupil Premium and have extended this to our Sixth Form Admissions arrangements. Please contact us directly if you would like further information on accessing this brilliant Sixth Form. We can also share some more information on the bursary to support your studies here!

We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant community.

To find out more about what we can offer visit our Sixth Form Open Event.

Application Form

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Four Step Process

Apply 2024 Entry

Our deadline for applications for 2024 entry was 2 February 2024. Please see below for information on how to submit a late application.

Informal chat

We will invite you to attend an informal discussion to talk about your A Level options and intended pathway.


We will send you a conditional offer confirming your A Level curriculum around Easter.


You'll be invited to attend our Sixth Form Induction day on Wednesday 27 June 2024 to meet the team and other prospective Y12 students.

Most used resources

Application - September 2024 Entry

The deadline for submitting an application to join SHSF in
September 2024 was 2 February 2024.

We are still accepting applications but please note that the date of receipt will be taken into account should we need to implement our oversubscription criteria. Please see our Admissions Policy below.

Our post-deadline application form is available by clicking
on the Apply button below.


Information Booklet

Our Information Booklet provides details of Term Dates, information on timings of the school day, absence protocols, study periods, tutor groups, enrichment, dress code, lanyards and driving policy.


Choose Your Pathways Overview

Download our Curriculum Pathways Overview to
get a flavour of the exciting things we offer


Admissions Policy 2024 Entry

Please click on the download button to view our Admissions Policy for 2024 Entry. This policy is only part of a wider admission policy for the school which can be viewed HERE.


Curriculum Pathways

Curriculum Pathways

See the full suite of A Level subjects and more on offer

Sixth Form News

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