How to apply to Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall School

Our Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall School is recognised as the best in the North of England and among the top 10 in the country. We provide a world-class “Pre-University” experience that helps pupils to maximise their academic potential, resilience and independence. Ready to find out more, including how to apply? Read on as our latest blog details the exact process of how to apply for Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall.

Our Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall School has a huge amount to offer pupils entering the final phase of their school careers. We are recognised as the top Sixth Form in the North of England and among the top 10 nationally for progress and value added. The pastoral and collegiate environment we have created produces confident, resilient and independent students who are given all the tools needed to maximise their potential.

As well as impressive academic achievements, our Sixth Form provides a holistic environment within which pupils can pursue their passions and foster a strong sense of individuality. With a varied programme of curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, including a vast array of sports and performing arts, Sixth Form pupils at Scarisbrick Hall School enjoy an enriching “Pre-University” experience that prepares them for life in further education and beyond.

How to apply for Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall School

Admission to the Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall School follows the same multi-step process as all our admissions. We invite prospective students and their family to initially speak to Mrs Walmsley, our Head of Admissions, who will answer any questions you may have and arrange a personal tour of the school. Alternatively, we also offer Open Day events on a Saturday morning. If you’d like to book, please visit our bookings page.

Following your tour of the School, we will invite your child to join us for two taster days with their Sixth Form peers. Over the course of the two days, your son or daughter will undertake entry assessments and will also take part in lessons and activities with their potential classmates. They will be expected to attend wearing their current school uniform and should bring a PE kit to take part in extracurricular activities and PE lessons.

​As part of the application process, we will also ask you for the most recent copy of your child’s school report. For overseas candidates, we can arrange for assessments to be taken in your country of residence. Following the taster days, and at the end of the second day, you will be invited to meet with the Headmaster, Mr Shaw. He will discuss your child’s assessments with you and provide feedback on their taster days with us.

Contact Scarisbrick Hall School today

As you can see, the admissions process to apply for the Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall School is rigorous but by no means arduous. Our aim is to ensure that your child is given every opportunity to enjoy a full and authentic experience of life at Scarisbrick Hall. Starting as we mean to go on, our aim is to maximise their potential and see them at their best. Not just in these initial preparatory stages, but throughout their school life and beyond.

Pupils are offered a place at our award-winning Sixth Form based on their GCSE results, two taster days and satisfactory references from their current school. To reserve an Open Day appointment to view the facilities here at Scarisbrick Hall School, please visit our booking page or contact Mrs Walmsley in Admissions on 01704 842240 or

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