How to Apply

The Purbeck School welcomes applications from internal and external students.  We offer a range of A Levels, BTEC and Cambridge Technical subjects.  The options have been organised to accommodate the most common and relevant combination of subjects required for university and higher level apprenticeships, however if there is a particular subject or combination which is not shown or if there is a subject you would like to study further via an EPQ, please indicate on the bottom of the application form or speak to a member of the sixth form staff.

Students who achieve the equivalent of 8 GCSEs grade 5-9 including English and Maths at grade 5 or above are recommended to select any 3 or 4 subjects (one per column).

Students wishing to study an A level in a particular subject must achieve a grade 6 (or equivalent) in that subject, e.g. to study Geography, a student must achieve a grade 6 in Geography GCSE.

Students who achieve the equivalent of 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at grade 4 or above are recommended to take a Cambridge Technical awards or BTEC qualifications in a combination with other subjects.

External Applicants – Apply Online

Application Form for External Students

Application Form for Internal Students

Internal Applicants – Apply Online


Sixth Form Open Evening 2021

For further information please contact the school office at on 01929 550077.

Important Upcoming Dates

Open Evening – Thursday 25th November, 5.00 – 7.00pm 2021

Application Deadline – 10th February 2022


Sixth Form Prospectus pdf

Extensive range of courses

Please see our extensive range of courses and details of entry requirements in our ‘curriculum’ section.

Sixth Form Choices 2021 (pdf)