Visit and Apply

From September 2020 Bishop Wordsworth's became a fully co-educational sixth form. It is an exciting time for the school and we would love to welcome you to one of the open days or evenings below where you can find out more:

Sixth Form Entry for 2024


Applications open on Wednesday 19th September 2023, for entry in September 2024 and close on Monday 5th February 2024 at 4pm.

Please click the link below to apply for a place at BWS Sixth Form:

Apply Now 2024

Open Events

An introduction to the Sixth Form at BWS with an opportunity to look at the facilities and chat with Sixth Form staff and students. Please click on the links below to book a place.

Tuesday 17th October at 6.30pm Live Webinar (MFL, Sciences, PE, EPQ and Maths). 

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Thursday 19th October at 6.30pm Webinar (Arts and Humanities) 

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Thursday 23rd November at 2.30pm. School tour and talk (click here to book) 

Friday 19th January at 2.30pm. School tour and talk (click here to book) 


Making an Application for Entry into the Sixth Form 

Entry requirements:

  • Minimum of 52 points from your best 8 GCSE subjects (or equivalent)
  • To include at least a 5 in both English Language and Mathematics
  • Any individual subject requirements that apply (details here)


We hosted two subject webinars for potential Sixth Form students looking to start at BWS Sixth Form in September 2023.

Each webinar started with a brief introduction to BWS Sixth Form, then a subject teacher talking about their subject followed by the opportunity for audience questions and answers.

Please note, that these are past recordings and entry details are subject to change. For the latest admissions criteria please visit this page:

The link to the webinars are here:


Welcome and introduction
Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology & Psychology)
Maths (including core and further maths)
Physical Education
Extended project qualification (EPQ)
Languages (including French, German and Spanish)
Concluding questions

Welcome and introduction
Classical Civilisation
Business and Economics
Philosophy and Ethics (Religious Studies)
Concluding questions