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We consider applications from all suitable students provided we have an appropriate course for them. We use criteria set out in our admissions policy when making offers, and this mainly favours local applicants and those from our partner schools.

Online Applications

Applications for September 2018 will open on Monday 11 September 2017. The deadline is Monday 18 December 2017. All applications received after this date will be placed on a reserve list.

Application Diary 2017-2018

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Wednesday 12 & Thursday 13 July 2017

Year 10 Open Evenings 6 - 9pm

Please come along with your parents or with a group of friends to have a look around our facilities. This is an opportunity for you to discuss the many subjects on offer with our teaching staff. You will also be able to meet current students to discuss college life and how it may differ from school.

Monday 11 September 2017

Online Applications for 2018 Open

You will be able to submit an application online from this date.

If you do not attend one of our partner schools, a reference will be requested from your school once your application has been submitted.

Monday 16 October 2017

Hampshire Specialist Music Course Presentation

For all students considering applying for HSMC, their parents and teachers. Please attend our presentation at 6.30 pm in the Recital Room, College Centre, where you can meet staff and students, hear our current students perform, look around the department and discuss the course in detail

Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 October 2017

Open Evenings 6pm - 9pm

This is the second opportunity to come and look around the college. The format is very similar to our July open evenings. Again you will be able to find out information about the subject areas, meet the staff and chat with some of our current students.

Friday 3 November 2017

Deadline for September 2018 Boarding Applications

All students must be able to attend an interview at the college. We will endeavour to interview boarders before the end of December 2017.

Applications received after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list.

October 2017 - March 2018


These are informal meetings to talk through your course choices, discuss our expectations of our students and to talk about student life at College. We may not be able to interview every applicant. If we cannot interview you, we will place your application in a reserve pool and may be able to interview you late in the spring term.

Monday 18 December 2017

Application Deadline for September 2018 Applications

Our application deadline is Monday 18 December 2017.

Students wishing to apply after this date will need to contact the Admissions office on 01962 857555.

All late applicants will be considered individually

15 - 17 January 2018

Hampshire Specialist Music Course Auditions

Students will be required to perform two pieces on your first study instrument/voice (Grade 7/8 standard) and one piece on your second study instrument/voice, as well as sight-reading tests and a short interview

January - March 2018

Offers of places

If you have been interviewed, there are three likely outcomes:

- you will receive an offer of a place

- your application will be placed on a reserve list, which means that we are unable to guarantee a place

- no offer will be made

Although we start interviewing in October, no offers will be made until mid January 2018.

5 & 6 July 2018

Taster Days

This is an opportunity for you to spend a day in college trying out your subject choices, meeting staff and other new students. You will also attend Freshers' Fair, where you will find out all about the college activity programme.

Thursday 23 August 2018

GCSE Results Day

We hope you will have achieved the grades you are hoping for. However, if your results are very different from those expected and will affect your course choice, you must telephone Admissions on 01962 857555 so we can help and advise you prior to enrolment

Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 & Thursday 30 August 2018


You will be allocated a two hour time slot on one of these days.

It is essential that you attend. When confirming course choices, priority will be given to students who are able to attend enrolment. We may not be able to confirm the preferred subjects of late enrollers.

28, 30 & 31 August 2018

Sports Team Trials

Dates and times of the individual team trials can be found in the Taster Day Magazine.

Team trials are the only chance you have to try for a team place

Monday 10 September 2018

First Day at College

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