We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to the college in the September and we hope you will find the information here helpful as you prepare to take the next step in your education.

This area will be regularly updated so please keep an eye out for the latest information. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Office.

What Happens Next (2019 Entry)

You may find the following dates useful:

Monday 10 September 2018

Applications Open for 2019 Entry

You can apply to the sixth form college via our online site from this date.

Monday 15 October 2018

Hampshire Specialist Music Course Presentation

Find out more about the HSMC music course at this special event at 6.30pm in the Recital Room, College Centre. You can meet staff and students, hear our current students perform, look around the department and discuss the course in detail. 

Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 October 2018

Open Evenings: 6pm–9pm

This is a second opportunity to come and look around the College. The format is very similar to our July Open Evenings. You will again be able to find out information about the subject areas, meet the staff and chat with some of our current students.

Friday 2 November 2018

Boarding Application Deadline

All applications for boarding places must be received by 4pm on this date.  Students wishing to apply after this date will need to contact the Admissions office on 01962 857555 to discuss.

October 2018 – March 2019

Admission Interviews

These are to give you guidance and advice. They are held at College or at some main partner schools.

Monday 17 December 2018

Application Deadline for September 2019 Applications

Our application deadline is 4pm on Monday 17 December 2018. Students wishing to apply after this date will need to contact the Admissions office on 01962 857555.

January 2019

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 2019

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 at least until mid January 2019.

Thursday 27 and Friday 28 June 2019

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.

Friday 5th July 2019

Reconfirm Place at the College

After Taster Day we ask if you would still like to take up a place at the college, and if so, whether your subject choices remain the same. The deadline for this will be Friday 5th July 2019.

Thursday 22 August 2019

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 27, Wednesday 28 & Thursday 29 August 2019


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.

27, 29, 30 August and 2 September 2019

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 9 September 2019

First Day at College

Begin your time at college, pick up your timetable and meet your tutor.