During November, December and January, through work with their Form Tutors, students should have completed electronic forms on PS16. This can be accessed by clicking here. These forms will be submitted and Sixth Form institutions or other providers will process the applications and start arranging interviews.

If your school does not use PS16 you should apply directly to the college via our application form by clicking here.

Students from outside the city who wish to apply to this college should contact Mrs Vincic in the Sixth Form office: Rvincic@cityleicester.leicester.sch.uk 

The time scale for applICATIONS into the Sixth Form is indicated below:

Stage 1: September, October

Do your research

Find out about the different courses offered. There will be an open evening in November when you talk to teachers about the different courses. We strongly urge you to research beyond Sixth Form looking at qualifications required for different career avenues or university choices.

Stage 2: November, December, January

Apply through PS16

Submit an application form with your predicted grades, personal statement and subject choices clearly indicated on it.

Stage 3: February, March


You will be interviewed. This is to ensure that your option choices are realistic and fit with your future aspirations. It is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions.

Stage 4: April May

Letters of Acceptance sent to successful applicants

May is the final date for students to confirm a place.

Stage 5: June

Letter informing students of Induction arrangements in August/September

August: Results out

Once you have your results you can finalise your post-16 options on return to sixth form in September. Please note any changes at this late stage need to fit within the blocks.

Stage 6: August, September*

Sixth Form Induction begins

*Exact dates will be posted on the events page


Admission Requirements and Criteria

Our Sixth Form Admission numbers are limited and approximately 60% of those are likely to be students who are currently studying at The City of Leicester College in Year 11.

Our criteria for making an offer will then be based on:

  1. Meeting the minimum attendance requirement of 90%
  2. Receiving a positive, supportive reference

If the Sixth Form is oversubscribed, or a course becomes oversubscribed, we will base selection on the following selection criteria:

  1. Children in Public Care (Looked After children)
  2. Students who have been studying at The City Of Leicester College in Year 11

Click here to view our Sixth Form Admissions Policy.



The appeals procedure for the Sixth Form is undertaken internally and in the first instance would be addressed to the Head Teacher kvernon@cityleicester.leicester.sch.uk