Joining us for Sixth Form

What to do on Results Day - applications for September 2017

If you have an offer or are in our applicant pool

If you would still like a place at University of Birmingham School Sixth Form, please visit us with your GCSE Results on Results Day, Thursday 24 August 2017. We are open from 8am until 2pm.

If you have not visited us in person by 2pm on Thursday 24 August, we will offer your place to another student. If you are unable to visit us in person, you must email admissions@uobschool.org.uk by Wednesday 23 August 2017 to make alternative arrangements.

If you have made a late application (on UCAS Progress)
Please visit us on Friday 25 August 2017 from 11am until 2pm with your GCSE Results.

If you have not yet made an application, but would like to apply for a place.
Please visit us on Friday 25 August 2017 from 12pm until 2pm with your GCSE Results.


Our address is 12 Weoley Park Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6QU. Please use public transport (X61, 63, X64, 98 or the train to Selly Oak) or park considerately at our School.

Applications for September 2018

We will be opening applications for next year's entry in Autumn 2017. Please check this website again to find further information about how to apply. In the meantime, read last year's Sixth Form Prospectus, and get a taste for life at our Sixth Form by watching the 'Leavers' film.

We warmly invite you to visit the School and take a look around on our Open Evenings.

Sixth Form Open Evenings 2017-18

Thursday 9 November 2017, 17:30 - 20:00

Thursday 11 January 2018, 17:30 - 20:00

We will open registration for Sixth Form Open Evenings in Autumn 2017.

Summary of Entry Requirements

To be eligible for entry into the University of Birmingham School’s Sixth Form you will be expected to meet the minimum academic entry requirements:

  • At least a Grade B at GCSE in the subjects you want to study at A level, or the equivalent in the new grading system, at least a 5.
  • At least a Grade A in associated subjects if your chosen A level subject is not offered at GCSE, such as an A in Mathematics to study Computer Science (A* in Mathematics if you wish to study Further Mathematics).
  • At least 5 GCSEs, in any subject, at Grade B, or the equivalent in the new grading system, at least a 5.
  • At least a Grade C at GCSE in English Language and Mathematics or equivalent in the new grading system, at least a 4 (even if you are not studying these subjects beyond GCSE).
  • If the School is oversubscribed, you may need to achieve at least a Grade A at GCSE in the subjects that you want to study, or equivalent, typically at least a 7 in the new grading system.

Offers will be based upon predicted grades and will be conditional on achieving those results. Details of how to enrol when you receive your final results will be sent out with offers.

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