How to Apply

Entry Requirements

To secure a place at our Post 16 Centre you will need five or more GCSE passes at grade C/grade 4 (preferred grade 5) or above and a minimum of a grade 5 in both English Language and Mathematics.  All students will also need a B grade/6 grade GCSE in any subject they want to study at A Level.

If it is a new subject. not previously studied for example Sociology or Psychology, students must have achieved a grade 5 in both Mathematics and English Language.

How to Apply to the Post 16 Centre

Please click here​ to download the Post 16 Application form.​​

Application Process

Completed application forms to be posted to Mr Stevens Assistant Principal – Post 16 at Penistone Grammar School ALC, Post 16 Centre, Penistone, Sheffield S36 7BX

​​Where the number of eligible external applicants for a course of study exceeds the places available then admission will be determined in accordance with the following priority of admission criteria:​

1)  Looked After Children or previously looked after children.  (A child who is looked after by the Local Authority in accordance with Section 22 of of the Children’s Act 1989).
2) Applications from students in the Penistone family of schools, i.e. Darton College, Stocksbridge High School, Horizon ALC
3)  Applications from students from any other secondary school.

Where the number of applicants exceeds the places available within either of the two over-subscription criteria then normally priority of admission will be determined on the highest attainment grades in GCSE performance

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