Application process

Follow these ten steps to get your place at The Henley College

1. Entry requirements

Vocational

Level 2 Diplomas

Level 2

Level 2 Diplomas

 

  • To study a Level 2 Diploma or an Extended Certificate you must achieve at least 3 grade Ds in appropriate subjects from 6 GCSEs. 

 

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Level 3 Diplomas

Level 3

Level 3 Diplomas

 

  • At least 3 grade Cs in from your best 6 subjects ( a Pass at Level 2 vocational subjects equates to a grade C).
  • Or a Level 2 Diploma at merit or distinction
  • At least grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics and English Language or English Combined
  • Access to Extended Diploma in second year requires an overall grade of at least MP (Merit Pass) in your 90-Credit Diploma in the first year.

 

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A-Levels

A Levels

A-Levels

  • To study an A Level programme you should achieve at least 2 grade Bs and 4 grade Cs from your best 6 subjects.
  • 4 in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (please check each individual course as all A Levels will differ in entry requirements).

 

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2. When to apply

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By 31 March for entry the following September.

3. How to apply

Apply online

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Paper application

With the paper application form in the back of the prospectus.

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4. Interview

Interview

  • Will take about 30 minutes
  • With a trained advisor or Programme Leader
  • We'll tell you if you need to bring anything with you on the day (eg an art portfolio or a prepared audition piece)
  • For music courses you'll have a short test
  • Bring your parents/guardians if you like
  • What sort of thing will we ask you? Why have you chosen to apply for a place at the College and the course(s) you have listed? How do you think life at College may be different to life at school? What are your interests and hobbies? What are your future aims?

 

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5. Getting an offer

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If you are successful we will give you a conditional offer letter either at your interview or by post within 3 weeks of your interview.

6. Accepting the offer

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Complete and return the forms sent with the offer letter as soon as possible to confirm your conditional (on the final results) place.

8. Transition activities

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  • Be ready to make the leap from GCSE to A Level by working on specific course-related summer projects.
  • You can find out about these on the relevant course pages.

 

9. Enrolment

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10. Start college

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  • Find out about Life at Henley
  • Welcome Day is Friday 8 September
  • Term starts for all students on Monday 11 September.