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Apply to Mascalls Academy Sixth Form

Application Journey – Key Dates for September 2020 Entry

Thursday 17th October 2019 – Sixth Form Open Evening (for post-16 options) at Mascalls Academy 6pm to 8pm, in 2012 Hall.   If you were unable to attend this event, the presentation slides from the evening can be viewed by clicking the  link below.

Mascalls Academy Post-16 Options Evening Presentation for 2020 entry

Week beginning 28th October 2019 – Kent County Council sends letters to students’ home addresses, explaining the new KentChoices application system, and how to use it. 

Week beginning 4th November 2019 – Students receive their login details for the KentChoices system at school – delivered by courier from Kent County Council for distribution by the school.  Login details are not being sent to students’ home addresses this year.

Monday 4th November 2019 – Mascalls Academy starts accepting Sixth Form applications via the KentChoices website from students living within the County of Kent.  Applicants who live outside of Kent should apply using this Sixth Form out of county paper application 2020 entry, which will download as an editable Word document

Two weeks beginning 13th and 20th January 2020 – Year 11 GCSE mock exams (which will provide data on Sixth Form subject suitability)

Friday 24th January 2020 – Deadline for submission of Sixth Form applications to Mascalls Academy for entry in September 2020

During February 2020 – Individual meetings take place with current Mascalls students during this month (where required) to confirm subject choices and assess students’ suitability for their chosen subjects.  Please note that not all internal applicants will need to attend a meeting; those that do will be notified individually.

Wednesday 12th February 2020 – External Applicant Afternoon 1.30pm to 3.30pm, for prospective Sixth Form students who are currently attending other schools in Kent, or in other counties.

Week beginning 24th February 2020 – Second round of Year 11 GCSE mock exams

During March 2020 – Offers of Sixth Form places are made via the KentChoices system during this  month.  Offers will either be conditional or unconditional, and will have a response deadline by which you must either accept or reject the offer, also via the KentChoices system.  Failure to respond to your offer by the stated deadline may result in it being cancelled.

Monday 11th May to Friday 19th June 2020 – GCSE final exams take place

Monday 22nd to Wednesday 24th June 2020 – Three Induction Days for Mascalls Academy Sixth Form.  Students intending to join the Sixth Form in September 2020 are required to attend all three days.  This includes all internal and external students who have accepted an offer of a place via the KentChoices system.

Thursday August 20th 2020 – GCSE Results Day – All Year 11 Mascalls students need to be available to receive their GCSE results in person at the school, and to review their Sixth Form subject choices with the Sixth Form team.

External students need to make contact with us as soon as possible after receiving their results to confirm that they will be taking up their Sixth Form place.  A copy of the GCSE results sheet will need to be scanned and emailed to michelle.preston@mascallsacademy.org.uk as part of this confirmation process.


Before submitting an application for September 2020, please view the entry requirements for our A Level and Vocational subjects, and our subject options grid using the links below.

Please note that our options grid is currently in draft format and may change before September 2020, depending upon the demand for individual subjects as made on students’ applications.

2020-21 Entry Requirements

Sixth Form Options Grid 2020-21 Year 12 (Draft)