Week beginning 2nd November 2020 – Kent County Council sends letters to students’ home addresses, explaining the new KentChoices application system, and how to use it.
Week beginning 2nd November 2020 – 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 2nd November 2020 – 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 by contacting the school reception for an Out of County Application Form – firstname.lastname@example.org
Two weeks (Dec 2020 and January 2021) – Year 11 GCSE mock exams (which will provide data on Sixth Form subject suitability)
Friday 22nd January 2021 – Deadline for submission of Sixth Form applications to Mascalls Academy for entry in September 2021
During February 2021 – 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.
During March 2021 – Offers of Sixth Form places are made via the KentChoices system during this . 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 May/June 2021 – GCSE final exams take place
June 2021 – Three Induction Days for Mascalls Academy Sixth Form. Students intending to join the Sixth Form in September 2021 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 26th 2021 – 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 email@example.com as part of this confirmation process.