Applying for a place at Trinity Sixth Form

We welcome applications from students of all faiths and none who are seeking an excellent education in a well-established and rich learning environment.

Please click here for our Sixth Form Application Form 2024

Entry criteria

To join Trinity Sixth Form, candidates are usually required to have a minimum of 6 GCSE grades 9-4 and a good record of behaviour and attendance.  Students are able to choose 3 or 4 (if their academic profile supports this) subjects with the option to add additional Level 3 qualifications such as the Extended Project Qualification, Core Maths or enrichment opportunities such as LAMDA, Duke of Edinburgh or Lowland Leader Awards.

We would usually expect students to have a Grade 6 in the subjects that they choose (if studied previously) and some subjects have specific entry criteria (See Sixth Form Admissions criteria below).

Subject Option Blocks 2024
Please choose 3 or 4 subjects from option blocks A-D
Please choose one subject from each Option Block
Option A Option B Option C Option D Optional additional subject
Art & Design Biology Chemistry Biology Core Maths
Computer Science Business Computer Science Business Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
Economics Chemistry Economics English Literature Assistant Expedition Leaders Award
Film Studies Digital Media* English Literature Food Science & Nutrition* LAMDA qualifications in Public Speaking or Acting


French English Language & Literature Maths Geography
Geography Mathematics Media Studies History MOOCs and Future Learn Courses


Maths and Further Maths (must also be taken in D) Music Media Studies
Philosophy & Ethics


Design & Technology: Product Design Physics Maths and Further Maths (must also be taken in B) Duke of Edinburgh Silver or Gold Award
Physical Education Sociology Politics Photography
Physics Spanish Psychology Sociology
Psychology Drama & Theatre Studies

Any student who has not achieved a Grade 4 in either English or Mathematics will need to attend resit lessons alongside their Level 3 studies.

Documents For Applicants

Sixth Form Admissions Policy 2024

Sixth Form Admissions Policy 2025

SIF Form – Sixth Form Admissions 2024

SIF Form – Sixth Form Admissions 2025

Sixth Form Admissions Criteria 2024