Apply - St Mary's and St John's CE School


Apply to study with us in 2023

Applications for 2023-2024 are now open

Please fill in the application form and return to the School Office. The deadline for all applications is Friday 13th January 2023.

Internal Student Application form External Student Application form 

Courses and entry requirements in 2023

We are proud to offer a wide range of A Level subjects for our students. At SMSJ we want to ensure that all our students succeed in their courses.

The majority of students will study three  A levels. Some students may wish to study four A levels and this will be considered on an individual basis.  

Please note that courses may not run due to insufficient numbers or staffing. We encourage all students to add a reserve option when completing their application 

In order to progress to the Sixth Form at SMSJ, students must achieve the following grades at GCSE: 

  • Grade 5 or above in Mathematics 
  • Grade 5 or above in English Literature.   
  • Student must also achieve an average point score of at least 5.5 in their subjects 

Additionally, students must meet the GCSE entry requirements for the particular A level subjects they would like to study from the list below:

A Level Subject GCSE entry requirement
Art & Product Design 6 in Art
Biology 6 in Biology
6,6 in Combined Science
Business Studies 6 in English Literature
5 in Mathematics
Chemistry 6 in Chemistry
6 in Mathematics
Computer Science 6 in Computer Science
6 in Mathematics
Dance 6 in Dance
Design & Technology 6 in Design & Technology
Drama 6 in Drama
Economics 6 in Mathematics
6 in English
English Literature 6 in English Literature 
6 in English Language
French 6 in French
Geography 6 in Geography
History 6 in History
Mathematics 6 in Mathematics
Further Mathematics 8 in Mathematics*
(*must also take Mathematics A level)
Music 6 in Music
PE 6 in PE
Physics 6 in Physics
6,6 in Combined Science
Politics 6 in English Literature
Psychology 6 in Biology or 
6,6 in Combined Science
6 in Mathematics
6 in English
Religious Studies 6 in Religious Studies
Sociology 6 in English Literature
Spanish 6 in Spanish


Bursaries and financial support in 2023

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