How to Apply

Applying to Collyer’s is a straightforward process: 

Step 1: Attend an Open Evening

Visit the College and talk to staff and students. Parents and guardians are very welcome to attend. Our Open Evenings for 2020 entry are on 13th November and 14th November 2019 at 6:30pm.

Step 2: Complete an Online Application

Please note online applications for 2020/21 have now closed. Please email


We will accept late applications on an individual basis, subject to availability at the time of application.

Step 3: Attend an Interview

At interview, academic staff will give you advice on appropriate subjects and different types of study.

Students at a partner school will be interviewed at their school in February/ March 2020. Collyer’s will send an invitation to you via email.

All other students will be invited to interview at Collyer’s on 11th February 2020. The College will send an invitation to you via email. Successful applicants will receive a conditional offer at the end of their interview (subject to final GCSE grades and a satisfactory reference).

Step 4: Attend a Welcome Day

All successful applicants will be invited to attend a Welcome Day on either 29th June or 30th June 2020.

Students will be able to learn more about different subject areas through taster sessions, meet an enrolment advisor, make changes to their subject choices, and be given details of the arrangements for the start of term.

European Students (EEA) We welcome applications from European students from within the EEA. Please complete an online application form to begin the process. The Admissions Team will ask for you to supply proof of English proficiency and school reports so that a comparison may be made against UK entry requirements. We will ask you to attend  an interview at Collyer’s in person.

The full Admissions Policy is available in the key policies section of this website.

Key dates for your diary 

  • 13/11/2019 or 14/11/2019 Collyer’s Open Evenings
  • 31/12/2019 Application Deadline for partner school students*
  • 31/01/2020 Application Deadline for non-partner school students
  • 11/02/2020 Interview Day for all non-partner school students
  • 29/06/2020 or 30/06/2020 Welcome Day (compulsory attendance)
  • 01/09/2020 Enrolment begins (compulsory attendance)


*Partner Schools = The Forest School, Millais School, Oathall Community College, Tanbridge House School and Warden Park Secondary Academy

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