How to Apply
Applying to Collyer’s is a straightforward process:
Step 1: Attend an Open Evening
Please visit our Open Evenings page for dates and details.
Step 2: Complete an Online Application
Our online application system for September 2023 will appear here in mid November
Students at a partner school should submit their online application no later than 31st December 2022. Collyer’s partner schools are The Forest School, Millais School, Oathall Community College, St Oscar Romero Catholic School, Tanbridge House School and Warden Park Secondary Academy. Students at a partner school will be guaranteed a place at Collyer’s, so long as minimum requirements are met.
Students attending any other school should submit their online application no later than 31st January 2023.
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 2023. Collyer’s will send an invitation to you via email.
All other students will be invited to interview at Collyer’s on Tuesday 7th or Wednesday 8th 2023. The College will send an invitation to you via email.
Successful applicants will receive a provisional offer at the end of their interview (subject to final GCSE grades).
Step 4: Attend a Welcome Day
All successful applicants will be invited to attend a Welcome Day on either Monday 3rd or Tuesday 4th July 2023.
Students will be able to learn more about different subject areas through taster sessions, meet an enrolment advisor, make changes to their course choices, and be given details of the arrangements for the start of term.
Key dates for your diary
- 09/11/2022 or 10/11/2022 Collyer’s Open Evenings
- 31/12/2022 Application Deadline for partner school students*
- 31/01/2023 Application Deadline for non-partner school students
- 07/02/2023 or 08/02/2023 Interview Day for all non-partner school students
- 03/07/2023 or 04/07/2023 Welcome Day (compulsory attendance)
*Partner Schools = The Forest School, The Gatwick School, Millais School, Oathall Community College, St Oscar Romero Catholic School, Tanbridge House School, and Warden Park Secondary Academy.