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 2024 is here: Apply Now
Students at a partner school should submit their online application no later than 31st December 2023. Collyer’s partner schools are The Forest School, Millais School, Oathall Community College, St Oscar Romero Catholic School, Tanbridge House School, Bohunt Horsham, The Gatwick 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 2024.
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 2024. Collyer’s will send an invitation to you via email.
All other students will be invited to interview at Collyer’s on Tuesday 6th or Wednesday 7th 2024. 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 1st or Tuesday 2nd July 2024.
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
- 08/11/2023 or 09/11/2023 Collyer’s Open Evenings
- 31/12/2023 Application Deadline for partner school students*
- 31/01/2024 Application Deadline for non-partner school students
- 06/02/2024 or 07/02/2024 Interview Day for all non-partner school students
- 01/07/2024 or 02/07/2024 Welcome Day (compulsory attendance)
- 27/08/2024 – Autumn Term begins
*Partner Schools = Bohunt Horsham, The Forest School, The Gatwick School, Millais School, Oathall Community College, St Oscar Romero Catholic School, Tanbridge House School, and Warden Park Secondary Academy.