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Last updated on 13 December 2019
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Understand the rules around sixth-form admissions, including who sets your academic entry requirements and which pupils you must prioritise if you're oversubscribed.

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  1. Check if the School Admissions Code applies to you
  2. Your admission authority will set your admissions criteria
  3. Your admission authority will determine your academic entry requirements
  4. You're oversubscribed: who gets priority?
  5. If you're undersubscribed

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