Sixth Form

Admission to Year 12 (Sixth Form) - September 2021

All students wishing to continue their studies into the Sixth Form are required to achieve a minimum of six grade 6s at GCSE, and preferably at least a grade 6 in the subjects they intend to study. Many current students have achieved grades 9 - 7 at GCSE in the subjects they are taking at A Level.

Each year Ripon Grammar School typically admits 40-50 students into the Sixth Form from other schools. Offers are made on the basis of academic potential, as judged by a student's school reports and their predicted GCSE grades.


Applications for Sixth Form places are made directly to Ripon Grammar School. Further information about the A Level courses offered can be found in the Course Guide 2021 Additional information about the academic departments can be found in this link


The Option Blocks will be finalised towards the end of the year. If you submit you application before these are finalised we will contact if there is a problem with your current A Level subject combinations. In the meantime please select either:

4 A Level courses


3 A Level courses and the ‘Plus One’ option 

3. SIXTH FORM ONLINE APPLICATION FORMS - September 2021 entry only

All applicants, for day or boarding, must complete the online  'Application to Sixth Form'. Those students applying for a boarding place must also complete the online 'Sixth Form Suitability for Boarding Form'

Please use the links below:

Sixth Form Application Form - September 2021

Sixth Form Suitability for Boarding Form - September 2021

Further information on the application process, or any aspect of sixth form life, can be obtained by contacting our Sixth Form Co-ordinator, Mrs Emma Griffiths, by email at