2020-2021 Sixth Form Application and Virtual Open Evening

Dear Parent/Student

Welcome to the KBA Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening Page.

I hope that you enjoyed the Open Evening presentations delivered by key staff. I would now like to invite you to watch some short presentations by our A Level specialist teachers and Heads of Department which summarise key information about the Level 3 courses that we offer in the KBA Sixth Form.

The deadline for the first wave of online applications is now closed. We will still be accepting applications for our September 2021 intake and the application form will go live again on Monday 14th December. Please be aware that some courses are filling up.

Applications for our academic A Level pathways are welcome from Year 11 students who are predicted 5 GCSEs Grade 5 or above (including English & Maths) or 5 GCSEs at a Grade 4 or more (including English & Maths) for our vocational A Level and BTEC pathways.

If you do have any further questions relating to the KBA Sixth Form or any of the subjects, please email sixthform@kba.uk and your email will be forwarded to the relevant subject area.

Application Form
Sixth Form Prospectus
Option Blocks


Miss Sam Rao

Assistant Principal (Head of Sixth Form)

KBA Sixth Form Application Dates 2020
w/c 3rd November 2020 A Level Subject Virtual Option Talks during Year 11 morning registration
12th November 2020 Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening for parents and students. Application process opens
27th November 2020 Submit online application form by 27/11/20
w/c 7th December 2020 Internal KBA student interviews take place during the school day. Individual offer letters will be sent out following the interviews. A good attitude to learning will be required to secure a place.
3rd February and 10th February 2021 External applicants virtual interview evening(s). Individual offer of a place will be subject to a suitable reference.
GCSE Examination Results Day 2021 – date TBC GCSE examination results. Students can confirm their place if they have the required grades and do not wish to change their courses. Students who wish to make changes to their course choices following results will need to have an interview with Sixth Form staff.  Students who have not previously applied and now wish to can enquire about a place

Year 12 September 2021 intake

We are still accepting applications for our Year 12 intake for September 2021. Should you wish to submit an application, please download and complete a paper application form and send it for the attention of the Sixth Form Team to KBA, Weekley Glebe Road, Kettering, NN16 9NS. All Sixth Form applications should come directly to the KBA Sixth Form Team, therefore there is no need to apply via the local authority.


Mid-year application information and process

If you are considering a mid-year application into either Year 12 or Year 13, please contact Miss Rao (Assistant Principal and Head of Sixth Form) on either 01536 515644 or by email at samrao@kba.uk

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