Applying to Sedgehill Academy Sixth Form

Our aspiration for every student when they join us in year 7 is that they stay with us through to year 13, but we also welcome students from all over Lewisham and the surrounding boroughs to our Sixth Form.

Please click here to apply now for September 2024

Please note that students applying to us from other schools must also ensure that an academic reference is sent to

External Student Interviews

Interviews for students who would like to join us this September but are not currently Sedgehill Academy students are being held every afternoon after the February half-term.

Sixth Form Entry Requirements

Entry to our Sixth Form is subject to having achieved the minimum entry requirements and an academic reference - this is also applicable to Basketball Academy students.

Retakes of GCSE English and Maths are only available if students are one grade below the entry criteria for their chosen course.

A Level Pathways

  • at least five GCSEs at level 5 and above, including English and Maths
  • level 6 in the subjects you want to study
  • Some subjects may require a level 7 in certain subjects (see individual subject pages for details).

BTEC Pathways

  • at least five GCSEs at level 4 and above, including English and Maths

What happens next?

  • Please complete our online application in full before 31/01/24
  • External students need to request an academic reference to be sent to as soon as possible.
  • Students applying for the Basketball Academy will be invited to the tryouts separately.
  • Conditional offers will be sent out after the Easter break tryouts

What is an Academic Reference?

This is a reference provided by an academic member of staff in your current school who can comment in detail on things like: the quality of academic work you have produced, including your predicted grades and your attitude to learning

If you have any questions or require further information, please email

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