Admissions to the Sixth Form are by audition. For entry in September 2020, auditions will be held on the following dates:
On audition day, all candidates will take part in the following:
In addition, each candidate will be required to prepare individual audition pieces. These vary according to the mix of BTECs and A Levels chosen, and are outlined below. You can find out about our learning pathway options here.
|BTEC Musical Theatre||Monologues & Drama Workshop||Song||Jazz Class|
|BTEC Acting||Monologues & Drama Workshop|
|BTEC Dance||Dance Solo||Dance Interview||Jazz Class|
|BTEC A Level||Dance Solo||Dance Interview||Jazz Class|
|A Level Drama||Monologues & Drama Workshop|
|A Level Music||Voice / Instrumental|
Each piece should be no longer than one to two minutes and fully memorised. Students should also be prepared to discuss their monologues.
Soprano / Alto
|A Little Bit in Love||Wonderful Town|
|Once You Lose Your Heart||Me and My Girl|
|A Quiet Thing||Flora the Red Menace|
|I Know Things Now||Into the Woods|
|Just Beyond the Stars||Peter Pan – Styles & Drewe|
|Spark of Creation||Children of Eden|
|Times Are Hard for Dreamers||Amelie|
|I’m Not Alone||Carrie|
|Before It’s Over||Dogfight|
|Practically Perfect||Mary Poppins|
|She’s Too Far Above Me||Half a Sixpence|
|Good Thing Going||Good Thing Going|
|What Do I Need With Love||Thoroughly Modern Millie|
|I’m Not That Smart||Spelling Bee|
|Lost in the Wilderness||Children of Eden|
|Stranger in This World||Taboo|
|Bye Room||Jon and Jen|
Performances should be to a minimum of Grade 5 standard or equivalent.
Music should be performed in the original key and copies of the sheet music must be provided.
Candidates will also take part in the following:
Candidates should have gained Grade 5 Theory (or equivalent), or at least Grade 7 at GCSE Music.
One short solo piece of your own choreography based on one of the following stimuli:
Candidates will also have a short interview with the Head of Dance.
Accompaniment can be provided on a mobile phone.
Please ensure that you have comfortable and appropriate clothing with you and that you remove all jewellery for this element of the audition.
Please bring a portfolio of your GCSE work, including a range of work from Years 10 and 11, and ideally some work which you have produced independently.
Please email a portfolio of images and a short statement as detailed below:
The portfolio and statement should be emailed using a single WeTransfer link a minimum of seven days BEFORE the date of your audition. Please DO NOT send small batches of images.
Candidates who have taken GCSE Photography must have attained Grade 7 or above.
If you have any questions about studying A Level Photography, please do not hesitate to contact the Head of Photography, Greg Beavis at firstname.lastname@example.org.