Hills Road is a sixth form college whose principal role is to provide high quality education for local 16-19 year olds.
Our admissions policy states that the great majority of places will be offered to qualified
'in-area' applicants. 'In-area' applicants are defined to be those who, during the academic year prior to admissions, are
All students attending CAP schools are regarded as in-area, regardless of their post codes.
If you don't attend a CAP school and your home post code is not on the list, you will be considered as an 'out-area' candidate.
All students should apply for a place on a Cambridge Area 14-19 Partnership (CAP) application form,
or its online equivalent at UCAS Progress for participating schools (your school will be able to tell you if they are part of this system).
Your application should reach the College by 31st January 2014.
If you have any further questions about this, please contact Claire Walker, Admissions Officer, by calling (01223) 278038 or email: email@example.com.
A pdf version of the CAP form for printing and completion, plus guidance notes, are available in the 'Related Information' section on this page.
We are pleased to consider your application if you are from 'out-area'.
You are encouraged to apply to more than one centre to keep your options open. The same application form can be photocopied, along
with your supporting documents, and sent to each centre. You are also stongly advised to make provision in your own area. The College will decide whether or not individual out-area
applicants will be invited to interview in the light of the pattern of applications received.
The UCAS Progress online system is available to some 'out-area' schools, including:
If you are moving in to the area please provide a covering letter with your application detailing your circumstances.
Remember to keep us updated with any changes, especially your contact details. Your application will be regarded as 'out-area, moving in'.
If you have any questions about how to apply please get in touch with Claire Walker, Admissions Officer, by calling (01223) 278038 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
20th & 21st November 2013 - Hills Road Open Evenings
During December - Complete your application form with the help from your school
31st January 2014 - Deadline for applications to reach Hills Road and all other post-16 CAP centres
During February - Interviews begin. Please bear in mind that it is not possible to interview everyone at once and the timing of your interview has no bearing on any decisions we make.
4th March - Main interview day
During March - Further interviews take place
By 4th April - Offers of places made to 'in-area' applicants
First two weeks of May - Offers of places made to 'out-area' applicants
During July - Information Pack issued to students holding offers
21st August - GCSE Results day - Opportunity to apply with actual results using our online reserve list, via our website
9am, 26th August - Deadline for online reserve list applications
22nd & 26th August - please attend your designated enrolment day to confirm your place. If you have an offer but are concerned
about your actual GCSE grades you should still attend your enrolment day to discuss your options
3rd, 4th & 5th September - Three day induction programme
Late admission in September 2014 via our reserve list re-application form
Please note that that our post-GCSE online re-application form will be open here between Thursday 21st August and 9am on Tuesday 26th August.