Your Questions Answered

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  • Expand How and when do I apply to Hills Road?

  • Expand Do you select students on the basis of the informal guidance interview?

  • Expand How many places will be offered this year and when do you make offers?

  • Expand Where do Hills Road students come from?

  • Expand What grades will I need to be invited for interview?

  • Expand What grades will I need in order to be offered a place?

  • Expand Do I need to have A* estimated grades?

  • Expand How do you view IGCSE qualifications?

  • Expand How do you prioritise between ‘in-area’ applicants if Hills Road is oversubscribed?

  • Expand What happens if I apply, but Hills Road is over-subscribed and I am not offered a place?

  • Expand Do you still offer some places to students from outside the area?

  • Expand When will students enrol at the College for courses in 2015?

  • Expand Are some subjects more likely to be oversubscribed than others?

  • Expand Do students have to take four AS levels in year 12?

  • Expand Do all students drop one subject at the end of Year 12?

  • Expand Can I study an AS level subject that I haven’t taken at GCSE?

  • Expand What advice would you give to students wishing to study Maths and Science subjects at AS/A level?

  • Expand How does the College view applications from students who have taken applied and/or vocational GCSEs as part of their GCSE programme?

  • Expand Can I choose any combination of subjects?

  • Expand I will complete an AS level in Year 11. Can I join the A2 course?

  • Expand What happens if I am offered a place but then don’t get the grades I need?

  • Expand Can I change my course after I’ve started?

  • Expand How many enrichment activities can I take and when will these take place?

  • Expand If needed, would I be able to get extra help with my studies?

  • Expand Will I be told what to do in my free periods and independent learning periods?

  • Expand Is there any financial assistance available?

  • Expand Can you offer help with transport and transport costs?

  • Expand How many students go on to higher education?

  • Expand I think I want to go to university but I have no idea what I want to study. Will I get some help?

  • Expand I have a special educational need or disability. What support would be available for me?

  • Expand I’m thinking of a gap year. What help and advice is available?

  • Expand I am worried about fees for university. Is there any information provided about this?

If you have a query that was not answered at Open Evening then please contact Claire Walker, Admissions Officer (01223 278038) or Ian Perry, Director of Admissions (01223 278044).