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Applying for a Place


Open Evening

We are holding an Open Evening on Thursday 4th November from 6pm.

It will take place at our main school site on Parkers Piece with tours of our Parkside Sixth building, The Eden Centre, on City Road afterwards.

We are also open to small group tours and more bespoke discussions from the 11th October. Should you prefer this approach please contact us to schedule a time

Application Process

Applications should be made through the eProspectus, MyChoice16

If you currently attend school in Cambridge or the surrounding villages, your teachers will introduce you to the online application process. If you are currently attending a school outside of Cambridgeshire, please select ‘Out of Area or Not Listed’ as your current school. 

If you have any questions, please contact our admissions team: p6-admissions@ParksideCC.org.uk 01223 271569 

Initial Guidance Discussion 

Following an application, we will invite qualified applicants to an advice and guidance meeting to discuss the courses you have applied for. You may decide that after the discussion the courses you have put on your form are not the courses for you, but we will work with you to find your best possible programme of study. For our BTECs, it is most likely your course teacher will want to meet you. You may be asked to provide examples of work you have done at school or in your free time. 

Which Subjects Should I Choose?

You can view the International Baccalaureate entry requirements here

Choose subjects that you think you will enjoy 

Choose subjects that you will do well in, building on your strengths (see attached document for Entry Requirements) 

Choose subjects that relate to your career or university goal