Admissons 2018

The Sixth Form Curriculum 2017/2018

We are delighted to welcome you to The Norton Knatchbull School. We are a popular selective school with over 300 students in our Sixth Form. Our Sixth Form offers students the opportunity to study a large range of A Level subjects, as well as undertake other qualifications, such as the Extended Project Qualification. All students are encouraged to take an active part in the life of the school, and we offer many leadership opportunities and a comprehensive enrichment programme that caters for all needs and interests.

Our Sixth Form have several dedicated study areas, as well as places to relax at lunchtimes. We are a happy and successful school and our students have high expectations of themselves. Our dedicated team of teachers and support staff, continuously strive to help our students to achieve their full potential and leave the school as well-rounded individuals ready to enter the next stage of their lives. We have a Head of Sixth Form and dedicated Sixth Form Student Support Manager who oversee the academic progress of all students, as well as ensuring a smooth transition from GCSE to A Level Study.

Students also have a form tutor, who they will see daily, and who will support and guide them through their time in the Sixth Form and beyond. The school also have its own in-house careers advisor that students can access at any time.

Our Open Evening for 2018 entry will be on Thursday 9th November 2017 from 6 pm – 8 pm.

We are happy to offer students the opportunity for bespoke tours of the school and its facilities, for more information please feel free to contact Mrs. Heather Vernon on 01233 620045 or email

Entry Criteria

For entry into the Sixth Form students are required to have achieved at least six grade 5s at GCSE level, including English and Mathematics. There are also additional entry criteria for most subjects, these can be found on the relevant subject pages.

To apply to the Sixth Form external students must make an on-line application through UCAS Progress. Internal students will be slecting their options via an internal Form. 

Application Timeline For 2018 Admissions

External Student Open Morning:

Wednesday 23rd November 2017 9-1pm

KC4U Closed for Applications:    

Friday 5th January 2018

Internal Student Discussions:


External Student Discussions:



Applications for outside of Kent, please contact our Student Support Manager, Mrs Thompson

Within your email please supply for the following information:

  • Full Name (as per passport)
  • Date of Birth
  • Postal Address
  • Contact telephone number
  • Current School
  • Copy of most recent report inclusive of predicted grades at GCSE
  • Any qualifications already secured
  • Subjects you are wishing to take at A Level at NKS