Croydon High Sixth Form is an independent Sixth Form for girls aged 16-18, set in our attractive and leafy site in Selsdon, East Surrey.

At the heart of our Sixth Form is an academic curriculum that thrives on interactivity and excitement, creating an environment that challenges and inspires. We are dedicated to encouraging aspiration and independence in ‘every girl, every day.’ Here, students embark on a journey of academic excellence, personal growth, and self-discovery, laying the foundation for a future marked by confidence and achievement.

Register an interest today

Step 1 – Visit us

We are always happy to welcome visitors to the Senior School, whether on an Open Day or, by appointment, for a personal tour when you will be able to have a one to one meeting with our Head, Annabel Davies

If you would like to find out more, please contact our Admissions Team who will be happy to answer any questions.

Step 2 – Apply

If you are ready to apply to our Sixth Form, please complete the on-line application form here.

Please be aware that we will require a non-refundable registration fee of £100 to be paid by credit or debit card on submission of this form. If you are unable to make the payment in this way, please contact us before completing the form.

If you have any questions, please call us on +44 (0)20 8260 7543 or email

A deposit of £750 is chargeable when you accept a place and this will be held until the end of your daughter’s final term in the school. Unfortunately this cannot be refunded if the place is not taken up for any reason.

Step 3 – Assessment

We interview all applicants and we also request a reference from their current school. Interviews with our Director of Sixth Form will also be arranged.

The general requirements for entry to Croydon High’s Sixth Form are:

  • Passes in a minimum of six subjects at GCSE (Grade B or above or Grade 6 on the number grading scheme).

Individual Course requirements and all other detailed information about entering our Sixth Form can be found in our Course Guide.

Scholarships and bursaries

These will be awarded to applicants from external schools who apply for academic scholarship and assessment in: Art & Design, Music, Drama or Sport.

There is a competitive Academic Scholarship examination, held at the End of November each year, which is open to both internal and external candidates. Croydon High School Academic Scholars will be a small number of girls who show exceptional potential for future academic study.

Art, Drama, Music, PE and (occasionally) Technology Scholarships are available for the Sixth Form, holders of these Scholarships must also sit an online adaptive test.

Jacqueline du Pré Sixth Form music scholarship: Applicants should be of a good Grade VII standard but, in exceptional cases, a candidate who has achieved a distinction at Grade VI might be considered. This scholarship is open to both internal and external candidates. Auditions will be held in November/December. Information and entry forms are available from the Music Department at school.

At the end of Lower Sixth: The Jenny Park Award for girls studying English & the Arts is awarded.

Scholarship Trust Awards for girls studying a science, humanity, art, modern language are also available.

GDST Bursaries

A limited number of these are available to girls joining the school in the Lower Sixth who would not otherwise be able to benefit from Croydon High School education. Bursaries are means tested and the value of the bursary is related to the income and financial resources of the girl’s family.

The award of a Bursary is at the Head’s discretion based on a girl’s performance in the entrance test and interview. The online Bursary forms will be available to be completed once the application has been received by the Admissions Registrar. The deadline for bursary applications is at the start of November each year.

Post-entry bursaries may be awarded to girls whose families suffer unexpected financial difficulties, and are no longer able to pay the fees in full.

Parents should inform the school, at the time of their application, of any specific learning difficulty or disability, and by enclosing with the registration form any Educational Psychologist’s Report.

View full details of scholarships and bursaries and see all upcoming important dates.