Application Timetable

Our 2024/25 Prospectus is available now!

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This prospectus will be distributed to all publicly funded secondary schools in Leicester. Students at other schools may request a hard copy from the college, pick one up at a liaison event or view it online here.

Information and guidance

Through your school, you will receive information and guidance about the options available to you post-16. These may include visits or presentations from WQE colleagues.

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Your application to study at WQE will be through PS16 – the area wide application facility for most students. This will be managed by your school. If your school does not use PS16, you can access this and make your application directly to WQE via the PS16 portal.

In order to guarantee that your application is considered, it needs to be received by 31 January 2024.

Application Decisions and Guidance Meetings: Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 March 2024

Your application will be considered by the College as soon as possible after the deadline. Applicants who are well qualified for their chosen courses will receive an offer of a place with an invite to attend an Offer Holders event. Applicants identified as needing additional advice may be invited to an individual Guidance Meeting.

Applicants should ensure that they are available to attend on these dates.

Places offered

Successful applicants who have applied by the deadline will normally receive the offer of a place by the end of April. You will need to confirm acceptance of your offer as directed.

Admissions FAQs

To help you with you application we we have collated some frequently asked questions and provided answers here.

Enrolment begins

GCSE results will be released on Thursday 22 August 2024. Enrolment will start immediately after results are available.

Details regarding enrolment will be communicated to applicants who accept the offer of a place. It will be essential that you are available at the start of and throughout this process in order to secure your place.