30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
T: 01803 653756

Sixth Form Absence: 01803 653 761

South West Secondary
School of the Year 2019

30 Shiphay Lane, Torquay TQ2 7DY
T: 01803 653756
Sixth Form Absence Line: 01803 653 761

South West Secondary School of the Year 2019

Confirming Your Place At TGGS

GCSE Results Day – Thursday, 23rd August 2018


  • Once you have collected your results and decided that you wish to take up your place in our Sixth Form, please complete and return the Subject Confirmation Sheet. This form indicates to us that you wish to accept your place in our Sixth Form and gives final confirmation of the A level subjects that you wish to take.

  • Preferably this should be done on GCSE results day, or at the latest by 10am on Friday, 24th August.  This form can be handed to sixth form staff in the dining hall during the morning of results day, or into the sixth form office from 11am onwards. Alternatively, you can e-mail the information requested on the Subject Confirmation Sheet to: by 10am on Friday, 24th August.

  • If you are joining us from another school, in addition to the Subject Confirmation Sheet, please could you also let us have a copy of your GCSE results.  Please attach these to your Subject Confirmation Sheet.  If you do not have access to a copier, please bring your results slips into school and we will photocopy them for you. Alternatively, results may be scanned and e-mailed to

  • If you have met our general school entry requirements of 6 full-course GCSE subjects at level 6 or above, with a minimum of level 5 in both English Language and Mathematics and you have also met each subject entry requirement (please see our entry criteria) and are not changing your original A level subject choices – we will not contact you.  You have secured a place in our Sixth Form. Congratulations!

Please join us on the first day for Year 12 – Wednesday, 5th September 2018 at 08.45am. 

  • If you have been successful in meeting our school entry requirements and each subject entry requirement, but wish to change your A level choices, please inform us via the Subject Confirmation Sheet by 10am on Friday, 25th August. We will contact you before the start of term to confirm that we are able to accommodate your new A level choices.

  • If you have not been successful in your GCSE results due to exceptional reasons, but still wish to be considered for a place, please contact Mrs Browne, Head of Sixth Form, in writing, explaining in detail the reasons why, no later than 10am on Friday, 25th August.  This letter may also be accompanied by supporting documentation and can be handed in to the Sixth Form Office or e-mailed to

  • Wednesday, 5th September will be an informal day with no set lessons. 

    Please wear casual, comfortable clothes on this first day and come to the Sixth-Form Centre.


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