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How to Apply

What to do and when in order to apply to join us in September 2024.

September / October 2023

Applications are now open. Apply online >

We’ll be visiting schools, presenting in Year 11 assemblies and attending careers fairs to tell you everything you need to know about Connell. Chat to us about our courses, entry requirements or anything else you’d like to know!

We have an open day on Saturday 14 October (register online - booking link coming soon). Come and visit us and see our college and its facilities, speak to our teachers/students about our courses and life at Connell.

November 2023

Our priority deadline is Monday 6 November. Students who apply before this deadline may be invited to an interview before Christmas.

We have an open evening on Wednesday 22 November which will be similar to our October one (register online - booking link coming soon).

December 2023

Priority interview evenings take place. Meet the priority deadline to be invited.

January 2024

Application deadline is Friday 12 January. Students applying before this date that meet our entry requirements will be invited for an interview over the next few months.

March 2024

Our Discover Day takes place on Saturday 16 March 2024. Successful applicants will be invited to come and try out sessions in their chosen subjects. Keep an eye on your emails as space is limited, and it fills up fast!

July 2024

You’ll be invited to attend a new starter induction after your exams. This will give you a final opportunity to visit Connell before the summer. You will be able to meet your potential new classmates and ask any questions about joining us in September.

August 2024

On GCSE results day on Thursday 22 August 2024, you’ll come to Connell to enrol. Don’t worry if you’ve changed your mind about what you want to study. Staff will help you with your choices to ensure you’re on the right pathway for your chosen career.