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Joining Us

Corby Technical School will provide you with an outstanding educational experience. The quality of teaching and learning offered by the staff, coupled with our state-of-the-art facilities, will unlock a lifetime of opportunities for you. 

Find out more information below about subjects on offer, entry requirements, how to apply and trips and residential.

Entry Requirement

Overall Entry Criteria: You will need to achieve a minimum of 5 A*-C/ 9-5 grades (inc Maths and English Language)

Art and Design: Grade 5 in any Art based subject is desired.

Biology: Grade 6 or above in Biology, or Grades BB or above in Core and Additional Science.  Maths at Grade 6 is also required.

Chemistry: Grade 6 or above in Chemistry, or Grades 66 or above in Core and Additional Science.  Maths at Grade 6 is also required.

Computer Science: 5 in Computer Science/ICT is desired.

Engineering: C in any Design Technology based subject is desired.

English Language: Grade 6 in English Language is desired.

English Literature: Grade 6 in English Literature is desired.

German: Grade 6 in GCSE German is desired.

Geography: Grade 5 in GCSE Geography is desired OR a 6 in English Language if you do not have a GCSE in Geography.

Health and Social Care: Grade 5 in English Language is desired.

History: Grade C in GCSE history or a 6 in English Language if you do not have a GCSE in history.

Media Studies: Grade 6 in English Language or English Literature or Media Studies is desired.

Maths: Grade 6 at GCSE is desired.

Further Maths: Grade 7 at GCSE is desired.

Physical Education: Grade 5 in Double Science or Biology is desired.

Physics: Grade 6 or above in Physics, or Grades 66 or above in Core and Additional Science.  Maths at Grade 6 is also required.

Psychology: Grade 6 or above in Biology is desired, or Grades 6 or above in Core and Additional Science are desired. Maths at Grade 6 is also desired.

Application Form

You will need to achieve a minimum of 5 A*-C/grades 9 to 5 (inc maths and English Language).

Each subject will have its own subject specific entry criteria.

Please complete an application form if you are interested in joining our sixth form.  

Click here to download an application form.

Trips and Residentials

 Year 12

During Year 12, students will have the opportunity to take part in a range of university visits and UCAS exhibition visits organised by the school.

Iceland residential

During the academic year 2018-19 we are aiming to run a residential trip to Iceland on offer for all sixth formers. This fascinating country has a huge range of breath taking sights and experiences. These are likely to include climbing an active volcano, visiting erupting geysers, walking behind waterfalls, swimming in the world famous Blue Lagoon and a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights. More information and costs will be available soon.