The application process typically begins with the submission of application forms two years in advance.
At Harrow Boys’ School, the deadline for sixth form entry for the academic year 2018-19 is in early October 2016.
The registration for six from entry at Shrewsbury School in 2018 also takes place in the Autumn of 2016.
Westminster School has an application form deadline in October 2016 for entry in the academic year 2017-18.
For the leading secondary schools and colleges in Britain, only a handful of places is typically available for Sixth Form entrants. According to the school, offers may be made between December to March however in some cases candidates may be waitlisted till as late as June.