We consider applications from all suitable students provided we have an appropriate course for them. We use criteria set out in our admissions policy when.

  • 5 September 2016

    Online Applications for 2017 - NOW CLOSED

  • September - November 2016

    Careers Events in Schools

    Our Admissions team attend events at many local schools. Please come to see us and find out more about the college and how to apply. This is a chance to have your questions answered.

  • 17 October 2016

    Hampshire Specialist Music Course Presentation

    For all students considering applying for HSMC, their parents and teachers. Please attend our presentation at 6.30 pm in the Recital Room, College Centre, where you can meet staff and students, hear our current students perform, look around the deparment and discuss the course in detail.

  • 19 & 20 October 2016

    Open Evenings 6pm - 9pm

    This is the second opportunity to come and look around the college. The format is very similar to our June open evenings. Again you will be able to find out information about the subject areas, meet the staff and chat with some of our current students.

  • October 2016 - March 2017


    These are informal meetings to talk through your course choices, discuss our expectations of our students and to talk about student life at college. We may not be able to interview every applicant. If we cannot interview you, we will place your application in a reserve pool and may be able to interview you late in the spring term.

  • 31 October 2016

    Deadline for September 2017 Boarding Applications

    All students must be able to attend an interview at the college. We will endeavour to interview boarders before the end of December 2016.

    Applications received after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list.

  • 12 December 2016

    Application Deadline for September 2017 Applications

    Our application deadline is Monday 12 December 2016. Students wishing to apply after this date will need to contact the Admissions office on 01962 857555.

    All late applicants will be considered individually

  • January - February 2017

    Hampshire Specialist Music Course Auditions

    Students will be required to perform two pieces on your first study instrument/voice (Grade 7/8 standard) and one piece on your second study instrument/voice, as well as sight-reading tests and a short interview.

  • January - March 2017

    Offers of places

    If you have been interviewed, there are three likely outcomes:

    • you will receive an offer of a place
    • your application will be placed on a reserve list, which means that we are unable to guarantee a place
    • no offer will be made

    Although we start interviewing in October, no offers will be made until January 2017.

  • 6 & 7 July 2017

    Taster Days

    This is an opportunity for you to spend a day in college trying out your subject choices, meeting staff and other new students. You will also attend Freshers' Fair, where you will find out all about the college activity programme.

  • 24 August 2017

    GCSE Results Day

    We hope you will have achieved the grades you are hoping for. However, if your results are very different from those expected and will affect your course choice, you must telephone Admissions on 01962 857555 so we can help and advise you prior to enrolment.

  • 29, 30 & 31 August 2017


    You will be allocated a time to attend on one of these days and will be with us for around two hours.

    It is essential that you attend. When confirming course choices, priority will be given to students who are able to attend enrolment. We may not be able to confirm the preferred subjects of late enrollers.

  • Monday 11 September

    First Day of College

  • 29 August & 1 September 2017

    Sports Team Trials

    Dates and times of the individual team trials can be found in the Taster Day Magazine.

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