Application Timeline2024 Entry

Your application will be processed according the following timeline. Depending on the type of application, dates may vary:

Monday 18 September 2023

Applications open for September 2024

You can submit an application to start at the College from September 2024 via our website from this date.

Please note that the closing date for applications is Monday 11 December 2023.

Monday 2 October 2023

Hampshire Specialist Music Presentation

Find out more about the HSMC music course at this special event at 6.30pm in the Recital Room, College Centre. You can meet staff and students, hear our current students perform, look around the department and discuss the course in detail. 

Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 October 2023

Open Evenings 5:30 - 8:30 pm

This is an opportunity for you to discuss the many subjects on offer with our teaching staff. You will also be able to meet current students to discuss college life and how it may differ from school.

A booking system will be available on the College website from mid September.

Monday 6 November 2023

Boarding Application Deadline

All applications for boarding places must be submitted by 4pm on this date.  Students wishing to apply after this date can do so but will be placed on a waiting list.

Monday 11 December 2023

Application Deadline

Our application deadline is 11pm on Monday 11 December 2023.  Students wishing to submit an application after this date will need to contact the Admissions office on 01962 857555 or email

February 2024 (Dates to be confirmed)

Hampshire Specialist Music Course - Auditions

Auditions for the Hampshire Specialist Music course will take place in College this week.

Thursday 27 & Friday 28 June 2024

Welcome Days

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

Sunday 7 July 2024

Reconfirm Place after Welcome Day

After Welcome Day we ask that you confirm your interest in the College.  By confirming you will be invited to attend an enrolment interview at the end of August. We will ask you to log in to your online account to confirm your place and amend your subject choices if necessary. The deadline for this will be Sunday 7th July.

Tuesday 27 - Thursday 29 August 2024


You will be allocated a time slot on one of these days (unless you have chosen a particular day when completing your acceptance).

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.

Tuesday 27 - Friday 30 August & Tuesday 3 September 2024

Sports Team Trials

Dates and times of the individual trials can be found in the Welcome Day Magazine or on the College website. Please be aware, trials are the only chance you have to try for a team place.

Monday 9 September 2024

Teaching Begins

Today will be your first full day of lessons.