Applying for a Place

If you are interested in joining Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology in Year 9 or 10 to study GCSEs or in Year 12 to join the Sixth Form you should apply to the college directly via our admissions team.

Students from anywhere in the region can apply. Places are not limited to those living in Cambridgeshire, the main catchment area is considered to be the area within a 35 mile straight line radius of Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology.

Year 9 and 10 Applications for a September 2022 start

Students wishing to join the college in year 9 or 10 should complete an Application Form, which can be downloaded at the bottom of this page, forwarding it directly to our admissions team by post:

CAST Admissions Team
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Road
Cambridge CB1 3RJ

Alternatively, you can complete the online application form – please click here.

Or email: admissions@CambridgeAST.org.uk
Telephone enquiries: 01223 271569

Timeline of Events for Year 9 and 10 Admissions / Applications

September / November Please attend our open days on 21st and 22nd September, and 3rd November
November – December
Complete and submit an application to admissions@CambridgeAST.org.uk by the 13th December 2021
February 75 places (up to PAN) in Year 9 and 25 places (up to PAN) in Year 10 will be offered by 23rd February 2022. Applications received after the 13th December 2021 will be processed after the 23rd February 2022
July Induction day for new CAST students
September Start at CAST

Year 12 Applications

For year 12 entry to study A levels and T-Level courses, applications should be made via ‘My Choice at 16’. If you are currently attending a school outside of Cambridgeshire, please select ‘Out of Area or Not Listed’ as your current school.

Entry for Post-16 study at CAST is based on previous attainment as follows*:

  • A Levels: Minimum entry requirements 7 GCSEs (at grade 4-9) Science (6), Maths (6) and English (4)
  • T-Level: Minimum entry requirements 5 GCSEs (at grade 4-9) including Science (5), Maths (5) and English (4)

*Information correct at the date of determination

Timeline of Events for Year 12 Admissions / Applications

September/November Attend CAST open evening, research courses and how these will influence your future university/career choices.
September – October Meet CAST representatives at your school’s post-16 information evening, have any remaining questions answered.
September – December Complete and submit an application via ‘My Choice at 16. Your school will help you with this.
February CAST guidance meetings for all first and second choice applicants.
March/April Offer letters to be sent to students
May/June GCSE Exams
June Induction day for new CAST students.
August Exam results and enrolment.
September Start at CAST.

If you have any questions please email admissions@CambridgeAST.org.uk or call us on 01223 271569.

Students wishing to join the college in Year 9, 10 or 11 between September 2021 and July 2022 should complete an In-Year Application Form and a Student Details Form, which can be downloaded at the bottom of this page, and forward it directly to our admissons team by post.

CAST Admissions Team
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Road
Cambridge CB1 3RJ

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