How to apply

We advise anyone considering studying at Priestley College in September 2022 to apply now. By submitting your application today you are not committing yourself to coming to Priestley and it does not prevent you from applying to other colleges. It does, however, secure your place pending your GCSE results and meeting our admissions criteria.


Submit your application here to study at Priestley in September 2022

If you would prefer to download a paper application and post it to use you can do so here. Send your completed form to Admissions, Priestley College, Loushers Lane, Warrington, WA4 6RD.

Download a paper application

What happens next
Your admissions interview

After you have applied you will be invited to attend our next available interview evening.  This is an informal but helpful part of the process which allows you to discuss your options and make better informed decisions.

Welcome Day

Once you have accepted an offer to study at Priestley you will be invited to one of our Welcome Days in July.  This will be an opportunity to sample lessons and meet the teachers and students you may share lessons with.

Choices Day

This event is an opportunity to discuss your choices after receiving your GCSE results and is currently planned for Tuesday 30 August.


You will make your final decisions about the subjects and courses you will take at Priestley at enrolment which will follow GCSE Results Day.

Term starts

Following a successful enrolment your first day at Priestley will be Monday 5 September.

Stay in touch

Make sure you keep in touch right the way through this crucial time. If you have any questions please call Admissions on 01925 415415 or email

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