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September - October - Research

1) Use the courses section of this site to gain information about LaSWAP and the pathways that we offer.

Each subject has a different entry criteria to suit your needs.

Course descriptions for every subject provides information about what their course offers. Read this carefully before making any decisions. 


As well as the pathway entry criteria, make sure you check the specific GCSE entry requirements for the courses you wish to study.

You can also watch a range of videos where our curriculum offer is explained. 

2) Once you know what you want to do, apply online.

November - Open Evening

Our Open evening was virtual this year. Please click here to watch some videos for the event

You will be able to talk to teachers and students to ask questions about the subject courses you are interested in studying. 

December - Apply

Make sure you get your applications in. This year January 31st  is the final deadline for online applications.

February - March

You will be sent a conditional offer letter in the post.

June - Taster Day

Usually we hold a taster day in the Summer term where you will be given the chance to take part in some Level 3 taster sessions and the enrichment fair. Unfortunately during this global pandemic, we may not be able to hold the event in the same way. We will keep all those who have applied informed about the summer events we may be holding.


July - Enrolment Assignments

Complete your Enrolment Assignments for the subjects of your choice. 

August - Enrolment

You will receive an appointment time to attend a meeting where you will discuss your subject choices with a member of the LaSWAP team and be formally enrolled into LaSWAP. These meetings will take place in the last week of August/first week of September.

It is expected that you are available during this time to ensure that you can choose the subjects you want before they are closed. 

If you do not receive an invitation to an enrolment meeting by 30th June and you applied before 31st January, please contact the LaSWAP Office.