The application timetable

Our 2020 Prospectus is available now!

Our prospectus is distributed to partner schools in Leicester. Students at other schools may view the prospectus online.

Information and guidance

Through your school you will receive information and guidance about the options available to you post-16. These may include visits or presentations from colleges and work-based learning representatives.


Your application to study at WQE is likely to be through PS16; this will be managed by your school. If your school does not use PS16 or if you attend a school outside of Leicestershire you can still apply through the portal.

To guarantee an interview, your application should be submitted by 31 January 2020.

May: Consideration of late applications received during April.

June: Consideration of late applications received during May.


The College will be holding interview days on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 March 2020. Details of your interview will be posted to your home address by 6 March 2020. Partner schools will be informed of these dates and applicants should ensure that they are available to attend.

Interview arrangements for late applications will be communicated.

Places offered

Successful applicants who have been interviewed by the end of March will receive the offer of a place by the end of April.

You will need to confirm acceptance of your offer as directed.

May–June: GCSE examinations. Good luck!

Thursday 20 August: GCSE examination results.

Enrolment begins 20 August 2020

Further details of our process for enrolling will be available in due course.