The application timetable

Our 2021 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 29th January 2021.

May: Consideration of late applications received during April.

June: Consideration of late applications received during May.


The College will be holding interview days in March 2021. Details of your interview will be posted to your home address. Partner schools will be informed of the 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.

Enrolment begins in August 2021

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