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Entry Requirements 

LAE Tottenham is an academically selective, coeducational sixth form offering a choice of 15 A Level subjects. Places will only be offered to candidates who, on the basis of their application are assessed as being the most likely to benefit from the rigorous curriculum on offer.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate that they are capable of meeting the following minimum entry academic criteria:

  • Five GCSEs at grade 9-7
  • At least a grade 6 in GCSE Mathematics
  • At least a grade 6 in GCSE English Language
  • At least a grade 7 (A) in the GCSE subjects the student wishes to continue to study in Year 12 (or the closest related subject as outlined on the LAE Tottenham website)

Prerequisite for Art & Design A Level

LAE Tottenham requires candidates to have attained a Level 7 in Art GCSE.

Those who have not studied Art at GCSE will be considered if they provide an independent portfolio of their own art work that reflects significant skill using a wide range of media: 2D and 3D, photography, film and evidence of trips to exhibitions as well as sound knowledge of historical/contemporary art. Candidates would need to present their portfolio at interview and sit a formal drawing test.

Attend an open event 

Tuesday 02 November 2021, 6-8pm (TBC)

Thursday 18 November 2021, 6-8pm

Please note that our booking system will be available from Monday 20 September 2021.


Applications will open at midnight on Monday 20 September 2021.


Selected applicants will be invited to attend LAE Tottenham for an advice and guidance consultation with a member of staff to ensure an applicant's educational ambitions are in line with those of the school and to provide an applicant with an opportunity to discuss subject choices and future aspirations.

Interviews for applicants will be held on the dates below. Each day will be divided into 3 sessions and applicants will receive specific information and timings in regard to their interview. 

  • Saturday 12 March 2022, 9am - 4pm
  • Saturday 26 March 2022, 9am - 4pm

Guidance consultations for late applicants will take place on Thursday 17 March 5-7pm.


Having submitted your application and attended a guidance consultation, successful applicants will receive a conditional offer to study at LAE Tottenham in September. 


We will invite all offer-holders to attend our Taster Day in June 2022. This day provides an individually timetabled day of classes and experiences, giving a flavour for life at LAE Tottenham. You will have an excellent opportunity to meet students who are studying the subjects you are interested in and get to know our expert teaching staff. You will also receive information about enrolment and induction and life at LAE Tottenham.

ENROL AT LAE Tottenham August 2022 

Enrolment at LAE Tottenham will take place in August:

9am - 4pm (we will confirm the exact date in the coming months)

All offer-holders will have an interview with a member of staff about their results and subject choices. 

PLEASE NOTE: The LAE Tottenham Admissions Policy is attached.