We are delighted that you are interested in applying to Harington School for August 2022 entry. Prior to completing the application form, we would encourage you to view the curriculum pages of our website and read through the admissions policy which can be found here.

Once we have received your application we will invite you to an individual interview which is designed to support your application. It will include careers guidance on subject combinations, we will also be able to answer any questions you may have about the School. Where possible we will support all requests to visit the School prior to starting.

Applications for 2022 will close on Monday 14th February 2022.

Please contact the School office for more information on 01572 772 579 or via email

We provide regular updates about life at the School via our Facebook and Instagram. pages, this will give you a flavour of what life is like at Harington School for our students.


Each year Harington School offers 150 places in Year 12 to students who meet our admissions criteria.

The School is open to all students who satisfy the minimum entry requirements for admission as set out below:

  • A minimum of grade 4 in Maths and English.

Student will also need to meet the following subject based criteria in each subject they wish to take as an A level.

Physics, Chemistry or Biology7 or above in that subject at GCSE OR 7 or above in both Combined Science grades. For students studying physics it is expected that they will also study A Level Maths. Students studying Chemistry and Biology would also benefit from studying Maths at A level.
Mathematics or Further Mathematics7 or above in GCSE mathematics.
Business StudiesGSCE grade 6 or above in English and grade 5 or above in Mathematics.
EconomicsGCSE grades 6 or above in English or Maths and grade 5 in the remaining subject.
PsychologyGCSE grades 6 or above in either English or Maths and grade 5 in the remaining subject. Grade 5 or above in Biology or Synergy Science.
All other subjects6 or above in the equivalent GCSE subject.