wyke start

Next Steps After Wyke start

Summer Work

Confirm Subject Priority order

Portal, Summer work and Enrolment deadlines

Confirm your subject priority order Midnight Sunday 9th July
Following WykeStart, you are required to go onto the Applicant Portal to confirm the 3 course choices (or equivalent) that you would like to study with us in September.
Complete your Wyke Start Summer Work Thursday 7th September  
Each of your subjects will set you compulsory Summer Work to complete over the holidays to help you prepare for your courses. Complete this to the best of your ability and bring it along on your first day at Wyke. This will go live following Wyke Start and is available on the Wyke Start Summer Work page.
GCSE ResultsDay Thursday 24th August
Upload your GCSE Results to the Applicant Portal Midnight Sunday 27 August  
We wish you the best of luck on GCSE results day. There will be lots of advice and guidanceon our website and social media channels on the day. As soon as youhave your GCSE results, please upload these to the Applicant Portal.
Attend your enrolment appointment Tuesday 29th August - Friday 1st September   
At your enrolment appointment, we will firm up your course choices, enrichment package and any additional support needs that you may have. It is also a great opportunity to ask any further questions.
Welcome to Wyke Thursday 7th September
Your first day as a Wyke student will be Thursday 7th September. Don’t forget to bring your Summer Work. We can’t wait for you to join us.


Get up to speed with Wyke Start before the event by downloading our Wyke Start student booklet.

It's packed full of information on enrichment, transport, logging-on to the computer network, accessing wi-fi, the structure of the day, a guide to finding your subjects and much more. Be the student with all the answers, download the booklet and read it now.


At Wyke, we believe that a rounded study programme goes beyond your academic course choices, as gaining great qualifications is just one aspect of your time here. There is an expectation that all students engage in some form of enrichment during their time at Wyke.

Enrichments will form a key part of your application process and our staff will spend time matching our enrichment opportunities to your interests and future goals.


Details of how to get to Wyke are available at: Travelling to Wyke

All of the bus routes advertised on our website will be running and will be free of charge during Wyke Start.

If you cannot use the College bus routes, you can claim reimbursement for your fares during Wyke Start for any other public transport used by providing their tickets.

The buses will leave College at 4.00pm.

Safe Guarding

Wyke Sixth Form College has a dedicated operational Safeguarding Team who are here to help you. The team is currently based in Oak 22 and consists of;
Danielle McKeown, Safeguarding Lead
Naomi Robinson, Safeguarding Officer and Deputy DSL


A small number of subjects will be conducting assessments during the Wyke Start lessons and the outcomes of these assessments will be considered alongside GCSE results at enrolment. If you have selected any of these courses for Wyke Start, please use the links below to check what information you need to be aware of for the event or if you are unable to attend the event.

A Level Fine Art, A Level Graphic Design and A Level Photography

A Level and BTEC Dance

A Level and BTEC Dance (for non attendance at Wyke Start)

A Level Drama and Theatre

A Level Drama and Theatre (for non attendance at Wyke Start)

A Level Music

BTEC Performing Arts

BTEC Performing Arts (for non attendance at Wyke Start)

Accessing the Computer Network

All students have been set up a temporary IT account. The username for this is your individual S number. You have also been set a temporary password. Your username and temporary password can be found on your Wyke Start timetable which you will receive on Day 1. You will be required to change this password using the following requirements:
• A minimum of 12 characters
• Include at least three of the four following:
• Uppercase
• Lowercase
• Numbers
• Special Characters
• Not be a single dictionary word or proper name
• Not be the same as your username, or a combination of your first name and second name
• Not be the same as a password you use for any other account

You can access Wi-Fi at Wyke Start. Details of how to do this will also be available at the event. You can also ask a member of our friendly IT team to help you with any of the above during the two days.

At Wyke Start, each of your subjects set you compulsory summer work to complete over the holidays to help you prepare for your courses in September. If you were unable to attend Wyke Start, you are still required to complete this work.

Please complete this to the best of your ability and bring it along on your first day at Wyke, Thursday 7th September. Visit the Wyke Start Summer Work page to download your assignments and tasks.  You can complete summer work online and print this off or you can complete the questions by hand and bring this on your first day.

Please note that some subjects have provided more than one resource.

Financial Support

If you are eligible for a college bursary, applications for this will open on 1st June 2023.

Further information and how to apply can be found at: Financial Support Information

Please note that applications for financial support can be accepted after the deadline but are not guaranteed to be processed in time for a student starting the college.