Abbeywood School

Abbey Wood School

The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to delivering an outstanding education for young people, ensuring that our students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We work in close partnership with our schools, ensuring that we facilitate the sharing of best practice and provide access to a wide range of partners and resources for the benefit of our students and the wider community. Visit our website here or follow us on Twitter @olympustrust.

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Year 11 Pathways to Post 16


Research your course (September / October)

  • Read through this prospectus and visit our website and the concorde website and investigate subjects that best suit you


Come along to our open evening! 

  • Open days are opportunities for you to meet teachers and students.


Complete the application form

  • Fill in your details and course choices on the application form. Ensure that you are familiar with the course requirements.
  • A Confirmation letter will be sent to you to acknowledge your application
  • Initial applications are expected at the end of November with an expectation that all applications will be handed in before 31st March to ensure the widest choice of subjects. Applications will be accepted after this date but we cannot guarantee course options.


Attend an interview

  • After we've received your application we will process your application and invite you in for an interview with a tutor. During the interview we will talk to you about your choices and future goals. You can also ask us any questions about the courses or the Concorde Partnership


Receive an offer of a place

  • Following your interview we will send you a letter to confirm your successful application and level of courses discussed
  • All offers will be conditional on your final GCSE and BTEC outcomes in August
  • Please note all courses will run subject to popularity and class numbers. Should any changes occur applicants will be contacted by the home campus


Attend taster day (June / July)

  • There will be an expectation that applicants attend taster sessions
  • During taster day you will have an opportunity to meet your new teachers and tutors prior to the start of term.
  • There will be an opportunity to experience teaching and introduction into Post 16 life


Receive your GCSE results (August)

  • Post GCSE advice will be available from any of the Concorde Partnership staff.
  • If your grades are not what you expected please let us know how well you have done and we will help you onto the right program of study


Start your courses! (September)

  • Congratulations! Your courses start with enrolment at your home site (where your tutor is based and original application was submitted to)