September- October - Research
1) Use the courses section of this site to gain information about LaSWAP and the pathways that we offer.
Each subject has a different entry criteria to suit your needs.
Course descriptions for every subject provides information about what their course offers. Read this carefully before making any decisions.
As well as the pathway entry criteria, make sure you check the specific GCSE entry requirements for the courses you wish to study.
2) Once you know what you want to do, apply online .
November - Open Evening
You will receive an invitation through the post at the beginning of November.
Make sure you keep this safe and bring the invitation with you to Open Evening. If you do not receive an invitation, please contact the LaSWAP office on LaSWAP@williamellis.camden.sch.uk
December - Apply
Make sure you get your applications in. December is the final deadline for online applications.
February - March
You will be sent an appointment to come in and discuss you application and the courses you wish to follow with a member of the LaSWAP team.
It is important to attend this meeting as it gives you a chance to ensure that you have chosen an appropriate pathway and course choice.
If you do not receive an appointment by March, it is vital that you contact the LaSWAP Office- LaSWAP@williamellis.camden.sch.uk
Taster Day You will be sent an invitation to LaSWAP's taster day. During the day you will be given the chance to take part in some Level 3 taster sessions and the enrichment fair. You will also be given summer assignments** to be completed over the summer and submitted in your first lesson as a Year 12 student. If you do not receive an invitation, please contact the LaSWAP office.
July - Summer Assignments
Complete your summer assignments for the subjects of your choice.
August - Enrollment
You will receive an appointment time to attend a meeting where you will discuss your subject choices with a member of the LaSWAP team and be formally enrolled into LaSWAP. These meetings will take place in the last week of August/first week of September.
It is expected that you are available during this time to ensure that you can choose the subjects you want before they are closed. If you do not receive an invitation to a meeting, please contact the LaSWAP Office.