2023-2024 Application Process

Monday 6th November 2023 – OPEN EVENING – 6.00pm at Dereham Town FC, Aldiss Park. Norwich Road, Dereham, NR2 3PX.

October – December – APPLICATIONS – Students who wish to apply for a place at DESA need to fill in an application form which you can find on our homepage.

February – INTERVIEWS – Your application be followed up by an invitation to interview. These interviews sometimes will take place at Dereham Sixth Form College. The interview will last ten or fifteen minutes and will focus on ensuring you are suited to BTEC and/orA Level study and on helping you select the most appropriate Programme of Study.

February HALF TERM – TRIAL – You will be invited for a day’s trial so that our staff can assess your playing ability and fitness levels in order to see if you can meet the demands of the course. Successful applicants will immediately be sent a conditional offer.

May – INFORMATION – If you accept your conditional offer you will be sent a full pack of information to ensure a successful start to your DESA studies.

July – PRE-SEASON TRAINING – Please be aware that pre-season training will begin prior to the start of term.