St Bart’s Sixth Form is the right choice for you….Here’s why.
Excellent results. From all starting points, our results are excellent with A Level progress being in the top 30% of schools nationally and AS progress being in the top 10%. Attainment in all key measures is above national attainment levels.
A wide, flexible choice of subjects. We offer 40 Level 3 courses: 34 A Levels and six BTECs. If you want to study Languages, Music, Computing or Film, you may find that we are the only local option for you.
We have an exceptional record in terms of getting students into university, including for Medicine, Oxbridge and Russell Group universities; we have recently introduced a new ‘Employability Skills’ programme to prepare students for the world of work by connecting them with local employers. This programme supports students in securing work experience placements or volunteering opportunities as part of their study programme. We support high numbers of students each year into employment or apprenticeships.
Outstanding support for your students. Once you are here, you can expect the highest levels of support from us. Our state-of-the-art new buildings support students in making the best possible progress and there are excellent facilities including a library, study area and exclusive common room with cafe.
Freedom and opportunities. The Sixth Form represents a significant change from your experience of school in Years 7-11. You will be expected to work independently and will be treated accordingly and given new freedoms. Sixth Formers are actively encouraged to take part in sport every week; there are opportunities to play at a competitive level across many sports. There are also excellent opportunities for participation and leadership at all levels in music, drama, dance and with the Combined Cadet Force.
A popular destination. You can apply to us, wherever you are. Around 1 in 5 of our Year 12 students join us from other schools every year. They join a Sixth Form with a vibrant social scene with live music, charity cake sales to larger events like the Winter Ball and Quiz Night. In recent years, students have joined us having been educated in Brazil, Germany, Portugal and the USA.
We are an open access sixth form. To access Level 3 (A Levels and BTEC National Extended Certificate) courses students need to secure at least Grade 4 in both GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics and at least three other GCSE grades at 4 (for the new specification) or C (for the old specifications) or a Level 2 BTEC Pass. Without these grades, students will be directed towards our on year Access Course. All students will be interviewed and guided towards the appropriate courses for them.
The best of both worlds. From a Sixth Former’s perspective, being attached to a school means there are opportunities to take on leadership roles where you have influence across the school, for example as a school officer, subject rep or in sports or creative activities. This adds significant value to your CV or UCAS application.
The best possible preparation for life beyond school.
Annual Open Evening
The Sixth Form Open Evening is on Thursday 1 November 2018, 5.30-8.00pm, for entry into Year 12 in September 2019. There will be presentations by the Head of Sixth Form at 5.30pm and 7.00pm in the Hall and talks by the different faculties as well as subject drop-ins.
Applications for 2019 open immediately following the Sixth Form Open Evening.