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Why Highworth?

Post-16 education is an exciting prospect – a time to build on GCSE successes and maximise opportunities for the next stage in life. One of the most important decisions is to choose the course of study which best fits individual talents, strengths and needs.

We do all we can to accommodate student choice and with 29 A Level subjects on offer, students have an array of exciting options. 

Ofsted was effusive in its praise of our outstanding Sixth Form provision and teaching. Expert staff encourage students to enjoy the pursuit of studying at an advanced level. High quality teaching builds confidence and confidence builds success, as evidenced by the exceptional results, and exciting and competitive pathways, routinely secured by our students.

Overwhelmingly, Highworth students secure top results and go on to prestigious institutions to further their study, with a proven track record of gaining places at Oxford, Cambridge and the Russell Group. Highworth also has a proven track record in supporting students onto prestigious degree level apprenticeships. The intellectual challenge and academic independence fostered at Highworth makes these two years, in essence, the beginning of your further study.

As well as high grades and achievement, Highworth Sixth Form is renowned for high quality student care. Each student has the support of their Learning Community Mentor, Student Support Manager and Director of Learning. Additionally, the Sixth Form Team is on hand to help with both academic and pastoral issues. Student attainment and attendance is tracked continually and support will be offered as required, with special attention being paid to students who are new to the school.