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Sixth Form

Ages 16+


Entering the Sixth Form is undoubtedly a key moment in education and a big decision for any Year 11 student, as it is the bridge from school to university and future ambitions. As a Sixth Form student here at St Peter’s, we are committed to ensuring that you can study the subjects that you love, and at which you excel, whilst enjoying a truly personalised Sixth Form experience that will fully prepare you for whichever future path you choose to take.

We have very high academic standards and have been delighted with our consistently excellent examination results over a number of years. At St Peter’s, we pride ourselves on running an inclusive Sixth Form, whilst maintaining results which are amongst the best in the county. These excellent results create opportunities for students to move on successfully to their choice of university (including Oxbridge and other Russell Group Universities), to further training or directly into employment. 

However, success is not defined as simply the grades that you receive at the end of Year 13. Students take part in a range of activities, from appearing in the latest school production, working in a courtroom (Bar Mock) to raising money for one of our charities. Such opportunities enable our students to flourish socially, personally and morally and fully prepares them for the next steps on their journey. Students are also supported through the School’s excellent pastoral care system and our tailored tutor pathway programme, where the tutor monitors their progress and oversees their personal development throughout their time in the Sixth Form.

Being a Catholic school allows us to focus on you, the student, as an individual. We don’t require you to be a practicing Catholic to join our Sixth Form, but we ask that you respect each other’s beliefs and immerse yourself in our mission: to become the best we can be.

Our sixth form really is a special place to study. We would encourage you to come and visit us to experience it for yourself.

Simon Atkins, Head of Sixth Form

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