Our students regularly tell us that they appreciate the excellent teaching, huge variety of opportunities, freedom and responsibility they experience in our Sixth Form. Whether they have been at St Edward’s since Kindergarten, or joined us in Lower Sixth, they feel part of a busy thriving community and relish their role as leaders.
Life in our Sixth Form is academically challenging. We expect our students to manage their time independently so that they can enjoy the social benefits alongside their studies.
Small class sizes, less formal but positive relationships with staff, an emphasis on effective independent study and high expectations supported by excellent teaching all lie at the heart of our success.
We believe this is a special place to spend the final two years at School before moving on, whether that is in Higher Education, Apprenticeships or jobs with training. Our students achieve excellent results and many go on to study at some of the country’s best Universities. Whichever path our students choose, we believe we can provide an exciting and stimulating journey which will help them to fulfil their future plans. Our students achieve excellent results and go
Sixth Formers benefit from an excellent range of facilities including dedicated Sixth Form Science Laboratories, Art and Photography Studios, a Sixth Form Café and a full programme of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG).
From CCF to Drama, sports teams to public speaking, St Edward’s offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities. Sixth Formers often adopt leadership roles or even introduce some of their own clubs. Sixth Form student engagement makes a significant contribution to the cultural life of the School. In addition, all members of our Sixth Form have the opportunity to complete the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).