Prepare yourself for a successful future by studying at The Academy-our sixth form centre. Whether you take A Levels or GCSEs, you’ll find The Academy an exciting and stimulating place to study.
What’s it like in The Academy?
- Our success rates are above the national average and we have excellent achievement rates. Many lecturers are also trained A Level and GCSE examiners, who give expert advice on how to achieve the highest grades.
- Every year many students progress onto degree courses at prestigious institutions – these have included Oxford, Cambridge and many Russell Group universities. Extra support is available to those applying to study Medicine, or who wish to go to Oxford or Cambridge.
- We offer a wide range of subjects at A Level and GCSE, which will give you a great start for your future. Our supportive tutorial programme equips you with knowledge that extends beyond the classroom and helps you to make the most of your time with us.
- Academy students get involved in many varied extra-curricular activities such as debating competitions (reaching the national final last year), revision workshops, visits to universities, exhibitions, and lectures, plus subject-specific events such as trips to the Houses of Parliament or the Supreme Court.
- Take inspiration from a range of guest speakers including poets, authors, film-makers, actors, athletes, scientists and politicians.
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"The lecturers are not only highly qualified; they are also industry experts. They always strive to provide the best teaching and explain the work in a clear and easy way to understand. The college has all the facilities needed for the science practicals. For the theory aspect there are lots of books in the LRC as well as computers to use, this all provides an amazing student experience"