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The academic Sixth Form programme at Westonbirt covers a wide range of A level subjects and a range of BTEC's.  

High academic achievement is continued into Sixth Form and students are taught by specialists passionate about their subject.

Westonbirt has an excellent record of entry into the best courses and universities for higher education and our 2019 leavers were offered places at Birmingham; Sheffield; Cardiff; Exeter; Reading; Nottingham; Loughborough and many others. 95% of our Sixth Form students attend their first choice university.

Sixth Form students at Westonbirt enjoy a robust academic two years and are taught in small A level classes providing significant teacher attention and plenty of opportunity for questions and class discussion.

Sixth Form at Westonbirt

  • Stimulating learning in addition to academic learning
  • A robust Skills for Life programme
  • Year 13 students generally chose 3 A-Level subjects plus an EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) 
  • Each A-Level subject is allocated eight lessons per week
  • Personal finance lessons are attended each week 
  • There are a variety of sports on offer in the Sixth Form and games are played on Wednesday afternoons with optional extra lessons on Saturday mornings
  • Outside the classroom, there are many opportunities to learn new skills including Leiths Certificate in Food and Wine and Young Enterprise as well as a range of MOS and ACA qualifications
  • Small class sizes allow students the greatest flexibility possible in their combination of subjects and co-curricular activities
  • Westonbirt Sixth Form have their own bar for supervised use on weekends
  • The Sixth Form also have their own Yoga Room

Westonbirt has recently introduced a number of BTEC courses for Sixth Form. Mrs J Edwards is the lead for all BTEC subjects and the main point of contact, please contact Jo on the above link if you require further information about our BTEC courses.

The A Level courses and BTEC information is available in our Sixth Form prospectus.

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