Sixth Form is the most likely route forward for students wishing to study A Levels or other similar Level 3 courses and who are considering progressing on to degree level study afterwards.
If you are looking for guidance on which A Levels to study then Careers Pilot provide some guidance on their website, as well as all you need to know about choosing to study A Levels here.
Below we have collated a list of local Sixth Form options you may want to consider.
The University Sixth Form
The University Sixth Form at MAP is described as a vibrant and stimulating experience. They pride themselves on knowing each student so that they can support and challenge them and encourage them to have high aspirations which will enable success. They aim to develop the whole person, where each individual is able to flourish, not only academically, but also socially, morally and spiritually. Students leave with self-confidence and high aspirations demonstrating respect and tolerance for others. For more information please see the University Sixth Form prospectus.
Lipson Sixth Form
The Sixth Form at Lipson Co-operative Academy is one where learning and achievement are at the heart of all they do. They offer an excellent array of academic courses including A-Levels, BTECs and Cambridge Technical Certificates as well as a diverse selection of vocational and work related courses with partner training providers to suit the needs and interests of all students.
For more details please visit the Lipson website.
Devonport High School for Girls Sixth Form
DHSG describe themselves as a caring, yet dynamic Sixth Form dedicated to helping students fulfil your academic and personal potential. They have a wide-ranging curriculum for you to choose from, delivered by teaching staff with an expert knowledge. Underpinning this is the all-encompassing pastoral care, which prepares students for every facet of life when they leave, whether this is Higher Education, employment or training. They are committed to the concepts of independent learning, developing an inquisitive nature and above all to encourage the required dialogue with your teaching staff to help you achieve excellence.
For more details visit the DHSG website.
Stoke Damerel Sixth Form
Stoke Damerel Sixth Form is a successful and long-standing provision which completes the final transition into adulthood. They provide a curriculum offering a wide range of A Levels and Level 3 BTECs and vocational qualifications. Students have many opportunities to enrich their personalised curriculum by taking part in volunteer opportunities and fundraising events.
For more information visit the Stoke Damerel website.
Notre Dame Sixth Form
Notre Dame Sixth Form holds very strong family and faith atmosphere. Relationships between teachers and students are excellent. Students leave as well rounded, resilient individuals, ready for their next steps. You can study a wide range of A Level and Level 3 qualifications.
For more information visit the Notre Dame Sixth Form website.
Tor Bridge Sixth Form
Tor Bridge High is a unique and vibrant place to learn. They offer a range of courses; level 3 pathway includes A level and BTEC subjects ranging from those that that students will be familiar with from GCSE such as English, Maths, Science and Art to subjects which are completely new to students such as Law, Psychology and Engineering. They have a strong history of student success with many past students working in the medical, legal and engineering professions to name a few! They also offer a vocational pathway with local Training Providers where students can study more hands on courses. They have a variety of extra curricula activities for students to complete alongside their Sixth Form studies.
For more information visit the Tor Bridge Sixth Form website.
Heles Sixth Form
Post-16 students experience a vibrant, rigorous and modern curriculum, which supports and challenges each person to achieve their full potential, both in and out of the classroom. A broad range of courses and enrichment activities are offered to encourage students to develop new skills and interests, including A-Levels, Cambridge Technical awards, BTECs, and vocational qualifications. They promote a growth mindset, a commitment to lifelong learning and a constant quest to improve. Recognising and celebrating effort, as well as achievement, is something they hold dear.
For more information visit the Heles Sixth Form website.
Plymstock Sixth Form
Plymstock School Sixth Form offers a wide range of Level 3 courses, extended further through our consortium links with Coombe Dean and Heles’ Schools. Committed students achieve well both academically and through opportunities for further enrichment, and go on to achieve success in further study and their chosen careers. Each year they have a number of external students join from other secondary schools and feedback from these students is positive about their transition and their Sixth Form experiences.
For more information visit the Plymstock Sixth Form website.
UTC Sixth Form
The UTC curriculum is delivered through a combination of industry standard workshop experiences, a focus on high achievement in core academic subjects and industry-led challenges with the aim of offering clear progression routes into employment, apprenticeships, higher education or further learning in work.
For more information visit the UTC Sixth Form website.
Scott Medical College
This specialist Medical and Healthcare school is designed for 13 to 19-year-olds of all abilities for up to 375 students. Working closely with local employers and the universities, they offer work experience linked directly to employment opportunities in Plymouth.
For more information visit the Scott Medical College website.
Plympton Academy Sixth Form
Sixth Form at Plympton Academy ensures all students have the tools they need to Discover their Future. Whether you are wishing to enter the lecture halls of nationally competitive universities, perform on the stages of the West End, or have the professional skills needed to for specific trades, they can off this to you. Through their purpose built facilities, including two performance theatres, music studio, fitness centre and committed study space, they ensure you have access to the finest learning spaces to help you strive for success. Whether you are looking to embark on a Level Programme of A Levels/BTECs or you are looking to participate in a brand new Vocational Offer, Plympton Academy will support you in Discovering your Future.
For more information visit the Plympton Academy website.
Plymouth High School for Girls Sixth Form
Plymouth High School provides students with high quality support and care so that they can exceed academically. They understand that Sixth Form is about growing, finding out about oneself and studying hard to realise ambitious expectations. They offer a range of courses, high quality careers advice and an environment which helps all to succeed.
For more information visit the Plymouth High School for Girls website.
Sir John Hunt Sixth Form
Sir John Hunt Sixth Form is made up of a diverse and unique mix of students, some who have been there throughout secondary school and others who joined from other schools locally, nationally and internationally. Students progress to study at top Universities, Higher Education providers or Apprenticeship schemes and leave well equipped to pursue the career of their choice. They pride themselves on being an inclusive and forward thinking Sixth Form and offer a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and vocational qualifications. Whatever your skills and ambitions, they will work closely with you to agree a study programme which will meet your needs.
For more information visit their website.
Eggbuckland Sixth Form
Eggbuckland Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses. Click the link for further information.
Devonport High School for Boys Sixth Form
Devonport High School for Boys Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses. Click the link for further information.
Coombe Dean Sixth Form
Coombe Dean Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses. Click the link for further information.