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Sixth Form

Tapton Sixth Form is an inspiring, challenging and dynamic setting in which to take your A-Levels. 

We know that this time in your life is pivotal in the shaping of your future and we aim to offer a broad and balanced experience, giving you a clear sense of direction.

We are proud to welcome students from a wide variety of educational and social backgrounds, and strive to create a cohesive and inclusive environment. 

5 Reasons to study with us:
  • You will be joining an outstanding sixth form that consistently produces some of the best results in the city
  • You will be provided with personalised guidance about appropriate subject choices and Post-18 destinations
  • You will experience outstanding teaching and learning from staff who inspire and are specialists in their field
  • You will be allocated an experienced form tutor who will provide you with academic and pastoral support on a daily basis, backed up by an extensive and effective Sixth Form Team
  • You will have the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of enrichment activities, including super curricular, extra-curricular, work experience and volunteering.

Latest Results

A Level Results 2019

Subject Name Entries A* A B C D
Arabic 3   1 1   1
Art & Design 13 2 1 3 3 2
Biology 61 5 15 19 13 7
Business 20 1 1 8 8 1
Chemistry 63 6 23 16 11 4
Chinese 1   1      
Computer Science 3   2   1  
Design & Tech: Engineering 1       1  
D&T: Product Des (Tex) 3     3    
Design & Tech: Product Design 2     2    
Drama And Theatre 5     2 3  
Economics 26 1 7 9 5 4
English Lang And Lit 6       5 1
English Language 12   4 5 3  
English Literature 24 4 3 8 7 2
Film Studies 11 1 1 8 1  
French 6 2 4      
Further  Mathematics 11 5 5   1  
Geography 32   4 13 10 4
Government & Politics 30   8 8 10 3
History 33 1 8 9 9 6
Mathematics 58 17 20 6 7 5
Music 7 2 2 1 2  
Physical Education 8 1 1 2 1 1
Physics 26 5 12 6 1 2
Psychology 51 6 12 17 10 4
Religious Studies 6   1 4 1  
Russian 1   1      
Sociology 39   9 16 10 4
Spanish 4 1 1 1 1  
Total 566 60 147 167 124 51
Cumulative Percentage   10.6% 36.6% 66.1% 88.0% 97.0%

 

Ofsted

“Tapton Sixth Form is Outstanding. High-quality teaching and excellent guidance ensure that students make outstanding progress across Years 12 and 13, and are very well prepared for their future lives.”

https://files.api.ofsted.gov.uk/v1/file/2157743

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