Joining: Sixth Form

We welcome applicants to our Sixth Form. We offer a good range of A level subjects and a dynamic and effective programme of curricular and co-curricular study, offering specialist advice on entry to universities, including to Oxbridge, and for Medics, Dentists and Veterinary Science. We are also able to offer advice on applying to overseas universities.
Our offers are dependent upon an interview and upon final GCSE grades, and we require an A or A* in the subject to be studied in the Sixth Form. Please contact our Admissions Department for more information and relevant forms. (01932 574 900)
A downloadable version of our Sixth Form Prospectus can be found here:
"There is a community feel about the Sixth Form and, as the class sizes are small, you get the best teaching in all of your subjects."

Sixth Form Feedback Survey

What do we offer our Sixth Formers?
A wide choice of A level subjects is offered in the Sixth Form of Sir William Perkins's School, giving students the opportunity to follow their particular areas of academic interest and gain the skills needed to thrive at university and in the increasingly competitive world beyond.
Here at SWPS, we provide all of our students with Stretch, Challenge and Support. In the Sixth Form this consists of:
Subject-Specific Enrichment

Subject-specific enrichment sessions currently offered by departments; small class sizes

Long established teacher relationships (often, but not always) one-to-one coaching

General Enrichment and co-curricular activities. Over 60 Enrichment activities offered in 2017-18, including:

Academic Ambition Programme

Duke of Edinburgh: Gold

Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

Leadership for Life

Model United Nations

Public Speaking

Young Enterprise

Motivation and monitoring of your progress

Small tutor groups (approximately 11 girls in 2017/18)

One-to-one competitive applications support (e.g. Oxbridge, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science) from a dedicated team including Deputy Heads of Sixth Form, Heads of Department and other staff; personalised encouragement and motivation.

SWPS Diploma

We offer the unique SWPS Diploma, which develops the skills that universities and employers are looking for, and which aren’t necessarily honed inside a classroom. It recognises the competencies gained from the huge range of co-curricular and other activities on offer in the sixth form, and sets SWPS students apart from others in the competitive world of university admissions and future job market.

Click below to read more information on the SWPS Diploma.


Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)