Gaining a place at the top universities can be competitive with students all across the country, even internationally, vying for a limited number of places in key subjects such as Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Sciences, Computer Science and Law.

When choosing a sixth form for the last 2 years of your school education, it is key to select an institution that will add value and help guide your journey, giving you a competitive advance when applying to the top universities. Many students consider private education for Sixth form following both state or independent education to enhance their A Level learning.

At Nottingham High School many of our year 11 cohort continue their education into the Sixth form and we welcome a number of students from external schools. Many of our Students travel from all across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire; we have 8 private bus routes that make the School accessible to a large demographic of communities.

Nottingham High School has a proud record of achieving the best A Level results in the region and thus is well-placed to support students to achieve their potential and to secure the results needed to secure a place at a top university.

Sixth Form Community

Life at Nottingham High School Sixth Form is focused around a happy and vibrant community of academic Students who are keen to develop their love of learning in a thought-provoking and engaging environment.

Co-educational Learning

A number of our students come to us from single-sex schools for the chance to learn in a well-rounded co-educational environment similar to what will follow at university, it is a great opportunity to increase interpersonal development.

Teaching Style

At Nottingham High School we offer a personalised and individual approach to learning, with small class sizes we can offer flexibility and expert tuition from our specialist teachers.

Our Courses

Every Student is an individual with their own aspirations, at Nottingham High School Sixth form we nurture and guide students as they turn their interests and passions into career goals.
You can view our Sixth Form Curriculum Information booklet here.

Pastoral Support

Student well-being is at the heart of our Sixth form, at Nottingham High School we pride ourselves on offering individual support and guidance from our tutors and also our dedicated Sixth form support team.

First-Class Facilities

Nottingham High School Sixth Form is housed in our modern Sixth form centre with its own brasserie-style catering where students can study or relax with their friends.

Excellent Results

We achieve consistently high results for A Levels and are for the last three years have secured the strongest results in the East Midlands. This year saw us celebrating our best ever set of A Level results with nearly 40% of all passes at the top A* grade and 72% of all passes at A* and A grades. A total of 10 students have secured places at Oxford or Cambridge Universities and at least 18 have prestigious places to study Medicine.

Sixth Form Virtual Content

This year we are unable to offer in-house taster days and options evenings, but we have put together some virtual content to help you discover what life is like at Nottingham High School. We can also arrange private tours or video calls with key staff members, please get in touch with our Admissions team to discuss.

Applying for Nottingham High School Sixth Form

Pupils considering applying for Sixth Form are expected to achieve the five 7/A’s or above entry requirements at GCSE.

To find out more about Nottingham High School Sixth Form and start your journey with us please submit an Admissions enquiry here. We look forward to hearing from you.