The majority of Sixth Form pupils taught at The Royal School study three subjects.
Each subject has five hours of lesson time timetabled per week. Pupils are expected to spend at least the equivalent time working independently as background reading and individual research are vital for achieving high grades at Key Stage 5. We also offer supervised independent study periods to encourage the early adoption of effective work habits and to manage workloads effectively.
The Sixth Form at The Royal provides a broad but mainly academic A Level and Vocational Level 3 programme with particular support for facilitating subjects. The standard entry requirement is six 9-4 grades at GCSE and it is an expectation that pupils achieve a grade 6 or above in any subject they choose to study at Key Stage 5. There is, however, a flexible entry requirement for existing pupils as we can continue to support their progress in our caring and inclusive Sixth Form community.
Please find details of each course below: