The Wellington Academy 6th Form is now rated amongst the top 25% of A Level providers in the country, an achievement we are very proud of, and another significant stepping stone in the life of the Academy.
Having been here from the start, I can say with absolute confidence that the 6th Form has never been in better shape. There is belief amongst the students that they can excel in their subject areas and there is the aspiration that they can go on to achieve great things with their lives both in the local area and far beyond. Through a range of factors like the boarding house, our unique links with Wellington College and schemes such as the Momentum Programme, students realise that we live in a global world and want to embrace opportunities to experience life beyond the immediate vicinity.
We have a very strong academic profile, but if students are to maximise their potential they need to feel safe and secure but also know that they are valued. Our 6th Form team is committed to ensuring that every student feels part of the community, and we are very proud of the fact that in our most recent survey, 99% of our students agreed that ‘the 6th Form team support me and are effective’ with 46% strongly agreeing.
For the majority of our students, university provides the focus for the next phase in their education and we have been very successful at supporting students through the UCAS application process, with 25% of our students securing places at top Russell Group universities. However, over recent years there has been an upsurge in Apprenticeships at a variety of different levels in a number of different sectors and these have provided our students with alternative routes to success. We have a full time careers team across the Academy, and a specific 6th Form Careers Advisor to assist and guide students through this potentially daunting process.
With excellent results, fantastic facilities and a range of unique opportunities, we firmly believe the Wellington Academy 6th Form can offer any post 16 student the chance to really thrive. If you have any questions, or would like to come and have a look round, please do not hesitate to get in contact.