Welcome to the Sixth Form at Pimlico Academy.
The Pimlico Academy Sixth Form Programme prioritises academic opportunities for students, both within their lessons and beyond the taught curriculum. Our smaller class sizes at A Level, with an average of twelve students per class, ensure that teachers are able to provide high levels of individual support to students. Moreover, our teachers provide opportunities for students to engage more deeply and widely with their subjects through our subject specific lecture programme and our super- curricular offer.
While we prioritise academic opportunities, we also understand that there is far more that students can achieve during their time in our Sixth Form. Therefore, another significant component of the Pimlico Academy Sixth Form Programme is our co-curricular offer with a myriad of opportunities provided for students to join and lead clubs, including taking part in prestigious activities such as The Duke of Edinburgh Award.
The opportunity to develop students’ understanding and experience of leadership is a further element that is important in our Sixth Form Programme. In order to support with this, students receive bespoke leadership training that prepares them for both immediate and future leadership roles, including the opportunity to lead within the academy as an Academy or House Captain.
We do not view our sixth form experience as only being a two year period; rather, it is a journey from Year 11 through to future careers and adult life. As such, we place significant value on our higher education and careers support with a dedicated team of experienced members of staff supporting students throughout their time in our Sixth Form. Ensuring that students are provided with the best guidance while writing their UCAS applications is just one way in which we support students. As a result of this support, a high number of students are successful in applying to, and being accepted into, the most prestigious universities, including Oxbridge and Russell Group universities.
We also recognise that it is crucial to provide the very best pastoral care for students during their time in our Sixth Form. Our experienced Sixth Form leadership and tutor teams provide students with regular and targeted support every day to ensure that all students feel prepared for the Sixth Form journey. Our bespoke tutor programme also provides students with important knowledge that helps them to make informed life choices. In addition, tutor time is also is a safe space for students to discuss and debate important topics in a meaningful and purposeful way.
Assistant Principal (Sixth Form)