Welcome to Forest 6

Forest 6 Pathways

Forest 6

Forest 6 - a hybrid between sixth form and college. Study our wide of range of A level and vocational subjects in our purpose-built sixth form only centre. Fitted with WIFI throughout, and a sixth form only all-day cafe. Forest sixth form offers a wide range of A Level and vocational subjects and accepts both male and female students. Tutors with years of experience mentor, tutor and motivate students. Oxbridge support, careers, community, volunteering programmes are readily accessible.

A Choice of Pathways in Forest 6

Our courses are now more inclusive and engaging than ever. We offer three pathways to help you to progress to higher education, or into employment /apprenticeships. 

The first pathway is academic, supporting access to the Russell Group (the top 24 universities in the UK) with additional assistance for Oxbridge applicants. Typical A levels - Mathematics & Further Maths, English, the Sciences and Humanities subjects; courses would almost be entirely exam based. 

The second pathway encompasses a wider range of A level subject including the Arts, Business, Computing, IT etc. courses have a mixture of exams and coursework assessment. 

The third pathway is based on a mix of A level and vocational subjects with emphasis on continous assessment and fewer final exams. Our vocational subjects are equivalent to a single or double A level and UCAS points. 

We thoroughly enjoy meeting new students and their families. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. Should you wish to revisit Forest 6 Open Evening presentations please click on the links below.

Art & Design History
Biology IT
Business BTEC Languages
Business Law
Computing Maths and Further Mathematics               
Chemistry Music
Design Technology Photography
Drama & Theatre Studies Physical Education
Economics Physics
English Language Psychology
English Literature Sociology
Film Studies Sport BTEC
Geography Travel and Tourism BTEC



You may also be interested in our Ofsted report. The latest report says:

16 to 19 study programmes

are good

 The school provides effective careers advice and guidance and a suitable range of study pathways with clear routes to further study or employment. Learners in the sixth form are ambitious; most progress to further education, training or employment in their chosen field and many progress to good universities.
 Leaders know the strengths and weaknesses of the sixth form well. They are ambitious and have detailed plans and strategies in place to achieve them.
 Subject leaders regularly check learners’ progress towards demanding targets. Sixth formers take a pride in their school and they appreciate the commitment and support teachers give them.
 Teachers have higher expectations and use their good subject knowledge to design learning activities which engage and challenge learners.
 Sixth formers make progress in line with national averages. Attainment in the range of A-level subjects, and the small number of vocational subjects, has been sound in the past and is improving.
 Sixth formers provide good role models for younger pupils. For example, inspectors witnessed Year 13 House Captains confidently presenting details of a charity fundraising event to younger boys during an assembly. Sixth formers are mature, tolerant and respectful of difference. They have a very good understanding of how to look after themselves and be safe.

 ï®Tutor time is used well to reflect on social and moral issues and to help learners prepare for adult life. In addition, sixth formers told inspectors that they particularly value the advice and support that their tutors offer them to help them apply for the next steps in their education or employment. Many learners take up leadership roles, such as mentoring younger pupils. This contributes well to their development as responsible citizens.

To read the full Ofsted report click here

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