Life in the Sixth Form

In the Sixth Form, students can explore the subjects that most interest them within a vibrant, friendly and purposeful learning environment.

Academic curiosity

Students are able to take greater ownership of their learning and progress, developing into independent learners who achieve the very best possible in both academic and co-curricular pursuits.

Our Sixth form is an inspiring and diverse community with many co-curricular options, as well as our enriching Diploma programme, which we believe is central to a rounded and balanced education. The opportunity to take 4 A Levels at the start of the Lower Sixth (and later choose to drop to 3) provides versatility, and our Diploma programme enables all to develop a host of study and research skills as well as soft skills which offer preparation for higher education or the world of work.

We are very proud of what our students achieve in their exams. Their results give them access to the world’s best universities and colleges, as well as competitive apprenticeships. But most of all, we are proud of who they become.


A culture of kindness

Our co-educational Sixth Form enables students to make new friends and prepare for life beyond school, either in higher education or the world of work.

Trinity offers an exciting and stimulating learning environment, allowing for individual choice and expression.  Our Sixth Form is a happy environment with a wonderfully supportive staff.

We provide a safe and stable community, which values respect, compassion and understanding.  Ultimately, we want our students to grow to be the best version of themselves.

Trinity is a real standard-bearer: its students leave school with a respect & appetite for learning.

Sixth Form Parent

A focus on wellbeing

Students meet daily with their tutors, who monitor progress and give advice.

Alongside tutors, there is a strong pastoral support network made up of the Head of Year, the Deputy Head of Sixth Form and the Head of Sixth Form.

Further support is provided by nurses with mental health training, the school counsellor, the academic mentor and a clinical psychologist who regularly visits us, with oversight provided by our Pastoral Deputy Head.

We aim to build resilience and to alleviate stress, as well as to prepare all for the world beyond our four walls.   Students leave Trinity after two enjoyable and challenging years, well prepared and having made enduring friendships.

Leadership and community

We have a long history of developing partnerships with the community.  All students volunteer to work with local charities and organisations. 

We set out to foster confident individuals, with leadership and teamwork skills, as well as a strong sense of citizenship and social enterprise.

Watch a short video to give you a flavour of life in our Sixth Form.

Enrichment and extension

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