Here at John Masefield Sixth Form Centre we offer:

  • Sustained high levels of attainment averaging nearly 30% A* to A over past five years and 60% A* to B
  • Courses offering a wide range of choice at A level and vocational subjects.
  • Average class sizes of 10-15
  • Outstanding facilities for teaching and study
  • Excellent guidance and individual support with a dedicated team of mentors
  • Extended project – students can gain an extra half A level by either completing a practical project with a word essay or a straight research essay and deliver a presentation on their area of research
  • HE+ Programme – students who are academically-able can participate in this initiative run by Cambridge University and can attend extension lessons throughout the year plus a residential in the spring
  • Enrichment programme offering a variety of activities to promote healthy lifestyles for 16-19 students which are tailored to meet the needs of the students
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award

For visits and tours, please contact Mr Hawksworth, Head of Sixth Form on 01531 631012 x370 or

Details of our Admissions Policy for Sixth Form can be found here:


Course List


Computer Science




Fine Art

Film Studies

English Literature

Drama and Theatre Studies

Diploma in IT




Physical Education


Musical Theatre


Modern Languages

Maths Studies

Maths & Further Maths

Introductory Diploma in IT


Health & Social Care