Here at John Masefield Sixth Form Centre we offer:comp_Website_3407

  • Sustained high levels of attainment averaging over 30% A* to A over past three 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

The Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Thursday 18 October and  prospective students and their parents are welcome to visit to attend.  There will be a presentation at 6.00pm in the Theatre followed by a schedule of subject presentations until 8.15pm.  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:

Application Form 2019

Exam highlights and Uni destinations 2018

Y13 Successes 2015-16


Entry Requirements

You will need to have achieved at least Level 4 in English and Maths PLUS a Level 4 at GCSE in at least three other subjects.

Some subjects require you to have at least a GCSE Level 6 ,7 or 8 in order to study them at A-level.   Please check the subject pages below for individual entry requirements.


Art & Design Fine Art

Art & Design Photography




Computer Studies



English Literature


Health & Social Care



Maths & Further Maths

Maths Studies




Physical Education