Why Northgate?

We have an excellent track record of success. Over 250 students from more than 20 different schools choose Northgate Sixth Form every year.


Breadth of choice

  • A wide range of subjects and possible combinations of subjects at A level – 34 A levels, 3 other level 3 qualifications and the Extended Project Qualification
  • A variety of challenging and fun extra-curricular opportunities: from sports to music to the Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • For those students who need a second chance: the opportunity to retake key GCSE subjects and develop your GCSE profile to enable progression onto level 3/advanced provision

High Quality Provision

  • Excellent results- Summer of 2017 saw 80% of A level and EPQ entries graded A* to C.
  • “ The official Government 'Level 3 Value Added Report' confirms that Northgate students make significantly better progress than others nationally in AS levels, A levels and the Extended Project Qualification.
  • Teaching staff are specialists in their own subject
  • High quality study and learning facilities for both teaching and independent work
  • Arts Centre: home to modern dance and drama studios
  • Sport Centre: excellent facilities including multi-gym and athletics track

Professional and Caring Support

  • A supportive pastoral system utilising experienced teaching staff – tutors know and understand the expectations and pressures of being an A level student
  • Approachable and caring staff: both tutors and teachers
  • High quality guidance and careers advice
  • Significant experience of preparing students for applying to university and to employment - including assisting students applying for the most competitive courses and institutions

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