Pathways

Sir William Robertson Academy Sixth Form offers a wide variety of courses that allows students to complete a pathway suited to their DSC_0012needs. These are:

  • A Level Pathway – Students undertake 3 different A Level subjects.
  • Mixed Pathway – Students undertake 3 subjects comprising of a mix of A Level and BTEC qualifications.
  • Vocational Pathway – Students undertake 3 subjects comprising of BTEC qualifications or our BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport that is the equivalent of 3 A Levels.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the Sixth Form are that students should have achieved five or more 4-9 grades at GCSE including English Language and Maths. Our Subject Entry Requirements outline specific course requirements.

External Students

We warmly welcome students who wish to join our Sixth Form from other schools. We are extremely proud of our small Sixth Form community and we know that students joining will soon become part of our school family, taking part in the success and opportunities that we have to offer.

If you are a prospective student or parent who would like to discuss joining the Sixth Form, please contact Miss Wilson (Head of Sixth Form) on 01400 272422. We will be happy to take you on a tour of the school and discuss your options for joining us.

How to Apply

Applications for September 2019 should be submitted online using the button below.

Please remember that the deadline for internal students (current SWRA Year 11) is Friday 14th December 2018 and the deadline for external students is Friday 8th February 2019. Applications after this date will of course be considered equally but certain subject combinations may not be possible as our timetable is drawn up based on initial applications.

All applicants will be met for an informal interview regarding subject choices and career aspirations to ensure an appropriate pathway has been selected. Conditional offer letters will be issued after this process.