Sixth Form Life

We are immensely proud of our Sixth Form. Every year students leave us ready and able to join degree courses at leading universities, while others progress into apprenticeships and the world of work. Whatever your son or daughter’s career goals, you will find that when the time comes to join the Sixth Form, we are well-equipped to help them achieve. Previous students have gone on to carve out successful careers in medical sciences, pharmacy, teaching, engineering and health related professions.

With a wide range of A level and vocational courses to choose from, Sixth Form students can select the subjects that match their interests and aspirations. In addition to core academic subjects, such as Mathematics, English, Geography, History, Chemistry, Biology and Physics, our Sixth Formers may choose from a growing number of vocational and professional qualifications, including Accountancy, Business Studies, Childcare, ICT and Sport.

Small class sizes mean that our dedicated tutors and specialist subject teachers can provide exceptional levels of pastoral care and learning support.

Exciting enrichment opportunities are at the heart of a happy sixth form life. The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme has been especially successful at nurturing students’ confidence so that they are able to thrive and learn key skills. This has helped our students develop into well-rounded confident young people. In addition to the Duke of Edinburgh programme, students at Moseley are also encouraged to take part in regular sporting enrichment. We have a brand new multi-million pound sports hall to accommodate this. During these sporting enrichment sessions, students are able to choose from a wide selection of activities such as football, table-tennis or badminton.

Students also gain valuable experience as they work within the house structure to design their own enrichment programme and are encouraged to play a leading role as learning ambassadors. Opportunities to assist in the smooth running of tutor groups and daily school life provide additional ways to gain responsibility and show maturity.

Considerable careers guidance is provided, while specially developed tutorial programmes include practical help and assistance in applying to universities, securing apprenticeships and paving the way towards exciting futures. This year we have become members of the ‘Access Project’ where students are encouraged and supported in applying to the UK’s top universities. As part of this group our students have access to top tutors and are given a wide range of support to help them become successful learners. Tutoring and visits are both essential aspects of the package.

We also have a dedicated sixth form library. Mr. Nowek the sixth form supervised study coach is employed specifically to support students in their studies. He is also an experienced UCAS adviser and spends much of the year working alongside our careers adviser and Access co-ordinator advising students about their next steps.