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The central aim of the South London Sixth (SL6) is ‘Sharing Excellence’ and our success over time supports this ambition.
The SL6 comprises the sixth forms at Dunraven, St Martin-in-the-Field and The Elmgreen schools and, from September 2018, City Heights Academy. SL6 offers the expertise, challenge and subject breadth of a large college within the supportive environment of a school which knows you as an individual. Students are based in one school but have the option of studying a course in another in order to ensure that they can access the best range of subjects for them.
The SL6 Advantage
SL6 offers all that a traditional Sixth Form can offer – and more:
- High quality teaching
- Successful preparation for university and beyond
- Over 40 A level courses delivered by subject experts
- SL6 has supported 4000 students to A level success over the last 10 years
- SL6 students went to a range of Russell Group universities in 2015
- SL6 offers a range of enrichment activities such as the SL6 Ball
Key advantages for students are:
- The wider choice of subjects available
- Increased flexibility in setting up a personalised timetable
- The chance to meet new people and experience the excitement of study in a new environment as part of the preparation for university and the life beyond school
- The opportunity to benefit from a bespoke University Preparation (SL6 UP) programme
- An effective and supported transition from KS4 to KS5 with a Sixth Form mentor
- A wider choice of Enrichment and extra-curricular activitie
- An education that is matched to your specific needs and ambitions
Advantages for schools include:
- Partnership, support, challenge and shared knowledge.
- Economies of scale.
- A wider curriculum offer for a larger number of students than might be offered by one school alone to the benefit of students across south Lambeth and beyond.