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Sixth Form

This is an exciting time in any young person’s education, with a wealth of opportunities beginning to open up. We pride ourselves on supporting students to make the most of their time with us and plan for a rewarding future. We want each and every student in our Sixth Form to be successful and well prepared for their next steps. Many of our Year 11 students continue their studies in the Sixth Form and each year we are able to welcome an increasing number of students from other institutions. Students in the Sixth Form study either an A-Level or a vocational programme.

All students are placed in a tutor group with one of our dedicated team of specialist Sixth Form tutors. Their tutorial meetings are designed to be regular review meetings, where we can track their progress and ensure that they feel supported during their time with us. We have a very strong senior student leadership team and a number of students are appointed to positions of responsibility; an important one of which is to promote student welfare and to support other students. The Sixth Form pastoral team and I are very approachable and operate an ‘open door’ policy. All tutor groups are based at our Sixth Form Centre which is a separate site, approximately 400m from the main site. Many subjects are taught on this site, although subjects requiring specialist facilities are delivered at the main site (Art, Music, Performing Arts, practical science lessons). Each subject is allocated 5 hours of teaching per week. Students are expected to complete 4 hours of independent study per subject per week. Private study periods are spent in a designated area with PCs, the main Library or an available teaching room.

The prospectus is intended to give you some insight into our Sixth Form at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School. I hope you find it informative and I very much look forward to meeting you during the coming year.

Mrs B Smith
Head of Sixth Form

Sixth Form Prospectus

Meet the team

Mrs B Smith
Head of Sixth Form

Mrs L Allen
Deputy Head of Sixth Form

Mrs H Thrupp
Sixth Form Administrator

Mrs V Smith
Sixth Form Administrator

Mrs C Tresidder
KS5 Learning Mentor

Sixth Form Information

We welcome applications to our Sixth Form from Year 11 students at QEGS and also students currently studying elsewhere.

Students new to QEGS who have already completed an Initial Enquiry Form and returned it to us will be invited for an interview with a member of the Sixth Form team in order to discuss your application. When you attend your interview please bring a reference from your current school and ensure you have looked at the option blocks below.

Students who are currently in Year 11 at QEGS will apply through the internal procedure.


Sixth Form Prospectus


  • Plain black jacket and tailored trousers
  • White shirt
  • School tie (available from School)
  • Red or Black V-neck jumper can be worn under a Jacket
  • Black shoes (no trainers, or canvas)


  • Plain black jacket and skirt (straight or A-line, KNEE length) or tailored trousers
  • White blouse with a collar
  • School pin badge (available from School)
  • Red or Black V-neck sweater can be worn under a jacket
  • Black or skin coloured tights
  • Black shoes (sensible heel, no trainers or canvas)

Students are expected to look smart and set an example for the rest of the School. Any jewellery worn must be discreet. No body studs are permitted except for a single stud through each ear. Denim coats and jackets are not allowed.

Any student who wishes to identify with an alternative gender should follow the appropriate uniform policy

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