Penglais Sixth Form offers comprehensive provision for 300 students aged 16 - 19 years. We offer a friendly, dynamic, and inspiring environment for learning. There is an experienced and specialist team who support and advise individual students daily. Students enroll from a variety of secondary schools and settle in quickly.
Penglais Sixth Form will influence how you engage with society. Whilst studying at Penglais you will be encouraged to make a difference and develop leadership skills.
Teachers at Penglais are experienced and have deep subject knowledge. Specialist staff will be inspire and encourage you to enquire and discover in your chosen subjects.
Students at Penglais achieve excellent exam results. In 2018 34% of grades were A* or A, 60% were A* to B and 77% were A* to C grades. Sixteen students gained three or more A*'s or A's with four students entering Oxford University.
Our enrichment programme will encourage your independence, maturity and leadership skills. You can become involved in a broad range of roles and events within the school, between schools and in community / national events. These experiences will give you the skills and confidence to contribute to the wider community.
There are many leadership opportunities: subject specific, clubs. debate group, community projects, fundraising activities, voluntary and work experience. Year 13 can apply for one of the many prefect roles.
Penglais has many links with outside agencies e.g: Aberystwyth University for UCAS advice and study skills. There are many links with Aber Instruments who provide interview and careers advice. We are also part of the SEREN Network which supports brighter Sixth Formers to achieve their academic potential and gain access to leading universities.
Penglais Sixth Form will be preparing you to move on to the university, college or a career of your choice. You will be supported by a team of specialist teachers and advisors who will enable you to take the next step. There are many opportunities to participate in university visits, interview practice and work experience.
The careers service will provide information on apprenticeships and employment opportunities.
For any further information on the opportunities available at Penglais please telephone the Sixth Form Centre on 01970 621 163 or email Mrs J Elgood, Head of Sixth Form firstname.lastname@example.org or Miss S Thomas, Sixth Form Manager email@example.com