About the Sixth Form
We offer a wide range of subjects to ensure all students have the opportunity to reach and exceed their potential, leaving us with the qualifications, skills and attitudes to excel, both in higher education and the working world.
We are very proud of the sixth form we have built and are continuing to build here at Marriotts. We have seen consistent improvement in attainment outcomes. In 2021, 49% of grades were at A-A* or Distinction-Distinction*, and 74% were at A*-B or Distinction*-Merit. We were particularly pleased with our A-A*/D-D* outcomes in the following subjects: Biology - 43%, History - 40%, Further Maths - 100%, Maths - 31%, Physics - 80%, Psychology - 41%, BTEC Business - 65%, CTEC Health & Social Care - 82%, CTEC Sport - 76% and Music RSL - 72%. Almost all students have moved onto planned next steps including apprenticeships, employment and 63% have moved onto University, to include Nottingham, Birmingham, King's College, Liverpool, Leeds and Westminster, to name but a few. Courses taken include English Literature, Medicine, History, Accounting, Sports Science, Business and Marketing, Maths, Law, Music, Real Estate, Psychology, Primary Teaching, International Events & Marketing, Engineering, Physiotherapy and Physics & Astrophysics, amongst many others. This emphasises that we fully support students in reaching their chosen next steps, whatever they may be.
Our Level 3 offers students the chance to study traditional A Levels in a variety of subjects, including Biology, Chemistry and Physics, English Literature, History, Geography, Media, Mathematics, Art and many more. In addition we offer a fully comprehensive Level 3 BTEC curriculum offering a wide range of more vocational subjects, including Performing Arts, Health & Social Care, Child Development, Music and Sport.
We strive to enable every student to achieve the very best possible grades they are capable of in all subject areas. Students are given the opportunity undertake their Extended Project Qualification mirroring the rigors of university type learning further preparing them for their future studies in higher education.
Alongside their academic studies student are fully involved in our “Marriotts Extra” programme which has been designed to develop specifically a range of life skills that prepare them to be more effective students, citizens and as future employees in modern Britain.
Our comprehensive information, advice and guidance programme ensure all students leave for a secure destination. Year on year the number of students moving on to higher education increases, the majority of who gain their first choice university including members of the Russell Group. Unconditional offers are becoming commonplace facilitated by the excellent support offered to students through the whole UCAS process. Those students wishing to move on to more specific training are fully guided in the applications to apprenticeships or other specialist training courses.
Our bespoke supervised study area, is fully resourced with ICT facilities, allow students to proactively research around their subjects and complete the additional private study tasks.