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Welcome to our Sixth Form

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Year 11 students at the academy should complete the application form sent to them via email.

Click here for our Sixth Form Course Guide 2021/22


Sixth Form Subject Guide 2022/24



At The Petchey Academy Sixth Form our aim is to develop independent and accomplished learners, well prepared for success in whichever career pathway they decide to follow, and who contribute positively to the community of Dalston, Hackney and beyond.

We are committed to supporting our students to be fulfilled, happy and healthy, both in body and in mind. Students studying in our sixth form benefit from:

  • A wide choice of A Level and BTEC courses to enable you to select the best fit for you and your future career ambitions.
  • Superb teaching in small classes from staff who are passionate about their subjects.
  • Outstanding support and pastoral care from staff that know you personally, plus daily tutor time to focus on personal development and mental health.
  • High quality careers guidance to ensure that students are extremely well informed about all the opportunities open to them and how to achieve their goals.
  • A wide range of opportunities and workshops to help you to stand out from the rest when you apply to university or a job, including the Envision Community Apprentice, Bloomberg Robotics, Student Leadership, Peer Mentoring and many more in years 12 and 13.
  • Our Medical Enhanced programme specially designed for students wishing to pursue a career in medicine, research, healthcare and related areas.
  • FREE access to our Sports Club and exercise classes all year round.
  • A friendly subsidised cafeteria serving great coffee, snacks, sandwiches, salads and a healthy lunch every day.