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Welcome to our Sixth Form

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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 choice of 3 different academic pathways 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 especially 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.

Virtual Open Evening for students starting year 12 in September 2021 - coming soon

Sadly we can't invite you in for our usual open evening this year because of Covid related safety measures so everything will be done virtually this year. Click the link above to register your interest and we will be in touch with more details before the end of December.

register for the virtual open event to find out more.

APPLY NOW FOR SEPTEMBER 2021 (external students only

Download our prospectus for 2020/21

Click here for our Sixth Form Course Guide 2020/21

Click here to access Y11-12 Bridging Work by subject