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Sixth Form Overview

  • Sixth Form Prospectus
  • Academic Programme
  • How to Apply
  • Extracurricular
  • What We Offer
  • Results and Destinations
  • Entry Requirements
  • Alumni

Walthamstow Academy Sixth Form is an aspirational and motivational centre of excellence, staffed by passionate, committed professionals who believe in our ethos: to bring out ‘the best in everyone’. Our latest results in many subjects are amongst the best in the country. Walthamstow Academy Sixth Form is rated in the top 25% of providers nationally for progress across A-Level and BTEC.

74% of grades were awarded A*- C thus ensuring that students are able to take up offers at their first choice universities.

There were excellent results in a number of individual A Level subjects including:

  • 100% of Geography grades were A*-B;
  • 100% of Media grades were A*-B;
  • 100% of Art grades were A*-B;
  • 92% of History grades were A*-C
  • 85% of English grades were A*-C;
  • 83% of Physics grades were A*-C;
  • 75% of French grades were A*-C;
  • 50 % of Physics grades were A*-B.

Likewise, in each of the 4 BTEC Diplomas offered at the academy, nearly every student was awarded a Distinction* or Distinction (equivalent to A*-A). Students taking our BTEC qualifications and provision are in the top 25% of the country.

If you want to join our Sixth Form, you will need five or more GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English and Maths. We offer a wide range of both vocational skills based BTEC National courses and traditional academic A Levels providing a range of routes to university and careers.

At Walthamstow Academy our aim is to combine academic excellence with outstanding care, guidance and support.

We look forward to welcoming you to a friendly, hard-working Sixth Form whose students have already proved to be excellent role models for the rest of the Academy.


Independent Study Base

All of our students study for three A Levels or a Level 3 BTEC and A Level combination. In addition to this, they follow an independent study programme where they register for 8 hours of additional study time in our dedicated Sixth Form Study Centre.

  • Results and Destinations
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