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Welcome to our Sixth Form

Highgate Sixth Form is for sixth formers
aged 16-18. We have over 350 studying in Years 12 and 13.


Find out about our bursaries

‘Your two years with us at Highgate’s Sixth Form will be a rewarding, challenging and enjoyable experience that offers you greater independence and responsibility. I look forward to meeting you soon.’
Simon Brunskill, Head of Sixth Form (Pastoral)
‘You will be taught by the most knowledgeable and passionate subject experts, who will help prepare you for future study and the world of work.’
Guy Waller, Head of Sixth Form (Academic)

32 sixth formers took up places
at Cambridge or Oxford in 2018


Over 80 clubs and societies to
enhance your co-curricular life at Highgate


75.8% of all Year 13 grades
awarded A* or A in 2018

Highgate Sixth Form offers A level and Pre-U options to around 350 sixth formers. Our small class sizes and opportunities to go beyond the syllabus allow you to build your knowledge and study skills. We provide extensive support for future academic endeavours and careers, plus numerous ways to gain responsibility and independence through various leadership opportunities.

In 2017-18, we enjoyed record success in our public examinations for both Year 11 and Sixth Form, with results that placed Highgate firmly in the top academic tier of UK independent schools.

Most teaching takes place on our North Road site, in the heart of Highgate Village. Here Victorian buildings, such as our Chapel, Central Hall classrooms and Sir Martin Gilbert Library, sit alongside modern facilities like our 200-seat auditorium and dedicated recital space, science laboratories, modern language classrooms, and ICT suites.

Lessons in art, design, engineering and technology take place at our Mills Centre, in Bishopswood Road. Nearby you also find our School’s sports facilities.

Highgate People

A day in the life of our Sixth Form

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