St James' Sixth Form

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Welcome to St James' Catholic Sixth Form

I am pleased to welcome you to the St James' Catholic High School Sixth Form website. We are a 16-18 co-educational catholic sixth form which welcomes applications from multi-faith or secular students who have been successful both in the UK and abroad. We offer a range of academic and vocational courses; Level 2, Level 3 and 26 different A-level courses alongside our tailor made pastoral curriculum and bespoke post 18 guidance.

St James' Sixth Form provides our students with excellent and innovative teaching. We work collaboratively as a staff to ensure that our students reach their academic potential, thereby enabling them to gain the qualifications and experiences to access university, further education and the careers of their choice.​ Our students understand the importance of working hard independently from day one in order to fulfil the demands of the course. Our brand new facilities now provides our students with the ability to focus on their studies and prepare them for university life.

We ensure our students are given the opportunity to 'live life to the full' (John 10:10), and develop not only academically but in character, so our students leave our care as well rounded young adults who are prepared for the modern world. Our students understand the importance of contributing to the whole school community and are actively encouraged to participate in all aspects of school life. We ensure students are provided with plethora of leadership opportunities; from the whole school leadership team who support across the school community to subject ambassadors, mentoring programmes, paired reading schemes, prefects and the sixth form leadership team who organise our charity and social events.

We believe in empowering our students to develop and grow in a structured, nurturing, environment ensuring that they achieve their academic potential and flourish as responsible young adults; who are ready to take their next steps in education or the world of work and to make a positive contribution to our society.


Laura McCaffrey - Head of Sixth Form


Latest News

Christmas Boxes

Our sixth form students are working hard to prepare Christmas boxes to gift to the most vulnerable in our community.

Wear it Pink 2020

On Friday 23rd October , our sixth form students raised money for Breast Cancer Research. The students & staff raised £410.03!

Thank you to all those who took part.


Black History Month 2020

To celebrate Black History Month, our sixth form leadership team ran a film club to celebrate and promote Black British and American culture. They also raised money for Black Minds Matter.

A-level Results Day 2020

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We are extremely proud of all the success' achieved by our Year 13 students throughout the last 2 academic years both pastorally and academically.

We are thrilled buy our students academic results this year, performing better than our previous cohorts in Sixth Form. Well done Year 13 2020!

Wear It Pink

On Friday 18th October - Sixth Form and Staff raise £243 for Breast Cancer research.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Sixth Form students held our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning and raised an outstanding £251.

Stubbers 2019

Year 12 students completed our annual enrichment day at Stubbers retreat completing; rock climbing, jet skiing, caneoing, banana boats and raft building.