Welcome

The Sixth Form (Years 12 - 13)

St Mark’s is currently the only school in Harlow to offer students the opportunity to continue their studies beyond the age of 16 in a school-based, Catholic environment.

An extensive range of AS Level courses is provided to maximise student choice; 29 AS Level courses are offered. A2 courses are taken in Year 13 in all major subjects. Cambridge Technical courses are offered in Business (Double Award), ICT (Single Award) and Health and Social Care.

A well established programme of Vocational Education complements the A/Level courses. Cambridge Technical Certificate is offered in Business.

Progression to university and other Higher Education colleges is encouraged with most A Level students achieving this with the help and support of the teaching staff and, in particular, the Head of Sixth Form. Pastoral guidance is given a high priority with students having ready access to personal tutors.

Special Message from the Head of Sixth Form

Thank you for your interest in our Sixth Form and what it has to offer you.

Normally, we would be excited to welcome you into our school at this time;  you would have had the chance to look at our facilities and talk to both our staff and pupils about the wide range of courses and opportunities on offer to you.

Sadly, due to Covid 19 restrictions, this is not to be. So we are providing you with a number of opportunities to reflect on your future learning, so read the material on offer; watch our short film about our sixth form; and listen to our pupils talk about what they are studying. Please keep visiting our websites for any updates and new events that will take place in the coming weeks.

If you would like to know more about our Sixth Form; whether it is how we can support you; the different chances you will have for enrichment; or even more information on course content, then contact Mrs Cole, Sixth Form Administrator,  and we will get back to you with answers as soon as we can

You can find a copy of the prospectus and application form on our website, or if you would prefer a hard copy of our prospectus, please contact Mrs Cole, Sixth Form Administrator, on 01279 421 267 or at sixthformadmissions@st-marks.essex.sch.uk.

Applications are open now! So please complete them and return to the school. Please see the section Applying for a Sixth Form Place.

“Students greatly enjoy being in the sixth form and make a significant contribution to the life of the school”

“Students make good progress, including those who join the sixth form from other schools.”

Ofsted Report

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