Sixth Form Curriculum - Years 12 & 13 (KS5)

Queen Elizabeth High School is one of the top sixth forms in the North of England and outperforms most schools and colleges throughout the region. We provide outstanding support, advice, and guidance to inform positive choices and successful destinations. With over 30 A Level and Level 3 vocational courses there is a wide range of courses to meet the needs of all students. 

  • A-levels, BTEC Level 3 and OCR Level 3

    All students will enrol on a two-year programme for both years, as appropriate to their individual circumstances and GCSE profile. This programme of study will be composed of substantial qualifications that stretch students and prepare them for education at the next level or for employment

  • An Accredited Enhancement Course from:

    Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), Further Mathematics, Higher Sports Leader Award, Grade 8 Music

  • English Language and Maths Resit

    Where students have not yet achieved a GCSE grade 4

  • Work Experience

    To give students the opportunity to develop their career choices and to apply their skills in real working conditions.

  • Personal Development Opportunities

    Non-qualification activity to develop students’ character, broader skills, attitudes and confidence, and support progression including Personal, Social, Health, Economic and Citizenship education, through the Sixth Form assembly programme and through periodic drop-down lessons and days.

Sixth Form Curriculum Overview

Select the course name in the list below for the latest curriculum information. For additional course information, please see the Sixth Form Brochure.


For any enquiries regarding the sixth form curriculum please contact the sixth form team on 01434 610312 or email