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The Marches School has a proven ability to support students to achieve their personal best. In the Sixth Form we provide a post-16 facility where you can access an exceptionally high standard of education, strong pastoral networks, and a full range of enrichment activities, in an independent and supportive learning environment.

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Why Choose Us?


A-Level, BTECH & EPQ

We offer a brilliant selection of subjects at both A Level and BTEC so you’re sure to find your ideal combination.

As well as your subject courses you’ll have the choice of taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ),core maths and a suite of AS qualifications.

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Thriving Collaboration

The Marches Academy Trust is a thriving group of schools, and includes the Marches Sixth Form, Sir John Talbot’s Sixth Form and the Grove Sixth Form.

Together, we’re stronger, more collaborative and can deliver more for our students.

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360 Approach

Academic work is supported by a strong tutorial system. A specialist team of tutors keep in touch with you every day, working closely with subject teachers to ensure that each student reaches their full potential. All members of the Sixth Form team are well versed in supporting students with the transition from Year 11 to Year 12 and further progression into Year 13 and beyond.

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Study what you love

Focussing on your favourite subjects is a breath of fresh air for many students. We offer a brilliant selection of subjects at both A Level and BTEC so you’re sure to find your ideal combination.

You can try out subjects that interest you at our ‘ taster days which run throughout the year. Meet our staff and current students and immerse yourself in Sixth Form life.

For our highest achieving students and those aspiring to Oxbridge we have a scholars’ programme.

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Award Winning Students

We take pride in nurturing talents, enabling our students to shine in their chosen fields. Whether it’s in academics, sports, arts or community service, we believe in recognising and celebrating every achievement.

The Sixth Form Centre provides independence and autonomy away from the lower school and students have full access to top-class ICT facilities.


Outstanding Results

Our track record of strong results speaks volumes about our dedication.

With a team of experienced teachers, tailored teaching methods, and an environment conducive to learning, we ensure that our students are well-equipped to excel in their exams and beyond.

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In addition to your courses, you will be encouraged to take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities and additional qualifications.

These will provide you with opportunities to make new friends, learn new skills and will help to give your future applications (University, Apprenticeship, Employment) ‘the edge’, an important element in today’s competitive market.


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Reach your potential

We are always delighted to hear from past students and learn of their successes post The Marches. Many students have gone on to study at some of the country’s leading Universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Warwick, Durham, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, University College London and Imperial College London.

Here at The Marches, we pride ourselves on building strong, dynamic learning foundations that students continue to build on, whichever path they choose next.

High quality information, advice and guidance about their future options...

“The Sixth Form is well-led.The study programme provides students with good opportunities and good support to gain relevant academic qualifications, to develop their work-related learning skills and to receive high quality information, advice and guidance about their future options. Careful monitoring of students’ progress and attendance ensures they are on track to succeed”.- OFSTED

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