Sixth Form Recruitment

Please click on the Enrolment Day’ tab on the left to see instructions for August and September’

The Sixth Form Year 12 Recruitment Evening is an opportunity for students and parents to gain an insight into the courses on offer at both Intermediate and Advanced Level. (Check school calendar for date).

There are always displays/Music/videos/Photographs/Presentations/Talks and Discussions.

Current Year 12 and Year 13 students are always on hand to answer questions on the transition from Year 11 into the 6th Form.  

Staff and Courses 

Learning Directors of Department and subject teachers who deliver the courses will be available to answer questions about syllabus contents, expectations of examination boards and methods and style of teaching employed.

A'Level Courses

Art and Design  -  Biology  -  Business Studies  -  Chemistry  -  Classical Civilisation  -  Dance  -  Design Technology: Product Design   - Drama  -  Economics  -  English Language  -  English Literature  -  French  -  Further Maths  -  Geography  -  German  -  Health & Social Care: Level 3  -  History  -  Maths  -  Media  -  Music  -  Music Technology  -  Photography  -  Physics  -  Physical Education - Politics  - Psychology  - Sociology  - Spanish  -  Textiles  -  Turkish

GCSE and BTEC Courses

Applied GCSE Health & Social Care  -  BTEC Level 2 Business (First Extended Certificate)  -  BTEC Level 2/3 Award in the Prinicpals of Coaching Sport  -  BTEC Certificate in Textiles - Level 2  -  OCR Computing GCSE    

Progression Pathways

The majority of students who complete an A Level programme progress to University – last year 99% followed this progression pathway – to this end we offer a great deal of support to students in term of information on Universities and the application process and the financial provision that is available.  There will be a display on “How to apply to University successfully” as well as information on Kingsmead Alumni.

Skills and Progression Enhancement

Fund Raising Charity Days  -  Future First  -  HEAPS (Higher Education Access Programme for Schools)  -  KCL Outreach for Medicine   London University Taster Courses  -  LSE Choice  -  Master Classes  -  Mock Interviews  -  Pathways to Law  -  Realising Opportunities Social Mobility Froundation: APP  -  Sutton Trust UK & US Summer Schools  -  Univeristy Open Days  -  University Student Shadowing Work Experience  -  YAVE (Youth Action Voluteering in Enfield)

Ethos and Expectations

In order to give Parents and Students the opportunity to ask questions with regard to overall ethos and expectations of the 6th Form, the Head Teacher, members of Senior Leadership Team and the Learning Director of Sixth Form will give a talk in the theatre, with a Q&A session.

Application Process

Following on from the Recruitment Evening, students will complete a current application form available to download here, to indicate their progression intentions; this will be followed by an interview with a member of the Sixth Form team to discuss appropriate courses  - taking into consideration interest, skills and prior attainment – this will take place in the Spring term. 

Application Process for Non Kingsmead Students

Kingsmead welcomes applications from external students to follow Advanced Level subjects, but please be aware that consideration to external applicants will be given after internal students have been offered places. External students will be considered on the basis of their confirmed results at GCSE. Students must achieve at least an average of 40+ GCSE points (equivalent to 8 Cs and above), but please note that many subjects require a GCSE B grade in the subject to be studied at AS Level. 


During the summer term students who have secured a place in our Sixth Form will have the opportunity to enjoy 2 induction days, to taste courses and gain further insight into our ways of working – so that informed choices can be made which will ensure a successful transition to the Sixth Form and beyond.

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