Sixth Form Information Evening – Tuesday 14 November 2017

This year’s sixth-form information evening will take place on Tuesday 14th November.

There will be an information session in the school hall at 6.30pm for any students currently studying elsewhere who are interested in joining the sixth form.  After the information session, there will be the opportunity for students and parents to talk to members of staff and current students in different departmental areas, to find out more about particular courses on offer.

Current Year 11 students and their parents are invited to visit departmental areas between 6.30 and 7.30 before a presentation in the main hall at 7.30pm.


6.30pm                 Information session for prospective new students and their parents

6.30-7.30pm        Departments will be open for current students and their parents

7.30pm                 Information session for current Year 11 students and their parents

7-8pm                   Departments will be open for new students and parents to visit​



Thank you very much for your interest in the Sixth Form at Ranelagh. Whether you are already a Ranelagh student or joining the Sixth Form from another school, all staff will do everything they can to help you achieve the self-confidence, skills and qualifications that will serve you well for the rest of your life.

Ranelagh has a national reputation for excellence. The school is committed to providing quality teaching, support and guidance to all students within a caring environment. With over 200 students, Ranelagh Sixth Form offers an extensive curriculum, including A Level courses and BTEC courses, together with an excellent range of enrichment and extra-curricular activities. This combination ensures that the Sixth Form is an exciting and an enjoyable place for you to learn, develop and achieve.

Together with the Heads of Year and the Sixth-Form tutors, I look forward to welcoming you.

Miss E Combes, MA
Head of Sixth Form


Advanced Level Courses

The following subjects are offered to A Level in Years 12 and 13 provided there are sufficient numbers to make teaching groups viable. The time allocation is normally 9 periods over two weeks.

All A-level students take PSHCE (1), Religious Education (1), Physical Education (4).

A-Level Courses
Art and Design Biology
Business Chemistry
Computing Design and Technology: Product Design
Drama and Theatre Economics
English Language English Literature
Food Science and Nutrition (BTEC Level 3 Diploma) French
Geography Heath and Social Care (BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate)
History Mathematics and Further Mathematics
Music Physical Education
Physics Psychology
Religious Studies Spanish
Level 3 Extended Project Qualification