Cardiff Sixth Form College
Country: United Kingdom
Top Academic School in the UK
Ranked number one for A Level results over the past 10 years
The College’s results are outstanding. In 2019, 90% of students received A*-A grades with 99% of students achieving A*-B grades. Excellent teaching, one to one support, superb academic materials, nearly double the amount of teaching hours of any other school and developing academic students with programmes designed to enhance their careers makes the difference.
48% of students won places at Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and top US universities. 56 students went on to study Medicine or Law.
Cardiff ran its first cohort of GCSE students last year for students aged 14-16 year olds and topped the small school league tables in the UK with 84% of student gaining A*-A grades and a stunning 100% A*-B.
A two-year super programme of UCAS support, assistance with university entrance exams, lectures and work experience programmes, interview technique and one to one tutoring for personal statements ensures that Cardiff students are expertly prepared for the competitive courses they are applying to.
The College offers international work placement programmes in Tanzania, Malaysia and India as well as the UK, join medical, architectural or finance societies and enter national academic competitions such as science Olympiads, Model United Nations Essay Competitions and Maths challenges. Students debate internationally and have five times won NASA’s International Space Settlement Design Competition in Florida.
A wide range of sports, music, drama, dance and DofE are on offer. There is an annual Sports Day, Cultural Event, Talent Show and Glee theatre production. All students have gym membership with swimming pool plus basketball, badminton, football, dance and yoga clubs.
All rooms are single, ensuite bedrooms. Pastoral care is very strong with boarding staff and progress tutors constantly monitoring each student.
One year IGCSE
Summer Schools – Academic, Oxbridge, Medicine, Law and Engineering