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Choosing Us

Welcome to our successful and high achieving sixth form. Choosing the best sixth form environment for you and your needs is an important decision. Your learning journey and experiences in post 16 education will be very different to secondary school. Whether you have already attended Brentford School and are choosing to continue your studies here or you are totally new to the sixth form, at Brentford we provide you with new opportunities and different experiences that are tailored to you as an individual and respect your need to grow as a young adult. 

High Achieving Co-Educational Sixth Form

Brentford Sixth Form is a successful and high achieving co-educational Sixth Form, inviting applications from ambitious and outstanding young women and men, inside and outside the borough. (Click here for application form)

An Aspirational Community

We are a community of individuals with high aspirations and expectations. At Brentford sixth form we provide an environment that challenges you to be better than you think you can be and supports you to capture opportunities and make things happen.



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Better Progression and Value Added

We are focussed on ensuring that you make outstanding progress during your journey with us and our students make more progress* than they do in many other local sixth forms and colleges. Our mission is to equip you with the necessary qualifications, skills, qualities and experiences that are sought after by prospective universities and employers. (Read more on results or explore previous student destinations) 

The Right Course & Options

When considering which subject and type of course is right for you, we are able to offer curriculum options that are exceptionally broad and you have access to over 60 courses, both A level and BTEC, offered either at Brentford or at one of our partner schools. (Read more) 

Routes to Employment: University & Apprenticeships  

Choosing which route to pursue after secondary school is an important decision.  Where progressing to University is the medium-term goal, we have a proven track record of students securing places into Oxbridge and the very top Russell Group universities.  For others, whose objective is to begin employment sooner or explore apprenticeship options, our sixth form develops pathways tailored to your needs and helps you to access the best routes to achieve this. (Read more) 

Outstanding Pastoral Care and Learning Support

A successful pastoral care programme has the right resource to help all students effectively navigate the challenges and opportunities that exist during their life in further education. Brentford sixth form values the importance that human connections play in ensuring students are able to perform to their full potential. Sixth-form students are happy and enjoy their learning and are particularly proud to be part of an inclusive learning community. (Latest OFSTED). We maintain small tutor groups to give you maximum support and guidance throughout your time with us. 

The strength of our pastoral team enables you to make excellent progress in your studies. A strong relationship between staff and students is a key ingredient. The school provides a caring and supportive learning community where pupils are encouraged to fulfil their potential intellectually, personally and emotionally. The atmosphere is calm and purposeful. (Latest OFSTED). Students not only thrive and achieve exceptional examination results, the individual is looked after as a whole. (Read more)

Highly Qualified Teaching

Outstanding teaching encourages a questioning approach in which all students can discuss, critique, debate and educate in an open and positive manner. The number of students in many of our A Level classes are limited to provide targeted, individual support from specialist subject teachers.

Networking and Connections

An active and dynamic Careers Networking department ensures excellent and valuable links are maintained with local employers, universities and a highly skilled and knowledgeable alumni connections to help provide students with a head start in a highly competitive marketplace. Tutors and teaching staff are well trained in giving the best advice and guidance on future careers, university courses, Oxbridge applications and support students through the UCAS process.  Our Newnham programme also identifies students with exceptional ability and aptitude early on in their studies to take part in the Extended Project Qualification. (Read more)

Enrichment & Getting Involved

Brentford school places significant emphasis on enriching our students learning. We excel in providing access to an outstanding number of new enriched learning opportunities. Everyone is encouraged to get involved and have a strong regard for individuals, ideals and the community as a whole.  Significant emphasis is placed on widening your overall experiences and deepening your skill sets, intellectually, physically, culturally, socially, and morally. (Read more)