Sixth Form Welcome
A Note from Peter Nathan, Director of Sixth
"We are very proud of the vibrant and supportive Sixth Form community at Radnor House. We work closely with each pupil to provide them the best platform to achieve their goals.
The challenges at A-level are greater, but so are the opportunities. We focus on striking the right balance of academic stretch and pastoral support to give all pupils the chance to achieve great things. We are ambitious for our young people, and this goes beyond just success in exams.
At Radnor House, we have demanding expectations of our Sixth Form pupils, setting high standards of academic development and achievement. We offer excellent academic opportunities, through the delivery of a rigorous curriculum in small tutorial classrooms.
Key to our success as a Sixth Form is the individual attention that each pupil receives. Year groups of 40 allow for small class sizes and exceptional levels of pastoral and academic support. This ensures that outstanding progress can be made as teaching can be tailored to the needs of the individual and feedback is specific, precise and regular.
The A-Level teaching at Radnor House is outstanding. Our teachers are extremely passionate and knowledgeable about their subjects and enthuse our pupils with a love of the subjects they study. The quality of teaching at A-Level was rated in the highest category of ‘excellent’ in our 2020 ISI report.
Our pastoral support network is robust and starts with the ‘vertical tutor system’. Lower and Upper Sixth are in the same tutor group of around 10 pupils. This enables the form tutors to really get to know and support the pupils during the time they are in our care and provide practical opportunities for pupils to work collaboratively.
We also offer many wider enrichment opportunities and our Sixth Form pupils are encouraged to participate in these endeavours. Activities include: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Young Enterprise, Extended Project Qualification, Model United Nations and an international expedition to our sister school in Uganda, to name but a few.
Many of our pupils progress to university. In 2020, 90% achieved their first choice university, 60% have taken up places at Russell Group institutions, including Cambridge, Imperial, LSE, UCL and Durham.
Our aim is that Sixth Formers leave our school as happy, interesting and successful people."
Director of Sixth