Apply to Sixth Form

What Happens After Year 11?

At the end of Year 11 you have a huge world of choices over where to go next:

  • A Level courses
  • Diploma or T Level vocational courses
  • Apprenticeships
  • Armed Forces

Why study at Torpoint?

  • A growing Sixth Form in South East Cornwall
  • Small class sizes
  • Highest level of teacher input to you individually every lesson
  • Expert teachers who know their subjects inside out

What can I study at Torpoint?

A range of A Level and Post-16 courses that we know we can deliver to the highest standard:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • English Language
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • English Literature
  • Geography
  • Art and Design
  • Drama
  • CAMTEC Sport (equivalent of 2 A Levels)

All of our students take 3 courses – but you can choose to start on 4 to try something new!

No course has an entry requirement but you will cope much better with A Level study if you have grades 5 and above. Please talk to us about individual subjects.

How To Apply?

  • Complete the application form and return it asap
  • This information will help us to put together option blocks which will give as many students as possible their first choices
  • You can change your mind at any point during Year 11 and you can apply to as many places as you want to
  • All of our current Year 11 students are guaranteed a place here if we have a course that suits you

Why study at Torpoint?

  • We know you and you know us. You will have a tutor who will meet with you regularly for 1:1 advice
  • Excellent careers guidance and preparation for the next step
  • Little time lost on travel and transport each day

What other benefits are there of being in the Sixth form?


  • The Common Room
  • University visits
  • Mentor programme
  • Sixth Form activities
  • Student ID with personal printing credits included
  • A large common room with access to a study area, a kitchen area equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, fridge and storage
  • Access to the YMCA Gym (co-located with the College)
  • Pool table for use during social times
  • Quiet study areas
  • Team building/Wellbeing trips
  • Social events
  • Work Experience during Year 12.

So what’s next?

  • Please speak to our subject specialists at our open evening
  • All Year 11 students will have a 1:1 meeting with Miss Bell
  • Mrs Bray will have a Careers Meeting with every student
  • Speak to Miss Bell about any aspect of post-16 education

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