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Haggerston Sixth Form is a growing, vibrant community focussed on high achievement and developing leaders of the future. Our curriculum is broad and supports progression on to university, or an Apprenticeship and a successful career. Our ethos is based on high expectations of all and to be inclusive of all. This means we respect the diversity of our students, nurture their talents and provide for their individual needs.

High achievement in the Sixth Form is matched by a sense of community and engagement, helping to foster the development of the individual. With small class sizes, dedicated sixth form study and common room areas, and state-of-the-art facilities, we’re confident that you’ll flourish and achieve the highest grades possible at our Sixth Form. We already have high achievement and a strong enrichment programme. We also have above national progression rates onto top universities and High level Apprenticeships.

Dr Jane Keeley – HeadteacherMentoring with Freshfields, an international law firm.  This offers invaluable opportunities for students to receive mentoring and guidance from a business professional.  Starting in Year 12, students gain help with CV writing, presentation skills, interview techniques, coursework and revision through regular meetings.  The scheme concludes with UCAS application assistance and preparing for exams at the start of Year 13.

Future Leaders – At Haggerston student voice is a very important part of Sixth Form.  Future Leaders is a sixth form student leadership programme which involves our young people taking on many responsibilities including: leading assemblies, providing feedback to the sixth form leadership team, and supporting year 11 interviews and parents evenings.

Classics Club – Run by members of the Haggerston English department – a celebration of classical civilisation, art, literature and culture.

Sports clubs – sport clubs at Haggerston include Basketball, Cricket, Football and Martial Arts.

Cookery Club – A dedicated club which aims to develop students’ culinary skills and great preparation for those planning to move away for university to cook for themselves.

Film Club – weekly chance to watch films in a new light with discussions and debates.  Titles so far have included ‘One flew over the cuckoos nest’, ‘A beautiful mind’ and ‘Memento’.

Reachout! – a community project which provides opportunities for young people in Hackney to meet and be mentored by leading professionals.  A highlight so far this year has been a question and answer sessions with the U.S. Ambassador.

Career Talks – we invite a range of professionals from different sectors to deliver career talks and workshops.  Guest speakers include medical professionals, authors, artists, film directors, actors, lawyers, bankers, journalists, entrepreneurs, architects, civil servants and engineers.  Examples include:

  • Professor Susan Bewley
  •  Ashish Goyal
  •  Citi Bank workshop
  •  Lloyds Bank workshop


Visits – students are invited to attend visits to work places and career events.  Students have been invited to visit:

  •  WSP Engineering
  •  British School of Osteopathy
  •  Apprenticeship Careers Show
  •  Bank of England
  •  No.10 Downing Street and Cabinet Offices


With so much on offer we’re confident that every sixth form student will find an enrichment activity to enhance their studies and time here at Haggerston Sixth Form.

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