Welcome to the St Edmunds sixth form site. Here you can find all documents and information for your sixth form life at St Edmund’s, including key dates, UCAS applications and course information.
St Edmund’s Catholic Academy maintains an excellent reputation for high quality post 16 provision within Wolverhampton. Our curriculum offer is broad: ranging from traditional facilitating subjects to prepare for Oxbridge and other Russell Group Universities to contemporary vocational subjects leading to exciting careers such as Architecture, Engineering, Business and Health and Social Care.
We have a thriving sixth form community which offers the stimulus of academic excellence, coupled with the security of a familiar social environment. The distinct Catholic ethos within St Edmund’s is readily recognisable to the onlooker. Supported by our Bishops and Directors, we strive to create a Christian centre of excellence in which approximately 160 young people are able to fulfil their potential.
Teaching in sixth form is innovative and challenging and productive independent study lies at the heart of our success. Great emphasis is placed upon the suitability of students for the wide range of courses on offer, which leads to valuable qualifications under the A Level and BTEC Level 3 pathways. Work or volunteer placements can also be offered, either as an essential part of the assessed work leading to a vocational qualification, or as a chance for students to gain first-hand experience of an area in which they have a career interest.
St Edmund’s Catholic Academy is Ofsted rated “good” and sixth form students “make excellent progress” (Ofsted 2019). Teaching is innovative, challenging and productive, and independent study lies at the heart of our success. A team of highly qualified and experienced staff offers excellent tuition: the curriculum is extensive, courses are demanding and the learning atmosphere is exciting. Expert careers guidance, stimulating personal, social, health and moral education and a wide range of enrichment activities are also key features of this successful and forward-looking sixth form of which so many young people want to be a part.
Mrs M Hazeldine
St Edmund’s Catholic Academy