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Sixth Form

Applications for the 2022-23 academic year 

If you have done really well in your GCSEs and would like to explore the benefits of a Pinner HIgh School Sixth Form education, please come to see us on Friday 26th August from 9.00am. 

Enrolment arrangements 2022

Existing Pinner High School students who hold offers: Enrol in person from 9:00am - 12:30pm on Thursday 25th August 2022

External students who hold offers: Enrol in person from 1:30pm on Thursday 25th August 2022

Existing Pinner High School students who do not hold offers: Enrol in person from 1:30pm on Thursday 25th August 2022

All other students: Call us on GCSE results day to enquire, or visit us in person on Friday 26th August 2022 from 9:00am.  Please bring photo ID

'Inspiring learning, inspiring passion, inspiring ambition'

These are the words that guide the Pinner High School Sixth Form and its ethos. It’s a motto that builds upon the outstanding success of the school and reflects what young adults need to succeed in education and beyond. We make it our priority to provide students not only with inspiring learning opportunities, but also the care, guidance and support needed to make informed choices about their future. 

Fundamentally, our aim is to further ensure that all of our students leave us as well-rounded, conscientious and compassionate young adults who care deeply about their school community and wider community at large.  


Courses on offer for 2022-23 and entry requirements

Please note that courses with insufficient student numbers may not be run. We encourage all students to add a reserve option when completing their application.

In order to progress to the Pinner High School Sixth Form students must achieve the following grades at GCSE:

  • Grade 5 or above in Mathematics
  • Grade 5 or above in either English Language or English Literature.  
  • Students must also achieve at least 4 other GCSE passes at grade 4 or above.

Additionally, students must meet the GCSE entry requirements for the particular A-level subjects they would like to study from the list below.

A-level subjects

GCSE requirements

Art and Design (Fine Art)

5 in Art

Art and Design (3D Design)

5 in equivalent Design Technology related subject


6 in Biology and a 5 in Chemistry and Physics or 7-7 in Combined Science

Business Studies

5 in Maths and English Language or Literature


6 in Chemistry and a 5 in Biology and Physics or 7-7 in Combined Science

Computer Science

6 in Maths and 5 in Computer Science


5 in Drama


6 in Economics (if taken at GCSE)

English Literature

6 in English Literature and Grade 5 in English Language


6 in Geography


6 in History


7 in Mandarin


6 in Maths

Further Mathematics

8 in Maths


6 in Music or Grade 5 theory and Grade 6 instrument


6 in PE and 5 in Biology or 5-5 in Combined Science


6 in Physics and a 5 in Biology and Chemistry or 7-7 in Combined Science


5 in English Literature or Language, Grade 5 in another Humanities subject


5 in English, 5 in Maths and a Grade 5 in either Biology or Combined Science

Philosophy (changed from Religious Studies for 2022)

5 in PRE (or equivalent in Humanities subject if PRE has not been taken at GCSE). Grade 5 in either English Literature or English Language.


5 in English Literature or Language


6 in Spanish


Additional (optional) qualification

GCSE requirements

Level 3 Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

5 in English Language or Literature

An optional Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) for those who demonstrate commitment to independent study and research is also offered. This qualification is highly-regarded by universities and provides students with a chance to develop their research skills and refine their academic literacy.  This course requires students to attend taught sessions where they learn such skills while independently exploring an area of personal academic interest. 


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Meet our Sixth Form Team


Mr Hemal Pandya (Assistant Headteacher - Head of Sixth Form)


Miss Victoria Bruck (Assistant Head of Sixth Form)

Victoria studied Medicine at Keele University. She graduated with a BSc in Applied Medical Science after deciding to leave medical school to pursue a career in teaching. After working as a Teaching Assistant for a year at Pinner High School, she completed her teacher training with Hillingdon SCITT whilst gaining a PGCE from Brunel University.

In addition to overseeing our Sixth Form students' academic and personal development, Victoria coordinates our extremely popular Medics Society programme.

Miss Rebecca Nelson (Assistant Head of Sixth Form)

Rebecca attended the University of York where she graduated with a BA in History and a MA in Modern history; specialising in transnational history and contemporary international politics.

After graduating, Rebecca joined Wembley High Technology College as the Year Leader for Year 13 where she played an integral part in the functioning of one of the country’s most successful sixth forms. After one year, Rebecca moved into the position of History teacher, and completed a PGCE through Ark Teacher training scheme and Goldsmiths University of London. After three years in this position, Rebecca was thrilled to join Pinner High School in September 2021. 

In addition to teaching history, Rebecca is excited to assist Sixth Form students through such a transitional turning point in their lives; bridging the gap between the highly structured educational world they are accustomed to, preparing them for the independence that they shall encounter in their next chosen stages and supporting them in accomplishing their aspirations.

In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys playing strategic board games, cooking and reading. She also enjoys travelling – particularly to places with beautiful coral reefs for snorkelling – in order to explore different foods, cultures and, of course, to find out more about the local history.