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Welcome to Llanishen High School


Llanishen High School Sixth Form is a calm, friendly and exciting place to further your education. Although at times it can be challenging as Sixth Form requires hard work and motivation from all, it is definitely a rewarding experience which is well worth the hard work.

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Sixth Form gives you the chance to study subjects in more depth. It also allows you to develop interests around subject areas, which you never knew you had! Making good use of your free time is vital and also encouraged, as independent study is essential for success at this level.

Sixth Form life provides you with great opportunities. There are many chances to gain experience in certain job areas via relevant work placements, which can help you make informed choices about your future. The social aspects allow new friendships to be made as well as keeping your established circle of friends.

It is not only the academic side of the school which people feel drawn towards. Many fundraising days take place which give you a fun break from studying and a chance to get to know others whilst raising money for good causes. The extracurricular opportunities available also contribute to making your time here enjoyable and memorable. Participation in different activities is highly encouraged and Llanishen High has produced many high quality performers including successful athletes and sporting teams. These opportunities allow students to strike a good balance between the social and academic requirements of Sixth Form life. Studying in Years 12 and 13 gives you a chance to become an independent learner. It also helps to develop your interests whilst offering guidance and support as you decide which pathway to follow after completing your A levels.

A good Sixth Form education must be more than teaching, learning and personal academic success. By the time you come into the Sixth Form at 16 you have developed many positive personal qualities: by the time you leave the Sixth Form at the age of 18, you are legally an adult. We know that you are keen for a change by the end of Year 11. It is a very demanding year and Year 11 students look for something different in their post 16 education.

In Llanishen we have a strong Sixth Form tradition of giving our students many freedoms and responsibilities. There are several reasons for this. You want adult status by this time and we agree with this. We want you to take on a wider range of responsibilities which will help you develop further many essential qualities for your adult life, such as greater self confidence, taking initiatives and decisions, working in teams and helping others.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Llanishen High School directly.

Last updated date: 23 July 2015
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