Welcome to the Sixth Form area of the Bluecoat Academy website. I hope you find the information contained within this section to be useful and informative; be that as a prospective student/parent or for existing students/parents of the Academy.
Bluecoat Academy Sixth Form is a diverse and comprehensive Sixth Form situated on Aspley Lane in the city of Nottingham. We are a large Sixth Form of nearing 500 students, offering level 2 and 3 academic and vocational courses; this includes a range of 25+ A level subjects.
The Sixth Form has seen significant growth in student numbers in recent years alongside consistent and significant improvement in standards of attainment. This growth in student numbers has been achieved by retaining nearly 70% of Bluecoat Academy Year 11 students whilst also seeing a significant increase in applications from students from other schools, colleges and academies.
APPLICATIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2017 ARE NOW OPEN!
You can apply using the following link: http://www.bluecoat.uk.com/page/?title=HOW+TO+APPLY&pid=578
Changes to Maths A level entry criteria
Following reform to the A level Mathematics specification for first teaching in September 2017, Bluecoat academy have taken the decision to revise their entry criteria for the subject to a grade 6 from GCSE. The change reflects the demands of the new A level specification, ensuring students are well prepared for the challenges of the course.