Information for students interested in joining our sixth form in September 2024

Your journey to becoming a Sixth Form student at Weatherhead

Applying to study Level 3 qualifications in Sixth Form is an important decision for every student; being able to get a sense of Sixth Form life here at Weatherhead, finding out about what we offer and hearing from our Sixth Form students is an excellent first step in making the right choice.

This section of our website includes:

  • A presentation from Miss Byrne, Director of Sixth Form
  • Our Sixth Form Prospectus
  • A video from our Student Senior Leadership Team
  • Subject specific information videos from Key Stage 5 specialist teachers

We do hope that browsing through this information, and watching the videos, will mean that you find lots of interesting and useful information about life at Weatherhead Sixth Form.

In the meantime, should you have any queries or concerns regarding Sixth Form, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Prospectus, Course Guide and Application Form

“Weatherhead is great because the staff here treat you like adults and with respect. The teachers offer loads of support and guidance in lessons and with work. I chose Weatherhead because of the great range of A-Level subjects.”

“The staff at Weatherhead go above and beyond to help you and support you in lessons and in general. Everyone here is really friendly and welcoming, and my lessons are always interesting.”

“Joining Weatherhead has been a very positive experience. The staff and pupils have made me feel welcomed and comfortable. I am thoroughly enjoying my time here and I’m excited to achieve the grades I deserve as I know the staff will push me to do so.”


“Since joining Weatherhead I feel more confident in my learning ability as the school provides a lot of support. The staff and students have been friendly and welcoming since the first day.”


Subjects at Sixth Form

Expand this section to watch subject specific information videos from our KS5 specialist teachers.

Want to know more about a subject?

Our library of subject specific resources, designed to prepare students joining our sixth form, can help you explore a subject in more detail.

This table shows the new UCAS Tariff Points for some popular qualifications.
Extended Project Qualification AS level A level New Tariff points BTEC Subsidiary Diploma BTEC Certificate
    A* 56 D*  
    A 48 D  
    B 40    
    C 32 M  
A*     28   D*
A   D 24   D
B A   20    
C B E 16 P M
D C   12    
  D   10    
E     8   P
  E   6    

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Contact the Sixth Form Team


0151 631 4401



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