We have a sixth form block with state-of-the-art ICT facilities, a study space, a common room and cafe to provide a marvellous academic environment for our growing number of students. Our students get places at top universities, studying subjects including medicine, economics and art.

Academic excellence is key to students’ success. Our curriculum offer includes a wide range of A levels as well as our popular and highly rated BTEC sport course. The A level subjects reflect our academic and creative school ethos ranging from English, the three sciences and maths through to subjects such as music technology, art and photography, as well as new subjects such as philosophy and economics. All the courses on offer can be viewed in our Sixth Form course directory 2017/18:

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Our sixth form teachers are passionate about their subjects and use innovative and creative approaches to deliver engaging lessons that challenge our students intellectually, develop lifelong learners and make the most of the school’s excellent facilities. Students are set ambitious targets and then given the support and constructive feedback they need to achieve them.

Our teachers are committed to all students achieving their targets and our systems are geared to support this. We ensure that our teachers are extremely well trained in teaching and assessing the courses they deliver

Excellent resources

The school has over 500 networked computers and a range of high-specification electronic resources. By utilising professional-standard equipment and software we are able to help equip students for the transition into higher education and work.

Over the past six years students have been offered highly discounted rates on iPads in order to help them with their studies.

If you have any queries about our sixth form please contact our Sixth Form Administrator at sixthform@sns.hackney.sch.uk or by phone on 0207 241 9620.

Option blocks 2017/18

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Whilst unlikely, these blocks are subject to change.

*The dark coloured Maths/Further Maths block is 10 periods a week allowing students to complete the whole A level in one year then the Further Maths in the second. They must be chosen together and students must have received an A or above at GCSE.

** It is a requirement for students to re-sit their Maths and English Language GCSE if they achieved a 4 or below.