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Teaching, learning and outcomes

The Highlands Sixth Form curriculum is ambitious and designed to educate students in the best possible way in each subject, and to build cultural capital. The curriculum at Highlands is delivered by a team of well qualified teachers who are leaders in their fields. Examples of our teaching staff include:

The impact of teaching and learning can be seen by the outcomes of the KS5 exams in 2022/23:

  • 57% A*-B in A level
  • 56% D*-D in BTEC
  • Top 10% nationally for student progress in the following subjects: Economics, English Literature, History, Mathematics (further) and Religious Studies.

Please see the full set of KS5 results from 2022/23 in the downloadable document below.

Year 13 student “My friends from other sixth forms are always asking me for my resources”.


Performance data

Uneven impact of the pandemic on 2021/22 school and college performance data

The government recommends:

  • Not making direct comparisons with data from previous years or between schools or colleges.
  • Discussing with the school or college factors that may have influenced these results and consider a range of information when forming a view on how well a school or college is doing, including pupil/student population information.

Performance data for 16-18