Why Choose Castleford Academy Sixth Form?
1. High Academic Standards
Last year 100% of our pupils passed at level 3 with all pupils achieving their target grade or better.
2. What Ofsted said
"The sixth form, although small, is good and the courses offered meet the needs of the students. Teaching is good and this enables students to reach their individual goals. Students make good progress due to good teaching and effective day to day support which ensures that their needs are met appropriately."
3. Specific courses matching the needs of the area
We offer 3 courses specific to the needs of the students in the area. The courses are popular with students and help them gain access into further education, full time employment or further training.
4. Outstanding subject and pastoral staff
We have an outstanding pastoral support system in place which supports, guides and cares for the learner's wellbeing and achievement. This is backed up by outstanding teaching which enables students to achieve their potential.
5. Careers guidance for students seeking a non-higher education route
This is secured through expert careers advice, attendance at job fairs, support with CV writing and access to Wakefield run career fairs.
6. A smooth and pain free transition
We have a commitment to ensuring that the transition form year 11 to 12 is as smooth as possible, with an adult atmosphere in which everyone is valued and respected as an individual.