Thomas Mills High SchoolA State Funded Academy

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Sixth Form courses 2023


All courses are offered subject to sufficient demand, resources, and the school having the necessary staffing and accreditation to offer them.  Exceptions to this may apply in the case of very small student numbers or  where staffing changes prevent this. 


Applied Courses:          

  • BTEC Level 3 National & Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care
  • BTEC Level 3 National & Extended Certificate in Information Technology
  • Level 3 Cambridge Technical Certificate and Extended Certificate in Business

Scientific and Technological Subjuects:

  • Biology A Level
  • Chemistry A Level
  • Computer Science A Level
  • Design & Technology - Product Design A Level
  • Physics A Level

Mathematical Subjects:

  • Mathematics A Level
  • Further Mathematics A Level

Modern Languages:

  • French A Level
  • German A Level

Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • Business A Level 
  • Classical Civilisation A Level
  • Economics A Level
  • English Language A Level
  • English Literature A Level
  • Geography A Level
  • History A Level
  • Philosophy, Ethics & Theology A Level
  • Physical Education A Level
  • Politics A Level
  • Psychology A Level
  • Sociology A Level

Creative Subjects:

  • Art & Design A Level
  • Art & Design - Photography A Level
  • Drama & Theatre Studies A Level
  • Music A Level


  • Mathematics and English Language 

To view the Sixth Form Prospectus and course information, please click here

For further subject information click here

Further details on all courses may be found on the awarding body websites.

In addition to main programmes of study enhancement courses in languages, sports and general studies are also offered to students. Extended project courses are also be available in the Upper Sixth

To begin Advanced level courses a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 is expected together with a grade 5 in the subject to be studied. In subjects that are ‘new' at advanced level or where a student may not have had the opportunity to study a particular subject at GCSE a student's general level of academic success at GCSE will be considered and discussed before a student embarks upon a course of study. For some revised new A level specifications, with a significant level of mathematical assessment incorporated within the qualification, a minimum GCSE grade 4 in mathematics will be required to enable a student to begin the course.