Sixth Form Virtual Open Day

Welcome to Hammersmith Academy’s Sixth Form Virtual Open Day for prospective students and parents. We know that this is an important time for Year 11 students who will be deciding which Sixth Form best suits their university and career goals.

On this page you will find information to help you get a good understanding of life in Hammersmith Academy’s Sixth Form to help you make an informed choice.

Headteacher’s Welcome

Hammersmith Academy has ‘established a culture of high aspirations for all members of the school’ and the ‘leadership team and a committed governing body have created an inclusive and nurturing environment that values the learning needs of both pupils and staff.’ Ofsted

Hammersmith Academy – Life in the Sixth Form 

The average day for a Hammersmith Academy Sixth Form student is a busy one, with challenging A-Level and BTEC lessons, discussing careers and university choices with the Careers Team and attending Insight Programme lectures.


Student Experiences 

Francis is in Year 12 and he joined the Academy in September as an external student. He tells us about his experience of applying to join the Academy’s Sixth Form and what it has been like starting here.   


Shahad is a Sixth Form student in Year 13 who joined the Sixth Form as an internal Year 11 student from HA. She explains what her time in Sixth Form has been like and what Year 11 students hoping to join the Academy can expect.


Alumni Experience

Calvin is a Sixth Form Alum who is currently studying at Cambridge University.  He joined the Academy as a Year 7 student and he talks through his experience of applying for university and the support the Academy offered him during that process.   


Take A Tour 

Take a guided 360 degree tour around the Academy and have a detailed look at the key areas including classroom bases, specialist teaching spaces and state-of-the-art facilities. Make sure you have your sound on to listen to your tour guide!

Click on the screen below to begin your tour.



Sixth Form Subjects 

Sixth Formers will normally select three subjects to study for A-Level or BTEC when starting Sixth Form. Each subject will have its own entry requirement and you can find these on the Sixth Form Curriculum page. The Head of Departments have also recorded a welcome message for each subject with a brief explanation of what content you will cover when you start in Year 12.


Live Presentation

The Academy held a live presentation during the Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening. The presentation covered key information about life in our Sixth Form and how students can apply for a place in the Sixth Form for September 2021.

You can watch the recordings of the presentation here:

For further information please contact the Sixth Form Team: