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Joseph Leckie Academy

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Welcome / Sixth Form Information


What Makes Our Sixth Form Special...

Joseph Leckie Academy is now established as one of the best 6th form centres in the Black Country with strong educational results at 'A' Level and vocational subjects and an amazing programme of enrichment and support for every student. 

This has recently been backed up by two consecutive ‘Good’ Ofsted Inspection Reports which state:

  • "Outcomes in the 6th Form are good. The school provides an inclusive curriculum effective teaching and good support" 
  • “Students receive effective support to be successful and independent learners”
  • “All students are well prepared to go on to higher education, employment and training”

(Ofsted 2017 and 2021)

We believe in high academic standards, rich personal development and preparing our students to live successful and fulfilling lives. These ambitious aims are reflected in the high quality of our teaching, the careful planning of our curriculum and in the advice, guidance and personal development support offered to all of our students. This includes our highly respected careers programme with links to employers and high education institutions across the local area and nationally. All our students have access to high quality study facilities, including our new, state of the art study centre with a full-time support assistant on hand to provide guidance and assistance when needed.

Our 6th form students are very much a part of the wider Academy community here at Joseph Leckie and you will have access to a wide range of volunteering and leadership opportunities as well as a full programme of enrichment opportunities. We are proud of what our 6th form students achieve and take every opportunity to celebrate their success as role models for younger students in the Academy.

Our promise to you is a learning experience that will give you every opportunity to succeed.  We hope you will come to us excited, curious and prepared to meet the challenges and take full advantage of everything that is on offer in our innovative and vibrant 6th Form. If you do, we know that you will leave us highly qualified, on a pathway to further success and ready to face the future with confidence.

James Ludlow - CEO

"Joseph Leckie Academy Sixth Form is a vibrant, bustling place and we are passionate about helping students to achieve their potential in a safe, supportive and professional environment. We believe that success and achievement comes through partnership and are proud of the high standards of teaching, monitoring and pastoral support we provide for all students".

Success in the Sixth Form is based on four key principles:

We establish high expectations for all students and set challenging targets for them to achieve.

We aim to strengthen and maintain the transition between all key stages to ensure effective continuity of teaching and learning.

We promote approaches to teaching and learning that engage and motivate students and demand their active participation.

We endeavour to create an environment where students enjoy their experience and develop as young people and members of their local community.

We actively welcome your interest in applying to our Sixth Form and wish you success in your future plans".

Rachel Field - Head of Sixth Form

Useful Information for our Sixth Form Students

Here are some useful documents/links you may wish to read before submitting your application. 

Sixth Form Introduction & Application Process

Sixth Form Bursary - General Guidance

Sixth Form Progressions Policy

Sixth Form Subsidised Transport Information

Sixth Form 16-19 Study Programmes Provision

Our "Into the Sixth" event is on the:

5th October 2023

For more information on our Sixth Form please contact Mrs Field either by phone or email:

Telephone: 01922 721071 (ext.216)