Applying to join The John Roan Sixth Form

Please note that late applications will be considered after all applications submitted on time.

Please contact the Sixth Form team on for more information.

Applications now closed for September 2024

Applications are currently closed, if you would like to discuss a late application please contact the team.

Entry Requirements

The leap from Key Stage 4 to 5 is a challenging one. therefore we require all applicants to our Sixth Form to have obtained the following minimum grades in order to be offered a place:

  • A Levels - at least 5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English and Mathematics
  • BTECs - at least 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Mathematics

Selected subjects may also require a higher grade in that particular subject.

We are ambitious for our students, we aim to inspire you to dream big and aim high. Students from our Sixth Form have gone on to Oxford, Cambridge, and a wide variety of universities nationwide every year, including Edinburgh, York, Warwick and Kings College London. Students from our Basketball Academy have achieved scholarships to universities in the UK, US and Canada.

Our Sixth Form is home to The John Roan School Basketball Academy in partnership with Greenwich Titans, and our Football Enrichment Programme with Charlton Athletic Community Trust.

What we offer: 

  • Strong academic A-Levels and selected BTEC courses 
  • Competitive Admissions Programme (for students applying for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science and to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge) 
  • The John Roan Scholars Programme 
  • The EPQ research project 
  • Gold Arts Award 
  • A Student Leadership Programme, including School Captains, Prefects and the opportunity to mentor students in younger years 
  • An inviting and inclusive ethos, meeting the diverse needs of all 
  • Excellent personalised support to ensure all our students get to their desired destinations 
  • Excellent sports academies in basketball, football and rugby 

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Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.

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