"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

Jeremiah 29:11

Welcome to Derby Cathedral School Sixth Form

We hope you find this page useful to support your application to our Sixth Form. 


Applications for 2024 entry:

Applications are now closed. However, as a brand new Sixth Form, we may accept late applications. Please contact Miss Bounds by email: sixthform@derbycathedralschool.org.uk or by telephone: 01332 325710 ext 543 for further enquiries.

The closing date for applications was Wednesday 31st January 2024.


Sixth Form Open Evening: Thursday 12th October 2023

Please see our Derby Telegraph Advertorial.

Thank you to everyone who attended our Sixth Form Open Evening. We hope you found it valuable and you were able to gather all the information you needed to make your application to study here at Derby Cathedral School. If you were not able to attend, please see our subject videos below for specific course details, or you may wish to attend one of our January tours above. 

Please download our current Prospectus below for initial details.


Sixth Form Prospectus 2024

Updated: 11/10/2023 13.83 MB
Please select 'Page Fit' to view the full prospectus online or download a copy by clicking the downward arrow.


Everyone is welcome to apply to join our Sixth Form provided they meet our entry requirements as outlined in our Prospectus. This Prospectus includes full details about our Sixth Form including our wide curriculum offer and application process. You will also find specific Level 3 subject pages for each of the courses we have on offer, including their specific entry requirements so you can make informed choices.


Subject Videos:

Please find subject specific videos for each of our current Level 3 courses below. These videos will give you a quick overview of the course content for each subject and should be used in conjunction with our Prospectus. We hope that they assist you in making the correct course choices and support your application to our Sixth Form

Our curriculum subjects are a mixture of A Level and equivalent vocational courses, so students will be able to pick any combination. Most students will choose to study three subjects. 

Note that Core Maths and the EPQ form part of our enrichment offer and so must be chosen as a fourth subject. Further Mathematics must also be studied as a fourth subject, with A Level Mathematics already one of your three choices. 

Our Subjects: A Levels, Vocational Courses and Additional Study.

Please click and watch any that interest you.


Contact Details: 

If you have subject specific questions, please contact our subject specialists directly using the email addresses provided in our prospectus and videos. 

You can also contact Miss Bounds and Mr McIntyre with any other Sixth Form enquiries by email: sixthform@derbycathedralschool.org.uk or by telephone: 01332 325710 ext 543. 


Next Steps:

We look forward to receiving your application to join our Sixth Form before the closing date of 31st January 2024.

Please review the Application Process in the back of our prospectus for information about the next steps after you have submitted an application. 

Please keep visiting our school website and social media accounts for monthly development updates about our Sixth Form throughout this academic year, and do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you have any questions regarding our Sixth Form provision for September 2024. 


Kind regards, 

Mr A McIntyre - Head of Sixth Form

Miss H Bounds - Sixth Form Administrator