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Guru Nanak Sikh Academy offers a quality learning environment in Sixth Form to ensure learners develop the skills and values to meet the demands of a changing world with confidence and integrity. We refer to our Sixth Form students as ‘Young Professionals’ as we believe that they are preparing to become tomorrow's leaders by acquiring skills and attitude to meet professional careers' challenges.

Our ASPIRE programme

  • A – Adapt – A smooth transition in A levels
  • S – Skilled–  Train for skills that will shape up your character
  • P – Professional – We provide opportunities to progress and meet the requirements of the professional world
  • I – Independent – Learn how to plan & organise independently.
  • R – Ready – Get  ready to meet the challenges of future
  • E – Enlightened – Spiritual awakening to practice equality, service to all and humility   

Our young professionals are offered a structured and sophisticated academic programme encompassing 3 to 4 subjects in AS and A2. Also, we offer professional pathways qualification entitled.

  • Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Science
  • Level 3 National Diploma in IT
  • Level 3 National Diploma in Business

We also offer an opportunity to complete an Extended Project Qualification and LAMDA.

Each subject has 6 lessons per week, and the remaining periods are allocated to independent and private study, which members of staff monitor. Sixth Form suite is fully WiFi equipped, which enables our young professionals to use their own laptops or tablets.  We work with professional career advisers who visit our sixth form 3 times a year to provide the best advice to guide our YPs in choosing the right university course and career. Our Coaching for Learning Programme with daily mentors enables our YPs to identify the barriers and develop strategies to remove them. Central to the ethos is pastoral support through the team of Personal Tutors, all experienced and successful teachers.

We have a weekly PSHE / Motivational & Information Assembly every Wednesday, where professionals/career advisers / University representatives are invited to do talks/discussions with our young professionals. These assemblies provide them with high aspirations and confidence to make some important decisions for their future. We have strong destinations data for 2019-20, where 100% of young professionals secured their places in universities or apprenticeships.  Click here to see the overview of our  A-Level results for 2019-20


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