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The Compton Sixth Form

TT for Sixth FormThe Compton School is nationally recognised as one of the best schools in the country. Our results place us in the top 1% of state schools and young people who come to The Compton make better progress than in almost any other state secondary school nationally.


Our aim is simple – to support students to reach their full potential.
Our Sixth Form focuses on academic excellence and preparing students for university education. We have a dedicated and passionate team of well-qualified and highly-skilled staff who provide a wide range of A Level courses to suit all interests. Outstanding teaching enables our students to become creative thinkers and develop a love of learning. Students are encouraged to become independent learners; however a real strength of the school is also the extensive individualised teaching support within classrooms and tracking of work which ensures all of our students can make outstanding progress.

‘Young people behave impeccably and flourish in an atmosphere of high expectations and positive thinking.’ OFSTED

Alongside our national reputation for academic excellence, we also pride ourselves on our outstanding pastoral care, providing a very positive environment in which students thrive. At The Compton there is a strong and caring community with an emphasis on support for high achievement. Behaviour is recognised as outstanding. We place high emphasis on respect and positive behaviour, which ensures the Sixth Form is a happy and safe place to learn. There is a vibrant student body with a wide range of enrichment and leadership activities for students to get involved in.

‘Your school is one of the top 100 performing non-selective state funded schools in England.’ David Laws MP- Minister of State for Education (2014)

We are constantly receiving national recognition for being an outstanding school. Examples of this include being selected to become a National Teaching School, a significant national accolade, given to very few schools. We have being placed in the top 100 state schools for results (DfE 2013/2014). We are also a member of the Mayor’s Gold Club, a prestigious award recognising the best schools in London. Our constant drive for innovation and improvement ensures that we provide the best possible education for each and every young person.

We very much look forward to meeting you and showing you our school on our Sixth Form Open Evening.

Teresa Tunnadine CBE – Headteacher

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