Whilst September 2023 might seem a long way off, now is the time for you to begin to think about where you will be studying when you leave Secondary School.
At Gildredge House Sixth Form we are passionately committed to delivering and maintaining a first-rate educational experience for everyone who comes through our doors.
We value all types of student at Gildredge House Sixth Form. We are a small, nurturing and friendly Sixth Form that upholds family values, and will prepare students for the next stage of their successful careers. Successful education is also based on relationships. We pride ourselves on a dedicated and caring team of Sixth Form staff who will provide the best pastoral care available. Students will find our expectations of them are of the highest standard and we will do whatever is necessary to support our students in meeting their potential. We have very high ambitions for our students and we aim to provide an outstanding educational experience.
We offer a range of A Level courses as well as BTECs that will prepare students for a wide variety of destinations, from Oxford, Cambridge and Russell Group Universities, to apprenticeships and local employment.
Year 10 Letter
Please refer to the Year 10 Letter from our Director of Sixth Form, Miss Graffham, for details of our Sixth Form Taster Days and Open Events.
Summer Taster Day 2022
Sixth Form Taster days at Gildredge House are designed to give you the opportunity to see our Sixth Form, meet staff and discuss the specifics of subjects. We are looking forward to seeing lots of prospective Sixth Form students on both days and will be able to answer questions that they may have.
Gildredge House Sixth Form Taster Days are taking place on Friday 8th or Friday 15th July. Please sign up to one of these days via our Gildredge House Taster Day Form 2022.
Sixth Form Prospectus
WATCH THIS SPACE! Our 2023 in currently being finalised, until then please check out our 2022 prospectus.
To find out more about each of the subjects outlined in the prospectus, please follow the links below.
Gildredge House Sixth Form occupies a pleasant leafy site on the edge of the South Downs within ten minutes’ easy walk of Eastbourne station and the centre of the town and close to its delightful seafront. Imposing Victorian buildings are complemented by a combination of more recent additions, providing light and spacious accommodation ideally suited to teaching and learning.
Our well-designed facilities also benefit from cutting edge information and communications technology throughout the site. Students can also take advantage of high quality sports facilities within easy walking distance, such as the astro-turf at The Saffrons, swimming at the University of Brighton and Tennis in the Park.
Our Sixth Form students have the benefit of a stand-alone wing, which we have renamed Temple Grove after the Preparatory School which occupied the site 100 years ago.
Our Sixth Form facilities are enhanced by a fast and accessible computer network, WiFi throughout the building and various hardware including laptops, tablets and digital screens.
Our Sixth Form students also take advantage of the subject-specific facilities throughout the rest of the site.
Learning in the Sixth Form is based on small groups working together with the best teachers available. Lessons are of the highest calibre and the collaboration and relationships between teacher and student are exemplary. Our smaller class sizes allow students to benefit from working with teachers who know how you like to learn best and who will share pride in your achievements.
Sixth Form students also have access to kitchen and common room facilities as well as dedicated study spaces.
You will have the opportunity to visit us at the start of next acedemic year. Until then, please use the below link to access sour 360o virtual tour. You will be able to virtually walk through our classrooms, study spaces, ICT facilities, Science labs, Sports facilities and Common rooms.
How to apply
Applications for Gildredge House Sixth Form should be made through Careers East Sussex Students currently studying in East Sussex will have received login details from their Secondary school. Alternatively, students register for an account online.