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Whatever your interests or passion we will help you succeed and help make your aspirations a reality.

Rainhill Sixth has a strong record of achievement over time for both A-level and Applied courses. Our talented team of teachers, small class sizes and a broad range of courses have helped many students move onto their first choice universities, arts conservatoires, and level 3 apprenticeships. Our size is our strength. We get to know our students and their aspirations really well and tailor the curriculum and personalised support to each individual. Click here to apply now!

Small Class Sizes and Personalised Approach
  • The average class size is 10 students, giving you a personalised experience.
  • Every student receives exceptional academic and pastoral support.
  • There are only 145 places in each year group, we will get to know you very well.
  • “I stayed at Rainhill Sixth because of the individualised support and help you get from the teachers”


Tailored Support for You
  • A tailored study support programme for all students, whatever your ability.
  • A full time pastoral manager who is always available to support you with any personal or health issues.
  • A tailored PSHCE programme that includes employability skills, careers information, advice, guidance and work experience.
'Supercurriculum' Enrichment
  • The Supercurriculum is designed to offer deep and rich experiences in your chosen subject areas. Top universities want to see that you are really knowledgeable and motivated about your subjects.
  • They expect at least 8 Super-curriculum experiences in a university application.
  • Top class companies deliver talks and workshops, such as IBM, Amnesty International and BAE systems.
  • Trips and visits to Universities, apprenticeship fairs and companies.
Arts & Science Academies
  • In 2019 two Arts Academy graduates went onto Italia Conti School of Dance.
  • The Science Academy prepares its graduates for the most prestigious Universities.
  • Enrichment trips to CERN, Big Bang Fair and a lecture from Martin Amos help extend experiences 0f science and related fields.
High Achievement
  • Year on year achievement has improved at Rainhill Sixth.
  • Average A-level grade is B
  • Average Applied course grade is a Distinction.

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