Sixth Form (Ages 16 - 18)
Cranleigh - Abu Dhabi

Sixth Form (Ages 16 - 18)

Find out more about our distinctive approach to Year 12 Sixth Form life at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi.

Sixth Form Guide 2023-24

Cranleigh Abu Dhabi has designed an educational programme for our Sixth Formers rich in experiences and opportunities that are essential for success as an adult in the 21st century.

Small class sizes, a university-style of teaching, work placements, leadership programmes, a bespoke Sixth Form Centre, whilst still being part of a wider community, are all features of the Cranleigh Sixth Form experience. Instilling the values to successfully shape their own lives is key, as is the ability to empathise and contribute positively to the lives of others. 

The 2023 A Level cohort celebrated outstanding results for the 2022/2023 Academic Year.

In A Levels 44% of students achieved the A*/A grade, 70% receiving an A*/A/ B and 90% graded A*- C.  The pass rate was 100%. 

As a British curriculum school, Cranleigh Sixth Form offers A Levels and several BTEC options. A Levels are internationally recognised and regarded as academically rigorous, challenging and stimulating. They enable students to access the world’s best universities, as well as providing them with the skills and knowledge for entry into both traditional and more innovative careers.

Cranleigh Sixth Form is committed to developing students’ capacity for independent thought. In place of being taught what to think, students are taught how to think. We want to develop our students to have the courage, imagination and integrity to formulate their own ideas and develop substantive and well- informed opinions. We embrace Harkness style teaching so that Cranleigh Sixth formers experience a university-like tutorial environment, alongside a wide range of other teaching and learning methods to ensure that our students enjoy varied and relevant lessons, enabling them to excel and be successful in each subject area.

At Cranleigh, we offer an exceptional personalised learning environment that supports and motivates each individual; students will be guided by our experienced teachers and supported by our strong Careers/Futures Team providing every opportunity for success. Universities look for young people who not only have an aptitude for a particular field of study but who also demonstrate that they can go above and beyond.

Our Year 12 students engage in the highly acclaimed Extended Project Qualification programme (EPQ) – equivalent to half an A Level. Universities and employers hold the EPQ in high esteem as it provides students with an opportunity to develop both their independent study skills and to delve deeper into an area that particularly captivates and drives them. Alongside this and their other academic studies, Cranleigh Sixth Formers have access to a fantastic range of Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs) that help develop character and make applications stand out.

We are proud to have been featured in Yalla Abu Dhabi Life magazine. The article focuses on the reasons why Cranleigh Senior proves to be a very strong option for Secondary Education. Click the image below to read the online article.

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