Welcome to Highgate
Wood School Sixth Form. Highgate Wood School is a mixed comprehensive
school in Crouch End, north London. The school has approximately 1500
pupils and students of whom 250 are in the sixth form. Most of our sixth
form students come from Highgate Wood School but an increasing number of
students are joining us from elsewhere.
We are a high-performing sixth form, above the national average for
achievement. Our 2016 results have maintained our consistently high
placing in national data tables.
• A* to C grades
consistently high at 90% of all
exams taken (up from 78% in 2012 and 83% in
2013, 2014 and 2015) with 70% receiving an A*, A or B
• The high attainment of our sixth form
students places us in the top 10% of sixth form providers nationally in
terms of progress and value added performance. That means students at
Highgate Wood School Sixth Form achieve better than they would do if
they had attended most other schools or colleges in theountry.
• Students from Highgate Wood School Sixth
Form winning university places across the country including at Russell
Group universities: Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds,
Birmingham, Newcastle, Cardiff, Liverpool, LSE, Southampton and
Nottingham, Kings College..
• Students from Highgate Wood School
pursuing a huge a variety of courses and careers from criminology to
computer science, philosophy to pharmacy, engineering to English
Highgate Wood School has been involved in the
education of some very remarkable individuals. From Robert Peston, the
BBC's business editor who played a key role in breaking the
banking crisis story, to Gary McKinnon, allegedly the biggest
computer hacker of all time, and from actresses Scarlett Johnson
and Anna Shaffer, to the famous English
footballer Laurie Cunningham, the fashion designer Ozwald Boateng and
the singer Sonique, Highgate Wood School has had a part to play.
The Evening Standard declared Highgate Wood
School among the "six of the best London comprehensives" because of our
alumni's achievements, and we continue to educate some extraordinary
students and nurture some incredible talents.
If you would like more information about
Highgate Wood School Sixth form please email