Welcome to Highgate Wood School Sixth Form.
School is a mixed comprehensive school in Crouch End, North
London. The school has approximately 1500
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 2017 results have maintained
our consistently high placing in national data tables.
- A* to C grades consistently
high at 87% of all exams taken in 2017 (previously 78%
in 2012 and 83% in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and 90% in 2016)
with 62% receiving an A*, A or B grade
- The high attainment of our
sixth form students places us amongst the top rank 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
- Students from Highgate Wood
School Sixth Form winning university and art college
places across the country including at Russell Group
universities: Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester, Bristol,
Sheffield, Leeds, Birmingham, Newcastle, Cardiff,
Liverpool, LSE, Southampton and Nottingham, Kings
- 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 literature.
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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
and Gary McKinnon, allegedly the biggest computer hacker of
all time, to actresses Scarlett Johnson and Anna
Shaffer, 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.
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School Sixth form please email