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If you have finished your GCSEs and want to continue your education, you can go to sixth form or college.
There are lots sixth forms in Cardiff which offer courses that are designed to follow on from GCSEs. Getting qualifications after GCSEs can give you more choice for your future. It shows colleges, universities and employers that you have the skills needed to progress and succeed.
Each school offers a range of courses to meet needs and interests. Please visit each schools website to find out what courses they offer.​

Bishop of Llandaff


Our sixth form is a vibrant and dynamic community where students receive high quality teaching in a culture of high expectations and excellent pastoral care. All students are challenged and supported to achieve their full potential, as shown by our excellent results. Our performance as a sixth form consistently places the school amongst the best in the UK. In 2022, 39% of our students achieved 3 or more A*A grades, while 90% achieved 3 or more A*C grades. Our pass rate was 100%. Overall, 52% of all outcomes were graded at A*A; 75% were graded at A*B and 94% at A*C. So, I hope this gives you confidence in knowing that, if you are successful in applying for a place, you would be choosing one of the top performing sixth forms across the country.  As a faith community, we believe our values driven approach strengthens the quality of relationships between students and staff. We are open to students of all faiths and those from no faith-background who wish to be educated at our school. Our aim is to develop students with the skills and personal qualities required for the world of work and the highly competitive global marketplace. We are committed to supporting the success of every student. Our students leave us as well-rounded, confident and caring individuals through the range of leadership and extra-curricular opportunities we offer. 

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 562485

Email : schooloffice@bishopofllandaff.org

Address : Rookwood Close, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2NR

Twitter : @Bishop_Llandaff

Why Us? : Why Choose 'The Bishop Sixth Form?

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Courses Available - The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School

Admission Information

Admissions - The Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern


Coming Soon

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 489445

Address : Llanedeyrn Rd, Cardiff, CF23 9DT

Twitter : @BroEdern

Website : Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern | Prospectus

Admission Information

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Edern | Open Evening

Cantonian High School


Many pupils continue their education at Cantonian High School in our Sixth Form, however, we also welcome admissions from new students across the city. We offer our pupils a wide range of vocational and academic courses in partnership with other providers in Cardiff, catering for all ability ranges. Our pupils receive substantial support throughout their time with us, from the Head of Sixth Form, Subject Area Leaders, Classroom Teachers, Form Tutors and Pastoral staff, as well as outside agencies who visit the school to offer advice and support with, for example, UCAS applications. Pupils’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we aim to do. We are an inclusive school and every member of our school community is valued. We expect the best from each one, and that leads us to achieve overall success in a variety of areas. Whether pupils are more able and talented, gifted at sports or the arts, or have additional needs, we commit to ensuring the best possible learning journey for each individual, building their capacity to become skilled, life-long learners who are socially aware, healthy and active citizens.

Contact Details

Tel : 029 2041 5250

Email : contact@cantonian.org

Address : Cantonian High School, Fairwater Road, Cardiff, CF5 3JR

Twitter : @cantonianhs

Website : Sixth Form - Cantonian High School

Courses & Qualifications Offer

Prospectus - Cantonian High School

A Level Options - Cantonian High School

Virtual Tour: Cantonian High School Virtual Tour

Admissions - Cantonian High School

Admission Information

Admissions - Cantonian High School

If you have any questions regarding admission to the Sixth form, please contact the Head of Sixth Form, Mrs J Croydon, on 02920415250 or alternatively email jlc@cantonian.cardiff.sch.uk

Cardiff High School


Coming Soon

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 757741

Email : RichardsH25@hwbcymru.net

Address : Cardiff High School, Llandennis Road, Cyncoed, Cardiff, CF23 6WG

Twitter : @SixthFormCHS

Website : Cardiff High School

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Cardiff High School | Prospectus

Cardiff High School | Subject Videos

Admission Information

Cardiff High School | Open Evening & Application Process

Cardiff West Community Sixth Form


Cardiff West Sixth Form offers the widest range of A Levels available locally. Our motivation is to foster a lifetime love of learning across a plethora of academic disciplines, and we are passionate about providing young people with the opportunity to discover their potential. Our state of the art new sixth form centre is so much more than its bricks and mortar. It offers high-quality resources and the space for 600 students to grow and learn independently and collaboratively, supporting students’ academic rigour and allowing them to fulfil their potential. Our students speak of the sixth form as being a warm, friendly and welcoming place. Whether in the classroom or pastorally all staff provide wonderful guidance and support to ensure students enjoy their time with us and go on to help achieve their personal and academic goals. Our students progress to a wide range of degree and apprenticeship programmes at top UK universities including business management, engineering, computer science, law, art and archaeology. Our location in the west side of the city is steeped in history and our aspirations to be the best serves to inspire our students and us to build a successful future.

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 672700

Email : cardiffwestchs@cardiff.gov.uk

Address: Cardiff West Community High School, Penally Road, Cardiff, CF5 5XP

Twitter : @CWCHS_6th_Form

Facebook : @Cardiff West Community High School

Instagram :  @cardiffwestsixth

Website :  Cardiff West Community Sixth Form

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Cardiff West Community Sixth Form | Courses

Cardiff West Community Sixth Form | Virtual Open Day

Admission Information

Cardiff West Community Sixth Form | Applications

Cathays High School


Cathays High School has a diverse and multi-cultural Sixth Form which aims to develop students both socially and academically. The Sixth Form has a student leadership team, head prefects and a dedicated team of pastoral and administrative staff. The Sixth Form play an active part in the life of the school, often organising charity events, chairing meetings, addressing large audiences during open evenings and concerts, helping in lessons and meeting and greeting numerous guests to the school. The Sixth Form aims to bridge the gap between compulsory education and the world of work or higher education by allowing students independence whilst maintaining a level of care.  Class sizes are usually small and a team of learning coaches ensure personal support and guidance. Students are encouraged to monitor and assess their own progress and performance by analysing their own grades, marks and teacher assessments but a programme of achievement review is also in place.  Students have study periods in which they may use the Sixth Form Study area which is fully equipped with computers and resources for all subjects. Students can also go off-site to use Maindy gym free of charge or to undertake work experience or community participation activities.

Contact Details

Tel : 02920 544400

Email : schooladmin@cathays.cardiff.sch.uk

Address : Crown Way, Cardiff, CF14 3XG

Twitter: @CathaysHigh

Facebook: @CathaysHighSchool

YouTube: CathaysHighSchool

Website: Cathays High School

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Cathays High | Sixthform | Partnership Grid

Admission Information

Cathays High | Sixthform | Application Form

Eastern High School


Eastern High is at an exciting stage where we are able to offer a 6th Form provision alongside and in addition to, the already established Cardiff and Vale College provision that is offered at the Eastern Community Campus. As a result, we are in a unique position where we can offer a varied post 16 provision, excellent facilities, a personalised learning environment and a hybrid of teaching from Eastern High teachers and CAVC tutors to best meet the needs of our learners.

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 792751

Email : info@easternhigh.org.uk

Address : Campws Cymunedol Y Dwyrain Eastern Community Campus, Trowbridge Rd, Cardiff CF3 1XZ

Twitter : @easternhighcdf 

Facebook : @Eastern High School 

LinkedIn : @Eastern High School 

Website : Eastern High School

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Eastern High School Prospectus

Admission Information

For more information on Eastern High School’s 6th form provisions please contact Miss H McCallion on hmccallion@easternhigh.org.uk.



Fitzalan High School


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Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 232850

Email : fitzalanhigh@cardiff.gov.uk

Address : Fitzalan High School, Lawrenny Ave, Cardiff, CF11 8XB

Twitter :  @FitzalanHigh

Facebook : Fitzalan High School | Facebook

Website : Fitzalan High School

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Prospectus - Fitzalan High School

Admission Information

Admissions - Fitzalan High School

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf


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Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 333090

Email : ysgolgyfunglantaf@caerdydd.gov.uk

Address : Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf, Bridge Road, Llandaff North, Cardiff, CF14 2J

Website : Glantaf Sixth Form

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf | Prospectus

Admission Information

Contact our Sixth Form pastoral and progress team and Head of Sixth Form , Mr Hefin Griffiths.

Llanishen High School


Life as a Sixth Form student at Llanishen High School is vibrant, challenging and rewarding. Our aim is to support students to engage fully with their studies and develop into happy independent and resilient learners, so they can take the next steps after Sixth Form life with confidence. We offer a broad curriculum ranging from traditional A-Levels to Diploma's and BTEC qualifications, which enables success at all academic levels and in turn opens doors to a wide range of higher education courses and career pathways. Learning is driven by inspiring and enthusiastic specialist teachers, in over 35 subjects, who set high expectations and provide an academically challenging, inclusive and stimulating environment to learn; one in which all students can thrive. We equip students with the broad range of skills and attitudes required to build successful futures and to feel proud of their achievements and successes.

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 680800

Email : admin@llanishen.cardiff.sch.uk

Address : Llanishen High School Heol Hir, Llanishen, Cardiff CF14 5YL

Twitter : @LlanishenHS

YouTube : Llanishen High School | Youtube

Website : Llanishen High School

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Llanishen High School | Prospectus

Admission Information

Llanishen High School | Sixth Form

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr


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Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 405 499

Email : post@ysgolplasmawr.cymru

Address : Ysgol Plasmawr, Pentrebane Road, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3PZ

Twitter : @YsgolPlasmawr 

Website : Ysgol Gyfun Gmraeg Plasmawr | Year 12 & 13

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr | 6th Form Prospectus

Courses | Cwrsiau

Subjects | Pynciau

Admission Information

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr | Application Form

Radyr Comprehensive


At Radyr we offer a Sixth Form experience that delivers both academic excellence and personal development opportunities. We are also committed to maintaining our reputation as one of the top performing Sixth Forms in the country through excellent and innovative teaching and the highest standard of pastoral care.  We offer a wide choice of both academic and vocational courses and take great pride in the outstanding achievements of our students. Our ‘A’ level pass rate is outstanding, with the vast majority of our students progressing to higher education and successful careers in a wide range of fields.  Radyr Comprehensive is very proud to be a school with both strong academic and pastoral traditions. The quality of student support that you can expect is exceptional and the strong relationships between staff and students has been highly praised by students, parents and Estyn.  Sixth Form life at Radyr is exciting and varied with a wide-ranging extra-curricular programme.  The school has also formed external partnerships to extend learning beyond the classroom.  A strong School Council and house system also gives students opportunities to play an active role in the school decision-making process as well as developing skills such as leadership and communication. 

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920 845100

Email : enquiries@radyr.net

Address : Heol Isaf, Radyr, Cardiff, CF15 8XG

Twitter :  @RadyrSixthForm

Instagram : @radyrart 

Website :   Radyr Comprehensive | Sixthform

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Radyr Comprehensive | Prospectus

Radyr Comprehensive | Options Booklet

Radyr Comprehensive | Virtual Open Day

Admission Information

Radyr Comprehensive | Admissions Form

St Teilo's


At St Teilo’s we are privileged to be able to offer you the very best in terms of teaching and learning. Our enviable reputation for high quality pastoral care and academic support spans more than 50 years of experience in the post-16 education sector. We provide learners with a personalised curriculum to match their strengths, and a small, sixth form college feel at the heart of a large, modern school. With more than 20 different A Level and Level 3 subjects, learners are able to design a programme of study that serves both their aspiration and interests. Year on year, we support our learners in securing places at prestigious universities such as Durham University, the University of York, the University of Warwick, Imperial College London and the University of Oxford.  We provide extensive pastoral support for students through personal mentors, and stretch and challenge our students through programmes such as the Brilliant Club, Sutton Trust Summer Schools, Oxford University UNIQ programme and the national SEREN Network, providing opportunities for the most able and talented learners across Wales. Whether your next step is university, apprenticeships or employment, with our extensive academic offer and tailored progression support, we will get you there.

Contact Details

Tel: 02920 547180

Email : Contact Us

Address : Circle Way East, Cardiff, CF23 9PD

Twitter : @StTeilos

Website : St Teilo's

Virtual Open Day : St Teilo's Open Day

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

St Teilo's Curriculum

Admission Information

St Teilo's Admission - Contact Us

Whitchurch High School


A thriving and successful Sixth Form with a strong international ethos, offering high standards of teaching and pastoral care in a friendly learning environment with quality facilities." We are very proud of the enormous contributions and achievements of our Sixth Form to school life. The overwhelming majority of our year 11 students chose to stay on and continue their education with us and we value the continued confidence and trust they, and their parents, place in the school for them to continue with their studies at advance level. Every year we also welcome external students who chose to join the Whitchurch Sixth Form Centre and they soon settle into School life.

Contact Details

Telephone : 02920629700

Email : whs@whitchurch.cardiff.sch.uk

Address : Penlline Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 2XJ

Twitter :  @whs_cardiff  

Facebook : @WhitchurchHS 

Instagram :  @whs_cardiff  

Website : Whitchurch High School

Courses & Qualifications on Offer

Whitchurch High School | Prospectus

Admission Information

Whitchurch High School | Admissions

For further admission information please email sixthform-admissions@whitchurch.cardiff.sch.uk

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