Sixth Form Open Event


Dear Year 11 Pupils,

Welcome to Folkestone Academy Sixth Form, we are delighted that you are thinking of joining us for your Post 16 study. You are about to make an extremely important decision, but if you are looking for a range of exciting academic pathways that will enable you to progress in the world of work or University our Sixth Form is the best place for you to continue your studies. We are an excellent Sixth Form offering a wide variety of courses and enrichment opportunities that will gain you access to both Higher Education and Employment and develop you as an adult. Our dedicated, specialist teachers and tutors will help you to reach your full potential both in your exam results and in developing vital skills that will enable you to succeed in the future. Our fantastic on site facilities mean that you can get the most from your courses whether you are a musician in our recording studio, a sports person in our sports facilities or an artist specialist in one of our multimedia suites and studios. Our Sixth Form environment is supportive, encouraging and prioritises your interests. We work hard, we are ambitious and have high aspirations. You will have the opportunity to participate in a range of fulfilling extra-curricular activities including our highly successful sporting academies, student ambassador programme, sports leaders, Head Boy, Head Girl and CCF to name but a few.

Our Sixth Form is an exciting place to study that likes to celebrate success. We look forward to celebrating your successes with you during the next two years.

How to Apply

We offer a wide variety of subjects at Level 3. Each course has different entry requirements which are featured on the course pages on Kent Choices. Guidance over suitable levels of study for individual students will be given at your Sixth Form meeting.

Applications to the Folkestone Academy Sixth Form should be made by the Kent Choices:

Please see your school’s careers advisor or personal careers advisor if you are unsure how to apply. If you are unable to do so, please contact the Folkestone Academy for further advice on 01303 842400 or email

Remember that access to Level 3 courses is dependent on achieving the course entry requirements and your predicted grades will be discussed at your meeting.

All applications are treated with equal consideration.

Subject Information

If you missed our Sixth Form virtual event please take some time to read our prospectus with course information.

If you have any questions please email the relevant person from the list below:

General Sixth Form Questions

Mrs Turner – Director of Sixth Form:

Subject Leaders:

Applied Law - Mr Croft:

Applied Science / Biology - Mrs Walker:

Business - Mr Curtin:

English Literature - Ms Hilderley:

Fine Art/Digital Communication - Miss Diwell:

Geography - Mr Dart:

Health & Social Care / Child Care - Mrs Harrison / Mrs Morgan: /

History - Mr Lloyd:

IT - Mr Silver:

Maths - Mrs Morgan:

Music Performance / Technology - Mr Gasson / Mr Field: /

Psychology / Sociology - Ms Shore:

Sport - Mr Cahill / Mrs Eede: /