Year 13

Welcome to the Year 13 section of the Sixth Form Page

Here you will find everything you need to know about being a Year 13 Student at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School. Please use the drop down menu below to read more. We have general information, advice on UCAS & UniFrog and study support ideas.

Please also see the attachment below regarding use of AI in exams.

Students in Year 13 will study 3 subjects plus an enhancement.

For automatic entry into year 13 in each subject you must:


  1. Demonstrate a high quality consistent approach to work as evidenced through the quality of homework, wider reading, course participation and meeting coursework requirements.
  2. Achieve within one grade of your ALPS target throughout the year in interim assessments or demonstrate good progress towards this aspiration with evidence of improving work if required.
  3. Have an overall attendance of 90% or higher. All Students will be considered on a case by case basis and extenuating circumstances will be taken into account.


Year 13 have a busy year, applying to University or deciding, researching and applying for other routes. Over 85% of students at Queen Elizabeth’s go on to study at University with most achieving places at their first choice. 

Year 13 continue to be part of the Student Board until the October half term. The Head Boy and Girl team remain in post until February of Year 13.

Year 13 students are also encouraged to widen their CV by working in the local community as volunteers. The Sixth Form enrichment programme is varied and provides a number of opportunities that students are encouraged to take part in.

You can also sign up for UCAS updates here.

Please see the below table showing the destinations of our 2019 leavers as a rough guide of what our students move on to do.


University/College Course/Destination
Apprenticeship Kent Estate Agents
Aston University Pharmacy
Buckinghamshire New University Interior and Spatial Design
Canterbury Christ Church University Psychology
Canterbury College HND Business
Cardiff University HND Business
Cardiff University Economics/French (4 Years)
Cardiff University French/History (4 Years)
City University London Spanish
Coventry University Sport Management (3 Students)
De Montford University History
Durham University General Engineering
East Anglia University Modern Langauges (Double Honours)
Employment 3 Students
Falmouth University Music
Gap Year 11 Students
Health and Social Care  
Institute of Arts Barcelona Dance
King's College London Geography
King's College London Nursing Studies (Children's Nursing)
Kingston University Photography
Lancaster University Physics
Liverpool John Moores University Product Design Engineering
Loughborough University Economics and Management
Manchester Metropolitan University English/Politics
Middlesex University Veterinary Nursing
Newcastle University Financial Mathematics
Pearson College Business Management
Queen Mary University of London English
Queen Mary University of London Physics
Queen Mary University of London Science and Engineering Foundation
Queen's University Belfast International Politics and Conflict
Royal Holloway University of London Mathematics
St Mary's University London Geography
UCA Foundation Year (7 Students)
University College London Medicine (6 Years)
University College London Modern Langauges (4 Years)
University for the Creative Arts Television Production
University of Bath Biomedical Sciences (With Placement)
University of Brighton Criminology
University of Brighton Primary Maths Education (QTS)
University of Bristol Biology
University of Bristol English and Philosophy
University of Bristol Zoology
University of Cambridge Natural Sciences
University of Chester Criminology and Sociology
University of Dundee Mechanical Engineering
University of East Anglia Culture, Literature and Politics
University of East Anglia Psychology
University of Essex Business Management
University of Essex French Studies and Modern Langauges
University of Essex Marine Biology (Including Year Abroad)
University of Gloucestershire Education Studies
University of Greenwich Digital Film Production
University of Kent Accounting, Finance and Economics
University of Kent English and American Literature and History
University of Kent English and American Literature
University of Kent Philosophy
University of Kent Politics
University of Kent Psychology and Law (4 Years)
University of Leeds Psychology
University of Leicester English
University of Lincoln Psychology
University of Liverpool Sociology
University of Manchester Politics and International Relations
University of Nottingham Classical Civilisation
University of Nottingham English
University of Nottingham Multimedia Journalism
University of Oxford Mathematics and Philosophy (4 Years)
University of Reading French and German
University of Sheffield International Relations and Politics
University of Southhampton Population and Geography
University of Surrey Physics
University of Sussex English Langauge and Linguistics
University of Sussex English Langauge and Linguistics
University of Sussex Philosophy, Politics and Economics
University of Sussex Politics and International Relations
University of Sussex Sociology and International Development
University of the Arts London Fashion Journalism
University of West London Radio Production
University of West London Television Production
University of Winchester English with American Literature
University of Winchester Psychology (2 Students)

Follow the link below to our galleries section and a selection of photos from the Sixth Form Prom that took place in July at The Alexander Centre in Faversham



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