Sixth Form Centre


We would like to welcome you to Hill Top School’s Sixth Form page.

Since moving into our new build in November 2014, the Sixth Form pupils and staff are enjoying the new bespoke facilities. The centre has been named The Jim Dawson Sixth Form Centre in memory of Mr Dawson, former Assistant Head of Hill Top who died in June 2014. The Sixth form pupils follow a curriculum which continues to develop their literacy and numeracy skills, but also gives them opportunities to choose subjects which interest them and help to promote life and employability skills.

Judith Thompson – Assistant Head, Head of Sixth form


Sixth Form Prospectus 2017-2018

Please download our latest Prospectus.


Please download our Sixth Form Admission Criteria.

Sixth Form Application Form

Please download our  Application to Sixth Form .

Equal Arts Workshop

Our KS5 Land Based group plus Connor J took part in an art workshop today with Equal Arts today. They used a variety of natural materials to create shapes and overall pieces of hen related artwork using rollers, leaves and pinecones. All pupils as well as Teaching...

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Hensioners Visit Hill Top

Local Hensioners have enjoyed a coffee morning with cakes and treats made by our Sixth Form pupils, after being invited back to see how our Hill Top Hens have settled into their new home here at school. Our Hill Top Hens got a treat too and were happy to socialise...

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KS5 Trip to France and Belgium

We have been given the opportunity from the First World War organisation to take 2 students to the battlefields in Northern France and Belgium, (names have been drawn out of a hat and two lucky students have now been offered this fantastic/free opportunity). The dates...

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Fundraising For Sensory Garden

Can you help me raise £2000 to fund a sensory garden for students with additional needs, Gatesheadwhere community can visit. to fund residential abroad,widen  life skills.. Please donate to my JustGiving Crowdfunding Page:...

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6th Form and Year 11 Celebrations

On the 26th June we said goodbye to our year 11’s and 6th Form when they left Hill Top some just for the summer as they will return to be part of our 6th Form but others said their goodbyes as they left to further their education elsewhere.  The day was marked by a...

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Sixth Form Coffee Morning

Hill Top’s Sixth Form would like to thank everyone who attended their fundraising coffee morning and bought raffle tickets. They managed to raise £168.60. Below is a list of Raffle Prize winners. Sixth Form Coffee...

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Y11 & 6th Form Prom

Our Year 11 , 6th Form and members of staff met at Sutherlands Hotel to Celebrate the end of the school year and for a few of the pupils their end of time at Hill To,p with a Prom Night.  This was the first ever Prom that the school has hosted. They all looked amazing...

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