The Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form


What is the Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form? 

The Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form was set up to help students progress to the best Universities.  It is very competitive to get onto some of the top degree courses (Veterinary, Pathology, Engineering, Medicine, and Dentistry) and the Science Academy will give you a wealth of excellent experiences that will put your UCAS application at the top of the list. Science Academy encompasses all STEM subjects, so signing up to study Maths or Computer Science at Rainhill Sixth Form, as well as the traditional Science subjects will ensure you gain a place in the Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form. 

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How does the Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form benefit me?

Rainhill Sixth Form has a team of outstanding STEM teachers with a track record of examination success, you will be taught by a specialist in your area of STEM. Many of our Science teachers have a Phd in their subject, so you are guaranteed the best.  

In 2018, students who studied A Level Biology, A Level Chemistry, A Level Maths and A Level Further Maths, on average, exceeded expected progress. 

If you want specialist teaching and above average progress in your STEM A Level or Level 3 BTEC, apply to Rainhill Sixth Form today to become a member of the Science Academy. 

Beyond the classroom, the Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form also work with STEM professionals, offers you 1:1 mentoring to develop your own personal interests further and provides activities and trips to help you widen and deepen your love of STEM. Recent Science Academy activities have seen our students at Rainhill Sixth Form go on trips as far as Switerzland to learn more about the large Hadron collider. Further activities have seen them visiting the Big Bang exhibition in Birmingham and having a lecture from Manchester University on Computer Science. 

Want to take part in these exciting opportunities? Apply to Rainhill Sixth Form for a September 2019 start. 

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How can I become a member of the Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form? 

If you sign up to study one or more of our STEM A Levels at Rainhill Sixth Form or a Level 3 BTEC in a STEM subject at Rainhill Sixth Form you will automatically be enrolled to the Science Academy. Why not find a course for you in the Science Academy at Rainhill Sixth Form today?  

Found your next step into Science? or have a fancy for Further Maths?  Apply now to Rainhill Sixth Form for a September 2019 start or why not register your interest or check out our next Open evening in October 2019 for a September 2020 start. 

What our previous Science Academy students thought…

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“I chose Rainhill Sixth Form because of the excellent Maths department. Mr. Capewell was an excellent Maths teacher and he motivates you to try your hardest which really helped to spur me on. I want to do a Maths degree and carry on in the subject for as long as I can.” LB, attended Rainhill Sixth Form from 2016-8

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“I love the fantastic opportunities that are available through the Science Academy. I have been to CERN which was fascinating and I have been on the Big Bang trip to Birmingham. I really enjoyed seeing new technology and science there.” JA, currently in Year 13. 

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“The Science teachers are very enthusiastic about their role, both as teachers and about the Science Academy. They make sure that there is help available at all times for you if you are stuck.” WA, currently in Year 13.