Be prepared to strive at CTK Aquinas
You will be expected to work hard and strive for success at CTK Aquinas, but you’ll also become part of a thriving, diverse, caring and ambitious sixth form community.
Our comprehensive programme of enrichment activities will give you plenty of opportunities to hone your talents and keep your aspirations high.
You will attend academic conferences where you can hear from experts, including examiners, on your specialist subjects. You will receive extensive academic support outside of lessons, including subject specific workshops and help with revision and study skills sessions. You will also have access to an extensive range of wider learning opportunities.
Apply to the best universities
You will hear talks from graduates and undergraduates and attend the annual Careers Conference. Here, you can network with representatives from top universities and colleges in the UK. Find out what university destinations former students have gone to.
Other support includes tailored help with UCAS applications, and specialist support with Oxbridge and Medicine applications and interviews. You will also be automatically enrolled on our prestigious Scholarship Graduate Programme designed to help your UCAS application stand out from the crowd.
Set challenging career goals
You will benefit from comprehensive, up-to-date careers information, advice and guidance from qualified advisors, and help with arranging work experience.
Our annual Careers Conference gives you valuable opportunities to meet a range of professionals, choosing from more than 100 workshops and 90 exhibitors. These cover a huge range of careers from medicine to banking, engineering, entrepreneurship and many more.
You will have the chance to take part in exciting opportunities thanks to our business partnerships. These include a professional mentoring programme with the EY Foundation, a Barclays seminar on building resilience and assertiveness, and a talk hosted by the US Ambassador to the UK.
You can attend expert guest lectures, featuring corporate lawyers, barristers and executives from companies like HSBC, BP and BT.
Our Mentoring Succesfull Professionals Programme pairs students with professionals in their area of interest. Mentors have included:
- A Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics
- A subeditor at The Times
- An associate project manager at Transport for London
- A civil servant at the Foreign Office
- An investment lawyer
- A research scientist at Imperial College London.
Life at CTK Aquinas is not just about academic achievement, it is also an opportunity for you to discover and develop your interests, aptitudes and talents. From debating to dance, filmmaking to music, you will have many chances to get involved.
You can contribute to the in-house magazine or be elected on to the Student Council or Governing Body. The Student Council runs events throughout the year, including the Leavers’ Prom, Talent Showcase and charity fundraising events.
You will also take part in fantastic field trips and expeditions, which could include locations such as Kenya, Alaska and the Tien Shan Mountains, as well as retreats and pilgrimages.
Sport at CTK Aquinas
If you enjoy sport, you will love the varied and challenging range of activities at CTK Aquinas. They include:
- Weight training
- Fitness training
You can take part in inter-collegial sports tournaments. Many of our students have competed at county and national level, in teams and individually. We regularly host visits by accomplished athletes.
At our annual sports day, students from all three Christ The King Sixth Forms come together for a great day of activities.
Are you ready to join our ambitious and aspirational student community at CTK Aquinas?
Trevor AQUINAS Course: A Level Business, ICT and English Language and Literature
“My tutors at CTK were fundamental in my academic success. They were always approachable and willing to go the extra mile. I enjoyed taking part in extracurricular activities, including leading the sixth form band and being Director of the Business Enterprise Group, Student Governor and Student Head of Hall. ”
Justin AQUINAS Course: A Levels English Literature, Maths and Physics
“I really enjoy having access to a wide range of extra curricular activities and the student support services. My teachers have helped me with my UCAS application and the management of my work - I plan to go on to the University of Bristol or the University of Bath. I would recommend CTK due to the large support system that is available to the students. ”
Jarius AQUINAS Course: A Level Psychology B, Sociology A, Geography
“I joined CTK Aquinas knowing that I wanted to study at a Russell Group university. I am currently studying a degree in BA Global Health and Social Medicine at King's College, London and I hope to proceed into doing a MSc Health & Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. I would recommend CTK because the teachers are very supportive and will help you to reach your educational goals.”
Rose AQUINAS Course: A Level History A, A Level Politics A Level Sociology
“I'm going on to the University of Warwick to study Politics and International Studies. CTK was a great environment for me to learn. I've really enjoyed the teaching, all my teachers have been encouraging and supportive. They put in the extra time to help with workshops and revision to ensure we did well.”
Harrison AQUINAS Course: A Level Economics A, A Level Maths, A Level Further Maths
“What I enjoyed most about CTK was being able to meet other like-minded motivated people. CTK is a great environment to develop yourself, as you are surrounded by motivated peers and lectures who strive to get the most out of you. I achieved my grades and went on to study Maths at UCL.”