Not too late to apply - BRGS 6th Form entry September 2016. Week 2
About Us Parents & Students Sixth Form Development & Alumni

BRGS is your No. 1 Local Sixth Form and now officially still 'outstanding'!

Apply now for September 2016

Application form available here.  Download, complete and return to 

To read our January 2016 Ofsted report, please click here.

Highlights from the report:

  • Outcomes for advanced courses are excellent.
  • The academy's culture of high expectations and aspirations is embedded further in the 16 to 19 programmes of study.
  • The learners in the sixth form are serious-minded, thoughtful and confident young people who make a very positive contribution to the academy as a whole.
  • Teachers promote a learning culture that is studious, insightful and philosophical. The trusting relationship between teachers and learners enables confidence in this style of learning.

Our A level points score* per student places us:

  • In the top 8% of Sixth Forms nationally
  • 6th in Lancashire
  • In the top 7 providers in Lancashire for % grades AAB or higher in facilitating subjects

Plus, we are the top Sixth Form locally for more key measures than any other:

School Name

Average point score A level entry

A level entry expressed as a grade

Average Point Score A level per student

At least 3 passes A level A*-E

AAB incl. 2 facilitating subjects

Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School 222.5 C+ 881 97% 22%
Haslingden High School & Sixth Form 209.8 C 761.2 53% 5%
Alder Grange Community & Technology School 183.4 D 619.9 50% 3%
Rochdale Sixth Form College 210.6 C 740 94% 7%
Burnley College 201.1 C- 679.3 88% 3%
Holy Cross 204.2 C- 728.6 85% 10%
Nelson & Colne College 219.6 C+ 776.1 99% 12%

 *A level data from 2015.

  • To see our fantastic A level achievements for 2015 click here

  • To view our prospectus click here

  • To see why so many students choose BRGS click here

Welcome to BRGS Sixth Form, where we celebrate our tradition of achievement, along with opportunity for the future.  As you explore what BRGS has to offer, you will discover that we provide a welcoming and friendly atmosphere where student can thrive academically and socially.  We're small enough to care, but big enough to deliver what each individual student is looking for.

At BRGS, students are treated and respected as adults.  We believe that they should be responsible for themselves; students build strong relationships with each other and staff.  There is a community feel and an atmosphere of collaborative learning; everyone is striving to do their best.

If you come to BRGS Sixth Form, you will be making up a unique community of students, half of whom join us from surrounding schools.

Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School has a fantastic heritage, and we're proud to play our part.  In the Sixth Form, this tradition is coupled with innovative teaching techniques, classic and new subjects and a huge range of enrichment opportunities.

If you have any further questions or enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at or phone at 01706 233400.

David Morriss
Director of Sixth Form

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