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Worth School

Guidance & destinations to universities across the globe.

Worth offers individualised guidance and support for university entrance to universities across the globe and Sixth Form tutors are chosen especially for their expertise in this process. In addition, we offer guidance for work experience using our excellent alumni network, as well as support into degree apprenticeships and art colleges.

Worth students have a strong tradition of entrance to the most competitive universities in the UK and Europe, Canada and the USA. However, we recognise that no two students are the same and that assumptions should never be made. We operate our own metric of success which does not simply involve statistics about entrance to only the most traditional UK universities – we understand that there is so much more to success than this. Worth instead offers an individualised preparation programme which is overseen by a subject specialist from the relevant department. Support may include talks by current university students, extra reading and classes, debates, mock interviews and practice papers.

Sixth Form students have access to expert advice about how their university and higher education choices will best aid successful careers and fulfilling lives at university and beyond. The Careers team organises speakers and events designed to put students in touch with the world of work and higher education. Work placements, internships and mentoring are organised by Worth Society, the alumni association, and students are encouraged to attend career events, each with a specific career focus, and the Apprenticeships Fair in the Lent Term of Year 12. Worth’s own Careers Fair brings together a range of professionals who talk to small groups of Year 12 students about their field of experience and expertise.

Our Applying to University Guide assists students in the process.

Leavers' Destinations 2020

Loughborough Politics & International Relations
Exeter Liberal Arts
Lancaster Philosophy & Politics
Exeter Medical Sciences
Cambridge Land Economy
Reading Philosophy & International Relations
Exeter International Relations & Human Geography
Exeter Business & Management
Westminster Politics & International Relations
York Economics
Concordia College, Minnesota, USA Chinese & English Literature
St Andrews Chemistry
Southampton Mathematics with Statistics
Newcastle Accounting & Finance
Bristol Geography
Exeter Biochemistry
Loughborough Sports Management
Durham History
Bristol Geography
Nottingham Philosophy
Liverpool Medicine
Exeter History
UCL Medicine
Exeter Politics & International Relations
Lancaster History
East Anglia Modern Languages
Lancaster Geography & Economics
Bournemouth Law
Kent Business & Management
Exeter Theology & Religion
UCA Canterbury Fine Art
UCL History of Art
Loughborough Sports Psychology
Edinburgh Mechanical Engineering
Liverpool Dental Surgery
UCL Anthropology
Royal Holloway Business & Management
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, Heidelberg Law
Leeds International Relations
Warwick Politics, Philosophy & Law
McGill University, Montreal Cognitive Science
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