Welcome to our co-educational Sixth Form. We are an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, and our two-year programme prepares students for the IB Diploma.
Here we provide an overview of the IB, more information our curriculum and how the IB Diploma is structured.
There’s also the opportunity to find out more about Sixth Form life from our past and present Sixth Formers and also learn more about the bespoke package of support we provide our students during the transfer to Higher Education.
We warmly welcome applications from students currently at other schools, alongside our transferring Year 11 students. Our usual deadline for application is 7th December each year, however late applications are welcome.
For more information, please contact the Sixth Form Admissions Team email@example.com or 01732 365125 ext 222.
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An intrepid group of Year 11s and 12s had a “cold, invigorating, informative and thoroughly enjoyable” weekend training for their Silver Duke of Edinburgh final expedition.
In April and May five universities visited TGS to talk to Year 12 students about university choices and making competitive applications. It was wonderful to welcome back TGS Alumna Alexandra, who is now Admissions Officer at University of Manchester.
Y11 & 12 linguists enjoyed a visit from Christine Mathias, Senior Lecturer in Latin American History and Toby Green, Senior Lecturer and Admissions Tutor at King’s College London, who gave them an insight into studying Spanish and Portuguese at university.
IB Visual Arts Students’ work was showcased in an exhibition at Royal Victoria Place in Tunbridge Wells during March and April.
The Visitors Book showed just how much visitors had enjoyed the students’ art work, with responses and reactions from visitors from Sevenoaks to Italy, Tunbridge Wells to Los Angeles!
Hannah in Year 12 attended a Geography Masterclass on Environmental Responsibility at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge where she attended a series of lectures and gained an insight into life at Cambridge.
Year 12 student Eve won a place at the Women in STEM conference at Cambridge University. She was selected to take part in the end of conference debate and shares her new view on plastics in her review of the event.
Three year 12 students interested in studying a Philosophy degree were nominated to attend a Philosophy enrichment day at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge on Monday 25th March 2019.
Our Year 13 IB students have been submitting their CAS portfolios and blogs for moderation and it’s fabulous to see the wide array of projects they’ve been involved in. Projects have included sport coaching, hiking in the Peak District, arranging a skydive, organising a food bank collection and helping in primary schools…
Year 11 and 12 welcomed student representatives from Queens College, Cambridge who gave them an insight into their studies and life at Cambridge. They also provided some useful tips on the application and interview process.
On 19th March, Students in Years 12 and 13 welcomed back alumna Livvy Edwards to speak about her experiences studying and working in the Film industry. This forms part of a series of ongoing talks by inspirational alumni.
Well done to our Under 19 Gymnastics Trio Annabelle, Liv and Rebecca, who traveled up to Fenton Manor in Stoke to compete in the Gymnastics Milano Trio National Finals.
The gymnasts just missed out on placing for a medal and finished fourth nationally, which is a fantastic result!
MedSoc members enjoyed a visit from Dr Pearson, a TGS alumna, who provided them with an insight into her work as a Senior House Officer in Gastroenterology.
Year 13 IB Students will be exhibiting their art work at Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells.
The artwork, created in response to personal interests and investigations inspired by the world around us, will be on display from 14th March - 23rd April.
Thanks to our sponsor, The Japan Foundation, and past help from the Sasakawa Foundation we are able to run a lunchtime speaking club run by a Japanese mother tongue speaker. Students have also benefited from new textbooks, kanji books and exercise books.
We’re delighted to announce that Year 12 Student Amelia has received the 2018 Joe Scott Prize for History. The prize is awarded to the candidate who scores the highest marks in the Schools History Project OCR B (SHP) History GCSE paper.
Year 12 Psychology students were able to undertake first hand learning from the world of industry when they visited UCL’s Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging.
Dr Siobhán McIlvanney, Head of French at King’s College London, visited to talk to students about studying languages at university.
27 Sixth Form philosophy students travelled to Southampton University for a day of lectures on a wide range of philosophical topics. They explored a variety of questions including “What makes you the same person you were yesterday?” and “Can we travel back in time?”
Year 12 students Amelia and Emily had the opportunity to become diplomats for the day at the 2018 Model United Nations Competition in Tunbridge Wells. They were awarded ‘Highly Commended for work in Refugees and Migrants Category’ for India and ‘Best Delegate on the International Security Committee’ for Israel.
Year 12 competed in Bar Mock Trial on 1st Dec at Maidstone Crown Court, giving them a unique opportunity to gain unparalleled insight into the justice system.
On Friday 5th December, Professor A C Grayling of philosophy fame visited Tonbridge Grammar School to question ‘What is Knowledge’ with year 12 students- all of whom are taking Theory of Knowledge as part of the international Baccalaureate- and Year 13 philosophy students.