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Sixth Form Life

At Ysgol Dyffryn Taf, sixth form life is vibrant, dynamic, and filled with numerous opportunities for personal and academic growth. As a student in our sixth form, you will be part of a close-knit community that values individuality, collaboration, and mutual support.

Academically, we offer a wide range of 26 subjects and courses alongside the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate skills challenge certificate, allowing you to tailor your education to your interests and future aspirations. 

Beyond academics, we encourage our sixth form students to engage in a variety of extracurricular and supercurricular activities. Whether it's participating in sports teams, joining clubs and societies, or taking on leadership roles, there is something for everyone. These activities provide opportunities to develop valuable skills such as teamwork, communication, and time management, while also fostering friendships and creating lasting memories.

We also prioritise the personal well-being of our sixth form students. Our pastoral care system ensures that you receive the support and guidance you need throughout your time with us. We have dedicated tutors who provide academic and personal mentoring, helping you set goals and overcome any challenges you may encounter. We also organise workshops and programs to enhance your personal development, including sessions on study skills, career planning, and well-being.

As a member of our sixth form, you will have well-equipped facilities, including sixth form study spaces, computer rooms, gym fitness suite and a dedicated sixth form room. This environment fosters independent learning and provides a space for you to socialise with your peers.

Overall, sixth form life at Dyffryn Taf School is about creating a well-rounded educational experience that combines academic excellence, personal growth, and a supportive community. We aim to prepare you for the next stage of your life, whether that be pursuing higher education, entering the workforce, or embarking on other exciting opportunities.