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St Anselm's Catholic School


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Welcome to St Anselm's Catholic School

We are very pleased that you are considering our school for your Sixth Form studies. As Sixth Form students, you will be very important to the life of the school...

You will be role models for younger students; you will have opportunities to contribute to the school and the wider community and, when you leave school, you will represent us in many parts of the world. Some of you, in the future, may well send your children to our school.

My colleagues and I want you to benefit from the whole life of the school; spiritually, academically and socially. It is a chance for you to grow into adulthood, prepare yourselves for your future and to enjoy your last two years of education in a positive learning environment.

You will be fully supported in your academic work and you will be given opportunities to extend your knowledge in other areas that you may not have considered before, such as leadership skills and mentoring other students. You will also have considerable opportunities to get involved in the many enrichment schemes that we offer.

Please read the information provided here carefully and if you require any further help or would like to visit us in person, please do not hesitate to contact the school directly.

With very best wishes,

Mr J Rowarth


Our Sixth form offers a full range of A Levels and Level 3 BTEC courses. Our entry requirements are 5 GCSE's at Grade 4 and above for an academic (A Level) programme and 4 GCSE's at Grade 4 and above for a vocational (BTEC) programme.  Please note that certain subjects have individual entry requirements which must also be met. 

Student support

We provide a varied and challenging curriculum for 1100 students aged 11-18 including 200 in the Sixth Form. We are designated a Specialist Resource Provision for students with Physical Disabilities and Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

What makes us different?

St. Anselm's Catholic School is an 11-18 Comprehensive School located in Canterbury. St Anselm's serves the people of the Canterbury Deanery, including the towns of Ashford, Faversham, Whitstable, Herne Bay and Canterbury itself. Together, we work hard to create a faith-based community placing greatest value on the quality of the relationships, providing many opportunities for spiritual development. It is because of this faith-based and supportive environment that we can enable students to achieve their academic potential.


To apply for a 16+ Travel Pass, please visit the Kent County Council website:

If your household income is below £21,000 and you would like to apply for a bursary to cover travel expenses and school equipment, please contact Mrs Dunne (Sixth Form Support Officer) in confidence by telephoning 01227 826200 or emailing

Additional information

To view our Sixth Form prospectus, please visit our website:

To view our Course Option Blocks for 2020/21, please visit our website:

For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Sixth Form team:

Mrs S Ireland, Head of Sixth Form:
Mrs J Dunne, Sixth Form Support Officer:
Mrs J Day, Sixth Form & Careers Administrator:



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