|In 2016, Sophie Lowe (now a student at Cambridge University) achieved an impressive A* for her amazing EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) at Parliament Hill, by devising, writing, drawing and publishing a stunning graphic novel for children, (see image).|
Parliament Hill is a member of LaSWAP, which is the largest sixth form in Camden and the longest-established sixth form consortium in London. We have 30 years of experience in providing a first-class post-16 education. LaSWAP combines the strengths of its four partner schools: La Sainte Union, William Ellis, Acland Burghley and Parliament Hill.
WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT LaSWAP?
LaSWAP includes the sixth forms of four Camden schools:
La Sainte Union
Students are based in one of the four schools, within a tutor group there. They normally take at least one, and probably more, of their courses in the base school and can access courses in any of the other three schools.
Proven Track Record
LaSWAP is the largest sixth form in Camden and the longest-established sixth form consortium in London. We have 30 years’ experience of providing first-class post-16 education.
LaSWAP combines the strengths of its four partner schools.
Challenge through high-quality teaching
Our team of over 200 highly-qualified specialist teachers will provide consistently good and outstanding teaching.
We have a well-deserved reputation for high expectations and academic success. We want students to be challenged intellectually and well supported. Staff aim to work closely together across the 4 schools to ensure that this quality is maintained.
Broad innovative curriculum
Students benefit from our unique A level curriculum offer – more than 40 subjects in almost any combination – and our vocational offer at levels 1-3. Our teachers collaborate to make sure the curriculum is up-to-date, innovative and forward-looking.
LaSWAP welcomes students as individuals and values what they bring to our rich mix of students. They have the opportunity to develop both personally and academically within a structured environment that offers the flexibility and diversity of a college and the individual care of a school community. They receive excellent advice and guidance on future opportunities, including support from a highly-qualified team of Higher Education advisors.
Achieving the best
At LaSWAP, we enjoy a dynamic, creative and outward-looking community, intent on achieving the best for all.
- To ensure outstanding progress and achievement for all our students and to equip them for ambitious next steps in Higher Education, training or employment.
- To provide across the four schools an unrivalled choice of pathways, programmes and courses
- To ensure the highest quality specialist teaching that will excite, challenge and support all learners
- To provide individual support and guidance to ensure all students take full advantage of the rich educational, enrichment and social opportunities.
- To develop students as independent, confident and responsible adults, taking control of their futures and playing their part in a better world
What our students say
“The teachers make our lessons interesting.”
“My ideas are never rejected. I am always told how I can make them possible.”
“I feel challenged in every subject.”
“My tutor cares - which is really motivating – to know that you are worth it.”
“The guidance prepares you not only for higher education and careers, but for life as
“Volunteering involved me in things I would not necessarily have done.”
“There’s no sense of hierarchy between students. They’re friendly and open and so
“LASWAP offers lots of different courses meaning there is literally something for
“Choosing subjects taught in other LASWAP schools has enabled me to meet lots of
new people and given me more confidence.”
“Teachers all want us to do our best and push us to our full potential.”
“I can talk to any of my teachers about difficulties and they are always helpful.”