Franklin Campus

The UKAT Sixth Form is newly established and the Franklin Sixth Form Campus is based at Brompton Academy.  The Garrett Anderson Campus is based at our sister school, Chatham Grammar School for Girls.

Rosalind Franklin is best known for her work which led to the discovery of the structure of DNA - it is likely that she would have been awarded a Nobel Prize for her contribution, however the rules of the Nobel Prize forbid posthumous nominations and because Rosalind Franklin had died in 1958 (aged just 37) she was not eligible. The Nobel Prize was awarded to others involved in the description of DNA in 1962.

Like Franklin, students in our UKAT Sixth Form dedicate themselves to expanding their knowledge and constantly striving for the next step.  Who knows what our students may discover in the future?

The staff of our UKAT Sixth Form encourage our students to take the next step in their lives, moving from level 2 qualifications to level three programmes.  This enables them to step towards independence, developing the confidence and skills to allow them to move on to adulthood and look at future careers and pathways.

Students can take the opportunity to develop real work based skills through taking a World of Work (WOW) job, providing paid employment within the Franklin Campus across a range of areas.  Many continue mentoring work with younger students, beginning lower down the Academy.  We also have subject specific ambassadors dedicated to the specialist subjects Science and Arts, working with younger students on extra curricular projects, assisting in lessons and promoting their subjects in assemblies and across the Academy.  We encourage the development of 'Lead Students', these are students that maintain and promote a visible presence around the Academy, supporting and developing the ethos of Franklin living and learning.

Above all, the UKAT Sixth Form is a warm, supportive group, working together to build student aspiration and experience.