Mission Statement 

Our school is a private education centre, which offers an alternative to large mainstream schools.

Our aim is to provide an environment which is conducive to independent learning, in line with U.K. educational philosophy of constructivism and methodologies based on blended learning; a place where students are engaged and inspired.

As a multi-denominational, co-educational school, we encourage all our students to achieve their full potential, both educationally and personally.

We do this by creating a caring and happy environment, where our dedicated teachers can give expert, individual attention to all students, across the widest range of subjects available anywhere on the coast.


Most schools restrict a student's choice of subjects by placing them into option blocks. At Emerald Sixth Form, we focus on providing the subjects which the students want to study.

We have hugely experienced teachers from a range of international backgrounds, who can inspire our students to perform beyond their expectations in very small classes, normally 1 to 10 or often less.

Our students benefit from

  • constant academic mentoring​.

  • continuous pastoral care.

  • study skill seminars.

  • information literacy sessions.

  • extra English language from our TEFL teacher.

Day-to-Day Goings On, News & Events

26 May 2021

Spick and Span

Students taking responsibility for their beautiful school, doing some cleaning outside and maintaining the colourful flower pots, decorated by them earlier in the term.


25 May 2021

Surfing Trip to Conil

An end-of-year adventure for our students, surfing at Conil on the beautiful west coast.

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7 May 2021

Emerald Sixth Form Graduation 2021

Friday 7 May saw the students of Year 11 and 13 of Emerald Sixth Form graduating as the Class of 2021.

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23 April 2021

Today we're having a more creative lesson in Sociology, making posters about the factors that help us all to be successful in school and education.


26 March 2021

On Friday 26 March, our GCSE students were given a break from their studies to attend a different sort of lesson at a local pottery school. 

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11 March 2021

Students and teacher are attempting the Brenda Milner and Henry Molaison star tests, practised in early psychology research for memory.


11 January 2021

After the devastation of storm Filomena, a group of our students from Emerald Sixth Form carried out a beach clean in our local area.

We managed to fill three bin bags with an assortment of non biodegradable waste. It was shocking how much plastic and baby wipes we found in just a short stretch of beach.

The students even received a round of applause from members of the public!

Let's hope we can encourage more people from our community to do the same.

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14 December 2020

On Monday 14 December we had our Christmas Jumper Day at Emerald Sixth Form.  We are proud to announce that we managed to raise €316 for the Save the Children Charity.


We would like to thank all our students and families for their generosity and we hope that our future fund-raising events can be just as successful.

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19 November 2020

Anthony Almgren returns to Emerald Sixth Form to collect his A Level certificates.

Anthony was awarded three A grades at A2.


We are all very proud of his wonderful achievement. 


22 September 2020

Conquering the Mighty Concha...

On Tuesday 22 September, almost the entire school mounted an expedition to the summit of La Concha.

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We are thrilled to announce our A Level & IGCSE results for 2020!


100% Pass Rate  (A - E grades)

85%.   A* - C Grades

IGCSE (Pearson & Cambridge)

95% Pass Rate

We also achieved 98% Pass Rate in the CYQ Qualifications too.

Congratulations to all our A Level & IGCSE students and in particular, well done to:

      Anthony Almgren who gained three A grades at A2

      Alex Turner Hernández who also achieved A grades in both his A2 subjects.

      Isla Walker who attained an A grade in AS Physics and an A grade in AS Law.


Emerald Sixth Form is delighted to announce that we are opening again on Monday 31 August and we are accepting enrolments now.

We are a small school and we will be restricting our student number to a maximum of 30 for September. This will enable us to practise social distancing within the school if necessary.


All our classrooms can accommodate 4 students, while maintaining social distances.


We have two indoor areas, which can be used to teach classes up to a maximum of 8 students, with social distancing in place.

We can also use the outside areas for teaching, which will also ensure that we are able to maintain social distancing.  


Moreover, as we are a small private school, we can open under the rules of a small business. Therefore, if larger schools are unable to operate, we can continue to function normally alongside other small businesses.

Contact us now for more information and to arrange a visit to our wonderful school.


2 June 2020

Emerald Sixth Form is pleased to announce that we are offering new subjects for the academic year starting September 2020.

  • Psychology may be studied to IGCSE or A Level​

  • Art is now available throughout the school.​

  • Art History is on offer to A Level.


29 May 2020

Emerald Sixth Form Graduation Ceremony. We held a very successful graduation ceremony online, via Zoom. 

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April 2020

Due to the Corona Virus pandemic, and the restrictions imposed by the Spanish Government, Emerald Sixth Form is closed until 31 August 2020.

Online lessons are continuing throughout the lockdown period to ensure all our students are receiving the best education possible under such difficult circumstances.


Enrolments for September 2020 are being taken now and tours can be arranged any time.


March 2020

Emerald Sixth Form is very proud to announce that we have been awarded Examination Centre Status by Edexcel Pearson Examination Board. This means that, as an approved examination centre, we can conduct all our own examinations on site.


February 2020

On the 6th February, it was as though Christmas had come whizzing back around the corner for the students in Year 10 and Year 11. We drove to the one and only chocolate factory in Mijas pueblo: The Mayan Monkey Chocolate Factory.

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February 2020

A small group of Year 12 students spent four days exploring the culture, geography, art and gastronomy of France's capital city.

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