Students in the Sixth Form can opt to carry out an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). This qualification is equivalent to an AS Level course (worth half an A-level) that involves a university style research project.
The EPQ product/outcome is either a fully referenced scholarly research essay of 5000 words or an “artefact” supported by a related fully referenced scholarly research essay of 1000 words. However, marks will also be awarded for the planning, research process, responses to supervision and preparatory work detailed in the production log and students will have to deliver a presentation to an audience about their project, which will be assessed.
Over the years, we have seen some truly outstanding A and A* projects. EPQs are suitable for self-motivated, self-directed students who are eager to explore their own area(s) of study. Those who choose to undertake an EPQ are well-supported by a team of experienced teachers, including Mr Moffat who is the Lead Practitioner for High Attaining Pupils and EPQ/Oxbridge Coordinator.
Kingsbury Sixth Form research titles in 2023 included:
Please use the expandable sections below to view recent examples of Kingsbury High School research titles: