Sixth Form Programme

The Sixth Form Programme at Convent of Mercy Academy prepares students to pursue teritiary studies through a rigorous and holistic Programme.

LOWER Sixth Form Programme 2021-2022

Information is provided below to  Applicants for Grade 12 (Lower Sixth Form) for the academic year 2021-2022.

Applicants should have:

  • a good record of discipline, punctuality and attendance.
  • a good record of participation in co-curricular activities (clubs and societies and sports) .
  • a good record of completing and submitting assignments and projects.

A processing fee of JMD $2500.00, which is NON REFUNDABLE, should be paid before your application is processed. All fees may be paid by debit or credit card at the Main Office or online via the banking platform using the information below:

Banking Information

Bank: NCB
Branch: Oxford Place
Account #: 211001615
Type: Checking
Account name: CMA Special Services

Proof of payment must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., clearly stating the name of the Applicant.

Students are advised that pre and conditional acceptance will be processed and communicated to students by mid-August but final acceptance will not be given until results are available.

Shortlisted Applicants will be notified by email to attend an interview. External applicants will be asked to present documentation at the interview.

ALL students are required to pay fees. The fee for the academic year 2021-2022 is JMD $63,000. Students who enrolled in the academy, who pay all fees upon confirmed acceptance, will pay a discounted rate of JMD $55,000.00. If a payment plan is to be considered the fee will be JMD $63,000 and an initial payment of JMD $30,000.00 is mandatory and non-negotiable to secure a space in our Sixth Form.

The payment schedule will be available in September but will include examination fees and will not go beyond the period when the payment of examination fees has been finalized.

Applicants who wish to pursue CAPE Units in Grade 12 at Convent of Mercy Academy must meet the following requirements:

  • must be able to pursue at least THREE CAPE Units (excluding Communication Studies) in year one.
  • should have grade ONEs or TWOs in the prerequisite subjects for Units that they wish to pursue in Sixth Form.


All grade 12 students must take part in at least TWO(2) Co-Curricular Activities and are bound by a commitment to obey the Rules and Regulations which govern the conduct of students of Convent of Mercy Academy “Alpha”.


Computer Science
Information Technology - Grade ONE -all profiles with an A and Mathematics with at least a grade TWO

Management of Business
Accounts with at least a grade TWO

Pure Mathematics
Additional Mathematics and Mathematics with a grade ONE and an A in all profiles

All Science and Business students MUST have at least a grade TWO in Mathematics.

Environmental science
Geography and Biology or Chemistry.

In the absence of results, fourth and fifth form grades or projected grades may be used in determining a candidate's suitability for pursuing a subject at the CAPE level – Applicable only to Alpharians.



The Academy will offer the Subjects outlined below for the year 2021-22. Communication Studies is compulsory for all students.

You may select a TOTAL of THREE subjects which CANNOT be from the same Group. You MUST also select the option NONE from one of the groups when filling out the application form.

Group 1

  • Biology
  • History
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics

Group 2

  • Literatures in English
  • Environmental Science
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Accounting
  • Physics

Group 3

  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Management of Business
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

Group 4

  • Tourism
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

Click applynow to start application process. NB. A Gmail account is required to complete this form.

Students not previously enrolled in the Academy will also need to complete a Character Reference Form. Click character reference to download form.

The application period ends Friday, July 30, 2021.

PLEASE NOTE: Being a graduate of Convent of Mercy Academy DOES NOT guarantee you placement in the Sixth Form Programme.