All our students access a wide range of opportunities to develop their skills, qualities and attributes to make them stand out from the rest on application to university and/or employment. Our Enrichment Programme is an integral part of the experience for our Sixth Form students.

 

Student quote “I thought the Personal Statement Conference was really good. I got a chance to talk to a specialist adviser who gave me lots of tips on how to make my personal statement better”.



Futures Programme

Each week, a timetabled hour is dedicated to our Futures Programme. The 6th Form Futures Programme has 3 main aims for our students:

  1. Developing themselves through careers, employability and enterprise education
  2. Learning about careers and the world of work
  3. Developing their career management and employability skills

Some of the highlights from our Futures Programme are listed below:

Year 12

Autumn Term Post-18 options – Students attend workshops delivered by external experts from the World of Work, Higher Education, College, Voluntary sector, Apprenticeships and Gap Year

Professional Pathways commence

Spring Term Employability Skills

Mentoring Programme

Preparing for Oxbridge application

Summer Term University Open Day visit

Work Experience Week

UCAS application

Nuffield Research Group

Year 13

Autumn Term Personal Statement Conference

Mock Interviews

Spring Term Student Finance

University course confirmation

Preparing for apprenticeship and employment application

Summer University course confirmation

Results Day

 

Transferable Skills Programme

In order to be academically successful, students need to understand how to study at 6th Form. They complete a Transferable Skills Programme during their tutor time, focusing on such topics as effective time management, good organisational skills, effective note-taking, becoming IT literate, developing resilience and responding effectively to feedback.

 

Personal, Social, Health and Relationships Education (PSHRE)

During morning tutor time, students explore a wide range of topics which are relevant to them. These are:

  1. Core theme 1: health and wellbeing
  2. Core theme 2: relationships
  3. Core theme 3: living in the wider world

Enrichment Programme

All our students access a wide range of opportunities to develop their skills, qualities and attributes to make them stand out from the rest on application to university and/or employment. Our Enrichment Programme is an integral part of the experience for our Sixth Form students. Students can take part in a range of enrichment opportunities, such as:

Young Enterprise

Gold Duke of Edinburgh

Theatre School (acting, drama, music, backstage support roles)

Recreational sport

Voluntary Programme

E-tech employment (hardware and software development, App design)

Green Power Racing Car Project

Scratch coding club (computer science)

Chess club

Wellness Club