Sixth Form Life

Sixth Form Life

Progression and Aspirations

The Sixth Form team strongly believe in raising student aspirations and a lot of our work focuses on ensuring students’ progression is a successful one, whether this be higher education or employment. A rich programme of support and guidance is planned for both year 12 and year 13 throughout the course of their A level study.

Students in Sixth Form are able to use the resource centre to study independently and there is a well- equipped common room solely for Sixth Form use.

Sixth Form students are provided with a range of opportunities in all subject areas and experiences at various universities. The application process to university ensures that all year 13 students are fully supported as they find their route into the university that suits their needs.

Excellent higher education outreach opportunities are now available for Year 12 in a range of subject areas at Sheffield University including:

  • Sheffield Outreach and Access to Medicine Scheme (SOAMS)
  • Access to Dental Occupations: Practice and Tutoring (ADOPT)
  • Discover Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM)
  • Discover Arts
  • Discover Law
  • Discover Humanities
  • Discover Social Sciences

For further information students and parents are advised to speak with Mrs Hardisty, Director of Sixth Form and/or follow the link:

We pride ourselves with ensuring all Sixth Form students are given a wide range of opportunities to develop skills outside of the classroom. We want our students to be well rounded, confident individuals who will contribute positively to the local community. The student leadership team is one example where students can make a difference to the school ensuring the student voice is heard whilst developing crucial leadership skills along the way. There are many more opportunities for students to participate in such as; the paired reading scheme, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Community Sports Leader Award and work experience placements.

Sheffield Outreach Programmes

REACH was launched in September 2010 and contains information about what is happening at the University for local schools and colleges.

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