Welcome to Christ's School Sixth Form
Abi - Year 13
Alex - Year 13
Clare - Year 13
Issy - Year 13
Megan - Year 13
Owen - Year 13
Sophie - Year 13
Will - Year 13
Will - Year 13
Our Sixth Form is now in its third year and has expanded to almost 100 students in Years 12 and 13. We are delighted with the enormous benefits these students bring to the whole school community.
Our staff are thoroughly enjoy teaching the A level programme to small dedicated classes, and our Sixth Formers are not only relishing the academic challenges but are finding time to be positive role models, helping our younger students and working as ambassadors for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects, the Arts and Sport.
It is with great pride that we have sent our first set of Year 13 students off to study at universities across the country. 27% are now studying at top Russell group universities. Having achieved over 50% A*-B grades, 95% of our first alumni are now studying degrees ranging from Aerospace Engineering to Politics and French. We are also extremely proud of students who have been successful on gaining apprenticeship places at blue-chip companies such as Mercedes.
The Sixth Form are split into small mentor groups who meet through the week as a group and then once every three weeks for individual sessions with their mentor to discuss academic progress, enrichment opportunities and address any concerns.
We have a strong Sixth Form leadership team comprising of nine students, led by our head boy and head girl. This team helps with Sixth Form development but also forges student links with the lower school, runs house assemblies and charity events.
Our purpose-built Sixth Form houses a fully equipped learning resource centre and study space as well as an open plan social area which looks out onto the Sixth Form garden. There are also seminar rooms for A level teaching and three new Science labs equipped for A level study. Other new facilities, developed for the benefit of whole of the school are a new drama space, an activity studio, additional changing rooms and IT suites. Students have access to PCs and iPads together with a variety of books, journals and online material to support their independent study.
We are able to offer a good selection of traditional academic A levels and we also plan to offer some BTEC courses for those who join us in 2017. We have the capacity to have 180 students in total across years 12 and 13.
We run a varied enrichment programme which includes extra-curricular opportunities, leadership roles, and subject-related events for super-curricular development. Our relatively small size as a Sixth Form allows us to personalise much of the advice and support we give.
I am heartened by the enthusiastic and committed approach to Sixth Form life by our students and delighted to be leading a dedicated team of staff and governors who continually work on ensuring outstanding outcomes for our Sixth Form students.
Head of Sixth Form
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