Year 13 Information


6th Form Information - Year 13 - September 2018

To progress to Year 13, students require achievement at AS Level with a grade A-E or Head of Department approval in the relevant subject. Students continue with three A Level/Btec Subjects and PSHEE.  Mentor time and PSHEE are also part of the compulsory timetable.

Year 13 enrolment takes place on Thursday 6th September from 9.30 - 11.30am in the 6th Form Common room and lessons will commence on Friday 7th September at 8.35am.

If unsuccessful, or a meeting is required to discuss courses in more detail a pre arranged appointment will be made.

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In Year 13 will study 3 subjects plus an optional qualification.

To progress into year 13 you must in each subject:

  • Achieve the required threshold in the end of year assessments along with the Head of Department approval.
  • Demonstrate a high quality consistent approach to work as evidenced through the quality of homework, wider reading, course participation and meeting coursework requirements.
  • Aspire to achieve your ALPS target throughout the year in interim assessments or demonstrate good progress towards this aspiration with evidence of improving work.

Year 13 have a busy year, applying to University or deciding, researching and applying for other routes. Year 13 students are also encouraged to broaden their CV by working in school or the local community as volunteers.


For progression from Year 12/13, please read our

‘What Happens Next Information'

Students in Year 13 also have enrichment and school life opportunities available to them.

The student voice is heard through mentor reps and the Head Boy and Head Girl at the 6th Form Council meetings.

The PSHEE sessions during Year 13 focus on plans for post 6th Form, whether this be University, Apprenticeships, Employment and Training, Further Education or a Gap Year.   There is a comprehensive system in place to support students with their onward destination following Post 16. This includes student finance talks, external speakers and visits from local University Ambassadors.

A Ucas/Finance Talk for Parents and Students is held annually at the start of the academic year.

Useful websites are:

Parents, please find useful information below:


Ucas Parent Guide

UCAS is the organisation that processes all full-time applications to UK universities and colleges. It is there to support you – as well as your son or daughter – through every step of the application process. UCAS sends all applicants a monthly newsletter, full of useful information, reminders, advice and competitions. But did you know you can get information from UCAS too?

You can sign up to monthly parent newsletters quickly and simply online. They’re completely FREE and contain timely information and advice about your son or daughter’s journey to higher education and what you can do to support them.

For further information about the UCAS process, take a look at the advice for parents on

Student Loans Information

 Visit the Student Finance website or The Student Room for further information.

The Student Room

Government Information

Ucas Finance

Which? University

The Parent's Guide to University

Complete Student Finance Guide

Moving On

Discover careers and qualifications information with Moving On” The Moving On website contains lots of great articles about careers and qualifications, as well as our new ‘careerometer’ which allows students to compare wages, working hours and job prospects for different careers that they might be interested in.


Government Information on Apprenticeships

Apprentice Kent

Not Going to Uni


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