Year 13 Information

 

6th Form Information

 

To progress to Year 13, students require achievement at AS Level with grade A-E or Head of Department approval in the relevant subject.  Students continue with three A2 Level/Btec subjects as well as AS General Studies, EPQ or Enrichment.  Mentor time and PSHEE are also part of the compulsory timetable.

Year 13 also sign a formal learning agreement, further details can be found under the Year 12 information.

 

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:

www.ucas.com www.unifrog.com
www.whatuni.com university.which.co.uk/
www.unipodadvice.com www.informedchoices.com
www.push.com www.kentchoices4u.com
www.cxk.com www.bis.gov/studentfinance
www.russellgroup.ac.uk unistats.direct.gov.uk
www.nationalcareersservice.com www.allaboutcareers.com/
www.parentadviser.co.uk www.work-experience.org

Parents, please find useful information below:

UCAS

Parent Guide 2016

A Parent's Guide to University

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 ucas.com.

Student Loans Company

Parent Guide 2016

How your child applies and gets paid

How your child repays their loan

Frequently asked questions by parents

Myths and facts about student finance

A Parent's Student Finance Guide

Apprenticeships

Information on Apprenticeships

Government Information on Apprenticeships

notgoingtouni.co.uk

Not Going to Uni

Which? University

The Parent's Guide to University

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.

www.movingonmagazine.co.uk

 

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