Year 12 Information

6th Form Information - For Applicants - September 2018/19

If you have applied to Herne Bay High 6th Form, on results' day, please collect an additional letter from the 6th Form Team in the covered courtyard.  This will provide you with details of your next steps. 

External candidates, please contact to confirm your place and we will arrange an appointment to finalise your subjects and take copies of your GCSE results.

If successful, enrolment will take place on Thursday 6th September from 12.30 -2.30pm in the 6th Form Common Room and lessons will commence on Monday 10th September at 8.35am.

However, should you wish to apply and haven't done so already, please make contact in August, once GCSE results are known on  In addition, should you no longer require your confirmed place, please can you advise us of this, along with your plans.

6th Form Information - For Applicants - September 2018/19

Our Post 16 Information Evening took place on Tuesday 21st November from 5.30 - 7.30pm in the school's covered courtyard and applications were accepted from 22nd November 2017 - 2nd February 2018. No further applications will now be taken until GCSE results are known in August.

All on time applicants apply through

We offer a 2 tier Year 12:

Level 3 Courses - Two Year Advanced Programme

Level 2 Course - One Year Programme

Students entering Year 12 at Level 3 are expected to study their subjects for the duration of two years.

The 6th form at HBHS is a stimulating and supportive environment in which to learn. Each individual has the opportunity to develop their own potential. We encourage enthusiasm, positivity and hard work.

As well as an academic timetable students have the opportunity to take part in enrichment activities and school life, such as:

All students have ALP targets and aspirational grades to work towards and have a personal mentor to support them during their time at HBHS.

At the beginning of Year 12 all students sign a 6th Form Learning Agreement & Contract which details their roles and responsibility within the 6th form. An example of these are:

To continue studies into Year 13 students will need to achieve the required threshold in the end of year assessments along with Head of Department approval. In addition, Year 13 students select either the Extended Project Qualification, or Enrichment options in Year 13.

For progression from Year 11/12, please read our ‘What Happens Next Information'

Should you have any queries please contact the 6th Form directly on

All students in the 6th Form have the opportunity to undertake enrichment opportunities in and out of school.

These can range from Driver IQ workshop, Cooking on a Budget, Sporting Activities, Peer Coaching, Sports Leadership, Journalism Skills, Numeracy and Literacy Support, Fund Raising for Charity, Volunteering at Age UK, Be Our Buddy Scheme, Licence 2 Kill, Higher Education Exhibitions, Careers Fairs, Theatre Trips, Overseas Trips and Work Experience.

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In addition, students have the opportunity to become involved within the local community with the National Citizenship Service.