Year 12 Information

6th Form Information - For Applicants September 2022/23

Our Post 16 Open Evening will take place on the 24th November.

Information on our courses is available on the Course Guide menu and applications are made on line via Kent Choices.

The Herne Bay High dates to submit your application to us via Kent Choices are from the 25th November 2021 to the 4th February 2022 at 3pm. Applications will not be accepted after this date.

If you wish to make an application after this date, please make contact via in August 2022 when GCSE results are known.

Please refer to the How to Apply for further information. 

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' 22/23. 

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 Debating, Driver IQ workshop, Cooking on a Budget, Duke of Edinburgh,  Sporting Activities, Peer Coaching, Sports Leadership, Journalism Skills, Numeracy and Literacy Support, Fund Raising for Charity, Volunteering, 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.

We are a member of the Net6thForm Group and here is a link to a useful video for parents/carers:

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