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Recruitment Timeline

Stage 1: October

  • Read the course guide and highlight subjects of interest
  • Come to our Sixth Form open evening (with your parents or guardians, if possible)
  • Gather course leaflets, talk to teachers, existing Sixth Form students and the careers adviser

Stage 2: October/November

  • Talk to as many people as you can, including your parents, tutor, subject teachers, Head of House and our Ansbury careers adviser
  • Attend lunchtime drop-in sessions in the Sixth Form centre and talk to
    • the Head of Sixth Form (Mr Hannaford)
    • the Head of Year 12
    • students in Years 12 and 13
  • Complete the ‘preliminary choices’ form, on which you are asked to indicate your initial interests in terms of courses. This simply helps us to plan ahead and is not a firm commitment by you.
  • Sixth Form taster day

Stage 3: January

Stage 4: February

  • Attend your Sixth Form interview and tell us if you have any questions or concerns.

Stage 5: March

  • Receive and firmly accept your offer of a place in the Sixth Form, subject to obtaining the required grades in your GCSE examinations.

Stage 6: July

  • After your GCSEs, attend our two Sixth Form induction days to meet your tutor, your subject teachers and the other students in your groups.

Stage 7: Late August

  • Collect your GCSE results
  • Complete and return your Sixth Form enrolment form.