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An overview of BHS Sixth Form:

 

Subjects

We have a range of subjects available, a total of 21. These courses are either A Level or BTEC. All of the subjects available can be found in the Sixth Form prospectus (on the website), which has course entry requirements in too.

 

Lessons

Year 12 and Year 13 students have 9 hours over a fortnight of teaching time in each subject.

Year 12 students also have 9 hours over a fortnight of Supervised Study.

During ‘private study’ lessons, students are expected to use this time to continue with their studies outside of lessons.

 

Form Time

In Year 12, students are expected to attend Form Time in the mornings, with their Form Tutor. In the Sixth Form, we have a dedicated team of 5 Sixth Form Tutors who will lead Year 12 students through their first year of A Level/BTEC studies.

In Year 13, students attend morning registration with members of the Sixth Form Team: Mrs Brunsden and Mrs Wise.

 

Enrichment

Enrichment takes place in Year 12 only. These lessons take place twice a fortnight; they are either self-directed by students or external visitors will deliver information to students as a year group.

Self-directed options for Enrichment include: work experience, MOOCs, IFS or Pre Teach Course.

External visitors are invited to school, to discuss and share information with students for a variety of reasons, including University preparation, Student Finance, Contraception options or Volunteering.

Our Enrichment booklet is available on the website.

 

Sixth Form Privileges

  • Leave at 12pm for lunch, as long as students have private study lessons
  • 1 large Sixth Form supervised study room
  • 2 Sixth Form computer rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi access on student's own devices anywhere in school
  • Wi-Fi printing from own devices
  • Access to the Library during lesson time

 

Sixth Form Team

Year 12 Tutors: Mrs Brennan, Mr Dench, Mr Blackham, Miss Oliver and Mrs Collingwood

Sixth Form Academic Mentor: Currently recruiting

Sixth Form Pastoral Support Officer: Mrs Brunsden

Head of Sixth Form: Miss Biscoe