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An overview of BHS Sixth Form:

 

Subjects

We have a range of subjects available, a total of 23. These courses are either A Level or CTEC. 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 and Year 13 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 and Year 13, students are expected to attend Form Time in the mornings, with their Form Tutor. In the Sixth Form, we have a dedicated team of 10 Sixth Form Tutors who will lead Year 12 and 13 students through their A Level/CTEC studies.

 

Enrichment

Enrichment takes place in Year 12 only. There are two directed sessions led by the Director of Key Stage 5, Careers Officer, and external visitors.  In addition to this, students have two self-directed hours where they can complete enrichment choices such as  work experience, MOOCs, LAMDA or Pre Teach Course.

Our Enrichment booklet is available on the website.

 

Sixth Form Privileges

  • Leave at 12.15pm for lunch, as long as students are not in subject timetabled lessons
  • 1 large Sixth Form supervised study room
  • Each study space has a bank of laptops to use
  • Free Wi-Fi access on student's own devices anywhere in school
  • Wi-Fi printing from own devices

 

Sixth Form Team

Director of Key Stage 5: Mrs Wise
Sixth Form Pastoral Support Officers: Mrs Pittam and Mrs Ashton
Year 12 Tutors: Mr Basesi, Mrs Collingwood, Mr Smith, Mrs Carter, Mrs Lewinton
Year 13 Tutors: Mrs Biggar, Mrs Connor, Mr Stroud, Mrs Bell, Miss Kirk