Mock exam week – 6th – 10th January 2020
Y13 Parents’ evening: 13th February
Review day / Tutor day: 26th March
In Year 12 students have Form Time once a week. This is led by members of the Pastoral team, and provides a time for students to come together as a Form Group to discuss and explore a range of issues and themes.
These lessons are designed to cover elements of Personal, Social and Health Education, as well as study skills, examination preparation and exploring pathways beyond the Sixth Form.
During sessions a range of areas are looked at, including:
- Settling in to the Sixth Form
- How to make the most of your time in the Sixth Form
- Societal responsibilities (free speech, democracy, British values, Prevent)
- Being well informed
- Wellbeing and managing stress
- Next steps beyond Camp Hill
- Gap Years
- Employment pathways
- The UCAS and university admissions process
- The EPQ – Introduction to this, in preparation for Year 13
- Preparing for examinations
- Personal statements
- Personal safety and looking after yourself
- Relationships and health issues
Year 13 have a short year in which to complete the UCAS process, decide which University they will go to, complete their A Levels and prepare to make the transition for University life or a Gap Year. We use our fortnightly form time to prepare students for this challenging phase and remind them to monitor their own wellbeing.
- Finalising Personal Statements and choices
- Preparing for University Interviews
- Student Finance
- Advice on loans
- Budgeting and Banking
- Student Accommodation
- Personal Safety at University
- University Life
- Cooking on a budget
- Advice on accepting University offers and using UCAS Clearing, Extra and Adjustment
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