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14:23 PM - 6 May 2021

We are looking for a teaching assistants to join us in September 2021. Visit our career site for more details https://t.co/pelr8Mqyni

07:53 AM - 29 Apr 2021

Retweetd From Marc Belli

We have this morning been contacted by TTP of a positive Lateral Flow Test result in Year 9. We are working to identify the contacts and will be in touch with families shortly. Apologies for the inconvenience

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1386699310230917122

16:10 PM - 26 Apr 2021

Well done to Macey on your successful application to the Athletics Scholarship, majoring in Law at the Houston Baptist University, Texas! https://t.co/45l0FuaQte

http://www.twitter.com/caldicot_sch/status/1385194223285194754

12:30 PM - 22 Apr 2021

Congratulations to Poppy and Ffion for their offers to study medicine at the University of Cardiff and University of Bristol! https://t.co/PrWmYB8BFB

17:51 PM - 19 Apr 2021

Retweetd From Marc Belli

Our final 'Qualifications 2021' briefing for students/families will commence at 6.00pm tonight. Please check emails for the link. Look forward to seeing you all. The same session will be run for students/families at the same time tomorrow

15:32 PM - 12 Apr 2021

A reminder that Year 7 Parents Evening will be held on Thursday 15th April. Information to book appointments for these using the online platform has been emailed to families.

20:55 PM - 11 Apr 2021

We look forward to all students returning to school on Monday 12th April, for the start of the summer term. Remember it is Week 1

13:26 PM - 22 Mar 2021

A reminder that Year 9 Parents Evening will be held on Thursday 25th March. Information to book appointments for these using the online platform has been emailed to families.

14:52 PM - 19 Mar 2021

We are really looking forward to welcoming Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 on Monday morning next week, as well seeing Year 9 again on Wednesday, Year 8 on Thursday and Year 7 on Friday! Remote learning will continue for those year groups not on-site on specified days.

19:03 PM - 18 Mar 2021

It has been great to see all of the students this week and we look forward to welcoming Year 7 tomorrow morning! Remote learning will continue for Years 8, 9, 10 and 12.

Welcome

AJD12 80793   WEB Stuart BryantWelcome to the sixth form at Caldicot School. Many of our Year 11 students choose to continue their education with us and we value the continued confidence and trust that they, and their parents, place in the school.

Sixth Form students are always keen to continue to build upon the excellent relationships they have with staff and this is demonstrated by their desire to contribute to the life of the school through their involvement in mentoring younger students and their involvement in extra curricular activities.

Students in Years 12 and 13 can choose to follow courses from a wide range of subjects at AS level in one year or at A2 level over two years. Some BTEC Level 3 courses are also offered. For students returning to the Sixth Form, we are proud to offer

  • An already well-established working relationship with our staff;
  • A high quality of learning and teaching recognised in our most recent Estyn inspection;
  • Supportive pastoral care;
  • Robust academic target setting, tracking and monitoring;
  • Opportunities to develop leadership and other personal skills through extra-curricular activities; and
  • Designated quiet private study areas, discussion study areas and coffee shop.

In addition, students have a range of opportunities to experience and explore University courses through

University visits: Throughout Key Stage 5, students have opportunities to attend presentations in school from various Universities, employers and apprenticeship providers. The school also takes the whole of Year 12 to a UCAS event at the University of the West of England (UWE) and a Skills day in Cardiff where various national and local employers are available for careers and recruitment advice. During these two days, there are no timetabled lessons and students are expected to attend.

Bristol University: Caldicot School has a very successful partnership with Bristol University. A number of our students are part of our Aim Higher group who attend lectures on a Wednesday afternoon to enhance their knowledge and understanding of their chosen subject. Successful students are often offered a place to study at Bristol after their Post-16 studies.

Seren Project: This programme was set up by the Welsh Government in September 2015 to increase the level of successful entries to Oxbridge, Russell Group and Sutton Trust Universities. In 2015-16, 22 Year 12 students from Caldicot School were successful in gaining entry to the Seren Project. Caldicot School currently has the highest number of attendees out of 42 schools and colleges in South East Wales.

Summer Schools: Sixth Form students are given the opportunity to apply for Uniq and Sutton Trust Summer Schools. Here, students are offered a residential experience at university for up to a week, where they attend lectures, tutorials and seminars.  These are provided free of charge (including accommodation and transport) by various universities including Edinburgh, Bristol, Southampton and Oxford.

To find out more about sixth form life at Caldicot School then do get in touch.

Stuart Bryant - Head of Sixth Form

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