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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.

16:12 PM - 17 Mar 2021

We look forward to welcoming Year 8 tomorrow morning! Remote learning will continue for Years 7, 9, 10 and 12.

14:49 PM - 16 Mar 2021

We look forward to welcoming Year 9 tomorrow morning! Remote learning will continue via Google Classroom for Years 7, 8, 10 and 12.

20:18 PM - 14 Mar 2021

We look forward to welcoming Year 11 and Year 13 tomorrow morning! All other year groups will continue with remote learning.

09:58 AM - 6 Mar 2021

For students and families (in Year 10; 11; 12 and 13) we have developed a dedicated 'Qualifications 2021' webpage to help provide as much clarity as possible on the process this year https://t.co/fC2OpEW2q5

20:22 PM - 1 Mar 2021

The slides which Mr Belli presented are available on our Qualifications 2021 webpage. They will be emailed to families tomorrow https://t.co/lfu9c2wp8e

Sixth Form Curriculum

The majority of courses offered in the Sixth Form are Level 3 courses (AS/A Level or Level 3 vocational courses). A breadth of knowledge and understanding is required for students to cope with the demands of all Level 3 courses. In addition, students need to possess the necessary literacy and numeracy skills that all Level 3 courses require for their content to be understood and applied. 

In the sixth form, the vast majority of students in Year 12 will opt for 4 AS qualifications in addition to the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate qualification. A small number of students will opt for 3 AS level qualifications in Year 12. The route will depend on success at GCSE level.

Advanced Level qualifications provide a more traditional route to both higher education and employment. In these subjects, assessment is predominantly by external examination. Vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Diploma or Applied subjects have elements of controlled assessment which minimises the amount of external assessment.

All students follow the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification, which is a compulsory element as specified by Welsh Government. Students must follow this qualification regardless of the number of AS/A2 qualifications studied.

For more information about individual courses, please speak to Mr Bryant, Head of Sixth Form.

Sixth Form Curriculum Date  
Sixth Form Options Booklet 02nd Dec 2020 Download
Sixth Form Application Form (2021) 02nd Dec 2020 Download