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Holbeach

Sixth Form Applications & Prospectus

We are holding our Form Preparation Evening on 23rd June from 6pm-8pm. Please see attached our letter to prospective students with information on the content of the evening. However this event will able students to meet their subject teachers to learn more about their chosen courses, and find out more information on life in our Sixth Form. The evening will begin at 6pm with a welcome talk from our Head of Sixth Form, Mrs Evans.

Further information and support for Sixth Form students such as transport, 16-19 bursary and uniform for courses will also be available.

On arrival you will be asked to sign in to register for your chosen courses and will collect your admissions pack.

If you are able to attend, please email sixthformopenevening@uah.org.uk with your full name, current school and subjects you would like to apply for. Parents are also welcome to attend the evening with you.

If you are unable to attend, please email using the Sixth Form Open Evening email above with your name and address, and we will post out your admissions pack and any course information from the evening.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Sixth Form soon. However if you have any questions regarding your admissions to us, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.

Preparation Evening September 22

Our Application Process

Making a decision about where to study post 16 is an important one and we advise all pupils to look carefully at the information on this website, attend our Open Evening and look at prospectus carefully. Students will need to discuss their options carefully with their current teaching staff, tutors and parents before making their final decision.

Courses are delivered at Levels: 1-3 and will ultimately prepare students for the world of work or higher education.

Entry Requirements

Students will be required to meet the entry requirements for their chosen courses which in general are as follows:

A Level Courses

A Level Subjects

  • All students must achieve a minimum of 5  x  9-5 including English and Maths and
  • A minimum of 6 or above in the subjects they have chosen to study at A Level

If the following subjects have not been studied before at GCSE then a minimum of 6 in English Language must be achieved

  • English Literature    
  • Law
  • Government and Politics
  • Business Studies
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • History
  • Geography

If the following subjects have not been studied before at GCSE then a minimum of 6 in Maths must be achieved

  • Chemistry          
  • Biology
  • Physics

Maths  A Level - students much achieve a minimum of a 7 at GCSE to continue studying this at A Level

Courses of study

T-Levels

Science T Level – occupational specialism: laboratory & food science     

Digital T Level - Occupational specialism: Digital support services, network cabbing and digital infrastructure                 

Health T Level – Occupational specialism: Supporting the adult nursing team

Management and Administration T Level - Occupational specialism: business support

All students must achieve a minimum of 5 x  9-4 grades including English and Maths.

Students that wish to undertake a T Level route that fall short of either English or Maths can select a T Level transition pathway course.

Each T Level area has a subject specific transition pathway to support progression onto a T Level after successful completion of the required entry grades in English and Maths.

 

T-Levels

 

Technical and vocational courses are available in levels:

Vocational Courses                                                         

  • Art and Design
  • Sport
  • Music
  • Media
  • Childcare and Education
  • Health and Social Care

All students must achieve a minimum of 5  x  9-4 grades including English and Maths and

a minimum of 4 or above if they have already studied a GCSE in that subject.

Technical Qualifications

  • Motor Vehicle                          
  • Bench Joinery                                                                           
  • Brickwork                                                                                   
  • Plumbing                                                                                    
  • Hair dressing                                                                             
  • Beauty Therapy                                                       
  • Childcare                                                                                    
  • Electrical (L2 only)

All course are available at Level 1 and Level 2

All students must achieve a minimum of – 5 X   9-3 grades at GCSE for entry onto a Level 2 course

All students must achieve a minimum of – 5 X   9-2 grades at GCSE for entry onto a Level 1 course

 

Courses of study

Applications

We accept applications for Year 12 students after our Open Evening each year in November. Many of our courses are oversubscribed, and by the end of the year we often have to operate an active waiting list. We therefore strongly advise students to apply as early as possible.

Application Process

Open Evening

We accept applications for Year 12 students after our Open Evening each year in November. Many of our courses are oversubscribed, and by the end of the year we often have to operate an active waiting list. We therefore strongly advise students to apply as early as possible.

Application Form

After reading the 6th Form Prospectus we suggest students complete the Application Form and send it in as soon as possible, as courses fill up very quickly. Late applications will be considered if there are places available.
Students may apply for more than one course and every effort will be made to accommodate choices. 'A' Level blocks will be published as early as possible.

Interview

All applicants will be invited for interview at the Academy. Please bring a copy of your latest tracking/report.

Enrolment

This happens on GCSE results day. Once pupils have collected their exam results they can confirm their enrolment at the Sixth Form

If you are interested in joining us in Year 12, 13 or 14 and would like further information or to arrange an individual tour please contact: