6th Form: Pastoral Care

Pastoral care is central to all that we do. Each student has a tutor whom
s/he meets with twice daily. Tutors are the gateway to accessing other
support and it is vital that students build a good relationship with their tutor,
who also drafts their UCAS reference. Students are further supported by
their Heads of Year, Pastoral Director Felicity Read and full time sixth form
counsellor, Caroline Lasko.

We recognise the jump from Year 11 to Year 12 and therefore have a two day induction programme which is run to develop skills and foster good learning relationships and friendships.

We recognise that finance can have a significant impact on learning, therefore we encourage all eligible students to apply for Free School Meals, the sixth form bursary or other one off grants to help with the costs of resources or trips.

Supporting students and their parent(s)/carer(s) through to Higher Education is a pivotal part of what we do. Through talks, visits, off timetable days and mentoring we ensure that students make the right choices for them into Higher Education.