Dear Parent / Carer
As part of our programme for Careers we look forward to welcoming you to the Post-16 Information Evening on the 1st December, from 6.00 pm until 7:30 pm in the main school hall. During the evening, you will have the opportunity to speak to our specialist subject teachers regarding Post -16 subjects and courses. In addition, you will be able to speak to our current Sixth Form students about life in our Sixth Form and why they made the right choice by returning here.
Our recent Ofsted report was pleasing, with the following comments being made by the inspection team regarding the Sixth Form:
- Students’ progress is good
- Good teaching enables students to learn effectively
- High quality care, support and guidance
- Teachers place a very strong focus on developing key skills necessary for examination success
- The curriculum choice is wide and covers academic and vocational courses at level 2 and level 3
- Ambitious plans and high expectations are shared and welcomed by the staff and students
- Key life skills, such as independence, reliability and time management, are reflected for students in the standards set by teachers
- Students feel safe and make a positive contribution to the school
The evening will also provide an opportunity for you to gather specialist careers advice from our School Connexions Adviser. In the lead up to your daughters’ application to our Sixth Form, we are carrying out a number of activities to enlighten your daughter about her choices, including the following:
- November - December Weekly Year Assemblies
- Week beginning 28th November Subject Presentations: During Tutor time (Led by current Year 12 students)
- 1st December Open Evening for all Year 11 students and Parents.
- 9th December Closing date for Brentford Sixth Form applications (Internal and External)
- 13th, 16th & 17th January Year 11 – Post 16 interviews
- 6th February Offers made to those students who have been awarded a place
- 28th March Year 12 UCAS Conference (by invitation only)
At home you may find it useful to visit the websites below to gather more information about post-16 choices. Our prospectus can be downloaded from the school website and printed copies will be distributed at the information evening.
Please return the slip below and if you have any general questions about Brentford’s Sixth Form, please can you contact Mrs Evoy, Sixth Form Administrator (telephone 0208 847 4281 ext. 2284 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you.
Ms Dooley - Director of Sixth Form
Ms Knight – Head of Sixth Form