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here - Alcester Grammar School
Sixth Form
September 2016 entry
Welcome
NOW
?
Summer
2018
Where do you go?
What do you do?
Stepping stone to what?
• 75% university (becoming 90%)
• 25% apprenticeship, gap year,
employment
What should I look for in
a sixth form?
Qualification?
Subject range & teaching quality
Care & atmosphere
Extras
Preparation for the next stage
Alcester
Grammar
School
31%
St. Benedict’s RC School
8%
Henley In Arden School
9%
Studley High School
Alcester Academy
10%
12%
Other Schools 19%
Stratford Upon Avon
School 11%
Years 7-11- 570
Years 12-13 500
Where do students live?
http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/schoolbustimetables
What can I study at AGS?
What do you want to do next?
Choose 4 AS levels
Optional Extend subject
Why 4 AS levels?
Extra qualification/UCAS points
1st choice
2nd choice
3rd choice
4th choice
75%
Continue
To Year
13
Sept 2016
June 2017
AS exams
June 2018
A level exams
Maths Statistics
Further Maths
PE
Spanish
French
German
Physics
Psychology
RE
Chemistry
Art
Home Economics
Philosophy
Statistics
Maths Mechanics
English Literature
Economics
Music
Photography
Business Studies
Biology
English Language
IT
History
Theatre Studies
Geography
Design Technology
How should
I choose?
Maths Statistics
Further Maths
PE
Spanish
French
German
Physics
Psychology
RE
Chemistry
Art
Home Economics
No option blocks = free choice
Philosophy
Statistics
Maths Mechanics
English Literature
Economics
Music
Photography
Business Studies
Biology
English Language
IT
History
Theatre Studies
Geography
Design Technology
IT?
Career pathways
History? Geography?
Teaching?
Science/Medicine/Vet?
Some need specific AS
levels
Don’t pick 4 new
subjects
Art? Music? Drama?
‘Caring’ profession?
Do what you
Maybe
choose
enjoy
complementary
subjects
Many don’t, so pick a range
Maybe choose
contrasting subjects
Languages?
Business?
Engineering/physics?
Sports management/science?
Advice?
Elected/appointed
students
Sixth Form Staff
Mini-prospectus
Open Mornings
Website
Exam results
Monday 30th November - Friday 4th December
Monday 7th – Friday 11th December
Tour & see lessons
Prospectus
Subject
departments
Careers Adviser
Studio
A level subjects & degree
choices
Josh
Deputy Chairperson
AS levels: History, English Literature,
Psychology, English Language
Previous school: Alcester Academy
Ella
Chairperson
AS levels: History, Psychology, Biology, Statistics
Previous school: Alcester Grammar School
Mike
Deputy Head Boy
AS levels: Business Studies, DT, IT, Psychology
Previous school: Alcester Grammar School
Gabbi
Deputy Chairperson
AS levels: Psychology, English Language, Biology, RE
Previous school: Sibford
Eve
Deputy Head Girl
AS levels: Chemistry, Maths, Biology, Music
Previous school: Alcester Grammar School
Lucinda
Deputy Head Girl
AS levels: Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Biology
Previous school: Alcester Academy
Eddie
Deputy Head Boy
AS levels: Chemistry, Economics, Further Maths
Previous school: St Augustines
Eddie
Deputy Head Boy
AS levels: Chemistry, Economics, Further Maths
Previous school: St Augustines
Klara
Year 12 student
AS levels: Biology, Chemistry, History, Psychology
Previous school: Church Grammar School, Czech Republic
What else?
Stepping stone to what?
Bespoke ‘Life’ careers programme
for whole of Year 12
Specialist careers interviews
• 75%Unifrog
university
(becoming 90%)
software that decides
your life plan for you
do we help yougap
decide
• How
25% apprenticeship,
year, on and
reach the next stage in your life?
employment
Dedicated Medics/Dentists/Vets/Oxbridge support
Apprenticeship opportunities
Regular work experience &
Masterclass opportunities
Music ensembles
Duke of Edinburgh
Extra curricular
Young Enterprise
Work experience
Extend options
Community Science
Huge careers
programme
Whole school plays &
musicals
Debating & mock trial
International trips
20 sports
Mentoring
Community service
Travel 2016-18?
Rome
Tanzania
Athens
USA skiing
France
Germany
Spain
Mexico
Vienna
Poland
Pastoral care?
Sixth Form Team
Mr Ian Young
Administrative Support
Vice Principal /
Head of Sixth Form
Mrs Katie Parsons
Mr Andy Jervis
Deputy Head of Sixth Form
Head of Year 12
Deputy Head of Sixth Form
Head of Year 13
Mr Jamie Richens
Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Welcome Week
Careers Co-ordinator
Mrs Sue Armitage
Mrs Beth Littleford
Mrs Kim Carr
Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Careers Evening
Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Life Programme
Sixth Form Administration
First Aid / Cover Supervisor
Mrs Sandra Gilmour
Sixth Form Administration
Block Week / Marketing
Dr Patrick Carr
Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Community Day
Additional Support
Philipa Thomas
Daisy
Revd. Cathy Davies
Mrs Emma Papantoniou
Janine Jackson
Counsellor
Happiness
Study Support
SENCO
Independent Careers Advisor
Rachel Dancy
Examinations Officer
Should I apply?
How do I apply?
What do I need?
Will I get a place?
Profile
•
•
•
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Want A levels, in a school community
Want some academic flexibility
Prepared to work hard and fulfil your potential
Decent Human Being
What do I need?
4 B grades (+ C in Maths &
English Language)
MUST be 4 GCSEs
Subject specific
requirements
Admissions 2016
Open Evening
NOW
Subject Sampling
Evening
Thursday 28th January
Email 4-7
subjects
Get grades?
IN
GCSE
Results Day
25th August
Near miss?
INTERVIEW
Induction
Evening
28th June
Interviews
April
Apply
by
12th February
Open Mornings
Monday 30th November - Friday 4th December
Monday 7th – Friday 11th December
Tour & see lessons
Subject Sampling Evening
Thursday 28th January
Compulsory attendance (and issue of full application forms)
Email/send us 4-7
Email/send us your 7 subjects to sample ASAP