Here at St Simon Stock Catholic School we provide a reputable and popular Sixth Form with over 200 students. Our Sixth Form offers challenge and opportunity to all, providing a bridge between the tight structure of GCSE and the freedoms of University life. At St Simon Stock you will:
- Be inspired by our highly experienced and committed subject teachers
- Form part of a magnificent community where all students are valued and encouraged to flourish
- Study in a place where support is close at hand and your achievements are celebrated
Our Sixth Form curriculum is diverse, balanced and fully prepares our students for entry to higher education, including the top universities in the country. We offer excellent curriculum support to students at this crucial time in their educational career, with each student attached to an Information, Advice and Guidance tutor, enabling highly personalised one-to-one guidance and support for all students with regards their curriculum choices and the progress they are making. Each student’s progress and work ethic is closely tracked, based on high expectations and personal targets. Support and intervention, where needed, is immediate, which ensures that students are highly aware of their targets and what they need to do to achieve them.
Our Sixth Form is packed with opportunities for our students to be peer mentors, prefects or to participate in the Fundraising Committee. Sixth Form students are expected to play a lead role in organising and running clubs for lower school students as well as participating in our in-class support scheme.
Applications to our Sixth Form are welcome from students from our current Year 11 students as well as from other schools. We have about on roll a number of external students who join us at the start of Year 12 from other local schools. We are very proud of the success of our Sixth Form students. With any going on to graduate successfully from Russell Group Universities.
- Mr B Williams, Head of Sixth Form has overall responsibility for Sixth Form students and should be the first point of person of contact for serious issues.
- Miss C Lockett, Deputy Head of Sixth Form deal with the pastoral and academic monitoring of students and should be your main contact for these issues.
- Mrs J Pereira, Sixth Form Administrator manages the day to day aspects of Sixth Form life and should be contacted for issues regarding attendance, punctuality and paperwork related to trips, bursaries and travel cards.
- Mrs L Turney and Miss S Worron, Sixth Form Study Supervisors.
|Report Type||Year 12 Date||Year 13 Date|
|Progress Review 1 Reports Sent Home||03/11/2017||03/11/2017|
|Progress Review 2 Reports Sent Home||05/01/2017||05/01/2017|
|Progress Review 3 Reports Sent Home||23/02/2017||23/02/2017|
|Progress Review 4 Reports Sent Home||20/04/2017||20/04/2017|
|Progress Review 5 Reports Sent Home||08/06/2017||08/06/2017|
|Progress Review 6 Reports Sent Home||18/07/2017|
|Full School Report Sent Home||02/02/2017||02/02/2017|
- At this level a homework task will be set every lesson.
- To assist students in the management of their time, if the homework task needs to be handed in (or presented in class), teachers will set the task at least seven days in advance of the deadline.
- Students will be expected to work on independent learning (IL) activities to ensure that total homework time per evening is at least two-and-a-half to three hours (up to four hours at the weekend).
- At this level students should be fully versed with the principles of independent learning, but nevertheless this will not be taken for granted. Teachers will ensure that clear and regular guidance is given. Independent Learning (IL) will include activities such as reviewing and revising previous notes, researching topics and supplementing notes, reading, practising extension questions etc.
- The progress students have made in English and Maths: +0.17 English and +0.38 Maths
- The progress students have made compared with students across England: +0.22
- The average grade that students in your college get at 16 to 19 study: C+
- Student ‘retention’ (the percentage of students who get to the end of their study programme: TBC
- Student ‘destinations’ (the percentage of students who continue in education or training, or move on to employment at the end of 16 to 19 study): 95%