Our Sixth Formers go on to a wide variety of post-school destinations – employment, apprenticeships, vocational courses at local Further Education Colleges, and a wide variety of Universities for an equally wide range of degree courses, both academic and vocational.
All our students are mentored by our Employability and Careers Co-ordinator throughout their time in Sixth Form. We have established an excellent program of work experience and other opportunities for students to explore their future career paths, with extensive knowledge of Apprenticeships, local employment opportunities and local provision of vocational training courses. Students can access Careers resources on Student Frog.
Year 13 students are guided through the UCAS application process.
For 2021 University entry, we saw over 100 of our Year 13 students apply through UCAS and this was a considerable rise on the previous year. Two of our students are holding offers for Cambridge and three for Oxford. Offers were also made to our students for Medicine, Optometry, Nursing, and Midwifery. Other students are holding offers from Russell Group and other leading Universities for subjects ranging from Archaeology to Creative Music Technology.
Year 12 students are encouraged to participate in the mentoring schemes offered by Universities such as Bristol (Access to Bristol), Bath (Access to Bath), Cambridge (HE+), Reading (Reading Scholars) and Exeter (Exeter Scholars), and in previous years we have taken groups of students to UCAS Fairs and other University Open Days.
Applying to University - student resources
Students should look on Student Frog for the ‘How to Apply to University’ guide, ‘The Big Guide to applying for Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary and other Healthcare courses’ on Frog, and Purple Forms.
Helpful short films on many aspects of applying for University (by University of Bristol)
- An introduction to 'University - what is it, why should you go
- Things to consider when choosing your University
- Choosing the University course for you
- Understanding admissions information
- Personal Statements
- Preparing for University
- Applying to Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Sciences: The Basics
- Helpful Study Tips
Oxford and Cambridge
Applying to University
Year 13 Leavers destinations from recent years:
|Destination||Number of students (141 total)||Percentage|
|University Place Confirmed for 2022 after Gap Year||17||12.1%|
|Destination||Number of students (122 total)||Percentage|
|University Place Confirmed for 2020 - Gap Year||13||10.7%|