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Extended Project

The Extended Project is a qualification which allows students to pursue research based projects in a range of subject areas. The qualification is equivalent in UCAS points to an AS Level, and is graded A* to E. Project work can be assessed in various formats including written portfolio, presentation, performance or use of artefacts. The Extended Project is well regarded by leading universities, which value the emphasis it places on the development of skills in analytic thought, independent learning, extended writing and presentation.

Educational Trips and Visits

Subject areas offer a range of educational trips and visits. Recent trips have included History trips to Germany and Poland; Biology students spending a week in Somerset; Geography field study in Scarborough; Art trips to London and theatre trips for English.

Peer Mentoring

We provide the opportunity for students to work alongside teachers in mentoring younger students and supporting their learning.  Students develop interpersonal skills and learn the basic competencies involved in working with children.

Sport & Leisure

Timetabled provision enables Sixth Form students to access our broad range of sports facilities. Specialist staff will deliver a variety of different leisure activities and coordinate a programme of competitive sports fixtures.

Student Leadership – Senior Student Team

Our Senior Student Team is a group of elected Sixth Form students lead by our Head Boy and Girl, who have the opportunity to develop and coordinate a variety of activities both within the school environment and the wider community. The team works with senior management, governors and others, representing the school at a number of events, raising money for various charities and supporting younger students.

Young Enterprise

The UK’s leading charity that empowers young people to harness their personal and business skills. Students on the YE programme will make the connection between school and the world of work, working alongside professionals from a wide variety of industries