Sixth Form Information April 2013

Year 12

  • Summer schools for scientists interested in studying ‘Food sciences’ or ‘Plants & Crops’ at the University of Nottingham. 3rd- 5th July 2013. Collect and application form from Miss Challis or visit for more information.
  • FESTIVAL OF ARTS- Leeds University invites you to experience the rich and varied heritage of arts and culture of Yorkshire, dating back hundreds of years. 5th June- 19th July. Limited spaces available.
  • OXBRIDGE- Miss Challis has some new information about admission interviews.
  • OXBRIDGE- SI-UK Oxbridge service provides advice and support on getting into top universities. The service doesn’t come cheap but Miss Challis has more details on what is available.
  • Apply for a ‘sandwich course’ and spend a year of your degree earning money while getting some valuable work experience. Speak to your tutor, Miss Challis, Mrs Mayfield or Mrs Walters for more information on the benefits of a placement year.
  • Get an academic scholarship for up to £3000 when you apply for a course in the department of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield. More information can be found on the 6th form notice board or at
  • Villiers Park Educational Trust inspiring excellence programmes still available for June and July 2013 including: ‘Creative Writing: Finding Your Voice’, ‘Law: Criminal Issues’, ‘Human Physiology and Sports Science’ and ‘History’. Each course lasts 5 days and is well recognised by Universities.

Year 13

  • Additional funding available from Manchester Metropolitan University. For full details see or Miss Challis. Other Universities have similar funds so make sure you do your research!


  • Want to travel? ‘WORLD CHALLENGE’ provides educational expeditions in both the developing world and closer to home. See Miss Challis for details.
  • There is information in the study room for anyone who is interested in finding out more about careers and qualifications in the automotive industry. Magazine sponsored by The Institute of Motor Industry.
  • Philosophy and Theology taster day- Tuesday 25th June 2013. For more information contact