Sixth Form

Introduction

Welcome to the Sixth Form at Townsend School We aim to develop within the Sixth Form at Townsend School skilled and educated young people, prepared for adult and working life. We aim to provide an environment that enables and encourages all students to reach your full potential and offer support and guidance for you to …

Subjects

Students are required to have an APS of a minimum of 4.5 to attend Townsend Sixth Form to study 3 A Levels, with specific course requirements in the PDF below. Students who do not achieve a grade 4 or above in Mathematics or English will be expected to attend extra classes and retake their exams …

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Expectations of Students

Work Expectations School work in the Sixth Form is different from previous years. You are expected to take a more independent approach to your work and do things because you see the value in them rather than because you have been told to. Students who succeed in the Sixth Form are often characterised by their …

Dress Code

Sixth Form students act as role models to younger students at Townsend Church of England School. As part of this, Sixth Form students are expected and should follow the following dress code. Students are expected to dress in clothes suitable for a professional environment. Boys Expected Example of unacceptable dress Smart collared shirt Tailored long …

How to Apply

Townsend Sixth Form is part of the Alban Learning Partnership and offers a wide variety of courses to be taken on site or within the consortium. Please see the following documents for information on what Townsend sixth form has to offer, and how to apply. If you would like any more information regarding the sixth …

Facilities

Our students benefit from the use of a dedicated Sixth Form Centre.  This separate wing of the school has been designed to provide Sixth Form students with the best possible working environment.  A study room equipped with desktop computers as well as wireless Internet access provides a comfortable work space where they can study independently.  …

Further Education

Please visit the UCAS website for details on University courses and how to apply: www.ucas.com or the National Apprenticeships website for more information on apprenticeships: www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch  

Results

A-Level Success at Townsend Church of England School As a school we are extremely pleased to be celebrating our best ever A Level results. Some of our highlights include: APS of 31.2 per entry 42.9% of grades A*-B 22% of grades A* & A 64.8% of grades were A*-C 3 students – Adam Masters, Paaryn …

Leavers’ Destinations

DESTINATIONS OF YEAR 13 LEAVERS 2019 (Upper 6th) There were 39 students in year 13 (the upper 6th). The destinations of year 13 leavers are shown below. 62%        Went to University this year. (24 students) All who applied to attend university were successful in gaining their place at university 5%           Stayed in education for further …

Alban Learning Partners

Some students will have the opportunity to study courses at one or more of the Learning Partner consortium centres. This is to help students study their chosen courses. Throughout the year we will visit our consortium schools to ensure students are achieving well. Students benefit a lot from studying at consortium schools and we have …

Sixth Form Careers

There is a comprehensive programme in place for all sixth form students, this includes advice and guidance on Universities, Apprenticeships and Jobs and their applications. Support is offered by heads of 6th form, Connexions and Blue Arrow in the form of mock interviews, filling out application forms and help and guidance in finding the right …

Impact of Covid-19 – current Year 13

On 20th March 2020 Townsend School closured due to Government guidelines. Staff were required to provide work through online platforms and provide resources for home learning, however, few live teaching lessons took place until after May half term, where individual teachers would hold online lessons for students. On 15th June 2020, year 12 returned to …