Why study at Bishop Douglass Sixth Form? There are numerous reasons! Our Sixth Form results are in the top 20% of schools for progress made. This means that you will receive exceptional teaching. The Sixth Form teachers at Bishop Douglass are specialists in what they teach and they really care about your progress. They offer after school and holiday lessons and will do their very best to ensure you exceed your target grades.
It may feel like you have just started your year 11 studies, and yet you are being asked to consider what you will do in year 12! This can seem daunting but at Bishop Douglass Sixth Form, we aim to make the transition as smooth as possible for you.
As you will see from the sixth form destinations information below, our students go on to study a wide range of courses. Not only do we care about your learning but we also care about your progression after you leave the Sixth Form. You will receive bespoke specialist one-to-one careers and UCAS guidance here.
Another aspect of the personal support that you will receive is that you will have a dedicated Sixth Form tutor and team to support your time here. Your tutor will be the first point of contact but, in addition to your tutors and your teachers, there are also several members of staff including myself, Madam Prina, Madam Chisholm, Madam Capitelli and Madam Pavlou who are all here to guide and support you through your Sixth Form experience.
You will benefit from a distinct Sixth Form suite which offers a library, a quiet study room, a kitchen with a common room and gardens. We aim to run termly social events specifically for Sixth Formers so, although you will work hard, there is time to have fun too!
There are many leadership, community and enrichment opportunities open to the Sixth Form. The top team run several events both within and outside of the school. Sixth Formers are instrumental in running the school’s community endeavours and there are many clubs and enrichment activities on offer.
We really do welcome you into the Sixth Form. The next step for you is to read through the application pack and complete the application form by Friday 11th December 2020. Please speak to a member of the Sixth Form team if you have any questions. We look forward to discussing your potential place with us next year.
Miss L Binz
Head of Sixth Form