Application to Sixth Form 2007

 

The following information outlines the stages of application for students wishing to join our Sixth Form in September 2007.

 

Sixth Form Information Evening  April 2007

Full details of Courses and our Sixth Form provision will be presented for parents and prospective students.

We welcome interested students currently attending other schools.

Sixth Form Information Booklet

This gives details of all courses on offer and will be available from April 2007

Pre Application Form

Issued in April 2007. This is the first stage in the application process and will register a firm interest in courses available from September.

Students applying from other schools will be interviewed in June.

Interviews August 2007

Interviews will be held immediately after receipt of GCSE results.

Places will be offered subject to the following criteria;

        GCSE grades

        Acceptable academic record

       Acceptable attendance and punctuality record

Parent Induction Evening

Parents and students who obtain places in Lower Sixth will be invited to an induction meeting before the start of term in September 2007.

 

Further information available from

Mr D O'Hanlon (Acting)   Vice Principal

 

Tel  028 406 25010

 

 

The College commenced 6th Form examination courses in September 2000, offering a

range of academic and vocational A level courses. This is another exciting

development in our short history and the range of available courses has increased

with each successive year. Potential 6th Form pupils can now chose to study from a

menu of 17 subjects.

A flourishing 6th Form has allowed the College to introduce a Prefect system that has

already made a positive contribution to the College. The most significant contribution

is their role as mentors to the junior school, in particular to the Year 8 intake.

These senior pupils provide additional support in a variety of ways to the youngest

pupils throughout their first year in the College. Our prefects also serve as worthy role

models for all our pupils.

Sixth Form courses in New-Bridge

As a small school with pupils of all ability levels we have carefully selected arange of courses which will cater for the greatest number of potential sixth form students. Our sixth form provision offers both applied and academic subjects which allow students the flexibility to mix and match options which best suit their career aspirations. The range of possibilities is wide and varied in keeping also with the spirit of government reforms. It is our intention to expand the variety of courses offered in the near future.

For September 2007 the College warmly welcomes applications from students from other schools who wish to join us in Sixth Form. Further information may be obtained from Mr D O'Hanlon (acting Vice Principal).

All students in Sixth form will study the Core Curriculum subjects and in addition select course combinations from the Options.

 

The Sixth Form Curriculum September 2005

Core Curriculum

Careers

Creativity Action and Service

2 Year Course Options

Academic A Level

English, Art, History, RE,  Biology, Physics, Maths, PE, Geography

Drama

Applied A Level

Applied Business

Applied Health and Social Care

Applied  Information & Communication Technology

Entry Requirement; Minimum of 4 Grade Cs at GCSE

 

 

 

The Sixth Form Experience at New-Bridge

As a Sixth Form student in New-Bridge, you will have the following advantages;

Small classes

Experienced and committed teachers

The integrated experience of tolerance and reconciliation

Continuous pastoral support and teacher guidance

Personalised career planning

Work experience placements in lower and upper sixth

Facilities for independent study and research

Choice of a stimulating new range of courses

Distinctive sixth form uniform

Increased responsibility as senior pupils which includes

prefect system and a programme of mentoring of new and

junior pupils

A varied extra-curricular programme and community involvement

A close partnership between parents, staff and students

An emphasis on social and personal as well as academic

development of students.