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HE Unique Fair – Presentations

Friday, May 11th, 2018

The annual HE Unique Fair took place on Wednesday 9th May 2018 to provide information, advice and guidance to our 6th form  and prospective students on the courses available to them at University. The event was attended by over 25 Universities and HE providers from across the country. Parents and students attended presentations about the UCAS application process and Student Finance, copies of which are available at the links below…

 

P16 Easter Workshop Timetable

Monday, March 26th, 2018

The timetable for the P16 Easter Workshops is attached below.

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Sixth Form Mocks Postponement

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Due to this weeks adverse weather conditions the Sixth Form has taken the decision to postpone the start of the mock exams from Monday 5th to Tuesday the 6th of March 2018. Any exam being postponed will be undertaken at an alternative time to be arranged.

Hamlet at The Lowry – Theatre Trip

Friday, December 1st, 2017

The English Department are giving students a fantastic opportunity to see the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) perform their landmark production of Hamlet at The Lowry in Salford. The performance, taking place on 26th January, marks the opening of the RSC’s 2018 national tour.

Directed by Simon Godwin, the production will see RSC Associate Artist Paapa Essiedu reprise his award-winning performance in the title role as one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragic heroes. Further casting to be announced. More information regarding the production itself can be found at TheLowry.com

Students will need to return a permission slip accompanied with a payment of £32 by Friday 8th December to secure a place.

 

Outstanding A Level Results

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

We are absolutely delighted that the hard work and efforts of our students in year 13 have resulted in them achieving excellent  A’ Level results this year.

We have seen a significant increase in students achieving the very top grades. Our results have continued to go from strength to strength this year and we are thrilled that this will allow our students the best platform for their next steps in their future.

Principal, Alan Warboys said, ‘our students and teachers work incredibly hard to ensure our students meet their potential. We are privileged to have such dedicated and skilled staff.’

Jonathan Clarkson, Director of Sixth form, said, ‘each year we are thrilled that so many of our students achieve their goal to study at University or undertake apprenticeships.  This year group have achieved excellent A Level results showing that hard work pays off. Our thanks go to the students, parents and staff who work so hard to achieve this level of success.’

Particular praise is given to students who have overcome many obstacles to achieve excellent outcomes this year. Richard Spink, Deputy Head of years 12 and 13 said, ‘we are so proud of the achievements of all our students, particularly those who have faced a range of challenges, yet have remained so focused on their futures to get where they want to be.’

Easter Revision Sessions

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

As usual, we’ll be holding revision classes for our P16 students over the Easter holidays in readiness for the start of exams season. The timetable can be downloaded below…

Easter Revision Timetable (PDF)

Easter Timetable Student

Prospectus Updated

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

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Our updated Prospectus for the 2017-18 Academic Year has now been uploaded, containing more information on the subject choices and enrichments available. You can download a copy of the prospectus here, or view within our website here.

A LEVEL SUCCESS!

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

 

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We are absolutely delighted that the hard work and efforts of our students in year 13 have paid dividends this year with students achieving excellent results. Over half of all entries achieved an A*-B grade and we saw continued improvements at  A or A*.  Our students’ results have continued to improve this year and we are thrilled that this will allow students the best platform for their next steps in their future.

It has been a real pleasure celebrating their successes with them, collecting their results this morning and seeing them reap the benefits of their hard work, extra hours and exam preparation.  It is a privilege watching our students realise that they have secured a place at the university of their choice, be it Oxford, Nottingham, Newcastle or more locally in Leeds or Huddersfield.

We wish all of our students the very best for their future in whatever they choose to undertake. We hope that they will keep in touch and come back and share their future successes with us in the months and  years to come.

SUMMER TASKS 2016!

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Following our Induction Day, all of the ‘Summer Tasks’ can be located here:

http://www.ossettsixth.co.uk/support/summer-tasks/

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Here’s some crucial dates for all current and future Sixth Form students:

RESULTS DAY – KENDALL HALL
Thursday 18th August
Year 13 from 8.30am
Year 12 from 10.00am

ENROLMENT INTO YR 13
Tuesday 6th September – Appointments will be given to you to come and see your tutor to re-enrol. Please arrive ten minutes before your appointed time.

ENROLMENT INTO YR 12
Thursday 25th August (GCSE results day)
Those who went to Ossett in Yr 11 – 10-30am – 12.00pm
Those who attended other schools in Yr 11 – 1pm -3pm.

Please do your best to attend these sessions. For those on holiday or unable to attend these slots for other reasons, there will be a ‘catch -up’ enrolment session on Wednesday 7th September from 8.30am – 12.00pm

Parents are welcome to attend with you if you’d like.

START OF THE YEAR 2016-17 TERM

All students, in years 12 and 13, should attend college and be ready to start lessons at 9.30 on Monday 12th September.

We wish you all a great summer and look forward to welcoming you all in September!

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