Sixth Form

Welcome to the Saint George’s Sixth form section. This page will give you all the information you need to apply for our Sixth Form including information sheets, helpful videos and application links. 

Our head of Sixth Form is Miss Pye

If you need any information please contact our head of Sixth Form on pyem@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk or our school office on office@saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk

 

New H Block Facilities 

Our new H Block is well underway and it is going to provide our sixth form with some excellent facilities including:

  • A state of the art astro turf pitch and other sports facilities
  • Specialist science laboratories
  • ICT computer suites
  • Specialist dance and drama studios
  • Music rooms and specialists music technology hardware and software
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Microsoft TEAMS software to support virtual learning

Click here to check our the New Facilities 

Option Blocks

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16-19 Study Programme Requirements

  • All students who attend Saint George’s Sixth Form are enrolled on a 2-year Level 3 curriculum, studying either A Levels or equivalent Level 3 vocational qualifications. The expectation to be enrolled in our Sixth Form is to study at least three Level 3 qualifications.
  • All students go through a standardised enrolment process to ensure that their curriculum programme suits their individual needs, prior attainment and where relevant their career goals. 
    • All students must obtain 5x Grade 5 or higher GCSE qualifications to be eligible to enrol at Saint Georges Sixth Form.
    • All specific subject entry requirements must be met.
    • If Grade 4 or above at GCSE English or GCSE Mathematics has not been achieved the student must be enrolled on a retake GCSE course alongside their three Level 3 courses.
  • All year 12 students will engage with a period of work experience while studying at Saint Georges Sixth Form.
  • While studying at Saint Georges Sixth Form, all students will be expected to attend tutor time sessions where a combination of non-qualification activities will be delivered. These will focus on the following:
      • PSHE
      • Study skills
      • Careers, advice, and guidance activities, including support to progress to further of higher education or employment
      • Enrichment activities
  • Alongside tutor time sessions, the above will also be delivered in extracurricular sessions such as drop down days.
  • Students also can opt to complete the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

Subject Information Sheets

DRAMA

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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ENGLISH LITERATURE

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FILM STUDIES

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FINANCE

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FRENCH

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GEOGRAPHY

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HISTORY

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MATHEMATICS

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MUSIC

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PERFORMING ARTS

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PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS

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PHYSICS

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PSYCHOLOGY

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SOCIOLOGY

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SPANISH

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VOCATIONAL IT

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VOCATIONAL SPORT

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BIOLOGY

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BUSINESS

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CHEMISTRY

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COMPUTER SCIENCE

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DANCE

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Subject Videos: 

 

Please click this link to apply for our Sixth Form via Kent Choices 

We have received a tuition fund for 2020/2021 and it has been used to provide 1:1 online tutoring for 16-19 students who have not achieved Grade 4 in Maths and will be resitting this qualification. The identified students are enrolled on a 16-19 study programme.

Application

  • You need to apply online through Kent Choices. You will need to login. You will receive your username and password from your school.
  • Make your application and submit it. We will process it and reply to you so check your application dashboard regularly.
  • We will invite you to an interview and ask about your plans, subjects and we’ll ask to see your predicted grades. You need to familiarize yourself with our entry requirements.
  • Applications open after October half-term and close January 2020.
  • For internal applicants, who have been given a conditional offer, enrollment to Sixth Form takes place on GCSE Results Day (Thursday 20th August 2020) from 10:00am. Please check your school email for further details.
  • For external applicants, who have been given a conditional offer, enrollment takes place on Friday 21st August. You will be contacted via email regarding the next steps in the enrollment process.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must obtain 5x GCSE grades 5-9 to gain entry into our Sixth Form
  • Students must be able to study a minimum of 3 subjects at Level 3 to join the Sixth Form and to do so, they need to match the specific subject entry requirements. (The entry requirements are available to download below).
  • If a student has not secured a GCSE in English or Mathematics at grade 4 or above they must re-sit the GCSE again in Sixth Form. This is the same across all Sixth Forms.
  • Every attempt will be made to offer the students their first choice of course, but it must be realised that occasionally courses are over-subscribed and in this case academic criteria will be used to select students for the course.
  • Entry requirements for our sixth form are based on UK GCSEs, Scottish Standard Grades, or internationally recognised IGCSES accredited by either CIE or Edexcel.  If you have studied outside the UK and have different qualifications, you should apply to UK NARIC (www.naric.org.uk) to obtain a statement of comparability which will enable the school to assess your eligibility.
  • Full details of admissions policy as part of the secondary phase, including our oversubscription policy can be found in the Secondary Phase Admissions Policy 2021 (found in the policy section of the website).

Please find the 21/22 Entry Requirements here 

Option Blocks

The option blocks will be released once SGS’ internal deadline has closed in January for we then match as closely as possible to the students wishes. This will be made available for download as soon as it is constructed. When released please remember that all subjects can only be taken if you match the entry requirements. Further important points to note about the blocks:

  • Students must select 3 subjects in total; 4 subjects can be studied.
  • You can only select 1 subject from each option block.
  • The EPQ is an enrichment qualification; it is not counted as 1 of the main subjects.
  • * Sport is a BTEC Level 3 qualification equivalent to 1 A Level.

Personalized Progression

  • All students wishing to apply for Sixth Form will be interviewed initially by Saint George’s Leadership Team between January – April and again in August after their results are known.
  • Guidance will be given at each stage about appropriate courses. We take great care matching students to their most suitable programme of study.
  • The SGS Learning Journey demonstrates all the opportunities, support and guidance made available to students throughout their time at Saint George’s. Please view the SGS Learning Journey here 

Why our student leaders think you should join our Sixth Form:

Head of Sixth Form Presentation

 

Prospectus

Sixth Form Prospectus

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