Getting ready for Sixth form
This advice is for all pupils who have applied to start Year 12 in Sept 2020
A level subject teachers have put together some tasks to get you ready for sixth form life at Balcarras, With the changes to examinations at present this is a useful guide to help students prepare for starting A level courses in Sept 2020.
Thank you for your application to join Balcarras Sixth Form. The transition from GCSE to AS and A-level study is a challenging one, and there is no doubt that students who commit to completing preparatory work prior to the commencement of their A-level courses in September are able to meet these challenges with greater success. Please find attached recommended preparation work for the all the post-16 course we offer at Balcarras, including advice on preparing for your EPQ too. If you would like further advice or guidance, please do not hesitate to contact me at dl@Balcarras.gloucs.sch.uk.
You can either view this document here (see below) or you can visit the sixth form/courses page of the website by clicking on the link here
Mr Leatherbarrow (Head of Sixth form)