Year 13

Higher Education Evening 

Thank you very much to the parents/carers that were able to attend the recent higher education evening. Please click here to view the presentation. If you do have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to contact us. 

Y13 Prom 

The Year 13 Prom will be held on Tuesday 2nd July from 7:30pm to 11pm (although we recommend to arrive at 7pm). This is an event organised by the Year 13 Prom Committee and comprises of a welcome drink, two-course meal, coffee, petit fours along with entertainment and a DJ. There will also be the opportunity for pupils to have photographs taken throughout the evening (which will be made available to them at a later date) and to take selfies on a magic mirror booth, which prints photographs that can be taken away on the night.

Leavers Hoodies 

The Year 13 Prom Committee will be organisiging leavers’ hoodies for those who would like a memento of their time at Balcarras. It will feature the names of all members of the Class of 2024 on the back. Costs will be announced closer to the time. Any profits made from the sale will contribute towards the Year 13 Prom. Colours and size information can be found on the company website. If you would like to know what the hoodies will look like, a copy of the design will be displayed in the common room on the Prom Notice Board for you to have a look at nearer the time. There will also be sample sizes available to try on in Year 13 study. 


Please visit our dedicated Post-18 page for information with regards to UCAS, careers and apprenticeships, or please contact the Sixth Form office for any further questions or information. 

Please also note that Mrs Lewis, our careers advisor, runs a weekly drop-in clinic every Thursday in the Sixth Form meeting room for any post-18 questions students may have.

Mr Boughton is our Sixth Form UCAS advisor and is available for students to discuss their applications with.