SLAT SIXTH FORM @ BOURNE ACADEMY

About our Sixth Form

Bourne Academy has a long established and highly successful Sixth Form where we are pleased to welcome students from secondary schools all across Lincolnshire and Rutland.

We offer a variety of study pathways giving students more options and subjects to choose from and this enables them to ‘mix and match’ A-levels and BTEC qualifications so they can get the best options available.

Students choose to study with us because of the results they can achieve. Over the last four years, we have had a 99.8% pass rate in A-levels and BTECs and are proud that 99% of students went to their first choice university. Not everyone wants to go to university after Sixth Form, which is why our staff and careers team will support every student and help prepare them for university, higher level apprenticeship or employment.

Our Sixth Form has a friendly and professional environment where there is a mutual respect between staff and students. We treat our students as young adults but will always provide a high level of pastoral support both in and out of the classroom. The Sixth Form team have an open door policy so someone is always available for students to ask questions or discuss any issues they may have.

Sixth Form students are important role models for the rest of the school. We will provide opportunities to be involved in subject departments as well as hold positions of responsibility such as Head Student, and to participate in local community projects.

The positive relationships which are built up between students, staff and parents / carers will mean that we all work together to achieve the very best for every student.

Please do not hesitate to contact us on sixthform@bourneacademy.org or 01778 391246 if you have any questions and we look forward to welcoming you into our Sixth Form family.

Sixth Form Open Evening

The next Sixth Form Open Evening at Bourne Academy will take place on Thursday 7th November 2024 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm (note that the Open Evening for 2023 has already taken place).

The Open Evening is for students in Years 10 and 11 who have studied GCSEs from any secondary school in the local area.

At the Open Evening there will be presentations plus you will have the opportunity to take a guided tour with our students and meet and speak to students and staff from the wide variety of subjects on offer.

  • No advance booking is required.
  • Please arrive at the main school entrance where our staff and students look forward to welcoming you.
  • Our Open Evenings are always very busy so please allow time for car parking.

Meet the Sixth Form Team

Why study at Bourne Academy Sixth Form?

As a large Sixth Form with over 250 students, you will be able to choose from a wide range of A-level and BTEC subjects.

You can choose to study three or four subjects on our Academic, Vocational or Combination study pathways.

Over the last four years, we have had a 99.8% pass rate in A-levels and BTECs. In 2023, 59% of A-levels and BTECs were the equivalent of grade A* to A.

Our purpose built Sixth Form Centre has a large common room, study centre and suite of modern classrooms.

An outstanding SMSC and enrichment programme is embedded into every timetable plus there are extra-curricular activities including The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

As the top ranked non-selective mixed secondary school in Lincolnshire, we are able to recruit the highest calibre of teachers.

Every student will undertake work experience, which will help with their UCAS application or future employment.

The Sixth Form Centre is a friendly environment to study. There is not a uniform but a dress code where our students come professionally dressed as they would in the workplace.

We have a dedicated pastoral team who focus on supporting all students both in and out of the classroom.

We support every student whether they want to go to their first choice university, start a higher level apprenticeship or gain employment.

Our priorities are…

  • To offer you a curriculum designed to accommodate different career paths and allow maximum flexibility and choice
  • To engage you with high standards of teaching and support
  • To challenge you to achieve the highest grades possible in your studies
  • To encourage you to engage with enrichment opportunities to support your personal development
  • To support you to develop responsibility and maturity, encouraging you to contribute positively to the life of the school
  • To help you develop skills and self-discipline required for adult life
  • To guide you to make informed choices about your future
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