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Welcome to Sandbach School Sixth Form! We are a growing and dynamic sixth form enrolling boys and girls from 16-19. Our primary aim is to provide outstanding opportunities for our students both inside and outside of the classroom and to maximise their potential. As one of the leading post-16 providers in Cheshire East, we have a proven track record of students achieving the best possible outcomes to best prepare them for life beyond school. In 2013 our consistently excellent A Level results were recognised by ALPS (A Level Performance System) as being in the top 5% of post-16 providers nationally.

Achievement at Sandbach School goes beyond the academic excellence that we all strive for. As you will see in the following pages, students in our sixth form are developed as people through a broad range of extra curricular opportunities and a student leadership programme. Whether you are successful in getting onto the Senior Student Team, or work as an learning mentor for younger students, you will be supported in your own personal leadership goals. Students’ long term aims and ambitions are also supported and developed through a program of advice and guidance that ensures all students are well informed to make decisions about their future.

As a prospective student, or parent, I hope you will find this website useful as you make your choices.

We look forward to welcoming you into our sixth form!

Andy Barker

Director of Sixth Form

Support

The guidance programme focuses on post-18 opportunities 
Careers advice is available to help with exam results and Sixth Form enrolment.  
Individual careers consultations are available with Jayne Roworth, Careers Adviser. JRoworth@sandbachschool.org 
A programme of visiting speakers including Gap year opportunities 
Support for the Higher Education application process, including Adjustment, Clearing and studying abroad 
Each pupil has a regular Personal Support Meeting (PSM) – an individual meeting with their form tutor twice a month to discuss progress and to offer support. 
Advice is given on the suitability of curriculum pathways available post-18 
Pupils with additional needs have on-going support and where appropriate an alternative curriculum to meet their individual learning needs
Work experience is encouraged either on a regular weekly basis or as a block placement –for up to a week. This is particularly valuable to enrich Personal Statements and CV’s for future applications.
Higher education experiences and workshops e.g. residential trips, visit to HE Conventions, Medical and competitive admissions
Preparation for Oxbridge applicants
Post-A Level examinations –destination follow up and support