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University Entrance

Sharing unrivalled expertise in securing university places

Support for UCAS application includes:

 

  • Intensive one-to-one help completing the UCAS application form
  • Intensive and detailed guidance on writing a personal statement
  • Personal statement mentoring from subject specialists
  • Careers advice and access to careers conventions
  • Speakers from universities and colleges
  • Visits to UCAS conventions, universities and colleges
  • An Oxbridge sand admissions test preparation programme
  • Gap year advice and liaison with appropriate organisations
  • Advice on university funding options
  • Dedicated information evenings for overseas university applicants
  • Specialist guidance for applications for Art Foundation courses, drama schools, conservatoires and any other non-UCAS institution.

Leavers of 2016-2017 accepted places at the following universities: Bath, Birmingham, Bristol, City, Durham, East Anglia, Exeter, Falmouth, Goldsmiths, King's College, Kingston, Leeds, Newcastle, Oxford, Queen Mary, Roehampton, Royal College of Art, Sheffield, Southampton, UCL, Westminster.

The wider sixth-form experience includes:

 

  • Physical Education lessons, covering a variety of different sports
  • A life-skills course focused around preparing a student for the outside world (stress management, financial management, elements of citizenship and health education), delivered both by staff and visiting specialists
  • An academic-skills course focused around preparing a student for university (critical thinking, how to give presentations, how to do research, how to create footnotes and references, etc.)
  • The Head Master's Lecture Series, which takes the form of a fortnightly guest speaker delivering a short speech, followed by a Q&A, to the whole Sixth Form. The speakers cover the academic spectrum, and we try to design a programme that caters to the interests of our students (and particularly the university applications of the Upper Sixth).
  • Participation in the ‘Kinza’ enrichment programme  
  • The opportunity to take an EPQ