Sixth Form Life

  • Sixth Form Induction – A really helpful introduction to the BeauSandVer consortium which allows students to sample Sixth Form life, visit all three sites, and experience the subjects they have chosen.
  • Supported Enrolment – Students meet the Head of Sixth and their Form Tutors in September to confirm subject choices and agree timetables including tutorials and non-examination options.
  • Sixth Form Learning & Teaching – Students benefit from expert teaching. All Sixth Form teaching emphasises higher order skills of creativity, analysis, synthesis and originality.
  • Independent Study – Students enjoy the opportunities to investigate topics in depth at home and through wider reading whilst learning to work on their own.
  • Form Tutors & Tutorials – All students receive dedicated support from a specialist Sixth Form Tutor who is there to provide academic and pastoral support and to advise on everything from study skills to university application.
  • Sixth Form Council / Committee – Students have a representative body which contributes to Sixth Form success, engaging in dialogue with staff and organising their own social and charity events.
  • Leadership Opportunities – All Sixth Form students are given the opportunity to take on leadership roles within the schools through which they develop vital life skills in communication, organisation and leadership.
  • Careers Advice & UCAS Preparation – Students benefit from detailed careers advice and assistance on university and degree course choice from expert staff.
  • Assessment & Reporting – There are reports each term including details of achievement, effort and targets for improvement.
  • Study Skills – All teachers provide advice on how to study effectively within their courses.
  • Enrichment – Whether it’s sport, writing a magazine, engineering competitions or debating there are opportunities for everyone at BeauSandVer.
  • Sport – We offer first rate competitive team sports or sport for exercise and fun, including: Football, Netball, Rugby, Hockey, Athletics, Basketball and Swimming.
  • Lectures, Speakers, Discussion Forums & Debates – Are organised throughout the year.
  • Music – A full range of orchestras, choirs, groups and bands perform music ranging from classical to jazz and contemporary to the very highest standard. Specialist tuition is also available.
  • Drama – Frequent productions of plays and musicals are open to all. The consortium also benefits from Sandringham’s Sandpit Theatre.
  • Young Enterprise & Dragon’s Apprentice – Entrepreneurs form companies, design and sell products to the consumer. They raise funds for charities and work with local business mentors.
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme – Comprising of service, skills, physical recreation and expeditions in the UK and abroad.
  • Expeditions, Visits and Field Trips – are vital in many subjects.
  • Community Service – Ranging from environmental action to training as Community Sports Leaders (CSLA).

Sixth Form Subjects Proposed:

      Applied Science
      Art: Fine
      Art: Photography
      Art: Textiles
      Business BTEC
      Business Studies
      Computer Science
      DT: Product Design
      Economics & Business
      English Language & Literature
      English Literature
      Financial Studies
      Government & Politics
      Maths Further
      Media Studies
      Music Technology
      Performing Arts BTEC
      Philosophy and Ethics
      Sport BTEC

For advice regarding gaining a place at Verulam School for your son via the Continuing Interest process, or for queries regarding appeals, please contact Ms K Bonass on 01727 754102 or [email protected]

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