Welcome to our Life After CCS Programme, which is designed to help with your exploration of options after sixth form and provide the information which should allow you to make informed choices about your future. Furthermore, it will provide you with the support and guidance required to submit competitive applications for your chosen pathway. The programme includes weekly presentations, tutor meetings, assignments, a resource portal and the individually tailored support needed to kick-start your future.
Self-reflection; researching different post-18 options, including university and jobs/apprenticeships.
• Weekly Presentations/ Assemblies from the Sixth Form Team
• Mentor meetings with your tutor and focus for Wednesday tutor time sessions.
• Assignment 1: Spotlight on Me – Due in Wednesday 20th April
Starting your UCAS application; planning and drafting your UCAS personal statement; writing a CV for apprenticeship/job applications; building your supra-curricular profile.
•Weekly Presentations/ Assemblies from the Sixth Form Team
•Mentor meetings with your tutor and focus for Wednesday tutor time sessions.
•Task 1: Draft 1 of your personal statement - Due Friday 24th June
•Task 2: Register on UCAS and complete all clerical parts of your UCAS application: Due Monday 27th June (to be launched with students after half term)
•NOTE – All students are required to complete these stages, even if they are considering not going to university as they are valuable tasks for apprenticeship/work students and in case students change their mind on future pathways.
Making decisions – finalising personal statement, university choices, and apprenticeship/work pathways.
•Task 1: Complete Draft 2 of your personal statement, following tutor feedback – Due in Beginning of September
•Task 2: Complete Draft 3 of your personal statement, following tutor feedback – Due in Beginning of October
•Apprenticeship students will work according to bespoke deadlines, according to the opportunities they are pursuing.
•Key Date: Early Applicant UCAS Deadline: 15th October 2022 (Deadline for students intending on applying to Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Studies and some conservatoires)
Submission of UCAS application and apprenticeship/job applications.
•Students will work with their tutors to finalise their personal statements and approve their school references. Students will then “pay and send” their UCAS application; this means the application will come to the Sixth Form Team for final checks before being sent off to UCAS.
•Key Date: All applicants School Deadline: 30th November 2022
•Key Date: Final External UCAS Deadline: 15th January 2023