Sixth Form

Internal applicants (current Year 11s) to TWGSB Sixth Form 2020

Twgsb6bw wbWelcome Year 11 to the Online Sixth Form Transition Day! 

Today is an opportunity to look forward to exciting times ahead, whether that is with us at TWGSB or at an alternative school/college. To get an overview of the resources prepared for you, start with the Introduction from Mrs Fernandez. You can work through the activities at your own pace. If you have any questions about starting the Sixth Form with us, or indeed any other pathways you have chosen, join our live Q&As on MS Teams at 11:00. 

Activity 

Objective 

Resources 

Introduction to Year 11 Online Transition Day 

Aims of the day. Reflect on the transition work and how to plan for a successful September 

Parent and student information presentation:  
GCSE Results Day, Sixth Form Admissions, resits

Find out how Results Day will run this year, the Centre Assessments Grades process, Sixth Form admissions at TWGSB and the recently announced Autumn Re-sits.  Click for Results Day Briefing presentation by Ms Simpson, Ms McCullagh and Mrs Fernandez

What is it like to study A Levels at TWGSB? 

Hear from some of our newly appointed Year 12 Student Leadership team on what it’s like to study A Levels at TWGSB 

Click for student presentation  

Virtual tour 

View the virtual tour of the school for external applicants – a reminder for our Y11s of the TWGSB site!  

Click for online 360 virtual tour 
(please note this tour will not start in Internet Explorer)

Live Q&As with the Sixth Form team  

11:00–11:30
(for current TWGSB Year 11 students only)

 

An opportunity to ask for clarification on anything from the day, course changes, questions about Sixth Form life or the transition work.

Microsoft Teams meeting:
Now ended

Careers and future pathways 
Introduction to Unifrog 

 

Sign up today for our new school careers platform  and carry out a range of research and reflective tasks to guide you in thinking about your future plans beyond A Levels! 

Click for recorded presentation from Mr Ross, who explains how to log on and activities to complete. 

Careers interview 

You have the option to book a one-to-one careers interview to support you in making arrangements for September, or for advice on future pathways. We have a number of slots available over three days before the end of term.

To arrange a careers interview contact Mr Ross, Careers Lead, at: cross@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk

Guidance on transition to 
our Sixth Form from the Inclusion Team 

Book a one-to-one call with Mrs Withers, Director of Inclusion, to discuss any concerns you may have. 

To contact Mrs Withers email her at: awithers@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk 

Transition work 

If you haven’t yet made a start on your subject transition work, visit our transition webpage, view the video and download the transition booklet and the pack for each subject. 

Prospectus 

If you are considering enquiring about changing a subject, make sure you research carefully, look at course entry requirements.  Any changes will be dependent on space available 

Sixth Form experience 

To finish off your day, you might want to watch our Class of 2020 montage from their Leavers’ assembly! It shows their journey from Year 7, but also their time in the Sixth Form. We are very proud of them as a group of young people. You might want to see their fundraising video, made at the beginning of lockdown to raise money for Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance.