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19/11/17

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Which universities were rated top by their students for their , and various extracurricular scenes? Are of your Ucas choices here? https://t.co/mvKDFfFV9w https://t.co/lt0Hpra3Xk

17/11/17

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1 in 5 receive Offers Record 2016 & 2017 98% Progression Success https://t.co/oxUUGCQZ1f

16/11/17

Great to meet and speak to so many and this evening. Many thanks to the Student Leadership Team for their help https://t.co/Lm0rVK9oMK

16/11/17

Many thanks to Jason from for coming to speak to our and tonight. https://t.co/jQLOh88mxw

15/11/17

Many thanks to Ms Taylor for organising an excellent trip to see La casa de Bernarda Alba by the Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca https://t.co/lia2Txn1s0

13/11/17

Many thanks to Savannah from on behalf of for coming to speak to our students about https://t.co/pEhzQR0GkR

11/11/17

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Explore your future uni home this weekend, without leaving the house. Learn about the nightlife, living costs and uni options in 15 major UK student cities: https://t.co/rVBEb3z3pr https://t.co/cIUqdtysgN

10/11/17

1 in 5 receive Offers Record 2016 & 2017 98% Progression Success https://t.co/a3U64od8A8

10/11/17

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10/11/17

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If you're waiting for uni decisions, here are three things you can do to make the most of your time! https://t.co/ZZC5hRCr7Q

08/11/17

1 in 5 receive Offers Record 2016 & 2017 98% Progression Success https://t.co/oxUUGCQZ1f

08/11/17

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If you've already sent your application, check what happens next in this handy flowchart! 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/kia3JJ5xiv

01/11/17

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24/10/17

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18/10/17

Year 11/12 and 13 Product Design trip today to the Victoria and Albert Museum https://t.co/rdJPr7wzfi

18/10/17

Revealed Day taking place on Friday October 20th. Please see below for further details https://t.co/78dXOqPzfD

18/10/17

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17/10/17

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16/10/17

Congratulations to the 50+ students who were recognised in their Year Awards Assembly today for having 100% attendance and punctuality https://t.co/ZknCqp9Nqh

16/10/17

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Our apprentices will be networking their way to success over the coming year https://t.co/lEATaiu3oF

16/10/17

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Not long until the NCS Autumn Programme Kicks Off! We can't wait! 😃🎉 https://t.co/HYQeHsjPAF

15/10/17

Good luck to the 13 students who have sent off their applications by the October 15th deadline. Good Luck 👏🙌👍👏🙌👍#SixthForm

14/10/17

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Get a glimpse of what to expect after you've sent your application ✔️ https://t.co/rpmyB5O8K0

13/10/17

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11/10/17

Many thanks to Andrew for our tour of the today https://t.co/wXRIxiQqs1

11/10/17

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11/10/17

trip to The London Institute of Banking and Finance today https://t.co/h5O1XW4siz

09/10/17

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The UK's biggest jobs and careers event for 15-24 year olds and their families taking place on 24-25 November at ExCeL London! https://t.co/x7NaNkmz1b

09/10/17

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08/10/17

Year 12 Parent Information Evening is now available from the website https://t.co/r1OBNBC0xb

05/10/17

Many thanks to Sue from for coming to work with our , and leaders this week

04/10/17

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04/10/17

Many thanks to for coming to speak to our students this week. https://t.co/Ht4uib4jz2

29/09/17

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28/09/17

Fantastic rendition of I Got Rhythm by Year 13 student Lauren for her A Level music exam. https://t.co/w1j7CJVoNx

Student Information

Attendance

If a student is likely to be absent for a genuine reason such as ill health or bereavement we would ask parents to contact us by telephone 0208 551 4321 (ext 524), or email sixthform@ecaterham.net

If we are not aware of a reason for absence we will attempt to call or text parents in order to warn them that their child has not arrived at school. You may sometimes receive an absence text if your child was in school but arrived late for the lesson.

Why attendance and numbers of AS and A Levels really matters

Over the years there has been much debate about what is a satisfactory level of attendance for Sixth Form students, and also how large their programme should be. At our Sixth Form we expect students to have 100% attendance, and certainly no less than 96% attendance.

Results of studies by ALPs (the leading organisation providing analysis of student performance at Advanced Level and BTEC Level 3) provides some answers. They looked at all the data for AS, A2 and BTEC National students comparing the results for students with the same average GCSE scores. 

On attendance they found a clear correlation between attendance and performance. 

A student with a particular average GCSE score will do a grade better on average if they have 95% attendance than if they attend 85% of the time. Broadly speaking, miss 10% of College and you can expect to drop a grade.

The research on programme size showed that in no instances did students perform better on average by dropping from 3 to 2 A Levels. For most GCSE ability bands those with the larger programmes did better. Amongst the most able students those doing 4 do at least as well as those doing 3. 

They conclude that, ‘students taking 3 A Levels are likely to perform nearly half a grade higher across the 3 subjects compared to those taking just two A Levels. It appears that a busy student is also more likely to be a successful one.

Dress Code

Caterham Sixth Form is an extremely happy and safe community.   We want our students to get the benefit of an excellent education without interference of any sort. Our sixth form building is staffed at all times and excellent security measures are in place.

We have a number of sensible procedures to ensure that only genuine students have access to the premises and to ensure that staff and students are kept safe.

The wearing of sixth form identity badges

Students will be provided with an identity badge at the start of the year. They should  put their badge on when entering the school grounds and should wear it visibly at all times. (There may be exceptions when doing sport or working with certain types of equipment)

If a student has forgotten their badge they may enter school but should go directly to the Sixth Form area to obtain  a temporary ID for that day.  On no account may a student go anywhere else in the school until they have dealt with their ID situation. The badge is issued free of charge at the start of the year but if lost replacements will need to be paid for.

Dress Code

We do not have a uniform in the Sixth Form, however there is a smart dress code.
Students are expected to wear dark suits, (jacket & trousers or jacket & skirt) as well as dark shoes. 

Hooded tops, T Shirts and baseball caps are not acceptable. Students who ignore the dress code will be refused entry to lessons and will have to go home to change.

Student Planners

Students will be issued with planners which they should have with them at all lessons.
Apart from homework these may be used for recording data and booking the dates of important events such as exams and  careers conventions. Staff may sometimes use the diary to note issues of concern. We would ask parents to check and sign the diary and to contact the form tutor if the amount of homework being set seems inappropriate.

We believe that all of these procedures, together with the Sixth Form code of conduct, are sensible, reasonable and beneficial to our students well being and education.

We expect full co-operation from students and a high level of support from parents in maintaining high standards.

Fundamental Values

CHS Sixth Form is committed to working closely and in harmony with its community and celebrating the diversity of peoples and cultures throughout the United Kingdom.

 

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