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19/08/18

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CHS 1 in 5 receive Offers Record 2016, 2017 & 2018 https://t.co/pAcJhV2fKz

19/08/18

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If you're off to uni, find out about the best student bank accounts for you 😀👍💰https://t.co/fqSTO4zP5P https://t.co/t3ED9qNL2r

18/08/18

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Do you know the benefits of having a student bank account? Find out easy to read our guide: https://t.co/5hRoWWGmb1 https://t.co/WTZOaNacdO

18/08/18

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Good morning everyone! We're here until 14:00 (UK time) today to answer your questions! https://t.co/4D6Z9ZaO4P

18/08/18

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Not sure what to expect when you start uni? Hear from real students on our video wall! https://t.co/xvUm3Z7Rq0

16/08/18

Mushi Rahman, 18, was delighted with his results. He said: “I am quite shocked and a bit overwhelmed.” He received ABB and is now hoping to get into a university to study Economics. https://t.co/z0xDtRYJEM

16/08/18

. pupil Jia Hellahi, 18, got the grades she needs to study Architecture at . She has "mixed feelings" about her results but is happy to be going to uni. Well done! https://t.co/PSMpnXYjl0

16/08/18

Retiring Headteacher at Dr Alan Atkins said: " We are all really pleased with the results this year - they have gone up again for us. There are lots of happy children this morning who got what they want." https://t.co/Ye95SgkvHE

16/08/18

Freya Lampreia has got the grades to get in to her uni of choice to study criminology. She said: "I want to go into forensics hopefully. I just enjoy learning about the criminality that happens and how the criminal mind works." https://t.co/HCOz4hBvyh

16/08/18

. James Edwards, has got 3 A*'s in Maths, Further Maths and Physics. Commenting on the secret to his success, he said: "I just relax and remember there are other things in life." He hopes to Maths either at Cambridge or St Andrews. https://t.co/oLxIV95H9x

16/08/18

CHS 1 in 5 receive Offers Record Results 2016, 2017 & 2018 Excellent https://t.co/H6CE89qfuB

16/08/18

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. pupil Jia Hellahi, 18, got the grades she needs to study Architecture at . She has "mixed feelings" about her results but is happy to be going to uni. Well done! https://t.co/h8GYeKMx0s

16/08/18

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Retiring Headteacher at Dr Alan Atkins said: " We are all really pleased with the results this year - they have gone up again for us. There are lots of happy children this morning who got what they want." https://t.co/xMMK0nnNvu

16/08/18

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. pupil Freya Lampreia, 18, has got the grades to get in to her uni of choice to study criminology. She said: "I want to go into forensics hopefully. I just enjoy learning about the criminality that happens and how the criminal mind works."

16/08/18

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. James Edwards, 18, has got 3 A*'s in Maths, Further Maths and Physics. Commenting on the secret to his success, he said: "I just relax and remember there are other things in life." He hopes to Maths either at Cambridge or St Andrews. https://t.co/YT1a5GiSUZ

16/08/18

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A-level results: Caterham Sixth Form celebrates fantastic year of results https://t.co/2py1wNzmH3

16/08/18

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Caterham High School's Assistant Head teacher and Head of Sixth Form Eamonn Casey shares his feelings on https://t.co/jNd1fG16wN

15/08/18

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'Clearing is not just for people with low exam results.' This and nine other myths busted in our blog ✏️ https://t.co/Ppnj0zGqjC

15/08/18

Best of luck to everyone receiving results on Thursday. Year 13 will be able to receive their results from 07.30, with Year 12 receiving their results from 08.45. https://t.co/OS3F6G9H8J

15/08/18

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Track will update from 08:00 tomorrow morning – NOT at midnight. RT to spread the word! https://t.co/Ppnj0zGqjC

14/08/18

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Waiting for ? Make sure you know your login details for Track so you can check your status on results day https://t.co/sa5YCSdVfB

14/08/18

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14/08/18

Results Day:Thursday August 16th. Year 13 will be able to receive their results from 07.30, with Year 12 receiving their results from 08.45. Best of luck to everyone receiving results on Thursday https://t.co/1ACMpYGalS

13/08/18

CHS 1 in 5 receive Offers Record Results 2016, 2017 & 2018 Excellent https://t.co/o0W9kDBGHp

10/08/18

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ONE WEEK until A level ! Make sure you know what to expect with these useful tips https://t.co/yFowwzierF

10/08/18

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How to use the next seven days wisely ahead of A-level results day... 🏃 Get a head start on everyone else: https://t.co/DhS8WsH4R4 😌 Find a back-up: https://t.co/tr3RavfIU3 😫 Full Clearing and results day help: https://t.co/53ZouydDtQ https://t.co/9xSfYnfyy3

08/08/18

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Are you blocking out any and all talk of A-level results day? Be prepared with our full results day and Clearing advice hub: https://t.co/53ZouxW25g https://t.co/GDAM2zqx0h

08/08/18

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Not sure how to add a choice in ? This handy video is just for you https://t.co/z0yRUVJIcO

06/08/18

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Our direct contact service is designed to help you get a place at university or college. Find out if it's the right path for you! https://t.co/4paNVKrhoM https://t.co/LTjnvhh4aV

03/08/18

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Explore different career ideas to get a taste of what you want to do after your exams https://t.co/WR7uePAkZ7

03/08/18

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'Clearing actually kicks off before results day' 😮🤔🥴 Get in the know, and find out 5 facts about Clearing and Result's Day👌 https://t.co/gKsPcCBVCn https://t.co/1hvgbrxmcO

03/08/18

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Perfect your personal statement with our top tips! https://t.co/TKDD67oyMY

02/08/18

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02/08/18

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A LEVEL STUDENTS: Just TWO WEEKS until results day! Make sure you're ready – there's lots of advice on our website! https://t.co/yFowwzierF

02/08/18

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Any former students looking for volunteering opportunities? https://t.co/6YkwMT0ULo

30/07/18

Retweeted From CHS Sixth Form

Calling Former students! We’re building a thriving network of ex-students who can inspire our current pupils by becoming career role models and mentors, to hosting students for work experience or speaking at an event. Please sign up to our alumni below: https://t.co/7mqxRd6EFJ https://t.co/NrXzWbjZle

27/07/18

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What if you change your mind about your university choices? Stick or switch, see what your options are at each stage: https://t.co/3R6XjIUNoK https://t.co/37SMCg1DUK

27/07/18

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You told us where you were in your personal statement process… Regardless of what stage you’re at, find the answer to your statement-related questions: https://t.co/K1JYTpQh4m https://t.co/5GToQQRcOS

Parent Information

Parents Guide

Caterham High School values its Sixth Form students very highly and places great value on the contribution that each individual student makes to the school community as a whole. The school believes that it is the good working relationship between parents, carers, students and staff that will help guide student’s development to realise their full potential - academically, socially and emotionally.

Life in the Sixth Form is different to that in the lower school. It is when students develop from being a child to an adult. They are expected to take increasing responsibility for their learning and management of their time.

Year 12 and 13 students can expect to receive support and guidance with their applications to universities or apprenticeships. Any students wanting to attend university open days and interviews have permission to do so providing the Sixth Form Office is notified in advance. Please note that the school will only authorise up to 3 days for University Open Day visits.

DRESS CODE

Sixth Form students are role models for the rest of the School and are required to uphold and embody the standards expected of them. Students in the Sixth Form must maintain consistently appropriate personal standards of dress. Dress Code guidance is available on the school website or in the Sixth Form Handbook.

Failure to uphold the Dress Code could, in the first instance, result in a student being asked to return home and change into appropriate attire. In the case of repeated instances, it could result in a consideration of the student’s position in the Sixth Form.

BEHAVIOUR

Students’ behaviour and attitudes to learning are the most significant factors in bringing about all forms of success at Caterham High School.

No student can become the best they can be unless they develop positive behaviours in respect of their relationships with others, their conduct around school and their attitude to their own learning and future.

Students are required to undertake a range of tasks and activities that demand high levels of independent learning. Students need to be able to prioritise tasks and make effective use of their Study Periods—these are not to be used as free time or to “have a break”!

Where students encounter difficulties, experienced staff will provide support and guidance.

MAXIMISING POTENTIAL IN THE SIXTH FORM

Through a combination of research evidence and experience, we have compiled the typical characteristics of students who enjoy the highest success in the Sixth Form (in terms of grade outcomes and progression). This is not meant to be prescriptive as each student is an individual, but can be used as a guide to monitor student effectiveness.

Typical characteristics of the successful sixth form student include:

  • Attendance at school and lessons is 96% or higher.  Students must be punctual to school and lessons.
  • Completes at least 4 hours of independent study for each subject studied per week. Where this is not directed by the teacher, students should read around the subject, revise and consolidate understanding independently.
  • Submits independent study tasks IN FULL and ON TIME.
  • Works no more than 10 hours in paid/voluntary employment.
  • Has a goal, knows what they want to do and is proactive in ensuring that they are doing what is needed to achieve their goal.  Invests time in setting goals and researching strategies.
  • Is effective at time management – uses their planner, to-do lists and timetables in order to prioritise work, meet deadlines and stay on top of work Is organised and always attends lessons fully prepared – paper, pens, equipment etc.
  • Engages with teachers and tutors – asks questions and is clear about how to raise their achievement.
  • Makes effective use of their Personalished Learning Checklists (PLCs)
  • Engages with parents about their learning – what they’re studying, how they’re doing, what they’re planning to do to  improve.
  • Uses peers to improve own learning and study habits through discussion and collaborative working.
  • Uses effective revision strategies (e.g. visual methods, practise papers, collaborative working) and employs them throughout the year, not just prior to examinations.
  • Enjoys a healthy work-life balance – devotes time to other pursuits, hobbies, social activities.

HOW CAN PARENTS MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

You are the expert on your child. Your support, encouragement and practical help can make a spectacular difference.

Take an active interest by ensuring your child has the necessary space to complete tasks at home. Discuss with them what homework they have and from time to time, check that they are up to date with assignments or projects. Encourage your child to make effective use of their planner or diary. This enables your child to plan and prioritise leading to taking greater responsibility. However, it is essential to work hard on all chosen subjects even if they are proving difficult. Check your child is completing at least 4 hours of independent study per week on each subject. Establish a routine where your child knows when it is time for study and time to relax.

Frequent, short study sessions can be more effective than studying for long hours on end. Your child will need an effective learning space away from distractions preferably not in a room with siblings or the TV. Turn mobiles off when studying!

Crucial support in the run up to exams

  • Talk with them about what they would find useful/helpful
  • Help provide any equipment they need
  • Contact school if you or they have any worries
  • Praise, support and encourage when reserves are low
  • Encourage healthy eating, exercise and sleep 
  • Provide suitable conditions for study and help to devise a revision plan for each subject

Spotting signs of stress & ways to deal with it

  • Trouble sleeping due to worry
  • Short tempered, snappy, tired
  • Crying, headaches
  • Poor appetite
  • Loss of interest in things they used to enjoy
  • Panic attacks

Encourage your child to take time off and take some exercise. Going for a short walk allows you time to relax and think things through. Try to listen and maintain their perspective.

If you have particular concerns, then please feel free to contact the school and we will be more than happy to work things through with you.

Sixth Form Staff

Phone: 020 8551 4321 (ext 524)

Email: SixthForm@ecaterham.net

Assistant Headteacher (Key Stage 5) Mr É Casey (Business Studies)
Year Leader 12 Ms A Machnicki (PE)
Year Leader 13 Mr M Buadi (Business Studies)
Sixth Form Admin Assistant Ms J Vincent
Sixth Form Admin Assistant Ms P Richards 
Year 12
12 Newton Ms R Tribak (Maths)
12 Pankhurst Mr R Leech (Art)
12 Windsor Mr R Ali (Maths)
12 Redgrave Ms N Weinfass (History) / Ms M Patten (PE)
12 Brunel Ms S Frederick (Business Studies)
12 Seacole Mr P Carpenter (Media)
12 Newton-Pankhurst Mr J Ince (ICT)
12 Windsor-Redgrave Mr N Ullah (Business Studies)
12 Brunel-Seacole Mr D Earl (Art)
Year 13
13 Newton Ms C Malik (English)
13 Pankhurst Ms R Mir (Science)
13 Windsor Mr R Olaneye (PSHCE)
13 Redgrave Mr B Johnson (Psychology) / Mr T J Mackenzie (Music)
13 Brunel Ms E Christofides (Sociology) / Ms D Alarcon-Mcallister (French)
13 Seacole Mr B Denney (Science)

 

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Year 12 Information Evening 28.09.17.pdf 08th Oct 2017 Download
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Pre Public Exams November 2017.pdf 24th Oct 2017 Download
Year13 UCAS .pdf 25th Oct 2017 Download
Year 12 Work Experience.pdf 31st Oct 2017 Download
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Year 12 and 13 PPE November 2017 13th Nov 2017 Download
Year 11 November 23 2017.pdf 30th Nov 2017 Download
UCAS Offers and Finance December 2017 12th Dec 2017 Download
PPE Letter and Timetable Dec 2017 18th Dec 2017 Download
Entry Qualifications 2018 16th Nov 2017 Download
Taster Courses Jan 2018 11th Jan 2018 Download
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Pathway CTM 11.01.18 15th Jan 2018 Download
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Final Countdown February 2018 23rd Feb 2018 Download
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Employability Opportunities 15.03.18 15th Mar 2018 Download
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Student Exam Survival Kit Trifold 27th Mar 2018 Download
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