Sixth Form News

 

30 Sixth Form History Students visited Durham Johnston School for a seminar with Bruce Kent, an International Peace Campaigner.

After a fantastic Summer of Olympic success for Team GB we would like to share with you our own record-breaking results. Whilst national results have declined, once again we have seen significant and impressive increase in our exam statistics. 

This year we achieved 100% pass rate at A Level with one in three of all A Levels taken awarded A* or A grades, as well as over half of the students who sat A Levels achieving at least one or more A*/A. 

On the 19th of December, a selection of students represented the Music Department and visited The Butterwick Hospice in Bishop Auckland.  Singers and instrumentalists played a variety of Christmas repertoire to entertain a small group of residents during their Christmas party.

Spain is not the only place where elections have been taking place recently!  Election fever hit St John’s last month when the whole Student Body and Staff voted for the School’s first head girl and boy in more than 30 years.   Our Student Council has been expanded this term to include Student representatives from each subject taught in school as well as senior prefects.

There is currently a lot of confusion surrounding Higher Education funding and how students can afford to fund their time at university. Many students are being unnecessarily deterred from applying to university due to misconceptions about student debt, rather than basing their decision on how much it’s actually likely to cost them.

Year 11 students and their families are warmly invited to our open evening on 17 November 2011. The Director of Sixth Form will deliver his welcome speech at 6:30pm.

Download our 'Sixth Form Information For Students 2011' (PDF Format)

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