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WELCOME TO
Northwood Sixth Form

2019/20 Prospectus  - Click here to read

Northwood School has a small, but expanding Sixth Form. This means that students integrate with each other very well and staff have time to get to know the students’ strengths and weaknesses in detail.  With outstanding facilities in our sixth form state-of-the-art space we can offer an outstanding learning environment for students. Time is taken to place students on suitable courses so they can flourish and our excellent results are a reflection of this.

New Sixth Form Centre - click here to view photos

Welcome from Head of Sixth Form - Rachel Singer 

At Northwood Sixth Form every student is treated as an individual, supported and encouraged to develop and thrive during their time with us. With small class sizes, we can ensure that students get personalised support, attend lessons which are tailored to their needs and receive detailed, regular and thorough feedback from their teachers. Our students often praise the quality of lessons as well as the dedication and commitment of their teachers. 

Our students also receive fantastic pastoral support from the sixth form team. Every student completes the Northwood Diploma during year 12 which enables them to explore and develop wider interests and experiences beyond their A Level study. We provide extensive individualised support with UCAS and apprenticeship applications, work experience and we encourage and guide our students to take advantage of a range of phenomenal opportunities such as summer schools, university visits and courses and local lectures, to name just a few. 

Our sixth form students are leaders and role models in the school. They work closely with younger students in a myriad of ways: helping out in extra curricular clubs, providing homework support, carrying out prefect duties and even supporting in some lessons. 

Each year, I am proud to watch our sixth formers grow in confidence, maturity and in their academic work.

Welcome from Deputy Head of Sixth Form - Kiran Kondal

Northwood 6th form boasts a bespoke Sixth Form Centre which provides our students with an inspiring setting within which they can work independently and collaboratively, honing mastery in each subject. We are proud that our students work together, support one another, and form a close knit community during their time with us.

At Northwood, Pastoral care is a central focus: the leap from GCSEs to A Levels is huge and can be tough at times, yet we ensure that all students get the support and guidance they need to thrive and be a successful part of our community.

Our Sixth Formers are supported in their journey to become dynamic, engaged, broad-minded and resilient young adults. With the pastoral support of internal and external parties, our students are given the foundations to flourish.

Thank you for taking the time to look at what Northwood Sixth Form has to offer. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.   

 

ACCORDING TO OFSTED

"Students enjoy the opportunities to take responsibility and widen their experience".

"Sixth form students' conduct is exemplary, and they provide excellent role models for younger pupils"

"Teaching in the Sixth form is highly effective"