Students to Gain Taste of Sixth Form Life

The Marches School Sixth Form in Oswestry will be opening its doors on Saturday 2nd  February 2019 to prospective students offering them the opportunity to experience life as a Sixth Form student.

Since the Sixth Form opened at The Marches School in 2013 it has gone from strength to strength and now accommodates just over 170 students in a modern, purpose-built Sixth Form centre, with students gaining a 100 per cent pass rate at A Level and four students gaining straight A* grades in 2018.

In the morning, parents will be welcomed by the Associate Headteacher and will receive a talk from the Head of Sixth Form about the curriculum on offer, academic and pastoral care approaches and post 16 reform whilst students take part in taster lessons by subject specialist teachers.

The Marches Sixth Form offers a large range of courses with 24 A Levels and 6 BTEC level 3 courses on offer. A Level subjects along with BTEC level 3 courses which are equivalent to one A Level and include – Applied Science, Business Studies, Engineering, Information Technology, Performing Arts and Sport. The Marches Sixth Form allows students the unique opportunity to mix both A Level and BTEC courses.

The Taster Morning will begin with registration at 9.00am, tasters and talks to start at 9.30am. The two taster sessions will be forty minutes long and we anticipate the event finishing at around 12pm. To register, students must visit this link. For more information, please contact Mrs Boyes, Head of Sixth Form on 01691 664400 or email boyes.c@mmat.co.uk.

Posted by marchesadmin on 8th January 2019, under Marches


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