Sixth Form General Studies

Lower Sixth Foundation Studies

The lower sixth Foundation Studies program consists of a series of lessons designed to equip students with the key skills necessary for sixth form success and to help prepare them for life after school.

In 2018-19 the sessions include:

  • Presentation Skills
  • Exploring Health and Social Issues
  • Finance and Budgeting
  • Introduction to Politics
  • Reading for Research
  • Road Ready
  • Applying to University 
  • Into Work
  • First Aid

Each student is assigned a Lower Sixth Foundation Studies group (A - H) according to their tutor group:

                             A = S1 , S2 , S3                                        E = S4 , S5 , S16

                             B = S9 , S8                                                F = S20 , S21 , S22

                             C = S10 , S11 , S12                                  G = S7 , S13

                             D = S14 , S15                                           H = S6 , S17 , S19

Each FS group proceeds around the key skills carousel in a different order according to a chart given to students at the start of the year.

A pdf copy of the schedule can be viewed or downloaded by clicking here.