Sixth Form General Studies

Lower Sixth Foundation Studies

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

In 2021-22 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
  • Living Sustainably

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

                             A = S2 , S3 , S4                                        E = S9 , S11 , S13

                             B = S1 , S5                                                F = S14 , S15 , S16

                             C = S6 , S7 , S8                                       G = S17 , S18,  S19

                             D = S10 , S12                                           H = S20 , S21 , S22

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.