The Holt sixth form offers outstanding pastoral care for all our students. Each student is assigned a tutor with whom they stay throughout their time in the sixth form. The tutors support the students with their studies, work experience and overall development as well as supporting them in their applications to university, apprenticeships or work.
Alongside morning registration sessions, students will see their tutors for the following sessions:
Students will have a personal one to one meeting with their tutor each half term. This offers students the chance to review their recent performance, discuss any challenges and consider their options after the successful completion of their sixth form studies.
Tutors are able to support students in identifying any support
We hold one parents’ consultation evening in Year 12 and two in Year 13. Staff talk through progress with the student and his/her parents. In September of Year
In addition to timetabled subject lessons, students will have a fortnightly PSHE session with their tutor group. These sessions are key to their personal development, and cover areas such as internet safety and our digital footprints, study skills, current affairs and career development. Our PSHE programme benefits from specialist external speakers and offers students a wide range of enrichment opportunities.
We have a team of highly qualified teachers who spend some of their time as learning coaches. They support students through the transition from GCSE to
We have an external ARC counsellor, who offers a confidential
Students will be able to access our school SENCO if they have special educational needs and our SENCO also coordinates special exam access arrangements.
Financial Support for Studying
There are no fees to study at The Holt sixth form.
Students are able to access financial support for the costs of studying through a range of government grants and bursaries. Students may apply through the school for a Government Funded Bursary, which is awarded termly.
Eligible students are also encouraged to investigate the following funding support available: Care to Learn and the Disabled Student Allowance. Further information can be found through the GOV.UK website.