We lead the Poly’s Student Leadership Team and we are glad that you are considering to come to the Poly Sixth Form in September.
Here at the Poly, we are all about the importance of both our academic progress and our personal development – we are offered a variety of opportunities to develop us into, as our motto states, ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders’.
Choosing a Sixth Form will be one of your most important decisions this year and you need to make sure that you find a suitable one that will help you achieve your dreams. So, why do we think you should come to the Poly? Well, apart from being rated as “outstanding” by OFSTED, here are just a few reasons why we think you should:
“Moving from a predominantly girl’s grammar school, I can confidently say that due to the outstanding pastoral care from the school community, my transition was very smooth; making life-long friends within the first week with both external and internal students. One of my favourite aspects of The Poly is the fact that we have the chance to form and run extra-curricular activities, for example, our Inclusion and Diversity team and our Debate Team.”
“Our diverse Sixth Form provides a range of opportunities to assist us in making the right decisions for our futures beyond The Poly, for example - The Access Project, the Top Achievers Programme and various universities trips in addition to different academic societies that you can sign up to. The extra-curricular support we get for our journey beyond the Poly is first-class. Our potential medics are given tuition for BMAT and UCAT (the entrance exams to study medicine). Our future Mathematicians, Physicists and Lawyers are supported for their entrance exams to Oxbridge. We are given interview training, we have extra sessions on some Saturdays and before and after school interventions. At every point of your journey here you are supported and cared for.” Zhuo
“Our OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ Sixth Form, offers a range of A-level, BTEC and vocational courses suiting a variety of students. We are tremendously lucky to be surrounded by supportive teachers who are passionate about seeing their students go above and beyond their potential.”
“Teachers take the time to make sure we have a precise understanding of the content taught and that we can apply our knowledge in exam conditions. Our exam results speak for themselves – last year’s cohort achieved an incredible 75% A* - B with 90% of students going off to university. That means, this year, we have to raise the bar even higher.” Kiran
This list could really go on forever. Please take the time to visit our video tour of the school for more information on the subjects we offer and then fill out your application on-line. Our information evenings will be from Monday 9th November 2020 through to Thursday 12th November 2020 from 5pm to 6pm. Every night will be a different faculty and you will need to sign up for a ticket on Eventbrite.
Good luck with your GCSEs and we look forward to welcoming you in September.
Student Leadership Team