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About our 6th Form

At The Boswells Sixth Form we offer our students a real opportunity to achieve success.  The Sixth Form is a vibrant, friendly and highly successful learning and social community, which offers the support and challenge to each student to enable them to embrace the requirements of higher level and more independent study. Our A Level results in 2018 were classed as outstanding and one of the highest in Essex, significantly above the national and Essex Averages. 68% of all grades awarded were awarded A*-B, 93% at A*-C and 99% A*-E. One in every three grades awarded at A Level was at A* or A. For a full breakdown of our A Level Results please click here.

A student joining our Sixth Form will be expected to work hard in a broad range of challenging courses, but at the same time, make a wider contribution to the school and community at large.  They will be working with likeminded students and receive support and guidance from a range of dedicated specialist staff.  During their time here we expect every student to develop their independent learning skills, so they become well equipped for the challenges of university and the work place. Supervised study time will be allocated within each student’s timetable and it is also an expectation that everyone should spend a minimum time of 15 hours per week studying outside of timetabled lessons. 

Away from academic study, students in Year 12 receive timetabled Enrichment periods each week.  This allows them to become rounded individuals, willing to take on responsibilities and extra-curricular activities to ensure they develop more than just their academic abilities.  We hold a Visiting Speaker (VSK) session fortnightly and invite people in from all walks of life, such as Women’s Aid, Project Trust, various charities, judges, politicians and universities.  These sessions broaden and enrich our students experience and often lead into very interesting debates and Q&A sessions.  The Sixth Form also offers a unique opportunity for aspiring volleyball players to combine professional full time training alongside their academic studies.  

The majority of our students go on to University, Higher Education or gain an apprenticeship once they have completed their studies, however, we recognise that university is not the only option and we have a Careers Advisor to offer advice and guidance on careers applications.

The aim of the Sixth Form is that all students will leave well equipped for the next stage of their lives, whether it is university, an apprenticeship, school leaver programme, employment or a Gap Year.

If you would like more information regarding our Sixth Form please contact Mrs Cherry on 01245 264451 or email kcy@boswells-school.com

About Our 6th Form Date  
Year 12 Parents' Information Presentation 2018 10th Sep 2018 Download
How Sixth Form Works 17th Sep 2018 Download

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  • August 23, 2019 A huge well done to all the year 11’s today with their GCSE results, especially to those Dance and BTEC PA students. Enjoy your celebrations today and good luck for your futures 👍👍👍
  • August 23, 2019 The Beaulieu Park School would like to congratulate our trust friends at The Boswells School and Roding Valley High School for their excellent GCSE results 2019. Well done everyone!
  • August 23, 2019 Well done to our RE GCSE students you did incredibly! We are so proud of you all.
  • August 23, 2019 Well done to the music GCSE students for a great set of results.
  • August 22, 2019 Our Year 11s aced it again this year and, as a cohort, have performed significantly above national averages. Due reward for all their hard work and dedication over the last 5 years. Well done to the students, but also a big thank you to staff and parents - A great team effort!
  • August 22, 2019 Congratulations to all of our Year 11 students who received their GCSE results this morning. You did brilliantly and we are so proud of all of you!! Read more
  • August 15, 2019 Mrs Jenner, Headteacher & Miss Wheaton, Head of Sixth Form loved seeing the Yr13 students open their this morning 👏🏼Well done to the class of 2019 Read more
  • August 15, 2019 Congratulations to Martha (Head Girl) who achieved A* A* A* A and is off to Oxford to study English Language and Literature.