SIXTH FORM CURRICULUM
At Tabor Academy we offer a wide range of academic and vocational courses.
These include A Levels and BTEC Level 3
Tabor is building a successful and vibrant sixth form, where students routinely achieve excellent grades and progress onto Universities, Higher Apprenticeships and successful careers.
The range of courses on offer has been carefully selected in order to meet the needs of a wide range of students and the needs of the community.
Our sixth form provision is designed to open doors to our students, offering them the best opportunities to move into successful futures.
All students should have the opportunity to gain entrance into university if it is their wish.
The subjects we have on offer this year are:
- Art and Design
- Art and Photography
- Computer Science
- English Literature
- Philosophy and Ethics
- Business BTEC
We also offer a resit Level 2 in GCSE English and mathematics.
Please note that the courses we have on offer at Tabor are likely to expand each year as more students will see the sixth form as a preferred place of study.
Education is about much more than just your chosen subjects. It is preparation for a successful life. Opportunities will be provided to enable you to:
- Develop your ability to work and learn independently
- Take responsibility and provide leadership
- Develop your ability to work effectively with others
- Contribute to your local community
- Develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of issues and subjects not directly offered in your subjects
- Add qualifications
- Develop your physical skills
There are a range of opportunities for example:
- Mentoring younger students in the school
- New York Trip
- Becoming Head Boy/Girl, a Prefect and/or Subject Ambassador
There are times in the week when you are not in a timetabled lesson. Making effective use of this time is an important life skill. Students are expected to remain in school to study.
The times in the week when you are not in a timetabled lesson. Making effective use of this time is an important life skill.
The times for study are the same as a timetabled lesson.
Study includes the following activities:
- Revision of notes from previous lessons
- Essay and coursework writing
- Research (book and internet) of a subject
- Reading a novel or quality newspaper
- Reading articles and magazines/gazettes linked to your subject area. These can be located in the school library
- Essay planning
- Any advice given by your teachers