Aylesford Sixth Form Introduction

Aylesford Sixth Form Introduction

A Character sixth form for all

High aspirations & expectations

We are an inclusive Sixth Form that inspires our young adults to take responsibility for themselves, demonstrating pride in their community and making a positive contribution to the world.

Students at Aylesford School have high aspirations and expectations of themselves in order to succeed in their future careers. Students show courage, confidence and character to use their initiative to break down any barriers encountered on the post-16 journey. Students have the open-mindedness and resilience to ‘always find a way’ in every aspect of their lives.

Aylesford School is one of only a select number of schools to be awarded the Character Kitemark.

Students who study at Aylesford do so because they want a small community feel to their programme of study

Top 5% for achievement

In the Sixth Form at Aylesford School we offer a full range of Academic and Vocational qualifications that allow students to follow bespoke progression routes which include university, apprenticeships and employment.

Students at Aylesford achieve excellent results as evidenced in the schools performance data, putting us in the top 5% of schools nationally for achievement in applied general qualifications.

Sixth Form at Aylesford

Sixth Form at Aylesford is centred in a purpose built suite consisting of 3 common rooms, each with kitchenette facilities. Students also benefit from access to additional meeting rooms, ICT suites.

Every student follows a one week timetable and will see their subject teachers nearly every day, this promotes strong, positive relationships between students and staff and builds trust.

Aylesford Sixth Form is full time and students are in school for a full day. Every term each student is able to ‘book’ 6 hours to do something for themselves, which promotes positive wellbeing. We also reward students who have gone above and beyond and shown good character.

Students in the sixth form attain highly in their learning - Ofsted

Student enrichment

Enrichment and developing good Character in the sixth form is not just seen as an ‘add on’, but as an integral part of Sixth Form life. Students enjoy external activities every term recently these have included a London treasure hunt, ice skating, the beach, escape rooms, paint balling and laser tag.

We offer a wide variety of careers advice, guidance and opportunities including guest speakers, visits to universities, apprenticeship and careers fairs.

We offer 1:1 careers meetings and mock interviews so students are fully prepared and know what to expect when they leave Aylesford.

Individual career plans

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Sixth Form Prospectus

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