30/3/23 Roundup – Sixth form

Date: 30th March 2023

TAP after Easter w/c 17th April 2023

Year 12:  Thomas Character – self fulfilled

Mon:   Inset day

Tue:  Do you have a positive body image? Watch this video and discuss the pressures put on people by photoshop and social media: In a recent survey, over half of girls aged 16 – 21 said they would have surgery to improve their bodies. Over 50% of boys said they would change their diet to get the perfect body. Read this list of helplines for eating disorders and speak to school staff if you or others need support. The Try Guys Get Photoshopped With Men’s Ideal Body Types – YouTube and Useful contacts – eating problems – Mind

Wed:  wellbeing and revision

Thu:  future intentions planning

Fri:  assembly

Year 13

Mon:  Inset day

Tue:  TED talk or debate

Wed:  Tutors hand out their choice of revision planners.

Thu:  revision

Fri:  assembly

Year 12 Lockers

We are offering a limited number of lockers to Year 12 students on a first come, first served, basis.  There is a £5 refundable deposit payable via Parent Pay.

Please can students bring a copy of their Parent Pay receipt to the Sixth Form Office where they will be issued with their key.

Refunds will be issued via Parent Pay when the key is returned.  This must be before the end of Year 13 whilst still on roll.

Uttoxeter Road Runners – volunteers needed – 30th April 2023

Uttoxeter Road Runners are looking for 6th formers or D of E students to assist with marshalling the junior road race on Sunday 30th April.

Scouts & Guides will be manning the water stations along all of the routes.

Please contact Mrs Walton or Mrs Griffiths if you would be interested in helping to marshal the race.

Data Collection Sheet

Any students who haven’t returned their data collection sheet, please can you drop it into the Sixth form office.

Sixth Form Finance

The school has been allocated a Discretional Bursary Fund (DBF) which students are able bid into throughout the academic year providing they meet the financial criteria set by the school and outlined in our DBF policy.

For the academic year 2022-2023 students are eligible for funding of up to £400 if their parental income is below £27,000 (proof required) or if they were designated as pupil premium. If a student is a looked after child (LAC) they may be entitled to up to £1,200 of financial support. Students must use this funding to support their Post-16 education.  For example, Sixth Form uniform, transport costs to and from school, textbooks, revision guides, course materials, IT equipment (up to £150), educational visits, UCAS application Fee, University entrance tests etc.

More detailed information will be available in the DBF booklet which students can be obtain from Mrs Walton in the Sixth Form office or by emailing sixthform@tahs.org.uk

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