20/5/23 Roundup – Sixth form

Date: 20/5/23

TAP w/c 22nd May 2023

Y12 and Y13:  Thomas Character – mindful

Mon:  Watch this advice from Phil and Holly on Good Morning about how to cope in the exam period. Then teach a friend and try out the oral learner method.

Good Morning how to cope with exams  

Tue:  TED talk or debate:  does listening to music help or hinder your study? Then watch the first 5 minutes of this clip to find out about some studies both for and against listening to music while you study.

Does music help you study?  

Wed:  wider reading, well being or revision:  watch this video to help students understand how to remain calm in the midst of anxious thoughts.

Mindfulness to help with exam stress  

Thu:  attendance check and future intentions planning:   take this quiz to find out what your learning style is. Then adapt your revision strategies accordingly.

Learning style quiz  

Fri:  assembly


8th June is the UCAS deadline to accept firm choices.  Students should also ensure that they have their accommodation if needed and student finance in place.  For students who have rejected courses, they should ensure that their student finance application reflects their current needs as Student Finance England may not have up to date records where university choices have changed.

Learn about the Quantum World in Pictures

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

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.

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