All students that join our Sixth Form who have not yet secured a grade 4 in maths or English receive timetabled lessons in order to ensure that they can achieve this grade as soon as possible upon joining us. This offer is also open to students who may have already secured a grade 4 but wish to resit the exam in order to secure a higher outcome.
All of these students are entered for the exam in November of Year 12, and continue to be taught and re-entered at the next opportunity until the desired grade is secured. This model has proved highly successful and the vast majority of students are successful at the first sitting of these exams.
Due to Covid-19, additional funding was provided for this cohort of students and this was used to provide the following additional support in the Autumn term of 2020-21: