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Year 12 Letters

Year 13 Letters

Academic Year - 2019/2020

15th August 2019
A Level Results Day

23rd August 2019
GCSE Results Day

9th September 2019
Year 12 Photographs

24th September 2019
Year 12 Parents’ Information Evening

1st October 2019, 18:00 (UK time)
CUKAS Music courses deadline

15th October 2019
Oxbridge deadline

17th October 2019
Year 12 Parents’ Evening (1)

4th November – 11th November 2019
GCSE Maths and English resits

14th November 2019
Year 11 into 12 Open Evening

29th November 2019
Year 13 Mock Interviews

6th December 2019
Prize Giving

13th – 17th January 2020
Year 13 Mock Exams

15th January 2020, 18:00 (UK time)
UCAS National Deadline

21st January 2020
Year 11 Open Session 2:30 – 3:30 pm

30th January 2020
Year 13 Parents’ Evening

24th April 2020
UCAS Higher Education Exhibition - University of Derby

11th May – July 2020
Year 13 A Level Exam season begins
Year 13 Leaving Day

4th June 2020
Year 12 Parents’ Evening (2)

22nd – 26th June 2020
Year 12 Mock Exams

26th June 2020
Summer Ball – The Pavilion, Whittlebury Hall

6th – 10th July 2020
Year 12 Work Related Learning

7th & 8th July 2020
Year 11 into 12 Induction Sessions

16th July 2020
UCAS morning

13th August 2020
A Level Results Day

20th August 2020
GCSE Results Day

Sixth Form Dress Code

Below you will find a list of useful websites and phone numbers, should you need them:

Health

www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk – NHS Direct online health advice.

www.studenthealth.co.uk – good health advice for students, written by doctors.

www.travelhealth.co.uk – health advice for travelling abroad.

Sexual health

www.brook.org.uk – Brook – free advice on sexual health and contraception

www.fpa.org.uk – Family Planning Association – information, advice and support on all aspects of sexual health, sex and relationships and emergency contraceptives

Alcohol and drugs

www.talktofrank.com – national drugs helpline

https://aquarius.org.uk/our-services/young-peoples-services/northampton-yp/ - NGAGE with Aquarius is an early intervention drug and alcohol service for young people aged 10-18 in Northamptonshire.

https://www.re-solv.org/about-re-solv/locally-funded-projects/solveit/

Drinkline Helpline: 0800 917 8282

Violence

www.victimsupport.org – Victim support line 0845 3030 900

www.rapecrisis.org.uk – provides a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence

Good mental health

www.kooth.com – get help, advice & support with anything that’s causing you stress, hardship or embarrassment

www.childline.org – counselling service for children and young people.

www.youngminds.org.uk – promotes the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people.

www.samaritans.org.uk – helpline number 08457 909090

https://www.idealflatmate.co.uk/students-mental-health-guide 

https://www.nhft.nhs.uk/camhslive

www.TVBF.co.uk

Stress management

www.supportline.org.uk Helpline no 01708 765200 emotional support & info on exam stress

http://www.studygs.net/stress.htm – useful exercises and information on a range of issues including stress.

www.lessons4living.com – stress tests, relaxation techniques

www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/mental_health/emotion_stress.shtml – general info

www.stressandanxietyinteenagers.com – NHS site with games theme.

Revision tips

www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki/A-Level_RevisionTips

Sixth Form Events & Information

Useful information, events, taster sessions and activities can all be found here.

Student Finance

Student Finance

What Career

https://www.whatcareerlive.co.uk

UCAS Newsletter

Receive regular updates from UCAS to help you support your son or daughter. Click Here to sign up

University Taster Course Programme

https://london.ac.uk/ways-study/study-campus-london/university-taster-courses

The Taster Course Programme provides Year 12 sixth form students with a taste of wat life at a university in London is like.  All taster courses are free to attend and you can choose from a variety of subjects taking place at the numerous participating universities.  Courses range from voice and drama to medicine and nursing to computing and business.  Please click here for more information.

World Skills UK (The Skills Show)

https://www.worldskillsuk.org/directions/our-events/the-skills-show

The Skills Show is the nation’s largest skills and careers event help to shape the future of a new generation by helping young people to go further, faster in their careers.

EPOC  Careers Conferences

https://www.epoc.org.uk

EPOC Careers Conference organises events for students who want to become doctors or lawyers.  These event will help you maximise your chance of being accepted into the university and profession of your choice.  They will help you deicide whether medicine/law is the career for you and help you make the very best UCAS application you can.

Summer Schools

Year 12 students, are you a high-achieving student considering university? Would you like to join the University of Nottingham and experience a week of living, learning and socialising like a university student – for free.

What’s on offer?

During the Summer School you will experience key aspects of university life including living on campus in halls of residence, learning from university lecturers, taking part in leadership and personal development dessions and getting involved in a range of social activities.

Why apply?

Gain valuable experience for your university application

Sample the student lifestyle

Meet people and gain confidence

Explore a subject of interest whilst learning from experts

Receive a bursary of £1,000 a year if you enrol at the University of Nottingham*

*Students must have home fees status to qualify for the bursary

 Apply by Thursday 8th March 2018

Find out more and apply

Contact Us

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Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 6DJ

Telephone: 01327 350284