As a Sixth Form student at EWS you are expected to work hard and take part in the enrichment and extra-curricular activities available to you.
Staff and students in the Sixth Form are encouraged to create an atmosphere based on mutual respect between teacher and students that is conducive to high quality teaching and learning.
As a Sixth Form student you will have more freedom and some private study time that needs to be used wisely and to your advantage. In order to encourage you to make the expected progress, there are a number of expectations that we have of our Sixth Form students.
Attend school on all school days from 8.45am until 3.20pm, other than when absence is unavoidable. Register with your tutor by attending tutor time.
To attend, and arrive on time to lessons, participating fully in all activities relating to your subjects and enrichment courses.
To inform your tutor and/or subject teachers of any planned absence in advance. and to contact the school as early as possible on the first day of unforeseen absence (eg for illness) and ensure absence notes are provided by your parent/carer to your tutor, upon your return to school.
To ensure any work missed through absence is discussed with your subject teachers and appropriate action is taken to complete it.
Attitude and Behaviour:
To behave in the manner expected of senior and influential students in the school and in a way that would be expected of an employee in a professional working environment.
To make appropriate use of the Sixth Form private study facilities and adopt a quiet working atmosphere when using other learning environments.
To adhere to the published dress code which can be found on the school website.
To use private study time in school effectively to ensure all homework and coursework deadlines are met Complete all set work to the best of your ability, going beyond the minimum set in class through wider reading and independent private study.
Work with your tutor to keep up to date and have regular academic mentoring appointments to ensure your progress is tracked and support is actioned as required.
You can expect the following:
We provide high quality teaching and learning opportunities which are appropriate to the final examinations and reflect your progress and ability.
We provide facilities for independent and private study in school, wider research, background reading and recreation time.
We provide opportunities for wider development and experiences.
We provide leadership and other opportunities for responsibility within the school.
We provide guidance and academic mentoring
We will motivate and encourage you to achieve the best level of performance.
We provide an introduction to, and preparation for, life after Sixth Form, such as employment opportunities or application to the higher education system.