Course Options and How to Apply to Forest 6

Forest 6

Step Up To Forest 6 - a hybrid between sixth form and college. Study our wide of range of A level and vocational subjects in our purpose-built sixth form only centre. Fitted with WIFI throughout, and a sixth form only all-day cafe. Forest sixth form offers a wide range of A Level and vocational subjects and accepts both male and female students. Tutors with years of experience mentor, tutor and motivate students. Oxbridge support, careers, community, volunteering programmes are readily accessible.

A full list of the courses available at Forest 6 can be viewed via the prospectus, which can be found below. 

To apply to The Forest School Sixth Form please download, fill in and submit the  form. Please send completed applications to Mrs Collins, Head of Sixth Form ncollins@forest.academy

The Forest School sixth form operates a pathway approach enabling students to have the widest selection of subjects as well as a range of pathways into university, apprenticeships or work. 

We have set entrance guidelines for each pathway based on the points scored at GCSE / L2 vocational courses, these points are calculated as follows:

GCSE Grade L2 Vocational Grades Points
9   9
8   8
7 Distinction 7
6 Merit 6
5   5
4 Pass 4
3   3
2   2
1   1

Calculation: 

1. Allocate points to each of your GCSE scores.

2. Allocate points to each vocational subject.

3. Add together points from English and maths + your best 6 other subjects.

4. Use the table below to see which pathway is most suitable for you.

 

Course A Levels Mix of A Levels and Vocational  Vocational
Minimum points needed for pathway 49 43 35
Subjects on offer Art, Biology, Business..   Business, Travel & Tourism, ICT, Sport, Health & Social

 

Forest 6 Application Form

Prospectus - Individual Course Information

A Choice of Pathways in Forest 6

A Choice of Pathways in Forest 6

Our courses are now more inclusive and engaging than ever. We offer three pathways to help you to progress to higher education, or into employment /apprenticeships. 

The first pathway

Is academic, supporting access to the Russell Group (the top 24 universities in the UK) with additional assistance for Oxbridge applicants. Typical A level - Mathematics & Further Maths, English, the Sciences and Humanities subjects; courses would almost be entirely exam based.

The second pathway 

Encompasses a wider range of A level subject including the arts, business, computing, IT etc. courses have a mixture of exams and coursework assessment.  

The third pathway 

Is based on a mix of A level and vocational subjects with emphasis on continuous assessment and fewer final exams, our vocation subjects are equivalent to a single or double A level and UCAS points.

 

Forest 6 Application Form

Sixth Form Option Block

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