St Andrew the Apostle Sixth Form is located in Building 4 in the North London Business Park. There are excellent public transport links. Please note that there is no parking available for students with cars at The St Andrew the Apostle Sixth Form but space is available for bikes.
Aside from external exams, students will have regular assessment through the year, which will be marked against examination board standards and returned with written feedback on strengths and guidance on how to improve. All A-Level students will have a mock week where they will be expected to attend all exams. They will also have individual meetings with subject teachers to discuss progress in light of the formal assessments, and to focus on how standards can be further raised.
Packed lunches can be consumed in the common room
If your son or daughter received free meals at school, they may be able to continue to receive free meals at The St Andrew the Apostle Sixth Form if they are aged 16-18, and you have a household income of £16,190 or less and are in receipt of specified benefits.
Sixth form is not just about studying – your son or daughter will have the chance to get involved in lots of events and clubs outside of lessons. The programme changes each year but in the past has included football, dodgeball, photography, debating society and film club. Students will also have the opportunity to be involved with the local community and fundraising. Activities take place at lunchtimes or at the end of the day.
Your son or daughter may also be interested in becoming a Student Ambassador. Student Ambassadors help out at events and fairs during themed weeks, take tours at Open Days and take part in focus groups to make an impact on how the Sixth Form operates.
Guidance on private study
Subject teachers will regularly set work for independent private study, which should be completed in free study periods or at home. Students are expected to spend at least one hour extra for every lesson taught. Students are welcome to study at home, or if they wish to stay on site, they can use the study spaces in the Learning Resources Centre. We have many facilities on-site for students to access, such as computers and other e-learning resources.
Additional course costs
If your son or daughter is aged 16-18 our courses are free for them to study. They will, however, be required to buy course related textbooks, pay towards trips and visits and, for a few courses, purchase specialist equipment.
There is no uniform for students at The St Andrew the Apostle Sixth Form, however they are expected to be dressed appropriately at all times. Students are asked to not wear anything which may cause offense to others in terms of logos or quotes, or wear anything which exposes too much flesh i.e. the midriff. Inappropriate dress would not be tolerated in the work place and we would like to prepare our students to meet the expectations of prospective employers by adopting this ethos at all times. The same dress code applies when students are out on a work placement.
We are committed to communicating your son or daughter’s progress with you. You will be invited in for a parents’ evening where teachers and personal tutors will be able to discuss your son or daughter’s progress with you. This is both an opportunity to celebrate success and identify any causes for concern. You will also receive a written report from subject teachers.
Code of conduct
St Andrew the Apostle Sixth Form has a code of conduct which sets standards of behaviour so that all students know what is expected of them, from respect, attendance and punctuality, to safety, consideration of others and hard work.
We have Anti-bullying, Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity and Student Involvement policies in place to ensure that your son or daughter can study with us in a safe and secure environment