At Etone College Sixth Form when you join us, a world of opportunities await you. As you prepare to take full advantage of these you will find lots of materials, support and advice on this page to help with your transition to Post-16 life.
Find our Transition Tasks here to help facilitate your move into Sixth Form for each of the courses you are studying.
Preparing for Enrolment
You will already been given our Transition Activity packs for each subject however you can find these on the link below. The activities are designed to help bridge between KS4 and KS5 and allow you to remain on top of your subject prior to starting your courses in September:
Additionally accessing the course information and staying up to date with developments in the subject are another important aspect. BBC News is a great source of information on developing events in all industries: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news
We have always advised our applicants to ensure they have a back up plan if they do not achieve our entry requirements. However, in the unlikely instance of you not receiving the minimum requirements we would encourage you to make an additional application to a provider with lower entry requirements.
We are always willing to help provide assistance during these times and if this is a particular concern to yourself please get in touch with us on 024 7675 7300
Our entry requirements are set to ensure you have the best chances to access the courses we offer. Where these are not met, our Sixth Form team will be on hand during results day to support you and provide guidance in making alternative decisions on your options. To check our entry requirements refer back to our prospectus: https://etonecollege.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/Etone%20College%20Sixth%20Form%202023
Studying at Etone Sixth Form
In each subject your teacher will set you wider reading that is relevant to the previous, current or future topics you are studying. These will help you get started with what to focus on.
To support you with your independent time you can also find our subject Independent Study Guides here: LINK WHEN CREATED
For revision materials, reading and additional resources check out our subject library here: LINK WHEN CREATED
At Etone College Sixth Form there is a whole program of support where time is dedicated to preparing you to apply for university or apprenticeships. This includes organised careers events such as our annual Careers Fair, visits to prestigious universities and places of work to make links and guide your options and of course visits from guest speakers across the year with people from educational and industry settings.
Each week you will attend your form time along with a fortnightly tutoring session with your Form Tutor dedicated to supporting you with enhancing your CV and Personal Statements prior to applying for next steps.
Our Careers Team will also provide some key experiences and support across your time with us. More can be found here: https://matrixacademytrust.co.uk/careers/etone-college/
We are all leaders in Sixth Form as role models to pupils and students we maintain our high expectations, keeping the Etone Values at the heart of everything we do.
There are also lots of opportunities to get involved with initiatives that closely align with your own interests and passions. With roles such as our Etone Elect, Holocaust Ambassadors, Eco Councillors and Community Champions there is a role for everyone. To find out role specific details check here: https://www.etonecollege.co.uk/student-leadership/
Through our Community Champions the Sixth Form are a big part of supporting Etone College in raising funds and awareness for charities and organisations across the year. Through being involved with whole school events we have supported charities such as: Mind, Comic Relief, Cancer Research and many more.
Each year the Sixth Form also select a local charity to focus efforts on raising funds for with Sixth Form charity events. This year our charity is the Nuneaton Foodbank and so far we have raised hundreds of pounds along with providing over 60 boxes of food donations: https://www.etonecollege.co.uk/house-charities/