Open Evening for entry into Year 7 and our International Sixth Form 2019
Our Open Evening for entry into Year 7 and our International Sixth Form in September 2019 will be held on Thursday 27th September 2018 from 16:30 to 20:30. The purpose of our Open Evening is to enable prospective students and their families to gain an insight into the school. Staff and students will be available to answer questions. There will be interactive presentations, student performances and displays – all of which will help you make an informed choice about this school.
Headteachers’ speeches during the evening will be in the Main Hall:
• Prospective Year 7 – 17:00 and 18:00
• Prospective Sixth Form – 19:00
Morning Tours for prospective Sixth Form Students will be at 10:00 on the following dates:
Tuesday 16th October; Tuesday 6th November and Tuesday 4th December
To book a place on a Sixth Form tour, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01277 351914
Applications for entry to our International Sixth Form in September 2019
We welcome applications for our International Sixth Form from existing Year 11 students, and also those who wish to join us from other schools in both the UK and overseas. Applications will open from the 1st November until the 9th December and an on-line application form will be available during this period. If you are an overseas student with non-UK qualifications or should you have any further questions, please contact Mrs Smith at email@example.com.
The application timeline and information to join our Sixth Form is below:
Open Evening – Thursday 27th September, 16:30 to 20:30 with Headteachers’ Sixth Form Address at 19:00
Careers Convention – Thursday 15th November
AES Year 11 Parents Evening – Thursday 22nd November
A good opportunity to gauge teachers’ opinions about suitability for a given subject
On-Line application forms for internal and external students available from 1st November to 9th December
External Applicants are interviewed in December and January.
AES Year 11 Course Counselling – students are interviewed during January 2019 by experienced Counsellors in school to discuss their options based upon reports and GCSE Mocks
Timetable construction – the timetable is constructed from the provisional choices of our students working on a ‘best fit’ model which aims to ensure that as many students as possible get their first choice of course combinations. Where this isn’t possible extra course counselling takes place from March onwards to discuss alternative options
Lower Sixth Induction Day – Tuesday 25th June 2019– the chance to meet new peers and Form Tutors, along with guidance regarding the skills needed to be a successful Sixth Form student
Final Course Counselling – 23rd August 2019 – post results interview for existing and new students to confirm course choices. Students who just miss the matriculation requirements may be asked to attend an extended Course Counselling session afterwards once we have sought advice from Heads of Subject.
• Visit other schools and colleges – make sure this is the right Sixth Form for you by making an informed choice
• New applicants – see how the school works on a typical day by joining one of our Sixth Form Tour dates listed above
• Speak to siblings, friends, teachers about possible choices – if in doubt, ask!
• Notify us of any changes to your application or withdrawals
• Note up to 25% of the Lower Sixth are new to AES and fit into our welcoming and Interesting Sixth Form extremely well