Welcome to our Sixth Form page for current Year 13 students.
We are continuing to support our Sixth Form students remotely while school is closed. With many Year 13 students making decisions about their future opportunities, there may be questions about places, offers, finance and accommodation.
The following links provide useful information:
- Link up with University Ambassadors at Unibuddy: https://unibuddy.com/about/
- How and when to accept university offers: https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/after-you-apply/types-offer/replying-your-ucas-undergraduate-offers
- If you have no offers, you will be eligible for UCAS Extra: https://www.ucas.com/undergraduate/after-you-apply/types-offer/extra-choices
- Clearing will open on 6 July 2020: https://www.ucas.com/events/2020-entry-clearing-opens-348886
- Apply for student finance on-line: https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-student-finance
- Accommodation advice: https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/advice/student-accommodation/applying-for-university-accommodation
Some of our students are investigating Apprenticeships as their progression route and are still being offered support by our Information, Advice and Guidance Co-ordinator via email.
We believe that emotional well-being is fundamental at this time. The following may be helpful:
- https://www.wellbeingnands.co.uk/ (online webinars focussing on your Mental Health)
- https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/children-families-and-learning/suffolk-children-and-young-peoples-emotionalwellbeing-hub/ (Emotional Wellbeing Hub helpline number 0345 600 2090)
- Textline – a confidential text service from the school nursing service: text to 07507 333356
- The Mix – Helpline and Chat service for Under-25s: https://www.themix.org.uk/get-support
- Kooth – on-line support and counselling for young people: https://www.kooth.com/
- Stem4 – on-line advice and strategies for teenagers: https://stem4.org.uk/
- Young Minds – helpline and on-line advice: https://youngminds.org.uk/contact-us/
- SANE – a mental health helpline and on-line advice: http://www.sane.org.uk/
- The Samaritans – on-line emergency help and advice: https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/
If you have any queries, please email me directly HT@king-ed.suffolk.sch.uk
Penny Quintero Hunt
Assistant Headteacher (Sixth Form)
Photos by Zoë MacLachlan and Rob Bates