Thank you to all those who attended this year's Sixth Form Open Evening, it was a successful evening and we were pleased to welcome a record number of Year 11 students and their families, both from Northampton Academy and other schools in the area.
The evening featured an introduction from Mrs Rigby, our Head of Sixth Form, detailing student outcomes, success stories and destinations along with an outline of all the fantastic opportunities offered to our students - including our careers advice provision, our 1:1 information and guidance meetings, leadership roles available, work experience placements and UCAS support to name but a few.
Miss Duncan, our Deputy Nucleus STEM Leader then introduced Nucleus VI. Launched this September, Nucleus VI is a unique programme for Year 12 students with aspirations to study medicine after Sixth Form. Aimed at a very small cohort, the programme guarantees successful applicants work experience in a Northants GP Surgery, regular contact with medical professionals and bespoke mentoring. Further details about Nucleus VI are available here >>>.
Robert and Andreea, our head boy and girl told us about their Sixth Form experiences along with Maia and Nassor, current Year 12 students.
Students were invited to visit our state-of-the-art Sixth Form Centre and subject areas and talk to teachers and students where the Sixth Form Ambassadors were available for Q&As.
Mr Nye gave a talk in the Lecture Theatre about gaining places in Oxbridge and other top universities, whilst in the canteen area, we welcomed an abundance of universities and other organisations to give students their expert guidance and advice.
Special thanks go to all our visitors who gave up their time to be here to share information with students:
- University of Bedfordshire
- University of Buckingham
- Coventry University
- De Montfort University
- The University of Durham,
- University of Hertfordshire
- University of Huddersfield
- University of Leicester
- Loughborough University
- University of Northampton
- Oxford Brookes University
- Northampton College
- Moulton College
- Nuffield Trust
Further information about our Sixth Form and application link is available on our Sixth Form page>>>