Each student is allocated a personal tutor who will support him/her with study and personal issues throughout the 2 years. Personal tutors establish a close working relationship with their tutees through academic mentoring every six weeks. Progress is reviewed and targets for improvements are set. In addition, concerns can be raised and advice given.
The tutor programme allows students regular support with making the change from GCSE to level 3 courses.The Sixth Form is based in the 17th Century Abbey. Students have access to a careers library with 6 computers and exclusive use of the library on the ground floor of the Abbey. In addition they have Cafe 6 – a Sixth Form only cafe serving food and drink from 8:30 – 3:10 daily.