It is my pleasure to be able to welcome you to The Garibaldi School Sixth Form Portal and hope that you find all the information you require here to make an informed decision regarding your next steps.
I am passionate about the Sixth Form being an amazing part of the school and somewhere underpinned by a culture of success and The Sixth Form team are committed to providing an excellent post-16 experience where inspirational teaching offers students the knowledge, skills and experiences that fully prepare them for their successful adult life. We offer students the opportunities to be taught by teachers who are experienced and experts in their subject areas and we encourage students to be the very best they can and support them to develop the character traits we believe are essential to be successful.
The Garibaldi School Sixth Form is a popular choice for our Year 11 students and remains committed to providing a supportive learning community based on the school principles of ‘Pride, Respect and Achieve’. We have high expectations of our students and promote an independent learning culture so as students take ownership of their learning while still offering a level of support that is required. Maximising students’ development and achievement is central to our success and it is our aim that students leave us with a passion for life-long learning and as well-rounded adults, who are economically self-sufficient and ready and able to make a positive and lasting contribution on both the local and global communities in which they live.
We are more than just a place to study and through our Personal Development Programme we provide guidance and support sessions to support our students make the best start possible choices as they move through the sixth form and also into post-18 provision including access to Russell Group universities and higher level apprenticeships. Our extensive personal development also ensures students develop the confidence of character and the wider skills and competencies to make an effective transition to post-18 study including extensive support with applying for University Summer Schools and a personalised UCAS process.
Ultimately, students are provided with the opportunity to experience a sixth form setting that is warm, caring and inclusive and focused on providing the very best teaching and learning alongside an enrichment programme that is unique and varied. I am proud of the extraordinary care that we provide to students and the support that we can offer.
I hope from reading the prospectus and watching the subject videos that you feel that The Garibaldi School Sixth Form is the right place for your next steps towards an amazing future.
I look forward to working with you in the future
Mr B West
Director of Sixth Form