Schools with sixth forms
Many of the secondary schools in Havering run courses for students aged 16-18. These are:
Schools offer a range of courses to meet needs and interests. These include A levels, other academic courses and Vocational programmes. To find out what courses are offered by each school it is best to look at the schools own website – look for the post 16 programme/prospectus.
If you have a child who attends a Special School in Havering our Local Offer website has more information on post 16 options.
What could this option do for you?
Gaining qualifications can give you more choice about your future. They show employers, colleges and universities that you have the skills and qualities needed to succeed and progress.
Getting qualifications can boost your confidence and can help you get a well paid job.
Schools offer lots of ways in which you can develop your skills, knowledge, and experience in out of school activities, sport, music and taking part in the life of the school.
What do I need to do now?
Decide what and where you would like to study.
Make an application to the school. If you are already a pupil at the school you will begin this process during year 11
If you are at another school, you might like to ask to visit, or attend an open day/evening. Look on the school website for details or give the school a call to make arrangements.
Do I need any extra help or advice?
If you are still at school, your school must provide you with access to independent advice and guidance on all your post 16 options.
If you are not in education, employment or training, Prospects Careers Advice Plus (formerly Connexions services) can help you. Take a look at the Prospects website or arrange to meet an advisor by contacting them on 01708 746401
For further help and support, you can talk to an impartial adviser at the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900 or web-chat online at nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk.
What support could I get if I choose this option?
There may be financial support available, depending on your circumstances. More information can be found on GOV.UK – 16 -19 Bursary Fund, and the school will be able to give you details of how it works.