Hard to believe that Bridging Week has been and gone and we’re now all waiting with great anticipation and possibly a little trepidation the August results!
Those that attended Bridging Week made such a positive impression on the Sixth Form team and the teaching staff. Many teachers commented on the enthusiasm with which students approached their lessons and learning, and are very much looking forward to new cohorts of students starting in September.
We very much hope that Bridging Week, allowed students to get familiar with their new surroundings – making the Advanced Study Centre their new base. Begin to connect and establish burgeoning friendships and try out A Level subjects that will help them on their way to their desired destination. The aim of Bridging Week is to begin that journey of development and increasing self awareness and to make informed decisions about futures.
During the week we partnered with Live-n-Learn, who spoke to students about developing their A Level Mindset. The aim of these sessions, was to give an indication of the breadth and depth of our Enrichment and Personal Development Programme, which is unique to King Edward’s, whilst also offering practical tips, strategies and advice on the differences between school and Sixth From.
Year on year, comments from both students and staff relate to the transitional phase between Year 11 and Year 12 and how ‘big’ the jump is from GCSE to A Level. The enrichment sessions on Wednesday, demonstrated by being fully informed and prepared, as well as adopting a motivated and positive mindset, there is no jump. Instead there are a plethora of opportunities and possibilities to be grasped, used and exploited to ensure that dreams, goals and accomplishments are all realised within Sixth Form at King Edward’s.
Students, please follow the link below to provide your thoughts on the week: