Sixth Form Open Evening 2020

Welcome to our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening. We hope you and your families are keeping well during these challenging times. In light of the current circumstances, we have taken the decision to move our Open Evening online.  We are proud to showcase the work and achievements of teachers and students in the videos below. Please click on the various subject tabs to hear from current community members about their experiences of the sixth form. We hope these materials will help you make an informed decision about the subjects you wish to study next year.

Applications for entry in September 2021 can be made online now. The application form will close on January 22nd 2021.

If you have any questions, please email sixthform@spwt.net

Art and Design

This course gives a strong grounding for those interested in studying Art and Design foundation courses and degrees. It is also suitable for those with an interest in the visual world and for those who enjoy responding to and exploring art in its wider context.

In addition to developing your skills in a variety of media, you will also explore and develop ideas through contextual studies. You will learn about artists’ work, produce independent research and develop your own analytical skills. Visits to galleries and exhibitions are an integral part of the course.

Commitment, enthusiasm and the ability to work under your own initiative are essential if you are to get the most from this course. You will have to be prepared give a considerable amount of your time to independent study outside of timetabled lessons to produce a rich and varied portfolio of work.

Drama and Theatre Studies

A Level Drama and Theatre Studies provides students with practical and creative opportunities to explore drama in a range of ways. Students develop their understanding of performance through the exploration of different play texts, creating original devised performances and written analysis of performance work.

Music

A level Music is a challenging and rewarding course. The students who choose it are committed to their musical studies and our able to take advantage of our links to professional groups such as the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Chamber Orchestra and the Ebor Singers. Although you will be able to perform a wide variety of musical styles and genres you must have an interest in classical music. The aim of this course is to develop your abilities as an intelligent musician.