Ganton 6th Form
FAQ – Frequently asked questions

What accreditation routes are available?

Accreditation routes are based on the prior level of attainment of each individual student. All our life skills qualifications are unit based, allowing us the opportunity to build a rich and personalised learning programme.

How long do students stay in sixth form?

We have limited numbers of places in our popular sixth form. Therefore, placement lengths are considered on an individual basis. Students may acquire the skills they need in a relatively short amount of time and be ready to leave us after one year. Other students will benefit from staying with us for two or three years. This decision will be agreed by staff, students and parents with support from the Careers and Transition Advisor.

Do students wear uniform?

No. Sixth form students are not required to wear school uniform. Suitable clothing for a school and community environment should be worn in line with the school uniform policy.

What happens at the end of Sixth Form?

Students will be ready to move to their next destination which could be college, employment, sup

Ganton School 6th Form information:

‘Based on the evidence gathered during this short inspection, I am of the opinion that the school continues to go from strength to strength.’…

OFSTED comments

‘The school council is
especially active and members are particularly proud of the role they played in improving school meals..’…

OFSTED comments

‘Staff use signing, symbols, photographs and objects of reference to communicate effectively with those pupils who need additional support to ensure that they are fully engaged in their learning.’…

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‘Pupils take part in local and
regional accessible sporting activities.’…

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‘Leaders have introduced a new approach to assessment. This enables leaders to check pupils’ progress from their starting points more effectively.’…

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‘Leaders have continued to develop the school’s curriculum since the last inspection.’…

OFSTED comments

‘There is a strong emphasis on personalisation of the curriculum, the development of pupils’ communication skills, independence skills and preparation for life after school.’…

OFSTED comments

‘Pupils rise to the challenges that you set, and their learning is rarely disrupted.’…

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‘The curriculum offers a wealth of enrichment activities which are highly valued by
pupils and parents and carers.’…

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‘Pupil Premium is targeted to improving pupils’ communication skills through investment in specialist equipment and software.’…

OFSTED comments

‘Leaders have carried out a detailed review of the curriculum pathways for pupils.’…

OFSTED comments

‘Pupils spoke
enthusiastically about learning outside of school and their visits to local museums, the Humber Bridge, local cafes and to the cinema.’…

OFSTED comments

‘Leaders use the pupil premium funding effectively.’…

OFSTED comments

‘Pupils respect each other, display good manners and work together successfully.’…

OFSTED comments

‘Pupils run the school shop and staff cafeteria, enabling them to use their literacy and numeracy skills in a practical setting.’…

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‘Pupils say that they enjoy their lessons and take great pride in their work.’…

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‘Pupils, including disadvantaged pupils, are making strong progress from their varied starting points in reading, writing and mathematics.’…

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‘Pupils take part in a strong work experience and work-related learning programme.’…

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