Excellent results, massive value-added each year
for every student
New and comfortable sixth form centre with
internet cafe, coffee bar, large common room, various study rooms all with
A fully multicultural sixth form with students from
32 different countries in the school
Day and boarding pupils in the sixth form
All sixth formers have career mentors from
outside the school; a unique opportunity to get ahead of the game and to ensure
first choice university entry
A university professor works with all sixth form
students to support them with their UCAS applications or applications to
Extensive careers advice, a full enrichment
programme each week which includes numerous talks from a range of professionals,
famous and successful persons, community workers, university tutors,
international sportsmen, TV personalities and others; the programme also offers
our students many work experience opportunities.
Regular trips and numerous conferences
attended. The New York sixth form trip
is always popular.
Regular sports matches. Our sports department includes the West
Hants/BCS tennis academy, a badminton academy with an international coach,
basketball coaching from an ex Russian professional and international, rowing
with a world championship rower, and a department that includes all major team sports
with a staff team who currently play top level sport and some who coach at the
very highest level. In addition we offer
talks from international sportspersons and sports psychologists for all BCS
sixth formers, not only those interested in sport.
Performing arts and music rocks at BCS! If you want to perform, if you want to be on
the stage, if you enjoy playing in top concert halls, if you want to join in on
modern film and media: then BCS is for you!
There are so many opportunities to enjoy, whatever you level.
A new art facility is being established to further
enhance and support the excellent art department at BCS.
Our Oxbridge programme has proved highly
successful and most enjoyable; it is a popular course at BCS.
Our sixth formers are allowed off site during
the day, but the sixth form staff monitor this in order to ensure that students
are up to date with their work. A
current Year 13 student said: “I really like the mix of freedom and supervision
I get at BCS. We can be normal young
adults and we can chill out off site, but we know that if we are behind or
struggling with our work then we will be required to catch up first. I have found that this means I am always up
to date, and therefore I have more time on the weekends to have fun, without worrying
about work I haven’t completed. The school
based set up, with college based aspects, really works well for all of us. We are treated as adults here, but when we
need a shoulder to cry on a member of staff is always available to comfort us
and to help us to plan our workload. The
way BCS runs the sixth form means I made the transition from GCSE much easier
than many of my friends who went to other sixth forms. I think many of them
regret not having my type of sixth form. “