10 reasons to study at Egglescliffe Sixth Form 1 We’ll support you during your time at Sixth Form We have a dedicated pastoral team which has a vast array of experience. Your tutor is your first point of contact on a daily basis and they will advise and help you with regards to university applications, careers advice as well as general social and academic support whilst at sixth form. 2 We get results Our results are some of the best in the Tees Valley. 54% of our students achieved A*-B grades in 2019 along with a 100% pass rate. Our last Ofsted inspection cited the sixth form as OUTSTANDING. 3 You’ll be taught by specialists We are proud to say that our students are taught by expert teachers who have superb subject knowledge and expertise in how the examinations are assessed. 4 We’ll help develop your talents Our support programme will help to ensure you are challenged appropriately during your time at sixth form. In addition we have a number of options for those wanting to pursue careers in medicine, dentistry, engineering and a wide range of other areas. 5 We have excellent university links Throughout the year we invite a number of universities in to discuss applications, courses and university life. There are also a number of providers who run schemes in which you can receive an offer lower than is typical for a range of courses. 6 We’re easy to get to As the Sixth Form is in such high demand, we now offer bus services from Thornaby, Ingleby Barwick and surrounding areas at excellent rates. See the Sixth Form team for more information. 7 Your time here will be enriching You’ll leave Egglescliffe with more than just academic qualifications. With university and the working world becoming ever more selective, our enrichment programme helps you become the whole package that providers are looking for. There is opportunity to study first aid, sign language, fitness and gain work experience throughout the year. 8 It’s not just about classroom learning We are dedicated to ensuring that your time at Egglescliffe is more than just the classroom. To achieve this we run a number of trips including New York, Iceland, Auschwitz, London and Switzerland to name but a few. This is all about learning in a real life environment and transferring the skills and knowledge you have picked up in your subjects. 9 We offer careers advice and guidance With a number of guest speakers arranged throughout the year, you are sure to gain a valuable insight into a wide range of careers options. In addition to this we have a careers advisor on hand and a bespoke careers day in which you select your fields of interest and are visited by industry experts. 10 We’ll offer you financial support We offer our students financial support through our student bursaries. Talk to the Director of Sixth Form who will give you more information about financial support available.