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Ashby School has one of the largest and most successful Sixth Forms in Leicestershire. The impressive Sixth Form Centre currently caters for almost 600 students.
The majority of Sixth Formers are students who stay on at the school following their Year 11 studies. However, a growing number of students join each year from other schools, both inside and outside the county.
To join the Sixth Form, students must obtain five GCSEs at grades A* to C in at least four different subjects, including Mathematics and English Language.
Attendance must be at least 95 per cent.
In 2016, examination results were excellent. More than 50 per cent of all passes were at top grades A*, A and B.
Results like these allow the school to retain its proud tradition of excellence and high achievement at post-16 level.
Students leaving the school can choose from a range of careers and educational options. The majority choose to enrol on Higher Education degree courses, or opt for careers with further training.
Ashby School ensures that all students move on successfully, whatever their chosen direction.
The school prides itself on a close working relationship with parents.
Induction for 2017 entry is Tuesday 27 June. All prospective Sixth Form students are expected to attend.
Ashby School specialises in the delivery of Level 3 qualifications. The range of subjects on offer is updated annually on this website.
The numerous opportunities for students to become involved in activities outside the classroom include charity fundraising, sports, House activities, the School Council, working with local primary school children, and the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.
The Sixth Form Pastoral Team is available to support, advise, monitor, and generally ensure students succeed and thrive during their time in the Sixth Form.
The Sixth Form will accept applications from 15 November 2016, after the open evening.
Anyone wishing to apply to School House to be considered as a boarder must submit a separate letter of application addressed to the Director of Boarding, at School House.
Occasionally, Sixth Form students do organise their own social events - commonly referred to as 'Sixth Form parties' - which take place outside of school.
The school has no involvement in the planning, running or supervision of these events and can, therefore, accept no responsibility for student behaviour or welfare on such occasions.
To this end, Sixth Formers are discouraged from promoting their own social events while they are on the school premises.
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