Please also note the following important information:
Make the most of your freedom and have an amazing summer!
Say goodbye to school routine and your uniform.
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Trying something new, develop a new skills or play a new sport.
Get familiar with your route to college.
Kick start your CV with a summer job or voluntary work.
Open a bank account if you're starting an apprenticeship so you don't miss a pay day.
Don't forget to enrol on your course over the summer.
Prepare for your first day at college with any stationery or equipment you'll need.
Spend quality time with friends and family before your new adventure starts!
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
A specialist team at Hartlepool Sixth Form is providing vital mental health support to its students and addressing the growing challenges of the COVID
Netballers exceed expectations in AoC competitions as development continues.
July 6, 2020
Hartlepool Sixth Form sport lecturer Danielle Smith has clocked up an amazing 150k throughout June to raise vital funds for Alice House Hospice.
July 2, 2020