Sixth Form Transition

This page is packed with useful information and resources that will help you to get ready for life at Mulberry Academy Shoreditch Sixth Form.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Year 12 in September and we want you to be well prepared and ready to begin your A Level and BTEC courses. Please download the work packs for your chosen subjects and complete them at home.

TV Show opportunity

BBC’s The Nine to Five with Stacey Dooley are looking for 16-18 year-olds to take part in the show. If you are interested click here for more information. 

Letters to Year 11 students from the Head of Sixth Form

Please click on the links to read letters from the Head of Sixth Form, Ms. Wallace. The letters contain important and useful news and information to help you to prepare for life in Sixth Form starting in September 2020.

Letter to Sixth Form – 13th May 2020

Letter to Sixth Form – 27th April 2020

Letter to Sixth Form – 22nd April 2020

Letter to Sixth Form – 30th March 2020

Frequently asked questions

If you want to join the google classroom the class code is Wj5x6ty

  1. Do I have a place at sixth form?
    Yes everyone is guaranteed their offered place
  2. Will I definitely be able to study the subjects I want to?
    We have provided students places on all course, in some cases where your predicted grades do not meet course requirements, for example Grade 6 in Science you may have to pick other courses or BTEC courses
  3.  Can I change course choices?
    Yes, just email Ms Wallace awallace@mulberryacademyshoreditch.org
  4. How do I apply for a scholarship?
    Check the sixth form website for details of what you will need to do to apply
  5. Will we have a year 12 prom?
    In October of Year 12 there will be a prom to welcome you into Year 11
  6. Will we be able to get a yearbook?
    We are going to get the yearbook printed to give out on results day you will get results and a copy of the year book.  If we are giving it out at the start of year 12 I will just make sure Sarah and I are giving them the same message as on here.
  7. I am interested in applying to Oxford and Cambridge, medicine and law what should I do?
    Check the google classroom regularly as we have information from the universities. Email Ms Wallace if you are interested in this please email Ms Wallace to be placed on the Pathways to Oxford/Cambridge, medicine and law
  8. What happens if I don’t pass Maths and English?
    You can take both Maths and English again in Year 12
  9. I’ve forgotten my subject choices?
    Email Ms Wallace and she can let you know what you put down
  10. I didn’t apply to the sixth form can I apply now?
    Yes just email Ms Wallace awallace@mulberryschoolstrust.org
  11. I’m not sure I still want to attend the sixth form?
    If you’d like to chat further about your post 16 options email Ms Wallace
  12. What enrichment can I sign up for?
    Photography – Art Room, Pottery – Art Room, 5 A SIDE  Powerleague, KRAV MAGA – basement/sports hall GYM Masterchef Culture Club 221 week A and 224 week B,  Film Club in 324, St John Ambulance Training, KPMG and Deutsche Bank.
  13. What suppport will I get with university/apprenticeship applications?
    Unifrog account, Uptree and Tutor programme.
  14. How will my progress be measured?
    Six formal assessments per academic year and mocks.
  15. How is teaching and learning different in sixth form?
    Mini-lectures, application of real world context, independent reading, class discussion and group assignments.
 

Apply for a Sixth Form Scholarship

We wanted to let you know is that we are opening up our Sixth Form Scholarship application this week. This is an opportunity to submit an essay and win £500 to support your studies in Year 12, the money will be passed on once you begin your studies in September.

Celebrate! Year 12 Prom in September

We are holding a Prom/Dinner Dance for Year 12 students in September. This will be an opportunity to come together as a new Year group, to have a belated celebration for your hard work in Year 11 and to wear those prom outfits. Look out for more details!