Why should I join the Post-16 programme at North Coast Integrated College?
North Coast Integrated College is not only the largest secondary school in the area, but is also the most modern. We opened our doors in 1996,and are now a growing community of learners, constantly up dating the courses we offer, and keeping up to date with developments in education.
Our teachers are young and full of fresh ideas, not only about whatwe teach, but also about the way we deliver our lessons. You will find the College an exciting and interesting place to study, whether you are taking traditional academic A levels, or the newer applied and vocational subjects.
When you receive your results in August, you will have a tailored interview with our curriculum leaders and careers staff, helping you to choose from a wide range of subjects the best post-16 courses available anywhere and you will be taken through the implications these choices will have for your chosen careers pathway.
North Coast Integrated College is a place where the relationships between teachers and post-16 students are excellent. Dedicated teachers understand that the issues facing young adults today are complex, and you will be treated with the respect that we want you to develop towards others. We have high standards, and we understand that 16-18 year olds will make different demands of us, in terms of making school enjoyable, while keeping you on the track towards success.
We have a great deal of pride in the number of students we find university entrance for – most of our post-16 students go to university, andmost of them report back how much life at North Coast prepared them for themore grown-up world of Higher Education. We continue every year to develop ourSixth Form programme, and make sure our students are studying courses that suittheir interests and abilities.
Our facilities are of the highest standards; we have first classI.C.T. suites, and a dedicated Sixth Form study room with computers alwaysavailable. You will be able to work quietly in private study, or use thelibrary to research and prepare work for your teachers. Our aim is to prepareyou for the greater amount of independence you will need for success at thislevel, and our study facilities are there to develop this independence in ourstudents.
We look forward to seeing you on results day, and to helping you toembark on this next, very important and exciting phase of your education.
Sixth form at North Coast Integrated College
Asa Sixth Form student at North Coast Integrated College, you will have:
•The opportunity to choose from a stimulating range of academic and vocationalcourses.
•An induction programme for students joining from other schools.
•Continuation of the integrated ethos which celebrates tolerance and diversity.
•Well-qualified and highly motivated staff to teach and support you.
•Continuing pastoral support and teacher guidance.
•A close partnership between parents, staff and students.
•An emphasis on social and personal as well as academic development.
•Personalised career planning which includes visits and applications to thirdlevel institutions..
•Increased responsibility and opportunities to become Senior Prefects.
•An extensive extra-curricular programme.
•A beneficial Sixth Form enrichment programme.
Sixth Form Entry & Curriculum September 2008
FromSeptember 2008 Sixth Form students will have the flexibility to choose from acombination of academic and vocational courses. Some courses will be offered incollaboration with the Northern Regional College.
Download/view North Coast Integrated College sixthform application form of last page on website
More details and course information is available by contacting the College.