Sixth Form

at Cockermouth School

Sixth Form

Sixth Form Induction Day will be on 1 July, 8:40am to 3:30pm.  Sixth Form dress code applies.

For information regarding Post-16 Transport to School please click here.

To read the Headteacher's press statement regarding our excellent A Level results, please click HERE.

To read the Headteacher's press statement regarding our excellent GCSE results, please click HERE.

Please see Sixth Form Applicants page to download a copy of the application form and additional information on the application process.

For students applying from Cockermouth School
Sixth Form Open EveningThursday 30 January 2020
Post 16 Information Advice and Guidance meetingStudents will be invited to attend a meeting from Wednesday 5th February 2020 onwards
Letter and choices form deadlineTuesday 4 February 2020

For students applying from schools other than Cockermouth School
Sixth Form Open EveningThursday 30 January 2020, 6.45pm in the main hall
Information Advice and Guidance MeetingInvitations will be sent via email; meetings will take place at the end of February 2020
Application form deadlineTuesday 4 February 2020

A letter confirming your conditional offer (subject to GCSE results) will be sent to you after the Information Advice and Guidance meeting if you confirm that you wish to come to Cockermouth School Sixth Form. This letter will also provide details of the next stage of the enrolment process.

For all students who choose to apply to Cockermouth School Sixth Form
Enrolment dayWednesday 1 July 2020
GCSE Results day and confirmation of coursesFriday 27 August 2021


Futures Preparation at Cockermouth School Sixth Form

Year 12 – Information Gathering

  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Exploring interests
  • Investigation of different employment sectors
  • University/Apprenticeship research
  • Study skills

Visiting speakers

Universities

  • Cumbria
  • Newcastle
  • Glasgow
  • Oxford
  • Cambridge

Apprenticeships

  • Gen2
  • NNL
  • James Walker
  • Local Council
  • Employers

Employment

  • Accountancy
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Etc..

Year 12 to 13 – Making Choices and Applications

Form tutors and the Sixth Form team support students fully throughout the decision making process, and as they make their applications. We have an excellent record of enabling students to secure places at their university of choice and on the apprenticeships for which they have applied.