Year 7 students to start at 8.30am. Year 8 - 11 students to start at 9.30am.
Year 7 students to start at 8.30am.
Year 8 – 11 students to start at 9.30am.
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RR6 Exam Success 2019
We are pleased to announce that the Year 13s have once again produced excellent results in their A level and BTEC Level 3 qualifications this Summer.
The provisional results show that more than a quarter of our grades were at A* to A, 57% at A* to B and 84% at A* to C. These excellent results reflect the hard work and commitment of students, staff and support of their families over the last two years.
We are pleased that many of our students have achieved their first choice university place, including four students who have successfully secured places at Oxford and Cambridge. Students have also secured exciting apprenticeships including a placement at Rolls Royce as well as further employment. In addition we also have students with many different gap year plans.
RR6 would like to wish everyone the very best of luck in their next steps in their future study or career.
The combined sixth form of Rutlish School and Ricards Lodge High School, RR6, offers students at different academic levels access to courses in a wide range of curriculum areas including our specialist subjects – Mathematics, Computing, Performing and Visual Arts – ensuring access to university education and a wide range of vocational careers.
As a sixth form student in RR6 you will benefit from our commitment to first class teaching and also a pastoral framework that will support you in becoming an independent achiever. Our two schools are united to ensure that quality and continuity of support, advice and guidance for all students. You will also have access to new, high quality accommodation and resourcing including a learning resource centre, wi-fi facilities and specialist classroom space.
Every sixth form student has the opportunity to develop themselves by taking part in our enrichment programme which is timetabled for every Year 12 & 13 student and takes place fortnightly on a Wednesday afternoon. It is a fantastic chance for students to gain some invaluable extra experience to add to their CV or university applications, or simply just to get involved in something they enjoy or something new!
Our students receive advice and guidance about their Post 18 options throughout their time in the Sixth Form. The majority of our students apply to university and many have been successful in securing places on a variety of courses at a range of universities across the country. 88% of our 2016 RR6 leavers continued their studies at university, including a high percentage 26% who are studying at prestigious universities as well as 3 students successfully gaining places at Oxford and Cambridge. RR6 students have gone on to study a variety of diverse undergraduate courses at a wide range of prestigious universities and subject based leading universities. Our students have also gained places on Art Foundation courses, universities abroad, gap years, apprenticeships and employment
Admissions to RR6 – September 2020
The Open Evening will be on the Thursday 14th November 2019 at Ricards Lodge School. It is a great opportunity to explore Post-16 options. Hear about the application process and entry requirements and discuss the courses you are interested in with the relevant subject leaders and staff. Current RR6 students and our Careers Advisors will also be present to share advice and guidance.
Please follow this link for the presentation we gave on the last open eveing.
Our 2019 prospectus is available on this link – RR6 Prospectus 2018-19
To apply to RR6 applications must be made via the relevant site:
- Male students must apply via the Rutlish RR6 online application form – closed for September 2019
- Female students must apply via the Ricards Lodge RR6 online application form – closed for September 2019
Please note that completing the online application form takes approximately half an hour and you will need contact information for yourself and parents/carers to hand.
All external applicants must also download and complete the external application form asking their current school to complete the reference pages. This document can be downloaded from the link below. These must then be posted to the relevant school site by the application deadline.
Applications for September 2019 are closed.
The interview process for RR6 takes place during January and February, with the majority of interviews taking place on Saturdays. All applications to arts subjects will include an additional interview or audition.
Please note: students whose predicted grades do not meet our entry requirements will not be offered an interview and will be notified of this in writing.
Offers of places for successful applicants are sent out during March. All successful applicants who accept their offer, and hold RR6 as their first choice for following September, will be expected to attend both of our induction days in July.
You will find details below of our admissions policy for RR6.
For further information please contact:
Rutlish Site (Male Applicants):
Mrs A Cadman
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ricards Lodge site (Female Applicants):
Mrs A Chambers
or emailed to email@example.com
As you approach the end of your Key Stage 4 courses you are faced with a range of choices about what you do next. The decision to remain in education has many advantages. You will need higher qualifications in order to progress into higher education. In the workplace, those with higher level qualifications, including graduates, can command considerably higher salaries than those without. Remaining in education is an investment which will pay dividends throughout your life.
- enables students to achieve highly and challenge their thinking
- provides well qualified specialist staff in small teaching groups
- ensures a smooth transition from Key Stage 4 to 5
- is a safe and secure environment in which to learn in close collaboration with students and their families
- provides a supportive and effective tutorial and pastoral programme to support students in their academic, social and personal development in school and beyond
- tailors teaching to meet the needs of the individual and monitor progress regularly enabling students to develop self confidence and celebrate success
- provides a specialist environment with dedicated 6th form facilities
- provides a rich programme of extra-curricular activities in all areas of school life
- plays an active role in its community
- creates leadership opportunities for all students
- is a rich and diverse community
- is your local 6th form centre conveniently located over two sites in Wimbledon
- is a challenging and stimulating learning environment.
In the 6th form your relationships with staff will change significantly. We expect you to enter a learning partnership with staff in which you will be challenged to be responsible for your own learning and to respond with great commitment to the demands that will be made to enable you to reach your potential.
As Sixth form students you will be given the opportunity to build on the leadership skills you have gained at Key Stages 3 and 4. As senior members of the school you will be role models for the main body of the school. You will have the chance to take a lead in community and charity events and act as mentors, especially in our specialist subject areas of maths, ICT and performing and visual arts. In taking such opportunities you will discover the depth of your own resources and serve the school and its community in many valuable ways.
Addendum to Admissions Policy 2016/17:
In light of changes to A Level and BTEC qualifications structures please see the updated information below which replaces points 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7:
|Where students have achieved 8 or more GCSEs at Grades 9-7, including English and Mathematics, students will be eligible to take 4 full A’Levels or level 3 BTEC courses. Where students have taken BTEC level 2 courses, one BTEC course may be counted within these 8 subjects where it is achieved at Distinction+ level only.|
|Where students have achieved 7 or more GCSEs at Grades 9-6 including English and Mathematics, students will be eligible to take 3 full A’Levels or level 3 BTEC courses, plus an additional one-year level 3 course from our offer (e.g. EPQ, Gold Arts Award, Sports Leaders Awards). Where students have taken BTEC level 2 courses, a maximum of two BTEC courses may be counted within these 7 subjects where they are achieved at Merit/Distinction or higher level only.|
|Where students have achieved 5 or more GCSEs at Grades 9-5 including English and Mathematics, students will be eligible to take 3 full A’Levels or level 3 BTEC courses. Where students have achieved grade 4 in English and/or Mathematics, they may be granted entry to this pathway to study courses that they show particular aptitude in and that can be accessed with such GCSE grades. They will also be expected to retake English and/or Maths GCSE at RR6 in order to attain Grade 5 or higher during their post-16 studies. Where students have taken BTEC level 2 courses, a maximum of two BTEC courses may be counted within these 7 subjects where they are achieved at Merit/Distinction or higher level only. Students on this pathway will also complete supported study to support them in achieving the highest grades possible.|
|In exceptional circumstances, students with Distinction / Distinction+ grades in performing arts subjects, but grade 3 in GCSE English and/or Mathematics may be considered for progression on to Pathway 3 in the relevant performing arts subjects only. They will then re-take the GCSE Maths and English courses and re-take the exams during RR6.|
For all three pathways, applicants must meet the minimum entry requirements for each subject.
Applicants applying for Art, Photography, Fashion, Dance, Drama, Performing Arts, Production Arts and Music courses will be invited to attend a workshop, audition or additional interview with portfolio as part of the application process.