Details will be sent out nearer the date.
Details will be sent out nearer the date.
There will be a presentation
There will be a presentation by Mr Curran (Deputy Headteacher) and Ms Pearce (Head of Year 10) to further clarify the changes from letters to numbers in our new GCSE’s, especially following the last set of data reports sent home.
They will also explain the difference between Predicted (PRED) and working now at (WNA) grades.
To help you understand these changes and to share with you some things you can do to help your son with English, Mathematics and Science we would like to invite you to a talk on the evening of Tuesday 23 May.
The venue for this meeting is the LRC in the 6th Form Building. There will be a 20-minute presentation followed by questions and answers from Mr Curran and Ms Pearce at 6pm and this will be repeated at 7pm.
(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RR6, Rutlish School
Mostyn Road, Merton, SW19 3LJ
(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Watery Lane, Merton, London SW20 9AD
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The combined Sixth form of Rutlish School and Ricards Lodge High school offer students at every academic level access to courses in all 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 at RR6 you will benefit from our commitment to first class teaching and also to providing a pastoral framework that will support you in becoming an independent achiever. Our schools work jointly 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.
RR6 Open Evening 2017 was held on 5th January, please see the presentation below
For further information please contact:
Rutlish Site (Male Applicants):
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.