Why choose CGS 6th Form - Colston's Girls' School

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Why choose CGS 6th Form

At CGS we believe that you can be anything you want to be and you will be encouraged to pursue your dreams and ambitions. Our aim is that every Sixth Form student will leave with a range of skills, interests and academic achievements which will form the basis of a happy and fulfilled life.

The support we provide allows you to focus your attention on A Level success and exploring the most appropriate path in life for you whether that is at university here or abroad, college, taking a gap year, doing an apprenticeship or going into employment.

Life for a Sixth Form student at CGS is both enjoyable and stimulating. The atmosphere is more relaxed and informal as is the relationship with subject staff. The emphasis is on self-motivated, independent learning, developing new skills and taking a greater responsibility for your own work. These are all qualities that you will find essential for university study and your future career.

As a senior students, you will be integral to the school community and you will be a role model to the younger students. Leadership is for everyone at CGS Sixth Form and you will be trained to take up a leadership role in your Vertical Tutor Group, supporting younger students. We also have a wide range of additional leadership opportunities from Student Heads of House, through to Maths Mentors and our innovative ‘Big Sister’ project. You will share in the day-to-day running of the school and have the opportunity to represent the school in public on many important occasions throughout the year.

As a Sixth Form student you will benefit from a Common Room with kitchenette where you can go to chat and relax; a resource room for private study and research; there are new library facilities; newly refurbished departmental areas and grounds with outside study spaces. Sixth Formers also benefit from sole access to the ‘Georgian House’ a separate building just for Sixth Form students.