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Ms K Smyth - Headteacher


            Hello and welcome to Cardinal Heenan Sixth Form Centre.

            Cardinal Heenan Sixth Form has a long tradition of success,  resourced study centre, private study spaces, IT facilities,
            achieving excellent results at GCE A level, AS level, and   teaching rooms, canteen and social areas, the centre
            BTEC. This success is due to the hard work and dedication   provides an environment designed to meet the needs of all
            of both students and staff who work closely together. We   students.
            would like you to be part of our future success.
                                                              Although located separately to the main school, the Sixth
            The Sixth Form provides a caring, supportive environment   Form still benefits from the skills and subject expertise of
            where individuals matter. We aim to develop in all of our   over 100 staff and has full use of further specialist facilities   needs to go to Jake Rose, Jack Devin and Paul Awini. Jake
            learners a keen sense of responsibility, a desire for the   within the main school. With over 300 students in the Sixth   and Jack have both won places at Cambridge University
            acquisition of knowledge and the ambition to succeed in   Form, it is possible to offer a broad range of courses and   for 2017. Jake will study Medicine and Jake is following
            their lives today and in years to come. We offer a very rich,   experiences in collaboration with Broughton Hall.  Natural Sciences. Paul is studying Medicine at the University
            flexible and challenging curriculum to all of our Sixth Form                                       of Liverpool. You can read more about all our Sixth Form
            students as well as extensive opportunities for enrichment.    I would particularly like to share with you how much we
                                                              pride ourselves on the information and guidance provided   students’ incredible achievements on our website:
            We pride ourselves in the strong sense of camaraderie   by our dedicated and specialist staff. The information and and on pages 17 and 18
            across the whole learning community, which makes our   guidance given to Cardinal Heenan Sixth Form students was  of this prospectus.
            school environment a wonderful and unique place to attend   praised by Stephen Twigg MP in the House of Commons in   The following pages provide information about the
            daily.  The mutual respect between our students and staff   July 2014:
            is evident in the warm, welcoming atmosphere that visitors   “We need to achieve a cultural change involving   opportunities available in Cardinal Heenan Sixth Form and
            often remark upon.                                independent advice and guidance in schools. The shadow   details of the application procedure. Please see page 12
                                                              Secretary of State spoke about that, and we must get it right.   for a list of all the Sixth Form courses available in 2017.
            We offer access to excellent facilities, highly motivated   Some schools do get it right, and we should praise them. In   More detailed subject/course outlines may be found on the
            and passionate staff, established support networks and a   the Budget debate, I spoke about Cardinal Heenan School   school website. We are always looking to extend the range
            caring environment. This enables our students to achieve   in my constituency, which has done some fantastic work.”    of courses that we offer in Cardinal Heenan Sixth Form, so
            their potential whilst preparing them for further study or   (Stephen Twigg, House of Commons, 9 July 2014)  if a course that appeals to you appears not to be available,
            employment post 19.                                                                                please make this known to us. We will always do our best to
                                                              I would also like to say how very pleased I was with our   accommodate your needs.
            The new purpose-built Sixth Form Centre ensures students   most recent A level and BTEC results. In summer 2017,
            entering Cardinal Heenan Sixth Form will have access to   we achieved over 98% pass rate at A level with many of   Thank you for your interest in Cardinal Heenan Sixth Form.
            up-to-date facilities. With its extensive, supervised and well-  our students securing all top grades. Particular mention   Ms K Smyth - Headteacher

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