• Ken Coe
  • A Level Business and Economics Visit to New Holland Tractor Plant
  • Natasha Stewart Visit
  • Year 13 Mock Interview Day
  • Gold CREST Award
  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Talk
  • Gambling Awareness Talk
  • University and Competitive Applications Talk from Former Students
  • Ken Coe
  • A Level Business and Economics Visit to New Holland Tractor Plant
  • Natasha Stewart Visit
  • Year 13 Mock Interview Day
  • Gold CREST Award
  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Talk
  • Gambling Awareness Talk
  • University and Competitive Applications Talk from Former Students
  • Ken Coe

    On Thursday 6 February 2020 Ken Coe, a member of the cleaning team at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, was awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ award in the category of Non-Teaching Staff Member of the Year at the annual Essex Teaching Awards.

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  • A Level Business and Economics Visit to New Holland Tractor Plant

    On Wednesday 5 February 2020, a group of 28 Business and Economics A Level students visited the New Holland Tractor Plant in Basildon.

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  • Natasha Stewart Visit

    On Tuesday 4 February 2020, students in Braintree Sixth Form and our Year 10 students were fortunate to hear a performance from an upcoming Scottish solo artist, Natasha Stewart. 

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  • Year 13 Mock Interview Day

    Learning how to present and market yourself to prospective universities and employers is part of the programme of personal development for sixth form students.

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  • Gold CREST Award

    Ellie Lane writes about the experience of completing her Gold CREST Award.

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  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Talk

    We welcomed Vince Wolverson from the charity 'It's on the Ball' to the sixth form assembly on Tuesday 21 January 2020.

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  • Gambling Awareness Talk

    We welcomed two speakers to Notley High & Braintree Sixth Form on Tuesday 14 January 2020 to talk to students from Years 10 - 13 across the morning, with a focus on problem gambling and gambling addiction.

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  • University and Competitive Applications Talk from Former Students

    Two former Braintree Sixth Form students, Natacha Maurin and Sam Newman, came back to Braintree Sixth Form on 7 January 2020, to take an assembly on university life, UCAS applications and applications to Oxbridge in particular.

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Welcome to Braintree Sixth Form

Welcome to Braintree Sixth Form

What will you find at BSF?

Since it opened ten years ago, Braintree Sixth Form has become established as a leading provider of academic courses. We are unique in the local area as we work in partnership with local secondary schools to deliver our varied and challenging curriculum, which prepares students for their chosen pathways post-Year 13.

Excellent academic achievement

In 2019 the ‘pass’ rate for A level was 97%, with 66% of grades at A*-C and 35% of the grades obtained being B grade or above. As in 2018, in 2019 100% of students who wished to take up a university place were offered one.

Excellent progression

The majority of our students progress to Higher and Further education courses, both locally and further afield. Each year, students secure places on selective Russell Group university courses, including Oxford and Cambridge. Other students choose to pursue different avenues, including Art Foundation courses, higher level apprenticeships and employment.

Supportive and nurturing staff

In choosing Braintree Sixth Form, you will be joining a supportive academic community. Our excellent pastoral support begins immediately, as you are offered a supportive application process and individual guidance on your selection of courses. We know our students well and so are able to support them in their studies. We expect you to want to achieve highly and will support you in your endeavours.

An aspirational and outward-looking community

Although many students at Braintree Sixth Form come from local secondary schools, the student body includes students from a wide range of different schools. This diversity contributes to the vibrant and welcoming atmosphere and ensures that everyone has the opportunity to meet new people and enjoy social activities alongside academic study.

Outstanding facilities

Our purpose built sixth form centre includes a café, common room, 2 ICT suites, library and specialist teaching facilities, creating a professional and aspirational environment for the exclusive use of our Sixth Form students.

We believe that by working together we can produce confident, independent and open-minded young adults who will be able to flourish at university, in employment and in their future lives.

 

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