Sixth Form Life
The Sixth Form journey begins when you start studying at the Ripley Academy Sixth Form. After studying for two years in the Sixth Form, you will be ready and prepared for the next step of the journey, your future.
Typically students who study at the Ripley Academy Sixth Form, once they have completed their studies move onto;
- University study
- GAP Year
- World of Work
Our facilities include a dedicated Sixth Form Block which contains a Common Room and a separate silent supervised study room with brand new p.c's, photocopier and printer. Students have access to our state of the Art Sport facilities including Astroturf and Sports Hall.
The Sixth Form at The Ripley Academy Post 16 Study Hours
Summary of the total study programme hours per subject per year:
Year 12: 175 hours (students study 3/4 A2 subjects = 700 hours)
Year 13: 156 hours (students study 3 A2 subjects + EPQ = 518 hours)
Extended Project (Year 13): 50 hours
GCSE Maths re-sit: 68 hours
GCSE English re-sit; 68 hours
Wednesday P1 enrichment: 20 hours (Y12), 16 hours (Y13)
Tutor times and assemblies; 48 hours (Y12) 40 hours (Y13)
Work Experience week; 40 hours
Total for a typical Y12 Students per year:
4 A levels + Enrichment + Tutor Time + Assemblies + Work Experience
700 + 20 + 48 + 40 = 768 Hours.
Total for a typical Y13 Students per year:
3 A levels + Enrichment + Tutor Time + Assemblies + Extended Project
468 + 16 + 40 + 50 = 574 Hours.