Welcome to Queens Park Community School
Introduction to the Sixth Form at QPCS At sixteen you may choose where you continue your education. The main choices open to you are:- Sixth Form at QPCS, a College of Further Education or another Sixth Form Centre, an apprenticeship or work-based training. QPCS will provide:- A wide range of courses suited to a range of abilities and interests Excellent teaching by experienced staff Quality information so that you are in no doubt about what you need to know and do for every unit of work Regular assessment and reporting with one-to-one feedback from your subject teachers so that you know how to improve your work and achieve the highest standard possible Regular tutorials every half-term with your personal tutor to review progress and receive advice on what to do next A dedicated study area in the library, ICT facilities and direct access to the City Learning Centre An induction team-building day A sixth form contract setting out clearly what you can expect from us and what we expect of you An active sixth form council which acts as a forum for discussion and representation of your views to the school management Careers advice including access to careers officers, Connexions and outside speakers Direct links with higher education institutions including Cambridge University, Oxford University, Sussex University, Westminster University, The Royal Veterinary College, Imperial College, UCL and London Metropolitan University An enrichment programme featuring cultural visits in London, trips abroad as well as sport and dance opportunities Involvement in community activities such as mentoring projects with younger students and involvement with local primary schools Opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills through the Young Enterprise scheme Opportunities to support the management of the school by taking on a variety of duties for which you will be paid Ofsted agreed with Sixth Form students views that: “Teaching is challenging and demanding . . . Teachers are accessible and helpful . . . Work completed is well assessed . . . staff are experts in their subjects” (October, 2004) Brent Local Authority Said: “Relationships across the sixth form are very good. Staff are very committed to the success of their students and students value the support given to them” (October, 2006)
- A dedicated study area in the library.
- Careers Officer
- Connexions and outside speakers.
- Direct access to the City Learning Centre
- ICT Facilities.
How to apply
If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Queens Park Community School directly.