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Dane Court Grammar School Sixth Form Induction

June 29-July 1, 2022 - 09:00am

Broadstairs Rd, Broadstairs CT10 2RT

Dane Court Grammar School

Dear Parents, Carers and Year 11s

We are looking forward to seeing Year 11s on our Induction Days on 29th, 30th June and 1st July 2022, at Dane Court Grammar Sixth Form.  Please could you complete the form below for medical and administration purposes. We only need one response per pupil.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Annie Bowen at abowen@danecourt.kent.sch.uk

You are invited to join us for our Sixth Form Induction Event from Wednesday 29th June to Friday 1st July. The three day event will be the chance for you to gain a valuable insight into the curriculum, programmes and teaching of the International Baccalaureate as well as discover and participate in the extra curricular provision offered within the Sixth Form. You will have the opportunity to speak to current Sixth Form students about their studies as well as teachers of your chosen subjects and the Sixth Form team.

Additionally, we are welcoming speakers from university and apprenticeship providers to join us to provide talks and to answer any questions you may have. We encourage you to attend all three days as there will be a different focus for each day, allowing you to tailor your sessions to the IB programme you have chosen to study. The outline for each day is as follows, please arrive on Wednesday 29th June 2022 at 9.00am in smart / casual dress.

Wednesday 29th June 2022

A day dedicated to furthering students' understanding of the individual IB subjects. This will involve participation in taster lessons which focus upon giving a true reflection of the teaching, learning and assessment within the subject.

Sessions will also focus upon university pathways, making the right IB course choices and the benefits of studying in higher education.

Thursday 30th June 2022

A second day of IB subjects taster days as well as the opportunity for CP students to participate in vocational subject lessons, plus information on our links to apprenticeship providers and destination opportunities.

Additionally, there will be a particular focus upon furthering students' understanding of the IB programme they have chosen to study. This will include sessions on the IB ‘core’ e.g. Extended Essay for DP students or Service Learning for CP students.

Friday 1st July 2022

The morning session will provide a further opportunity to experience lessons. Students will experience some of the super curricular activities we offer in the sixth form to enhance their cultural capital, soft skills and knowledge of the world.

The afternoon will allow for students to spend time with their peers and the teaching staff for lunch on the field, weather permitting. Students will also have the chance to participate in some team building exercises and sports with their mentor groups.

The IB curriculum is a wonderfully challenging and broad route for future destinations. You will have the opportunity to explore the exceptional and aspirational destinations our students have access to as students of the IB, including routes to Oxbridge and other Russell Group universities as well as the degree level apprenticeships on offer. 

Please complete the form below before attending and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Annie Bowen at abowen@danecourt.kent.sch.uk


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