Royal Harbour Academy, The
*IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE ROYAL HARBOUR SCHOOL FOR SEPTEMBER 2021 APPLICATIONS*
Applications Open: - 10th November 2020 - Virtual Tour https://www.rha.kent.sch.uk/
Applications Close: - Summer 2021
Entry Requirements: - See individual courses
How to Apply: - Please apply via KentChoices
Open Event: - 12th Nov 5.30 to 7.30 pm – Sixth Form Virtual Open Event. Please visit website for further information
Welcome to The Royal Harbour Academy
There are several reasons why we are keen to welcome you to the Sixth Form at the Royal Harbour Academy and we are confident that in selecting us as your post 16 choice, you will develop into a confident, well rounded person.
At the Royal Harbour Academy you will be open to a wide variety of opportunities that are not only fun and engaging, but will also give you valuable experiences and the grounding for a successful future. This has been proven by the successful results from previous years and the onward progression of our students. During your time with us we will support you as an individual and provide you with the tools and opportunities to succeed on your chosen career path.
We warmly welcome you to the Royal Harbour Academy Sixth Form.
Paul Johnson – Senior Leader
Ollie Donohoe – Head of Sixth Form
After your pathway and chosen subjects are confirmed on GCSE results day you will be ready to begin your Sixth Form journey. During the first week of term you will receive a form group. Your tutor is a key figure who will support you throughout your time in Sixth Form, helping to monitor your progress and attainment, as well as being a daily point of contact. You will complete a range of career planning activities within your tutor group to best prepare you for post 18 options, including support with your UCAS application, preparing a CV and opportunities to practice interview skills. Through our links with local employers we will also support you in arranging work experience to help access your chosen profession. Whichever direction you decide to take, we are sure that your time at the Academy will provide you with excellent opportunities, resources and insight into your chosen career, whilst also equipping you with the life skills and experiences to go on and succeed in everything you do.
You will have regular assemblies that focus on specific Sixth Form matters, achievement and provide you with key whole school information.
Between lessons, Sixth Form students can do research and complete coursework in the computer suites, which are dedicated to Sixth Form.
The Sixth Form prides itself on offering a wide range of enrichment activities to all of its students. Recent trips include a visit to the University of Kent and a treasure hunt team building trip across Canterbury. Universities and employers are increasingly looking at what young people have to offer in addition to academic qualifications. During your time in the Sixth Form, you will have numerous opportunities to enrich your curriculum, from work experience with leaders in industry and university visits, to opportunities for leading jobs around the school, organising social events and becoming part of the school’s student voice. The enrichment programme will support your progress and development on your chosen course and, as a young adult, so you become a confident, happy and well-rounded citizen. We fully encourage students to take a central lead within the enrichment programme. You will gain invaluable experience, in order to develop and work with others, to prepare yourself for the world of further study, training and work