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ND Sixth is the Sixth Form of Notre Dame Plymouth. It has an impressive track record for supporting the further education of students from a wide range of backgrounds and with a wide range of aspirations.

  • If you want to study pure A level heading for university then ND Sixth is for you
  • If you are a student ready for A level but wanting some additional qualifications as well, then ND Sixth is for you
  • If you are looking for training leading to a vocational qualification, then ND Sixth is for you

ND Sixth Courses

The full ND Sixth Prospectus is available above and you can download subject information from the following links:

Advanced Level

Art
Business & Technology
English
Humanities
ICT
Maths
Modern Foreign Languages
Music
PE
RE
Science
Social Sciences

 

Additionally students can study:

 

GCSE Courses

  • English (Re-sit)
  • Mathematics (Re-sit)

 

Intermediate Courses

  • Key Skills in Numeracy, IT and Communications
  • NVQ Courses

 

The Link Partnership

Notre Dame is proud to belong to the Link Partnership working with other Sixth Forms in Plymouth. These schools are St. Boniface’s College, Eggbuckland Community College, Devonport High School for Girls and Devonport High School for Boys. Students gain academically and socially through the partnership, as schools can offer a much greater range of courses, and the opportunity to mix with a much larger group of students.

Courses available through The Link Partnership

  • Physical Education
  • Food Technology
  • Design Technology
  • German
  • Music Technology
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • ICT
  • Latin
  • Physics
  • Product Design
  • Politics
  • Leisure & Recreation
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Further Mathematics
  • Spanish

 

Admissions to ND Sixth

Arrangements for 2016-17

All those seeking admission to Year 12 must achieve the necessary grades for access onto the courses they have chosen.

In applying our admissions criteria:

  • If you want to apply for a place in the 6th Form at Notre Dame Plymouth you should complete and return the ND Sixth application form available below.
  • Priority will be given to existing students.

Those not at Notre Dame Plymouth who seek to join us for Sixth Form study will be admitted using the following criteria:

  1. A Looked after child, or a previously looked after child.
  2. Students who are baptised Roman Catholic. This should be evidenced by a baptism certificate or by the Supplementary Information Form being signed by their RC Parish Priest to confirm baptism or that the child is enrolled as a catechumen.
  3. Students who are baptised or recognised members of a Christian denomination or other faith. This should be evidenced by a baptism certificate or by the Supplementary Information Form being signed by a Christian Minister/Priest/Senior Leader of their faith community to confirm baptism.  Where a faith community does not recognise or carry out baptisms, the form must be signed by the faith leader to confirm membership of the community.
  4. Students for whom exceptional medical or social justification is demonstrated. This should be evidenced by testimony from a medical practitioner, social worker or other professional that demonstrates that only Notre Dame RC School can meet the exceptional needs of the child.
  5. Students of no particular faith tradition whose parents/guardians nonetheless wish their child to receive faith-based schooling within the Catholic Christian tradition.
  6. Other applicants who do not fall into the above categories.

All students must be willing to accept the whole course including the RE programme

In the event of over subscription within any criterion the allocation will be decided by:
a) Students with siblings who are attending Notre Dame RC school at the time of admission (siblings means brothers or sisters.) They are defined as children with at least one natural or adoptive parent in common, living at the same or a different address.

b) Students attending another Roman Catholic School

c) “The basis of distance between home and school.  Measurements are taken by a straight line on a map using the Council’s electronic mapping system – the shorter the distance the higher the priority.  Measurement points will be from an internal point of the building concerned (usually the visual centre of the building).  Flats are therefore taken to be the same measurement point regardless of floor or location.”

Admission Procedures for entry into Year 12 in September 2017

  • The ND Sixth prospectus and application form will be available from the Sixth Form office from the day of the ND Sixth Opening Evening
  • The ND Sixth Open Evening will be Wednesday 30 November 2016
  • The deadline for applications will be the end of the Autumn Term
  • Applicants will be invited to interview to discuss course choices between January and March 2017
  • Letters of offer will be sent by the end of the Spring Term 2017
  • Letters which inform students of an unsuccessful application will also advise parents of the opportunity to request an independent appeal.
  • Late applications may be considered up to the end of August 2017

 

Open Evening

The ND Sixth Open Evening was held on Wednesday 30 November 2016. If you would like to visit the school or make an appointment to discuss joining ND Sixth then please contact us on 01752 775101 or email ndsixth@ndonline.org.

 

Application Form and Supplementary Information Form

Plymouth Schools and Academies Access Bursary

The access bursary fund is a scheme to help young people facing financial hardship to stay in full-time education. Plymouth Schools and Academies alongside Plymouth City Council have designed this scheme in response to the Government’s decision to close its Education Maintenance Allowance scheme. The funding for the scheme is provided by the Young People’s Learning Agency.

Further details and the application form are available from the school.

Future Admissions – NDSixth Admission Policy 2017-18

Introduction

All those seeking admission to Year 12 must achieve the necessary grades for access onto the courses they have chosen.

In applying our admissions criteria:

If you want to apply for a place in the 6th Form at Notre Dame School you should complete and return the 6th Form application form available on the website or from the school.

 

  • Priority will be given to existing students

Admission to the Sixth Form

Those not at Notre Dame School who seek to join us for Sixth Form study will be admitted using the following criteria:

1. A Looked after child, or a previously looked after child.

 

  1. Students who are baptised Roman Catholic.  This should be evidenced by a baptism certificate or by the Supplementary Information Form being signed by their RC Parish Priest to confirm baptism or that the child is enrolled as a catechumen.

3. Students who are baptised or recognised members of a Christian denomination or other faith.  This should be evidenced by a baptism    certificate or by the Supplementary Information Form being signed by a Christian Minister/Priest/Senior Leader of their faith community to confirm baptism.  Where a faith community does not recognise or carry out baptisms, the form must be signed by the faith leader to confirm membership of the community.

  1. Students for whom exceptional medical or social justification is demonstrated.  This should be evidenced by testimony from a medical practitioner, social worker or other professional that demonstrates that only Notre Dame School can meet the exceptional needs of the child.
  1. Students of no particular faith tradition whose parents/guardians nonetheless wish their child to receive faith-based schooling within the Catholic Christian tradition.
  1. Other applicants who do not fall into the above categories.

All students must be willing to accept the whole course including the RE programme

In the event of over subscription within any criterion the allocation will be decided by:

a)         Students with siblings who are attending Notre Dame School at the time of admission (siblings means brothers or sisters.) They are defined as children with at least one natural or adoptive parent in common, living at the same or a different address.

b)          Students attending another Roman Catholic School

c)          “The basis of distance between home and school.  Measurements are taken by a straight line on a map using the Council’s electronic mapping system – the shorter the distance the higher the priority.  Measurement points will be from an internal point of the building concerned (usually the visual centre of the building).  Flats are therefore taken to be the same measurement point regardless of floor or location.”

Admission Procedures for entry into Year 12 in September 2017

  • Sixth Form prospectus and application form will be available from the Sixth Form office from the day of the Sixth Form Opening Evening
    • The Sixth Form Open Evening will be in November 2016
    • The deadline for applications will be the end of the Autumn Term
  • Applicants will be invited to interview to discuss course choices between January and March 2014
  • Letters of offer will be sent by the end of the Spring Term 2017
  • Letters which inform students of an unsuccessful application will also advise parents of the opportunity to request an independent appeal.  Late applications may be considered up to the end of August 2017

Supplementary Information Form for Admission to ND Sixth

For further information about ND Sixth contact

01752 775101 or  ndsixth@ndonline.org