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Sixth Form Leadership Team

          A warm welcome to Cockermouth School Sixth Form. We are a successful, friendly
          and inclusive community and we strive for academic success for all our students.

          We also believe that happy, well-rounded,   The Sixth Form has its own area within
          well-supported students are the most   school including a common room where a
          successful. We deliver a full programme   canteen service is available at break and
          of advice and guidance to help students   lunchtime. There are two independent
          choose subjects that they will enjoy, to   study rooms with computers and desks so
          which they will be well suited and that will   that students can work quietly on a variety
          equip them for any future career plans they   of tasks. One of these study rooms has a
          may have. We have a strong commitment   Study Supervisor to help students bridge
          to support our young people and ask that   the gap between GCSE and A Level study
          they are fully committed to doing their best   skills. Within our library there is also a
          when they study with us; we recognise this   dedicated space for Sixth Form students
          is a partnership and therefore our pastoral   to work, including access to computers.
          care is centred on helping students
          to achieve their very best. We expect   We look forward to meeting you on
          that students will take on an increasing   our Open Evening where there is an
          responsibility for their own learning and   opportunity to talk with subject staff and
          progress, therefore the nature of this   current students. Students studying in
          partnership can change, with parents and   Year 11 at Cockermouth School will apply
          school adjusting their roles accordingly.   to Sixth Form in school; students who
                                                have not been at Cockermouth School
          Students who stay with us settle quickly,   during Year 11 will need to complete an
          as subject staff already know them and   application form and personal statement
          students are able to continue the many   online, which can be accessed on the   Staff from left to right: Mrs Natalie Maddocks – Study Supervisor, Mrs Candy Regan – Head of Year 12,
          excellent working relationships they have   school website.                 Mr Duncan Murray – Director of Sixth Form, Mr Steven Kay – Head of Year 13.
          with our staff. Students who join us from
          other schools are well-supported to settle
          quickly and our students, staff and Sixth
          Form team are friendly and welcoming.

                                                   our dedicated staff are highly skilled, highly qualified, passionate specialists

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