A-Level results 2016
50% A* – B - Second time we’ve exceeded the Coventry average
4th in City
100% A* - E best in City (Have been one of three school’s in the city to achieve this two years running)
7.9% A* - 2016 we have 17 A*s (4th in city)
ALPs score of 2 (last year a 3) which puts us in the top 5% of schools nationally for A2
English and Maths Post 16 GCSE Resit results
Within English 57% of our students improved their grade with four students achieving a B, which is fantastic.
Within Maths 33% of our students improved their grade by at least one grade.
Welcome from the Executive Principal and Associate Head
Welcome to our Sixth Form. We are now one of the biggest post 16 providers in the city and we are very proud of our provision.
Students who study with us make outstanding progress and results at Post 16 are consistently good.
We are able to offer a wide range of courses taught by excellent staff.
Ofsted in 2013 judged that we were outstanding in every category and Sidney Stringer is one of the top schools in the country for student progress. Students in our Sixth Form have excellent pastoral support, opportunities for numerous extra curricular activities, as well as high quality career guidance in preparation for life after Post 16.
We also offer exciting opportunities for student leadership with Prefect and Head Boy/ Girl roles. We are one of the leaders in using technology to support your learning with opportunities to purchase iPads at a reduced cost.
We hope that you will consider joining our Sixth Form, there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the Sidney Stringer Academy success story.
Welcome from the Assistant Principal Post 16 and Assistant Head of Post 16
“As KS4 begins to draw to end, you must now consider the next stage of your education and what will best suit you and your learning. Should you choose to study in 16+ at Sidney Stringer Academy, you will receive a warm welcome from a team of teachers, tutors and support staff committed to ensure that procedures are in place for you to achieve to your full potential.
Outside of lessons, our aim is to equip you with transferable skills which will put you in a good position to move onto the next stage of your life. We do this by encouraging you to participate in activities such as university Master Classes, work experience placements, volunteering, The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, residential experiences, university Summer Schools and much more. If you are waiting for your potential to be unlocked and developed, then look no further than our wonderful Academy!
Good luck in your forthcoming exams and remember that your future lies firmly in the palm of your hand; make sure you make decisions which lead to success and not to disappointment”.
The Post-16 Experience at Sidney Stringer
= Opportunities for personal development through positions of trust and responsibility
= Leadership opportunities through the Prefect system as well as Head Boy and Head Girl
= A wide range of courses and qualifications taught by experienced and well-qualified staff – this is increasing each year.
Support and Enrichment
We also offer:
= A thorough inductionand transition programmefor all new students
= A strong enrichmentprogrammewith activities throughout the year to help develop the skills you need as a young adult
= Small teaching groups and one-to-one support from tutors
= Rigorous tracking and monitoring to support results
= An experienced team to help with Higher Education and career choices
= Careers staff with well-established links to local universities
= A locker for each student
= An All Day Café open for use throughout the day
= A Business and Enterprise lounge
= A large number of computers for use in study time
= Work experience opportunities to enhance UCAS applications
= A high take up of university places, including the top universities
= 100% A level pass rate A*-E
= High progress measures in all subjects
All 16+ students have a personal tutor who they meet regularly for mentoring sessions and group tutorials. 16+ tutors are there to help 16+ students to plan individual course programmes, to support them through their courses, to monitor their progress and to encourage independent study habits.