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What is the Scarisbrick Hall School ‘Pre-University’ experience?

What is the Scarisbrick Hall School ‘Pre-University’ experience?

For some pupils, the transition from Sixth Form to university is a significant leap. Moving from a structured learning environment to a mostly autonomous, independent style of learning can be a shock to the system. But not for pupils at Scarisbrick Hall School’s Sixth Form. Our ‘Pre-University’ experience provides pupils with all the academic, social and developmental tools they need to transition with ease.

Sixth Form at Scarisbrick Hall School

At Scarisbrick Hall School, our small class sizes and formidable teaching team create an atmosphere that encourages independent learning and freedom of expression. Our focus is not only about helping them to maximise their academic potential but, also preparing them for the transition to higher education.

We like to call this the ‘Pre-University’ experience. In effect, we treat Years 12 and 13 as a preparatory phase laying the foundations for an enjoyable and truly fulfilling time at university. Our unique RIVER learning philosophy encourages our students to become resilient, independent and self-disciplined against a nurturing backdrop of academic, pastoral and sporting support from our dedicated team of specialists. Indeed, no stone is left unturned to make the step up to higher education as seamless as possible.

Unique opportunities to prepare for higher education

At Scarisbrick Hall School we offer unique opportunities to our Sixth Form cohort. Each year, we invite leading academics from top universities to talk about their specialist areas of expertise with our students in our Great Hall Lecture Series events. From mountain climbers to space scientists, from criminal law to biochemistry, this lecture series provides inspiration for our students at every turn.

In addition to the Great Hall Lecture Series, we also have personalised mentoring and a Sixth Form Wellbeing Programme which help pupils to develop the independence and confidence needed to make the most of their abilities and prepare and select options for future education or employment.

By the time our students come to leave our Sixth Form, students not only have the deep subject specific knowledge and independent thought required for higher education but also a strong sense of ‘self’ that enables them to flourish both academically and socially. The vast majority of our pupils move on to their first choice university and thrive, thanks to our carefully tailored ‘Pre-University’ experience.

Find out more about Scarisbrick Hall’s School’s award-winning Sixth Form

We are passionate about providing first-class learning opportunities that enable all our students to reach their full potential with a bespoke curriculum that will fill you with excitement and strengthen your passion for learning.

Scarisbrick Hall School is an award-winning school that is listed as one of the top ten Sixth Forms in the North West and among the top 10 nationally for progress and value added. Our students achieve incredible results, with 100% Pass Rate for A-Levels in 2019 and 57% A*/A.

For more information about our Sixth Form here at Scarisbrick Hall School, please contact us on 01704 841151 or walmsleys@scarisbrickhallschool.co.uk and we will be happy to arrange a visit to our award-winning Sixth Form.