Welcome to the Sixth Form
"The quality of teaching is consistently good across the school. In lessons, teachers have high expectations, plan tasks that provide high levels of challenge and encourage pupils to participate well" (Ofsted).
Broad and Balanced Curriculum
The Sixth Form curriculum at The Misbourne is tailored to the needs of our students. We have a rich course offer to choose from, including academic and vocational subjects, and students can select any combination. It is about what suits their interests and talents best, so that they can successfully go on to further study, training or employment of their choice.
As soon as students start in The Misbourne Sixth Form, they begin studying three A-level or equivalent qualifications, supported by a weekly study skills programme in Learning for Life to aid them to make a strong and successful transition into Key Stage 5. Students that need to alter their subject choices in their first weeks are well supported and those undertaking the GCSE English or Maths resit programmes receive teaching in specialist small classes.
From September 2021, all students will have the opportunity to work towards our unique LEAP Award, which will recognise additional achievements, such as the Duke of Edinburgh Award, an Extended Project Qualification and student leadership positions.
Our Sixth Form Learning for Life programme includes range of topics to enhance the personal development of our young people and prepare them for the wider world. Students continue to learn about mental health and wellbeing, the importance of healthy relationships, financial education and diversity in the UK. To compliment these lessons, we have a variety of guest speakers and workshops who come in to work with our students. For example, Personal Skills Finance workshops, Elevate Education, Talk the Talk and Paul Hannaford who spoke substance abuse.
As the lead school for careers provision in Buckinghamshire, all our students benefit from a renowned careers advice and information programme as well. Please see our careers subsection to find out more.
Communicating with families about their child's progress is vital and an important way in which we work together. During each academic year, families will receive regular updates about students' progress, effort and attitude to learning. Outside these times, we keep families informed every step of the way through communication in the weekly Families Bulletin and the Sims Parent app. This is to ensure the best possible outcomes for all our students, leading them to achieving more than they ever thought possible.
Our superb and highly-qualified teachers care about and believe in every student. They have the highest expectations of all, encouraging them to learn quickly, whilst being sympathetic to all abilities. Everyone at The Misbourne works hard, guided by the belief that through effort, commitment and dedication, wonderful things can happen.
If you are thinking of joining us from another school we would actively encourage you to speak to staff and students about The Misbourne.
The Misbourne can be easily accessed by public transport. Great Missenden train station, with frequent direct trains from Aylesbury, Amersham and Wendover, is only a five-minute walk away. Great Missenden is also on a number of bus routes from Chesham and Holmer Green.
If you have any further queries regarding The Misbourne Sixth Form, please do not hesitate to contact email@example.com for the attention of the staff member below
Head of Sixth Form
Miss K Hill
Deputy Head of Sixth Form
Miss C Bartington
Sixth Form Tutors
- 6RJ Attenborough - Mrs Jeffery
- 6SR Attenborough - Mr Reese and Mrs Elliott
- 6SE Turing - Mr Egan
- 6NK Turing - Mr Kokkinidis
- 6JW Franklin - Mrs Whitfield
- 6GC Franklin - Mrs G Clarke
- 6NT Holmes - Mr Tebb
- 6KD Holmes - Mrs Dyas