Sixth Form – Support and Enrichment


Our team of tutors will be there to guide you through all of the key decisions in your two/three years with us.

Specialised events to cater for all future destinations – Universities, Apprenticeships, College, Employment.

A ‘Bridging Course’ for all prospective students to attend and participate in taster lessons with additional skill sessions to help prepare for that large step from GCSE and Level 2 BTEC to A Level and Level 3. Guest speakers to motivate and provide aspirations for future destinations after successful study at BCHS.

Specialised advice in the University application process – How to successfully navigate UCAS and gain offers from your preferred university.

Close links to Durham and Newcastle University with opportunities to gain lowered university offers



Choose to participate in our activities which are already set up or show your initiative and set up your own, the support will always be there.

Contribute to our school charity – organise and run an event

Participate in one of our clubs or societies which cater for all interests inside and outside the school environment.

Mentor or tutor students in our lower school and become the role model that raises the aspirations of others.

Take part in one of the many trips that the school offers from trips to Italy and France to charity driven events to Romania, Tanzania or South Africa

Destinations Academic Year 2015-2016

66% of students in Year 13 applied to go to university. 95% of students who applied were successful in attaining a place and 90% onto their first choice course. Of those who did not apply or were unsuccessful, all are in employment, further education or have apprenticeships.