Sixth Form Leadership Opportunities
School Council Leadership
10 Sixth Form students with 2 assigned to each year group.
2 Sixth Form students with overall responsibility for the 10 Sixth Form students
- Two school council leaders to meet with GF/HMP
- Organise School council sessions with the other leaders linked to a specific year group
- Run the school council sessions and complete minutes
- Complete student voice with their year groups
10 Sixth Form students with 2, given overall responsibility
- Liaise with CMA/ER re roles in primary school. This may include readers, listening to the students, TA roles. General volunteering within the primary school.
- Liaise with the local care homes and organise an afternoon tea in school
- A role within remembrance day organisation
- Links to the local church
- Links to the local foodbank
- Public speaking roles at open evenings
6 x Sixth Form students
- Liaise with a sixth form tutor/TBC to decide charity fundraising for the academic year and choose the charities.
- Complete a charity board advertising the events
- Promote fundraising
- Canvas the school population for the charities to represent
- Publish and advertise the charity fundraising successes
Sixth Form students to represent each subject area
- Become a subject specialist for a specific subject in KS3/4
- Liaise with the HOD/HOF
- Volunteer to work with students either in lessons or on a one to one, offering subject specific guidance. Overall organisation and monitoring with HMP/KF
- Discussion of successful study skills and retrieval ideas with lower school delivering assemblies.
Eco Committee Leadership
10 Sixth Form students
- Half termly meetings with TP
- Discussion and actions re a more ecological approach in school to recycling
- Discussion and actions re litter in school and in the community
- Liaise with the primary school and the forest school ethos.
- Liaise with groundsman re composting etc
Sports Committee Leadership
2 Sixth Form students
- To meet with the Head of PE on a half-termly basis to provide feedback and suggestions on the PE curriculum and College sport
- To assist in the end of term sports assembly
- To communicate with the Sports Captains regarding suggestions prior to meetings
- To provide feedback of meetings to Sport Captains
- Motivate and encourage healthy active lifestyles
- To actively participate in sport in College
2 Sixth Form leaders
As many Sixth Form students as offer for the actual role
- To attend and participate in mentor training sessions and meetings.
- To undertake regular meetings with your mentee during form time; as well as making yourself available to your mentee to contact you during break times as the need arises.
- To support your mentee with social and mental health concerns, helping identify issues and offering guidance.
- To support your mentee where relevant, with improving literacy, numeracy and other subjects.
- Seeking help from staff members, for yourself and your mentee where required.
- Sharing concerns about your mentee or other pupils with relevant staff members.
- To act as a role model to others in the college.
- To organise the lower school mentors
As many Sixth Form students as offer for the actual role
- To attend and participate in reading mentor training sessions and meetings.
- To undertake regular meetings with your mentee during the allotted times.
- To support your mentee with reading and vocabulary development through a range of strategies.
- Seek help from staff members, for yourself and your mentee where required.
- Share concerns about your mentee or other pupils with relevant staff members.
- To act as a role model for reading to others in the college.
Personal Development Programme
At Cromwell we aim to make our personal development (PD) curriculum vibrant by providing a number of outside speakers, gaining hands on life skills and fundraising. There are also a variety of trips for both information and guidance and for fun.
Below is the outline of activities in Year 12 which take place during PD sessions:
Planning external Work Experience
Careers Convention - an excellent opportunity to discuss future plans with employers, universities and look at all the amazing apprenticeships on offer
Human Rights with Barry from Jimmy's
Take Your Place - Stress less
Dhiverse - Consent and Sexual Harassment
Police Learning to Drive and County Lines - a very hard hitting session looking at the effects of speed, mobile phones, drink and drugs and the use of seat belts
BLESMA and Resilience
Revision and Study Skills - Lincoln University
Work Experience week
Post Work Experience debrief
CPR & First Aid
Finance talk - Suffolk University
Finance for Life
Stress Less with Art
Year 12 Mock Week
Gap Year Talk - Project Trust
University Open Day
Cooking on a Budget
Rounders and Afternoon Tea
Two collapsed days for UCAS and Apprenticeship Applications
End of Year trip
We have additional speakers coming into the college to speak to our Sixth Form students on important issues such as, voting and how to register, and the National Citizenship Scheme.
We also offer educational trips and visits to various destinations:
- The Houses of Parliament and the London Eye
- Lessons from Auschwitz - Poland
- Getting ready to apply for University - Anglia Ruskin University
In Year 13 our focus from September to December is UCAS, apprenticeships, CV writing and interview skills.
From January onwards we want each of our Year 13 students to have a very specific mentoring session. This means the personal development slot is used for academic mentoring sessions on a one to one basis. This includes discussion around study skills, attendance, future dreams and current performance.