Independence in Learning
Part of our Mission here at Highcliffe Sixth Form is to help guide and support students throughout their studies to ensure that they learn how to develop their own independent learning strategies.
- Structured tutor time workshops on: time management, essay writing, proof reading, plagiarism, exams and revision and Harvard referencing
- One-to-one sessions with the Sixth Form Study Mentor for students who may need intervention or are struggling with working at A-Level.
- Exams and Revision technique whole day workshop
In order to aid the development of independent learning, we have started to create an effective learning environment and interventions, when necessary, to ensure our Sixth Form students are more independent.
A good working environment is promoted at Highcliffe through the specially designed study areas for our sixth form students. The study centre includes a silent study room and a small group study area, which enable students to work in an environment beneficial to their independent learning aims.
Throughout the academic year students will take part in workshops and events specifically designed to ensure every student receives the support they need to become more independent. These workshops and events will include:
Additionally, for students looking to study at University level, there will be extra support and workshops after the Christmas holidays. This is to help our students understand the academic step to University and help prepare them. Support will include: preparing for Open Days, student bank accounts, referencing and researching at university level.
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Year 5 students from our feeder schools experience Japanese culture and study with our friends from Hiroshima.
Campbell Golding reaches National Cup Final with New Forest Volleyball Team
Highcliffe School’s Equestrian Team competed on Sunday 12th March at Moreton Equestrian Centre
Our GCSE History and German students embark on their educational trip to Berlin
Year 12 and 13 Textile students demonstrate a stunning portrayal of ‘independence’, explored through the medium of textiles.
On Wednesday 1st March, we were delighted to welcome authors Jason Rohan & Lil Chase to Highcliffe to celebrate World Book Day.
Our Sixth Form students receive offers to Medical School and celebrate over lunch with Deputy Head, Mr N O’Connor.