Sixth Form

Join our Sixth Form

We have a large successful Sixth Form where hard work and high expectations create an environment that both supports and challenges our students. We take pride in the fact that we are inclusive and support all students from those following highly academic courses that prepare them for the competitive environments of Oxbridge, Russell Group and other top rating universities to students wishing to take up apprenticeships or progress into more vocational training.

We believe that we can provide an appropriate programme of study for any student wishing to join our Sixth Form and welcome individuals with different interests, passions and experiences. Why not take a look at the short introduction to Imberhorne Sixth Form video on this page to get a flavour of what life is like as a Sixth Form student. For our prospectus, course guide and an application form, please click here.

Sixth Form Pastoral Team

Name Position Email Address
Mr G Crees Head of Sixth Form gcrees [at] imberhorne [dot] co [dot] uk
Ms S McCarthy Assistant Head of Sixth Form (Maternity 2018/2019) smccarthy [at] imberhorne [dot] co [dot] uk
Mrs V Nash Assistant Head of Sixth Form (2018/2019) vnash [at] imberhorne [dot] co [dot] uk
Mrs N Hooper Assistant Head of Year nhooper [at] imberhorne [dot] co [dot] uk
Mrs S Evans Pastoral Support Assistant sevans [at] imberhorne [dot] co [dot] uk
Mrs N Covill Key Stage 5 Secretary ncovill [at] imberhorne [dot] co [dot] uk

Sixth Form Life

Our Sixth Form Handbook provides lots of information for existing students and we ask all students to adhere to our Sixth Form Dress Code.


             Dress Code                                       Handbook


We have an extremely comprehensive Futures/Careers programme for our students as they progress through Year 12 and 13. Please visit our dedicated page for further information.  Our Resuts Day Guide may also be a useful resource too.


          Results Day Guide                        Further my Future

16-19 Bursary

The 16-19 Bursary is a government allocated sum of money given to schools to help support Sixth Formers and their families who may be in financial hardship with the costs of attending full time post-16 education; these could include travel, enrolment contributions, equipment, subject visits etc.  Eligibility is based on annual household income and there are several different bursaries that are based on different levels of need. Please note that this bursary is awarded annually so please apply again each year. Students can apply more than once in a year if their circumstances change.

Year 12 students receive their total bursary in 6 equal cheques (one per half term) and Year 13 in 5 equal cheques (because of their early exam period next summer). Students must attend school fully (including morning mentoring, assembly, guided learning hours and subject lessons). Students who fail to do this will lose a proportion of their bursary in line with their attendance rate i.e. if a student’s lesson attendance drops to 90% they will only receive 90% of their bursary for that half term. Small amounts of authorised absence (ie illness) will not affect the payment.

16 - 19 bursary funding allocation criteria  The following will be taken into account; annual household income, number of dependent children in full-time education in the household, whether courses followed need specialist equipment or clothing, other personal circumstances

The Bursary is intended to provide a contribution towards the costs of travel to school, enrolment costs, educational visits during the year, exam re-sits, and visiting university open days and interviews.

A. Vulnerable Student Bursary  Bursary 1:  High priority award. This contains the following defined vulnerable groups: Young people in care or care leavers, Young people receiving Income Support or Universal Credit, Young people receiving both Employment Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance, Annual household income below £7,000

Where students fall into one or more of these groups, they are eligible for a bursary (this can be calculated on a pro-rata basis where appropriate)

B. Discretionary Bursary

Bursary 2: Medium priority award. Students who receive free school meals or whose annual household income is above £7,000 but below £16,000. 

Bursary 3: Lower priority award. Students whose household is in receipt of means tested benefits or whose annual household income is between £16,000 and £20,999.  These students receive a smaller bursary.

Bursary 4: Discretionary payment. Students whose annual household income is between £21,000 and £26,000 (evidence required) can apply for bursaries to contribute to specific one-off needs (such as educational visits, exam re-sits, books and equipment) involved directly with their education.   The bursary award is at the discretion of the Head of Sixth Form following a meeting and receipt of necessary evidence. 

Please contact Mr Glyn Crees, Head of Sixth Form for further information gcrees [at] imberhorne [dot] co [dot] uk

Sixth Form Useful Information

Please see below for all useful Sixth Form documents, including presentations, bursary information, exam timetables and more: