Sixth Form life at Queen’s Gate is based on strong and respectful relationships between staff and students. Sixth Form students play an important role in the life of Queen’s Gate, working closely with teachers in their roles as prefects, Sixth Form Sisters to younger pupils, Peer Mentors as well as running clubs and societies.
At Queen’s Gate we appreciate that our Sixth Form pupils may have different wellbeing needs to those of our younger pupils. Every Sixth Former has a Work Tutor with whom she has 1:1 sessions to discuss study, wellbeing, passions and interests beyond the classroom as well as applications for Higher Education. Overall responsibility for Sixth Form pastoral care lies with the Head of Sixth Form and Head of LVI, who in turn work closely with the Director of Pastoral Care.
In Sixth Form PSHE (Personal, Social and Health education) pupils are given the opportunity to think about life beyond Queen’s Gate. Sessions are discussion based and include the opportunity to explore female wellbeing, relationships, careers and the future, financial literacy as well as more practical matters such as travel safety and First Aid for undergrads. Suggestions from pupils are always welcome, as we seek to make sure they feel fully ready for the challenges of university and life beyond.