Sixth Form Applications and September 2019

Student's collecting their GCSE results are invited to collect them from the academy between 10am and 1pm on Thursday 22nd August. Internal and external students can also use this time to enroll in sixth form.

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If you would like to apply for a place in our Sixth Form, please use the link below.

Ark St Alban's Academy Sixth Form Application Form

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Please be aware that only Years 7 and 12 are expected to return to the Academy on Wednesday 4th of September 2019.

Years 8,9,10,11 and 13 will return on Thursday 5th of September 2019.

 

Our specialisms

Ark St Alban’s Academy our specialisms: mathematics and engineering

We have developed our engineering and mathematics specialism with the following objectives:

  • To raise standards of attainment across all areas
  • To contextualise, unify and lend coherence to the curriculum
  • To develop independent learners who understand the connections between disciplines
  • To support cross-curricular and project based learning
  • To use engineering processes as unifying elements, applying problem solving techniques and relating learning to real life contexts, across the curriculum
  • To explore engineering and mathematics as means of developing solutions for challenges in the world
  • To provide a pathway for our students to develop into economically productive citizens concerned for the moral and spiritual wellbeing of others
  • To explore ethical issues including respect for the natural environment and the creation and distribution of wealth
  • To provide high quality academic and vocational education by working with business partners including Aston University, Birmingham Metropolitan College, BMW Hams Hall and Cadbury
  • To enable students to learn about engineering and mathematics through practical links with local engineering and manufacturing companies, benefitting from the resources offered by the city
  • To work with industry and further and higher education to enhance our curriculum and prepare students for progression beyond 16
  • To enable students to understand the potential of engineering as a high status academic and practical discipline
  • To use engineering as a focus for learning and a way of thinking right across the curriculum and especially in mathematics, science and technology