Proven route to suc­cess

Rochdale Observer - - EDUCATION MATTERS -

One of the ways in which the Sixth Form achieves these ex­cel­lent tar­gets is through the As­pire pro­gramme where ded­i­cated tu­tors and the school’s close links with Oxbridge en­able stu­dents to get the best op­por­tu­nity to at­tend a pres­ti­gious univer­sity.

Prospec­tive stu­dents can also take ad­van­tage of the school’s ed­u­ca­tional trips which in­clude New York, Cern, Madrid, Stockholm, London and Snow­do­nia.

Al­though Cromp­ton House is a Church of Eng­land school, en­try to the Sixth Form, which puts care and sup­port at its core, is open to all faiths.

The school’s Sixth Form Cen­tre, which has its own can­teen and ex­cel­lent ICT re­sources, was also praised highly by Of­sted, when they last vis­ited the school.

“Care, sup­port and guid­ance are ex­cel­lent,” the re­port read. “Achieve­ment and qual­ity of teach­ing are good.”

In Mu­sic, Drama and Sport par­tic­i­pa­tion is high with stu­dents given the chance to demon­strate their lead­er­ship qual­i­ties by run­ning school mu­sic groups, coach­ing sports teams and help­ing to di­rect plays with younger pupils.

Ex­tra cur­ric­u­lar ac­tiv­i­ties are also en­cour­aged with many sixth for­m­ers run­ning char­ity events through­out the year.

So­cial events are pro­moted through a stu­dent penned newsletter and the Duke of Ed­in­burgh Gold Award at­tracts over 40 stu­dents each year. If you’d like to learn more about Cromp­ton House Sixth Form, the open evening is on Thurs­day Oc­to­ber 26. For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.cromp­ton­

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