Sixth Form

at Cockermouth School

Sixth Form

Documents are currently being updated for September 2018 entry and will be uploaded to the website at the start of next term. 

Application to Cockermouth School Sixth Form 2017/18

Click here to download a copy of the Year 12 Application Form for 2017 Entry.

For students applying from Cockermouth School
Sixth Form Open EveningThursday 2 February 2017
Post 16 Information Advice and Guidance meetingMonday 13 February 2017
Letter and choices form deadlineWednesday 1 March 2017

For students applying from schools other than Cockermouth School
Sixth Form Open EveningThursday 2 February 2017
Information Advice and Guidance MeetingInvitations will be sent via email; meetings will be after Half Term
Application form deadlineFriday 3 March 2017

A letter confirming your conditional offer (subject to GCSE results) will be sent to you after the Information Advice and Guidance meeting if you confirm that you wish to come to Cockermouth School Sixth Form. This letter will also provide details of the next stage of the enrolment process.

For all students who choose to apply to Cockermouth School Sixth Form
Enrolment dayTuesday 18 July 2017
GCSE Results day and confirmation of coursesThursday 24 August 2017

Futures Preparation at Cockermouth School Sixth Form

Year 12 – Information Gathering

  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Exploring interests
  • Investigation of different employment sectors
  • University/Apprenticeship research

Visiting speakers


  • Cumbria
  • Newcastle
  • Glasgow
  • Oxford
  • Cambridge


  • Gen2
  • NNL
  • James Walker
  • Local Council
  • Employers


  • Accountancy
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Etc..

Year 12 to 13 – Making Choices and Applications

Form tutors and the Sixth Form team support students fully throughout the decision making process, and as they make their applications. We have an excellent record of enabling students to secure places at their university of choice and on the apprenticeships for which they have applied.

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