Sixth Form

Students grow in knowledge and understanding of democracy by

  • Learning about the development and role of democracy in History and Government and Politics lessons
  • Trips to the Houses of Parliament and local Richmond Youth Parliament
  • Participation in democratic processes such as electing the Prime Minister and appointing the Cabinet of the College Parliament and frequent opportunities to provide feedback on aspects of College life which affect them
  • Students are encouraged to develop their understanding of, talk about and listen to others’ opinions on issues which affect them
  • At times of elections/referenda, eligible students are informed about and encouraged to vote

Students grow in knowledge and understanding of The Rule of Law by

  • Being aware of the Sixth Form Learner Agreement
  • Students participate in lectures and workshops informing them of issues of the law which most frequently affect young people
  • Informally supporting students to make decisions which have a positive effect for themselves and for those around them

Students grow in knowledge and understanding of Individual Liberty by

  • Students are encouraged to take a lead in decisions which affect their lives such as subject choices, work experience, university applications, Service opportunities.
  • Students participate in lectures and workshops informing them of issues of the law which most frequently affect young people
  • Students participate in lectures and workshops which consider the Prevent strategy

Students grow in knowledge and understanding of mutual respect by

  • Researching, fundraising for and participating in a pilgrimage to Lourdes with people experiencing disadvantage
  • Learning about issues such as sexism, racism and homophobia in SHaPE
  • Participating in a weekly Act of Worship assembly which focuses on the Gospel and that every individuals is created in the image of God
  • Engaging in weekly Service opportunity which enables students to give back to others and our community

Students grow in knowledge and understanding of Tolerance of those of Different Faiths and Beliefs by

  • Studying the ethics of crime and punishment from a range of perspectives
  • Learning about Jesus’s example of respect for those of other faiths e.g. Good Samaritan
  • Participating in assemblies which consider issues of equality in relation to gender, age, disability, ethnicity and faith
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