Hartlepool Sixth Form College

Getting ready for sixth form

School’s out and college is just around the corner! Follow our top tips guide to get you ready for college and have a summer you’ll never forget!

Don’t forget to come along to enrolment over the summer, click here to find out more.

Make the most of your freedom and have an amazing summer! Preparing for an exciting new journey at sixth form starts with planning a great summer break! You deserve to have some down time to enjoy yourself after working so hard gaining your GCSE qualifications.

Say goodbye to school routine and your uniform Sixth Form is a more mature and relaxed environment and you’ll be treated like an adult, you’ll gain so much more independence as a result.

Connect with us on social to get useful updates You can find out all about sixth form life, what our students get up to on a daily basis and everything we can offer you. If you have any questions you need to ask, just send us a message and we will answer as soon as we can!

Try something new, develop a new skill or play a new sport We have so many opportunities for you to try something new and take part in activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and skills.

Get familiar with your route to sixth form Testing out your route to sixth form will help with those first day nerves so you know where you need to be!

Kick start your CV with a summer job or voluntary work You can never have too many opportunities to develop your skillset and boost your confidence, kick starting your CV now will give you a head start before you start sixth form

Don’t forget to enrol on your course over the summer If you have applied to study at our sixth form, you will receive a welcome booklet in the post with your enrolment slot and time, if not, give us a call or check our social media channels to find out when you can enrol!

Prepare for your first day at college/sixth form with any stationery or equipment you’ll need Start as you mean to go on, being organised when starting your new exciting journey at sixth form will help you settle into your new routine quickly!

Spend quality time with friends and family before your new adventure starts! It is important to make sure you spend quality time with those important to you before you start your new pathway to success. Enjoy your break while you can, we’ll be keeping you busy come September!