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There are multiple opportunities at Wymondham 6th. The list below is not an exhaustive one!

Leadership - Wymondham 6th strongly encourage students to take a lead and make a difference. We have Senior Prefects, Principal's Council, Sixth Form Leaders, Committee Chairs and Sports Leaders. Senior Prefects are currently establishing a Wymondham High Alumni and Sports Leaders are arranging a Quidditch match.

Community Service - All Year 12 students undertake Community Service as part of their timetable. Examples include: supporting the Food Bank, working with the Science Technicians, assisting at Sports Clubs, working in local primary schools, mentoring Y11 students at Wymondham High and 11-16 schools.

World of Work - Wymondham 6th are arranging a series of 'What next?' speakers to open students' eyes to the range of career opportunities. Entrepreneurship is supported through the Young Enterprise Scheme and students are strongly encouraged and supported to gain suitable work experience before they enter Year 13. Our IACG Co-ordinator provides one-to-one guidance throughout the Sixth Form and organises trips to careers events and businesses.

   

Committees - Y12 students attend a committee of their choice on Thursday mornings. Committees are run by students and supported by staff. The wide range of choices include the Medical Society, Charities Committee, Sixth Form Magazine, Sport Committee and even Knitting and Crochet!

Duke of Edinburgh Award - We have a resident Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator who can support students through all stages of the process.

STEM - The Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Co-ordinators provide a programme of events and opportunities. This includes the chance to undertake a Nuffield Project where students work with research scientists on their own project.

Trips in the UK and abroad - The History Department are off to Russia, Geographers are going to Yorkshire and MFL travel to multiple European locations.

EPQ and General Studies - All students in Year 12 will complete the Extended Project Qualification and have to option to take either AS or A2-level General Studies.