We were delighted to welcome so many visitors to our Open Evening

Ark 6th Form East Sussex was delighted to give a warm welcome to over 250 visitors to Open Evening.  The evening gave potential students and parents from Hastings and the surrounding areas an insight into life at Ark 6th Form on the William Parker site.

The main hall was packed with guests who were keen to question staff and talk to sixth form students. There were various displays and presentations throughout the academy, including performing arts, wonderful pieces of A Level artwork and an array of experiments in the science department. The language department provided samples of Mediterranean food which were thoroughly enjoyed by guests.

Students and parents heard from James Hamilton, Head of Ark 6th Form East Sussex, about what the sixth form has to offer as well as the bursaries available to students. The bursaries, which are between £3,000 and £30,000 over the course of a university degree, are offered through the Ark network to high-performing students.

Amongst those Ark 6th Form East Sussex students who were awarded bursaries last year were Chris Booth, who is now studying Business, Economics and Finance at Southampton University; Alisha Fuller who is studying French and Hispanic at Queen Mary University of London and Frank He studying medicine at Imperial College London.

James Hamilton said, “We are committed to providing an outstanding education for all of our students. One of the big advantages of being a student at Ark 6th Form East Sussex is that we are a school sixth form where teachers know their students personally and are able to tailor lessons to suit their individual needs.

“We are continuing to build on our success from previous years, which has seen Ark 6th Form East Sussex students go on to Oxford, Cambridge and Russell Group universities, to ensure that each of our students can progress to university or a career of their choice.

“It was fantastic to see so many students and parents at our open evening as we prepare to help even more achieve their full potential.”

If you are seeking a sixth form place for September 2018 and missed the open evening, please call Donna Howell on 01424 448225 to arrange an appointment to see Ark 6th Form in action.

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