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The KSCS Post 16 centre has outstanding careers provision and works to ensure every student is supported in finding relevant work experience and receives impartial careers advice and guidance. We have an excellent record of helping students secure higher-level apprenticeships.


In these uncertain times, KSCS has made the decision to refund parents for any existing school trips/events that have already been set up.

Over the next few days please check your inbox for an email from TripRefund [at] which will give details of how to claim your refund. Once all emails have been sent, we will post another notification advising you to get in touch with us if you have not received one.


UCAS is inviting students to join their panel of higher education leaders for a live Q&A.

Today, 7 April, at 15:30, LIVE on Facebook – UCAS (Click the link)

If you have questions about your qualifications, applications or future studies, please get involved to get answers from those directly in the know.

Experts on-hand to answer their questions include:

Michelle Donelan, Universities Minister
Richard Garrett, Ofqual Director
Clare Marchant, UCAS’ Chief Executive

Don’t forget, as it’s a live panel, you'll need to join them on Facebook at 15:30 here to get your questions answered

07/04/2020 | Read more

A message for all GCSE, AS and A level students this summer

Dear Students,
CC: Parents and Carers

I know that you have been waiting for a decision regarding how your grades will be determined this summer. School’s across the country have today received technical guidance. I am sharing with you the letter written by the examination regulator (OFQUAL).

The letter outlines clear messages regarding the process of determining your grades. One key message is that you will not be able to ask your teachers for the grade that they are submitting to the examination boards. Please trust that the school will not disadvantage any student. It will be a process set out by the regulator (OFQUAL) that we follow. The process will start no earlier than May 29 2020 and we will have a two week window to complete it.

Students who feel that their grades from the summer do not reflect their ability will have the opportunity to take their exams in the autumn term series or in summer 2021. If you choose to do this, both grades will stand. The appeal process is being developed and when we have further information, this will be shared with you.

In the meantime, if you have any questions or queries than please use the following email address exams2020 [at]

Yours sincerely


Mr Erwin Principal

Click to download the OFQUAL letter to students


It's not too late to apply for our Post 16 to start in September 2020.

The KSCS Post 16 centre offers a true pathways approach with a range of A Levels and Level 3 vocational courses. Based on our A Level progress the school has been in the top 25% of sixth forms for the past 3 years.

Check for more details!


The end of Spring term reports will be distributed by the end of this week as normal for students in Year 7-10.

Year 8 students will find this particularly useful in the run-up to their pathways process where they will be choosing the subjects they wish to study at Key Stage 4 - Mr Swift will distribute further information on Pathways in the next few days.

The reports will be distributed in the usual electronic method.


We've put together a page on our website of all the links our staff think will be useful to students - there's even some in there that Parents/Carers may enjoy!

You can access it here

Keep checking back as we're finding more daily!

01/04/2020 | Read more

Please click here for a message from the principal regarding Free School Meal vouchers during the partial closure.


28/03/2020 | Read more

Please can we ask that parents/carers refrain from making Parent Pay payments at this time - including those for Activity Day. We will be reviewing everything over the next two to three weeks and will be in touch with more information as soon as possible.


The Dove Self Esteem project has lots of helpful resources for Parents and Mentors to help raise our young people's self esteem

We advertise this and many other resources for both Parents and Students on our wellbeing Facebook and website pages

25/03/2020 | Read more


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