Facilities

As part of the Ark Burlington Danes Academy site, BDA Sixth Form benefits from state-of-the-art facilities including:

  • Hi-spec teaching rooms including recently refurbished science laboratories
  • Performance theatre, recording studio and Apple Mac suites
  • Fully refurbished fitness suite
  • Sixth form common room
  • Sixth form study room with IT suite
  • Sixth form library fully stocked with academic journals
  • Sixth form café- available to sixth form students throughout the day
  • Full sized Astroturf pitch for sixth form PE and fixtures

Useful websites

Job Explorer Database, aka JED. It is a database brimming full with job profiles, progression, salary, entry and training and the qualities needed to go into the field. To use: go to: www.careersoft.co.uk/sign-in and type in our access code: adxp63uh

UCAS: www.ucas.com for degree courses and entry requirements. You can also use UCAS Progress to research post 16 institutions, click on https://www.ucasprogress.com/search

Want to explore all of your pathways, including apprenticeships and school leaver programmes? Try using https://www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk/

Want basic information about careers? https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

Further information about careers and qualification requirements can be found here: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/

Another really useful website to try out is https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/. They cover everything from preparing for GCSE and A level exams, to university interview tips, how to find some of the most competitive apprenticeships to general forums about everything related to learning, student finance and careers.

For the latest labour market information, use this: http://www.lmiforall.org.uk/widget/