Sixth Form

E-safety advice for parents/carers

E-safety parent and carer advice booklet from Northamptonshire County Council (updated April 2016)

Think U Know A website especially for parents/carers, launched in December 2015, offering a completely refreshed suite of articles and guidance on all aspects of child internet safety and how to keep children safe from sexual abuse, both online and off. Users will find films, downloadable guides and useful links to support organisations:

CEOP Safety Centre Families can report abuse and exploitation directly to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP):

NCA Cyber Crime Advice from the National Crime Agency on how to help young people avoid the risks of getting involved in cyber crime

Educate Against Hate brings together the best advice, support and resources available for parents, teachers and school leaders who want to learn how to protect young people from extremism and radicalisation, and is the result of successful collaboration between the Department for Education, the Home Office, the NSPCC, Internet Matters, Childnet, ParentZone, UK Internet Safety Centre, and the many other organisations who have contributed resources.

Useful advice for parents/carers

Child Employment Guidance from the Education Entitlement Service at Northamptonshire County Council
The Common Assessment for Families in Northamptonshire: What does it mean for your family?
Getting into Homework: A complete guide to helping your child's learning at home
Coaching your Teenager: A booklet to help parents/carers of teenagers aged 14-18

Information pack

Home College Agreement
eSafety Information
Privacy notices
Cashless payment system for school meals
Biometric payment system for school meals
Free school meals

E-safety information for parents (from CEOP and Parent Zone)
Meet the Sixth Form Pastoral Team
Pastoral LeaderMrs J Holmes
12 AAMs A Aufauvre
12 LVMr L Venn
12 DA Mr D Ashurst
13 RRMrs R Runnells
13 JTMr J Tufnail
Curriculum AssistantMiss V Stanyon

Follow Huxlow Sixth Form on Twitter @huxlow_6

Study Leave Summer 2017
NCS: Summer 2017

Click on the logo to find out more about NCS for Summer 2017, available to current Year 11-12.

Letter to parents/carers re. NCS for Summer 2017

Spectacular “Spectroscopy in a Suitcase” workshop comes to Huxlow

The University of Leicester and the Royal Society of Chemistry brought their spectacular “Spectroscopy in a Suitcase” workshop to Huxlow Science College in Irthlingborough. One sixth-form student declared it was “the best organic chemistry lesson ever!” ......Read more

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Remembering Srebrenica: Future Leaders visit Bosnia

Sixth form students from Huxlow Science College joined their peers from three other schools to travel to Srebrenica in Bosnia during February half term 2017, on a pioneering Future Leaders programme that will inspire them to evoke change in their own communities by learning from the past ......Read more

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Huxlow's shoebox gifts are sorted and shipped

Year 7 and the Sixth Form would like to thank the whole Huxlow community for their generous donations towards shoebox gifts this year to be sent to communities in need across Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia through Operation Christmas Child ......Read more

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Introducing Huxlow's ambassadors for JIYM Uganda 2017

Following the phenomenal success of our trip to Uganda in October 2015, we will again be taking three sixth form students to the Jinja International Youth Meeting in Uganda in February 2017 to debate six key world issues with their peers ......Read more

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Huxlow's sixth-form learn "Lessons from Auschwitz"

C McManus and A Duffy (both Year 12) represented Huxlow Science College on the “Lessons from Auschwitz” programme, run by the Holocaust Educational Trust. Based on the premise that 'hearing is not like seeing', this four-part course explores the universal lessons of the Holocaust and its relevance for today ......Read more

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Knowledge and strategies to combat stress during exams and beyond

Year 11, 12 and 13 students at Huxlow Science College were privileged to be involved in an “Exam Stress” workshop on Thursday 5th May, led by Caroline Prout, a clinical hypnotherapist. The purpose of the workshop was to help students understand how the brain works and is affected by stress, in order that they can use this knowledge to take back control ......Read more

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Youth Speaks Success! "If Not Now Or When"

Huxlow's Year 13 girls, J Thurnham, B Telford and S Nalukurthy, successfully got through to the regional finals of the Rotary Youth Speaks public speaking competition in March with their "‘If not now or when" motivational talk ......Read more

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