Post 16 Open Evening
Welcome to The West Bridgford School Post 16 Open Evening
In advance of our Open Evening which takes place on Thursday 30th September, we hope this page will help all Year 11 Students discover what Post 16 life is like at The West Bridgford School, whilst encouraging Students from all Schools to apply for a place in September 2022. The event will run from 6.00 till 8.30pm.
Please watch the videos then attend our event primed and ready with questions for Mr Bowie, Mr Deans and our A Level staff. When you arrive you will find a marquee at the top of the school drive, where student helpers will direct you to the Post 16 Building.
Post 16 Prospectus
A welcome from Mr Peacock
Please click on the video below where you will be welcomed by our Headteacher, Mr Peacock, to our Post 16 Open evening.
Welcome from Mr Bowie
Please click on the video below, to be welcomed by Mr Bowie our Director of Post 16. In this video, Mr Bowie will explain how the open evening will work, along with providing some important information regarding the application process for the Post 16 Centre at The West Bridgford School.
Welcome from Mr Deans
Join Mr Deans in the video below, as he discusses what to consider when choosing your combination of subjects, and how this will lead on to options when moving to Higher Education.
We offer a wide variety of A Level subjects at The West Bridgford School Post 16 Centre.
In the section below, you will be able to watch videos for each of the Subjects available at A Level. Presented by our A Level Teachers, these will allow you to get an insight into what you can look forward to studying for your A Level qualifications.
Art and Design
In the video below, Mrs Blick looks at and explains all of the Art and Design A Level subjects that are on offer at The West Bridgford School. These include Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography and Textile Design. Please see the timings listed below for specific Subject information
1:22 Fine Art
2:03 Graphic Design
3:14 Textile Design
Join Dr Hume and Miss McAllister who cover what you can look forward to studying in A Level Biology at The West Bridgford School Post 16 Centre.
Join Miss Davies in the video below, as she covers what you will study for A Level Business Studies, and why this subject will be ideal for you to take.
Mrs Walker, and the rest of the A Level Chemistry teachers look at, and explain what A Level Chemistry will have in store when you study with us at The West Bridgford School.
Computer Science & IT
Join Mr Brown as give you a tour of our dedicated Computer Room for A Level Students, and also looks at and explains what you will be studying towards in A Level Computer Science and IT at The West Bridgford School.
In the video below, you will be able to subject specific information at the following times:
00:09 - Computer Science
04:29 - IT
Mr Judge explains why Core Maths might be the ideal subject for you to study following GCSE Mathematics, and how the course works at The West Bridgford School.
Design and Technology
Join Mr Cookson, as he explains what A Level Product Design will have in store for students who choose this subject, and demonstrates a number of techniques that you will learn as part of this course.
Mr Beal and Mr Reid look at, and explain why A Level Drama might be an ideal subject for you to study for your A Levels.
Join Mr Whitmarsh, as he explains what you will be studying during Year 12 and Year 13 in A Level Economics, and why this might be an ideal subject for you to take at The West Bridgford School.
English Language, English Literature and Media Studies
Mr Summers and Miss Berkin look at all of the A Level Subjects available in the English Department. These are English Language, English Literature and Media Studies. For specific Subject information please refer to the times listed below:
2:25 Media Studies
4:04 English Literature
5:19 English Language
6:48 Student Views
Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
Ms Underwood explains what you can expect from an Extended Project Qualification, and how you can go about applying for this course.
In the video below, Mr Judge talks about Further Maths, and the requirements of the Course. He also explains how the course works at The West Bridgford School.
Join Miss Thurlow and Mr Fleming who explain what you can look forward to studying in A Level Geography at The West Bridgford School.
Go back in time with Miss Phillips and Mr Elston, and join them as they cover and explain what A Level History will hold for you.
Are you interested in studying Law? If so, then join Mr Shaw in the video below, as he explains what A Level Law will have in store for you.
Learning & Career Development (LCD)
At The West Bridgford School, all Students will study Learning and Career Development. Join Mrs Underwood as she explains what you can expect from this subject and how it works.
Mr Judge, Mrs Bethell and Miss Von Oven explain why A Level Mathematics would be an ideal subject for you to study at The West Bridgford School.
Modern Foreign Languages
Mrs Youdale and Ms Ortega explain which Modern Foreign Languages are available as A Level subjects at The West Bridgford School.
Are you a musical student? Why not join Mr Donnelly and Mr Holloway, as they explain what you can look forward to when you study A Level Music at The West Bridgford School.
Join Miss Rodgers as she presents why A Level PE would be an ideal subject for you to study, and all of the components of the course at The West Bridgford School.
RS: Philosophy and Ethics
Mr Olson eplains what you can look forward to when studying RS: Philosophy and Ethics at The West Bridgford School
Miss Stanley, along with the rest of the A Level Physics department look at and explain why you should look to study A Level Physics at The West Bridgford School.
Are you interested in Politics? If so, then join Miss Cartwright who explains why A Level Politics is the subject for you.
Mrs Underwood covers and looks at A Level Psychology, and covers what you can look forward to studying over your A Level Course.
Join Mrs Ikhlaq as she explains what A Level Sociology might have in store for you when you study with us next year.
We hope you've enjoyed your virtual visit!
Don't forget you will be able to attend our physical Post 16 Open Evening, where you will be able to visit our Post 16 Centre, speak to our teachers and ask your questions on Thursday 30th September, 6:00pm - 8:30pm.
Applications for 2022 are now open, and you can either email or post your applications to us. Full details can be found here. Closing date for all applications is the 26th November 2021.
For full details about our Post 16 Admissions, please click here
If you have any queries, please email Post16@wbs.school