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Student Support

Strong pastoral guidance continues through the school. Students in the sixth form value the personalised support they get to help them realise their ambitions.

- Ofsted 2023

The Hinckley Sixth Form offers a personal and unique approach to learning, in a welcoming and supportive environment, with each student receiving the time and commitment they deserve. Everyone knows your name and The Hinckley Sixth Form Leadership Team take a close interest in students’ progress and well-being, offering additional tailored support and guidance as well as mentoring and leadership opportunities.

Our team help to ensure that students at The Hinckley Sixth Form flourish both academically and personally. Regular well-being events featuring guest speakers, alumni, and activities such as yoga, team sports and arts and crafts help The Hinckley Sixth Form to teach students resilience, mindfulness and how to look after their mental and physical well-being.

Our SEND specialists offer support for students and their families, from designing structured support plans to designated ‘quiet’ working spaces for students with additional needs, we take the time to understand our students and listen to those close to them, creating a Post 16 journey tailored to each and every student.

All students are assigned a tutor as a daily point of contact throughout their Sixth Form journey. This experienced team support The Hinckley Sixth Form central team and work with students to support their academic progress and well-being. Regular 1-2-1 mentor meetings allow students to build strong working relationships with staff and feel part of a supportive, united community. 

At The Hinckley Sixth Form we pride ourselves on our outstanding student support and care about getting to know all our students as individuals- no one gets lost in the crowd.