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UCAS is an independent charity providing information, advice, and admissions services to inspire and facilitate educational progression.


When applying to university, choosing the right course is of paramount importance. Researching the possibilities is essential and you can find guidance on the UCAS website.

This section of the UCAS website also offers guidance on entry requirements (including UCAS tariff points), open days and events, and studying abroad.

Sixth Form staff offer help and guidance with the application process which is outlined on

On this part of the UCAS website there is guidance on:

We support students at every step of the way with the UCAS process, this includes research into university options and choices, support for using the UCAS system, help with competitive personal statements and ongoing support throughout the interview and offer process.

We also support with the UCAS Clearing process if needed on results day and beyond to help students secure higher education places.

Information for University and College Admissions Teams

Richmond Sixth Form College was closed to students from 23rd March to 15 June 2020 due to the Covid-19 restrictions. During this time Y12 students had access to online learning via Google classroom. Most of the lessons involved the sharing of a PowerPoint with assignments attached.  Some staff included a voiceover to talk through the PowerPoint and a small number of staff delivered video lessons or live lessons. From the week beginning 15 June, Year 12 students came back to College for one day per week and attended one lesson in each of their subjects face-to-face with a teacher.  This consisted of some consolidation of previous learning, some direct teaching and a considerable amount of assessing each student's individual needs. 85% of Y12 students chose to attend their day in College. College re-opened in September and all students were able to attend every day. The internal assessments scheduled for June of Y12 were held in September at the start of Y13. Students did their own preparation for these as staff were keen to get as much face-to-face teaching as possible in case we should experience another lockdown. University application processes were conducted online.

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