Sixth Form

Sixth Form

Sixth Form Prospectus

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TCC Sixth Form Application

Preparing For Sixth Form

In September our current Year 11 students will be starting the next stage of their educational career either in Sixth Form, at College or in an apprenticeship.  This is always a big step, but this year it will be more challenging than ever.  Having been out of school for some time, it is very important that when they start their new courses they are ready.  I am delighted that so many students have decided to stay at Torpoint.  Thank you for choosing us. We have put together a pack of resources and tasks for students to do so that they can prepare  for September.  Please look at the Powerpoint 1. Starting Torpoint Sixth Form first and then download the resources for the subjects which they intend to study next year.

I hope that we will be able to welcome students into the College before the end of this Academic Year to fully introduce everyone to Sixth Form life.  If you have any questions at all about the Sixth Form, or the courses we offer, please contact me at

J Golding

Head of Sixth Form



Art and Design




History 1 The Anatomy Of A Revolution

History 2 The Anatomy Of A Revolution

History 3 The Anatomy Of A Revolution

History 4 The Anatomy Of A Revolution

History 5 The Anatomy Of A Revolution

History 6 The Anatomy Of A Revolution


Media Studies


Psychology In PE and Sport

Spanish Grammar


Truro and Penwith College


Student Handbook


The Sixth Form is a lively and thriving place where every student is expected to develop their skills and learning in all subjects so they can perform to the best of their ability and pursue their dreams as well as raise their aspirations.  We offer a diverse range of courses in subjects which Universities see as desirable. We also encourage all students to achieve their full potential and broaden their horizons. We are very proud that in our small community we have produced doctors, nurses, lawyers, paramedics, mechanics, teachers and so much more and that our students are now spread globally and have made a real difference to many people’s lives.  We are a small sixth form with very big ambitions.
Most students will follow an A Level programme with the intention they will go on to university, higher level apprenticeships and employment. We offer a range of ways in which students can access support, from whole year group events like UCAS conventions and Learn to Live to more personalised workshops focused on careers, interviews, CV’s Personal statements as well as making University choices. We are dedicated to ensuring that all students in the Sixth Form are valued, encouraged and supported in whatever their ambitions may be. We help students prepare for the next exciting phase of their lives when they leave home and we take pride in fostering independent learning skills which are of real benefit at university and beyond. We expect Torpoint students to take their place on the world stage.
Information about entry requirements, prospectus, option choices etc should go via the Head of Sixth Form, John Golding who is contactable via the main college switchboard or via email on

Torpoint Community College 2013

16 to 19 Tuition Fund Statement

The Government has introduced the 16 to 19 tuition fund which is a £96 million of one-off funding for the 2020 to 2021 academic year only.  It is ring fenced funding to schools, colleges and all other 16 to providers to mitigate the disruption to learning arising from coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Our share of this funding is £1835.

The guidance related to this funding means that:

  • Only learners who do not have 5-9 passes in either or both English and Mathematics GCSE at the end of KS4 can be supported by this fund
  • The fund is not limited to supporting GCSE Maths and English but can be for any aim in the learner’s programme of study
  • The need for support will be determined and agreed between the eligible learners and staff

In most cases, the typical support will be in the form of small group tuition and advice over and above the teaching timetabled for that subject.

16-19 Bursaries

Schools and colleges across the country receive from the government a bursary fund for learners in post 16 education and training.

The 16-19 Bursary Fund is designed to help support those young people who face the greatest barriers to continuing in education or training post-16. It also aims to eliminate the gap in attainment that currently exists nationally between students from poorer and more affluent backgrounds. This is the overarching principle on which decisions regarding the bursary fund will be made.

There are two types of Bursary and you may apply for ONE only.

Bursaries for Defined Vulnerable Groups

A Bursary for Defined Vulnerable Groups of £1,200 is available for those most in need. These are young people in care, care leavers, young people receiving income support or Universal Credit and disabled young people receiving both:-

(a) Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit
(b) Disability Living Allowance and/or Personal Independence Payment.

Discretionary Bursary

The Discretionary Bursary will be made available to students facing genuine financial barriers to participation in education. Typically, this will be an award to support the costs of transport, meals (we can arrange for the funding to be put into their cashless catering account), books or equipment, re-sit exam fees, additional course costs i.e. trips.

The income threshold for this award may vary slightly depending on the number of applications. As a guideline, in previous years this has been granted where the total household income is less than £25,000 per annum.

Applications to the 16-19 Bursary Scheme

Application forms for bursary awards can be obtained from outside the Head of Sixth Form’s Office. Students and their parents/carers will need to complete the form and provide the necessary evidence in order for the College’s Finance Team to assess whether a student is eligible. Completed application forms with all the required information should be submitted to the Sixth Form Administrator by the deadlines published. An ORIGINAL copy of the relevant documents/s is required, we will take a copy and securely file it, the original will be returned to you.

Proof of total household income will be required, for example:

• Parent’s P60 tax certificate if they are in employment
• Evidence of self-employment income
• Benefit and/or Tax Credit Award notices.

For further information regarding the 16-19 Bursary please see the documents outside the Sixth Form Office.