Welcome

Every student who chooses to study at BL6 will receive an excellent education and will be valued and developed as an individual. Personal care will be taken to ensure that students genuinely achieve their potential and that they are fully prepared for their chosen pathway into higher education, training or employment.

A level Results 2018

This year Brine Leas BL6 students have continued to gain very impressive results. In the face of ever more demanding A levels, 76% of the cohort gained A* to C grades with 22% of entries at A* or A. Virtually all students achieved the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) with at least 65% of students being awarded an A* to B grade; 11 students attained 3 straight A grades or better with two realising 3 A* grades.

Once again, BL6 students have diverse destinations that are both challenging and appropriate. To give some examples, one student has a degree apprenticeship at JCB, two have football scholarships in America, one student will be reading English Literature at Oxford and another, Engineering at Cambridge; several will be starting veterinary or medical courses.

‘We are thrilled and delighted that so many students, with the help of their families and teachers, have done so well this year. A level reform saw the specifications for most subjects change with linear examinations. In the light of so many changes to ‘A’ Levels, and in some subjects with very little guidance from examination boards and no past papers, students and staff have managed to perform at a consistently high level,’ commented Headteacher Andrew Cliffe. ‘On the back of two years of really hard work, we are really pleased that BL6 students have been able to meet their challenging targets and that their grades allow them to carry on with the next stage of their lives.’


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Year 12 Enrolement:

  • Thursday 23rd August 2018 - up to 1pm
  • Friday 24th August 2018 - 9am to 1pm
  • Monday 3rd September 2018 - 9am to 1pm

If you have received a Conditional Offer but are unable to enrol on any of the above days, or you have not yet applied for a place at BL6, you can download an Enrolment/Expression of Interest Form and email it us.

Upon receipt of your completed form, we will send you an email to confirm an appointment time on Monday 3rd September, to discuss further.

BL6 Contact Details:

Email: admin@bl6.org.uk
Telephone: 01270 621612

Extended Project Qualification

Current Year 12 students, who will be continuing into Year 13 in September 2018, have been requested to complete their EPQ over the summer break, with a complete draft submission being handed to their supervisors on 14th September 2018. This final draft will then be returned with feedback for improvements and a predicted grade will be made.

EPQ - Letter to Parents

'Outstanding' Ofsted 2017

Ofsted 2017In our recent April Ofsted inspection, the main school has been rated as good overall, with personal development and welfare seen as outstanding. BL6, in its first ever inspection, has been rated as outstanding. You can find a copy of the both the BL6 section and a full copy of the report by clicking the links below and it will be published on the main OFSTED website within the next five days.
Andrew Cliffe.

Full Ofsted ReportBL6 Section Ofsted Report 2017

Key Dates

PROCESS DATE
BL6 Open Evening 8th November 2017
BL6 Applications Open 9th November 2017
BL6 Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) Sessions commence 4th December 2017
BL6 Timetable is constructed start of Spring Term
BL6 Taster Sessions 2nd and 3rd July 2018
BL6 Enrolment from 23rd August 2018