Post 16 and University

If you join Stowmarket HIgh Schools Sixth Form you will be supported through the Inspirational Futures programme through one timetabled session a fortnight.  In this session you will cover:

  • An Introduction to University Life
  • Alumni Inspiration
  • Stress buster workshops
  • 1:1 Careers Guidance with Mrs Sarah Pawlewski (
  • Personal Branding
  • Advantages of Higher Education
  • Higher Apprenticeships
  • Workshops on future employment beyond University
  • Personal Statement Workshops and continued support from the futures co-ordinator Miss Bonarius
  • Student Finance
  • Budgeting
  • CV support and Interview preparation


We also have support for to our sixth form students from NEACO and the Take Your Place Initiative.  Our designated Higher Education Champion (HEC), Ms Tiffany Erivpidou joins us once a week to run workshops as part of the futures programme and also will provide 1:1 sessions for our students on personal statements and University choices through the UCAS process.

Please see the link for our full sixth form programme 2020

This is potentially subject to change especially in light of COVID restrictions



General Websites – Info on HE courses – Maps all universities – All about qualifications – League Tables – UCAS Student site – Open Days – Finding the right university – Alternative views


Employment/Careers – Vacancies – Graduate Careers – Planning a gap year – Modern Apprenticeships


Finance – National Union of Students – Financial support – Student Loan Company


Gap Year – Gap year with BUNAC (USA) – Year in industry – Year out ideas – Planning a gap year – Volunteering Abroad opportunities – Volunteering opportunities


Student Accommodation