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Student Life

“Students develop their confidence and self-esteem well while at college. They benefit from the inclusive culture that staff create at the college and feel confident to express their views and opinions to teachers and managers.”

- Ofsted 2017

Thinking about joining us?

As a student at SHC, not only will you be surrounded by numerous members of supportive staff and friendly peers, you’ll also have access to our wide range of facilities, such as our brand new Maths and English (ME) hub, created to help our students achieve their goals, by giving them all the tuition and catch-up classes they could possibly need.
Other facilities include the study space, the learning resource centre, the study store, the common room and the canteen, all of which are catered to help you grow and develop both academically and personally as a young adult.

A Day in the life 

So what is a typical day as a SHC student like?

8:40am Arrive at school, nice and early for 9am start.

8:45am Grab breakfast at the SHC breakfast bar

9:00am Lessons start

10:30am Lessons finish time for a break, maybe I'll sign up for one of the enrichments for after school? Going to catch a coffee with my friends and catch up before the next lesson.

11:00am Next Lesson

12:15pm Time for lunch, stay in and eat at the canteen or grab something from the shops? I'll take some snaps for the SHC Termly challenge while i wait for my friends and decide.

1:30pm Tutorial, time to catch up with my tutor, i have some UCAS questions i need to ask and i'm hoping for some good news on my work experience application

2:00pm Last lesson

3:00pm End of lessons

3:30pm - After College Enrichment, It's my first time going to boxercise classes, I'm hoping its fun and exciting. I think I might try Robot Wars next week.

 

Virtual Learning
 

Pro-Portal

Pro-Portal is our gate way to see our academic profile, from here you can see your attendance, past grades, mock results and predicted grades for the future. Reports and personal statements for uni are also kept here.

Most importantly, it gives us quick access to our timetables and allows us to communicate with staff.


Unifrog

We are proud to be in partnership with Unifrog, their amazing platform helps students find and compare university courses, apprenticeships and more. Our teachers and careers advisors will monitor your choices and applications to ensure the best outcome possible.


Firefly VLE

We back up all our work on Firefly our virtual learning environment, students have their own dedicated areas where teachers can easily share work, set and collect assignments. 

Student Council 

Welcome from the Executive Student Council

Welcome to SHC, we are the Executive Student Council or ESC for short. We put our heads together and think up great ways to make the college a great place for students in terms of fun and learning. We meet regularly and we will be throwing lots of awesome events, so you’re sure to get to know us well. If you fancy joining us come along to one of our meetings and say hi, see you soon!

Role and Responsibilities

The student executive council are the voice of the student body here at SHC. They regularly meet with the principal and governors to let them know what the students are thinking and feeling. They pass on feedback and make suggestions on behalf of all students, that means you too. If you have an event you want to run or you feel SHC could benefit from your insight feel free to let them know.

Enrichments 

Here at Shooters Hill Sixth Form we have dozens of different enrichment courses that you can take up alongside your academic studies. You can choose anything from dance to table tennis to swimming.
Don't like any of the enrichments we have on offer? You can start your own! All you need is commitment, and a group of people to ensure it runs at least once a week for any students who are interested. 

Our current list of enrichment activities include:

  • Titans Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Women’s Football
  • Swimming
  • Boxercise
  • Street Dance
  • Robot Wars
  • Coding
  • BSL
  • Self-Employment
  • Astronomy
  • Core Maths
  • Yoga
  • Extended Project

Alumni Association 

Alumni Association

Shooters Hill Sixth Form College will soon be relaunching our Alumni association to enable our past students to re-engage with the college, update us on their achievements and for us to be able to invite them to attend events at the college.

As a member of the Alumni association you will be invited to performances and public events that the college hosts throughout the year, have the opportunity to come back and share your experiences with our existing students and take advantage of the networking opportunities that this will create for you. 

If you are an alumni or know anyone that is, you can contact us at alumni@shc.ac.uk to let us know what you are doing and how you have progressed since leaving Shooters Hill. We will then add you to our mailing list so we can keep you informed of developments and send out invites to our events. 
 




"During my time at Shooters Hill I studied A-Levels; A-Levels at Shooters Hill was a great experience,
I felt fully supported and challenged academically by all of my teachers. Having studied at Shooters Hill, I felt fully equipped to be able to move onto University with ease."

-Rose

SHC Ambassadors
 

Do you want to represent Shooters Hill as a Student Ambassador?

Student Ambassadors preform a key role in advising and assisting future potential students for Shooters Hill Sixth Form College. They attend external events at schools, centres and workshops to share their experiences and they also assist at open events, taster events and visits.

Ambassador Responsibilities

  • Visit local schools and events to advise students and parents
  • Show students and parents around SHC at open events and pre-arranged visits
  • Help year 10 & year 11 students make an informed Post-16 Education choice
  • Provide prospective students and their parents with an insight into Post-16 Education
  • Share your experiences of life at Shooters Hill with prospective students
  • Represent Shooters Hill at home and away events

Benefits

  • Learn responsibility and build confidence
  • Use on your CV to impress prospective employers
  • Add to your UCAS personal statement
  • Meet lots of new people and make friends
  • Visit lots of schools and colleges
  • Help secure a nomination for our 'Student Of The Year Award'
  • Take part behind the scenes of all our special events

If this sounds like something you're interested in, please send an email to admissions@shc.ac.uk .

Please include your student ID number (located on your student ID card) and a few sentences detailing why you want to be an ambassador. Someone from the admissions team will email you back to arrange a meeting once we have reviewed your student profile.